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The Veggie

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32 Leeds Road, Ilkley LS29 8DS, England
+44 1943 600245
11:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:30 - 16:00
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Bolton Abbey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having driven past this cafe for over a year on a commute finally found ourselves in a position to call in and so glad we did. The menu has something for everyone and further temptation is all around as every plate comes out from the kitchen. We choose a small soup with mini meze and a warm toasted pitta with... More 

Thank TeaOnTheGreen
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had wanted to try this little cafe for a while and got the opportunity yesterday with my sister. Very friendly, helpful staff in a cozy & inviting setting- Just what was needed on a cold & wet Saturday. Excellent choice of from sandwiches, quiche, soups, salads etc. Tasty & imaginative food. We were spoilt for choice, but in the... More 

Thank helenhlancashire21
Shipley, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met my cousin for lunch at noon on a Tuesday. Had prebooked the table as , having been before a couple of times, I know the cafe gets busy. The staff are really welcoming and friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The place is light, airy, pleasant nad very clean. When it's full it can get a bit clattery... More 

Thank headee
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only nipped in as I was passing through Ilkley, and I was starving, and it was a veggie place (I'm a veggie win/win/) Ordered the soup of the day and the cauliflower / chickpea fritters to go (both vegan another win) Just ate both and omg..!!! I need to move to Ilkley....lol Defo recommend for anyone that likes food full... More 

Thank sara g
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the bean burger twice now, absolutely amazing - the chef truly loves food and is clearly very experienced with vegetarian cooking! The soups are amazing, lots of vegan choices too. Yet to sample the breakfast menu but great coffees :)

Thank Dagan S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quiche from the specials board and Welsh rarebit were both great and clearly this place does a great job of producing good quality food - nothing "instant" about it and it is worth waiting for. Will come again

Thank Ian B
York, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

that if I thought that the vegetarian food was so good in this restaurant then why hadn’t I become a vegetarian? Frankly the quality and imagination of the fayre on offer at ‘The Veggie’ is on another level to virtually most places you might find vegetarian or vegan food. On the main drag through Ilkley this restaurant has received many... More 

Thank Tony I
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

An unplanned visit to Ilkley led me to have lunch at this little cafe 😀 Friendly staff, warm welcome, great menu, tasty food .......what more do you want!

Thank DMULL2
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A very lovely cosy place. I love the tea and scones. I've tried many cafes, this was nice! But Prices quite dear?

Thank sociable7
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have been regular customers at The Veggie since it opened and Iove the friendly service and high standard of the dishes. You should try the delightful Christmas special - yummy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Leeds Road, Ilkley LS29 8DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 600245
Serving Freshly cooked vegetarian food and cakes including gluten & dairy free.Freshly ground coffee,loose leaf teas and fresh fruit smoothies.
All served in beautiful surroundings within the spa town of Ilkley.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?