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The Fox

) #39 of 73 Restaurants in Ilkley $$ - $$$ , British,
129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
+44 1943 873024
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When we arrived, we were surprised at how busy the whole place was, clearly Thursday is the new Saturday! Among a bit of confusion with another table, we were shown to a table. We were presented with 3 different menus - a main menu, a...More

Thank midgetgem23
Reviewed 2 days ago

WHEN you think about it - no one should write a critique of their own "local" By definition, if it's your "local" then you go there repeatedly because you like it so anything you write about it must be biased. But allowing for all of...More

Thank clongowes
Reviewed 3 days ago

we called in on Tuesday 18th July. the two girls who were working Abigail and Lucy were very nice and very obliging. the food was of the highest quality and we as a couple would recommend this place to eat to all our friends.

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully presented pub but, having been a few times now, the service and food is lacking. Real shame as the place has real potential!

Thank janiceclarke56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day we had. The staff where welcoming, relaxed, attentive but not over attentive. The function room was perfect for our needs, the food was simple but very well presented. I could not fault the staff or the service. Truly a brilliant day!...More

2  Thank davejf27
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dave, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Fox, we're happy we could meet your expectations! Thanks again for taking the time to leave us this information about your recent visit. Take care! Regards Shane Deri General Manager

Reviewed 18 June 2017

The fox is a very nice and friendly pub. We went tonight as a family of 5 for my wife's birthday. We arrived at 7:30 and the dtink service and food order was quick and efficient. That was the last of the good news. The...More

Thank Clanhudson
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one. We would like the opportunity to find out how we can better assist you in the future. If you are willing, please contact me on 01943873024...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

I went to the fox with my parents a few weeks ago. We shared some calamari to start which was absolutely beautiful - one of the best calamari dishes I've ever had! For mains I had the southern fried chicken (I think it was called...More

Thank 485jessss
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. We are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visited tonight with sister in law and niece. Not managed to meet for a while so had lots to talk about. Staff sensitive to this so did not interrupt but were there to clear plates, ask if we required anything etc. The food was very...More

Thank Catherine K
The Fox M, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you for your review Catherine K, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your meals and that we were able to offer an environment for you to have your family catch up. We look forward to your return Regards Shane & the Fox...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have been here many times and enjoyed the meals .The last time we came it was a few months ago and the service wasn't very good. We decided to come here for Sunday lunch last week to see if things had improved. Our table...More

Thank Sheila B
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi Sheila B, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not as positive as it could have been. We take all feedback on board and work to improve...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Staff were very slow. Had to grab someone's attention to make our food order, then it took so long we had to ask where it was twice - staff appeared less than bothered. Nearly an hours wait between starter and main and when it came...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 873024
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traditional Yorkshire village pub & restaurant
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