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Monkman's Wine bar & Restaurant

3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
+44 1943 817485
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (13 reviews)
“creme brulee” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday evening and were not surprised to find it very busy, as a result of which the waiting time for our starters was rather longer than we would have wished. However the starter when it came was very generous...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are dining at Monkman's on a Friday or Saturday I highly recommend their boiled lobster dish. It was the third time I ordered lobster in different restaurants on this trip & it was by far the most delicious

Thank helenjoanhall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Monkmans midweek evening had the fixed price menu which was great value at £15 for 3 courses. A good choice for each course, generous portions excellently preprared. Cosy relaxed atmosphere one of my favourites in Ilkley.

Thank wendymcq2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food and staff. Started with scallops that were fantastic followed by an amazing whole lobster, salad and fresh chips. Dessert was creme brulee. Wine was well priced and the coffee superb. All this for under £100 for the two of us. We will be...More

Thank ElRich71
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I ended up eating twice in a matter of days because we enjoyed it so much, The staff are very friendly and helpful and give good attention to detail. The food tasted very fresh and looked amazing!

Thank Bex M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We recently called for an evening meal, and had a wonderful meal. The service was great, the menu selection was very varied, and the food of excellent quality.

1  Thank veeney
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Really don't like to give a resteraunt a bad review but this was really bad. The beef Bourgogne was tough and tasted liked it had been warmed up several times. The sauce was really just red wine. The onion tart was cold for one person...More

3  Thank Pat M
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Food highly competent if not brilliant. Service very good. Fabulous wine at sensible prices. Cheese excellent. Recommended

Thank TimothyParr
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We decided spur of the moment to go out for mid week tea, not something which we usually do. On our way to a chain restaurant, we walked past Monkmans and decided to change our plans. We have dined there very happily in the past...More

Thank lindagornall
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Stylish destination, extensive menu and superb wines all served in this ilkley oasis. I went over lunch and found their fish soup and mussels delightful Well worth a visit, will return soon. Captain Medley Isle of Man

Thank Captain M M
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21 April 2017|
Response from Lindykid | Reviewed this property |
No it's not. Most pubs in ilkley are though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 817485
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