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The Fox

$$ - $$$, British,
129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
+44 1943 873024
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (15 reviews)
“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
“pudding” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
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1 - 10 of 407 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here with a few friends, had a lovely window seat. Food was lovely, we ate off the set lunch menu so for 2 courses it was £11.95. I had the Bree to start followed by the gammon and it was lovely ! Will definitely...More

Thank Watts_93
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Decided to opt for the lunch special deal of two courses for £11.95. Reasonable amount of choice but the bought in "starter" food doesn't sit too comfortably on the imitation slate plates and cucumber strips. However, the crispy chicken was quite a palatable starter if...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The number one mistake restaurants make is not making their staff appreciate the customers. In this respect The Fox gets it just right. Smiling hostess, running around like crazy, making sure it's working. Good to see. Our waiter was friendly, but rather too laid back,...More

Thank atayqed
The Fox M, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am pleased to hear you have enjoyed your most recent visit to The Fox and that you were satisfied with the service you received. All our team realise that although the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in just in case table was available.. Excellent Sunday lunch... Loved the fish cakes and salad. Would definitely return.. Just a shame we don't live nearer...More

Thank christine c
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Christine, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us, and that we had a table available for you on the off chance you popped in! We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely family meal with super service from Toby. I had Sunday lunch trio, husband had the lamb, while daughter opted for plain burger. All lovely. Profiteroles and mini brownie with espresso to round off! Thank you, we will be back!More

Thank Melissa L
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your Sunday lunch at The Fox and that you received excellent service. I have passed your comments on to Toby and he...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for two for 7.45pm on Friday 1st September. Table was ready. Given the menus and immediately told Beef Wellington was off. Ordered scallops and pate to start with. At £9.50 and £7.50 respectively, would have expected more on the plate. Then ordered...More

1  Thank Victoria T
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Victoria, I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your most recent visit to The Fox. On this particular evening the specials we had on sold very fast, and because of this the kitchen team have realised that when dishes like this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stop off for Lunch at The Fox, as this was the place I took my wife for a meal on our first Wedding Anniversary and as we were over in the area, en route back home from a spa break, we decided...More

Thank Richard J
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richard, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Fox and that you were happy with the service received. In terms of the speed of service I have passed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has the potential to be really good but needs to pay attention to detail to merit a top rating. It's prices are not cheap so I would have expected more. Portions are on the small side, especially any of the seafood starters and...More

1  Thank Davidhatton
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon David. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am glad to hear that you think our restaurant has potential, and I will pass your comments on to the rest of the team in the hope to improve your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

12 of us for a birthday meal so to make things easier we pre-ordered a week in advance. To then have to wait 30+ minutes for starters and a further 30 minutes for mains meant that some of our party were waiting .....you do the...More

1  Thank raggersparkin
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, I am sorry to hear you did not fully enjoy your visit to The Fox. Your comments have been passed on to the rest of our team and we a seeing what we can do to improve the standard of service all our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch after hearing great things about the Fox, we weren't disappointed! The Children's meals were excellent value and my steak was cooked to perfection. We had the dog with us which was no hassle for the Team who got her a bowl of...More

Thank volcano2006
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for leaving us such a positive review. We try to cater for everyone, including dogs, so I am very pleased to hear you found something to suit all of your needs. I am happy to hear that the service you received...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
traditional Yorkshire village pub & restaurant
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