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129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
+44 1943 873024
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the warm welcome on arrival with the relaxed yet professional and courteous attention of the entire team, to the wide choice of superb food and drinks, the whole experience leaves me in no hesitation but to highly recommend this establishment. Excellent decor throughout and very comfortable. We had a most pleasurable time and will certainly return.

Thank Paul E
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit we were made very welcome the service was good and the food was good value for money

Thank Keith B
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Keith B, we are so pleased you enjoyed your first visit to The Fox, Thankyou for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you soon Thank you again for the great review! Regards Shane Deri General Manager More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Called in for a quiet drink with the other half. Lovely decor and well presented but over priced drinks. I wouldn't usually be bothered by the price it was a relaxing atmosphere but there was a young manager in a suit finished off with black Nike trainers who was arguing rather loudly with her staff. I didn't want to pay... More 

1 Thank rachel s
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi Rachel S, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. Here at The Fox, we take all of our reviews very seriously and I am sorry to here that this was your experience during your visit. If you'd be willing though, I would love to talk directly with you and rectify these issues. Regards Shane Deri General Manager 01943... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We have been to The Fox m,any times but tonight it was very poor indeed, we waited a long time for our main courses to come in fact we were quite past eating by the time it finally appeared, it wasn't as if it was over busy either, they need to pull things together very quickly.

Thank Susanp123459
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Susanp123459, we regret that you had a negative experience with us, but are glad you brought this to our attention. I'd like the opportunity to make this up to you, so if you're willing, please contact me at 01943873024. I hope to hear from you soon. Regards Shane Deri General Manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Booked a while ago for Easter Sunday Lunch and was really looking forward to it after hearing some good reviews from a friend who eats there regularly. Lovely sounding Menu with some really different things on it ( Rabbit Linguini etc). To be fair the front of house was good,reasonably attentive and responsive and the girl serving us was there... More 

Thank feetofflames
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Feetofflames. We appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff here at The Fox take our reviews very seriously and use our guest feedback to better improve our service. I have already spoken with our kitchen team as well as our suppliers regarding your food quality feedback so that we can... More 

Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

First visit, we've been saying we'd go for quite sometime.....just not made it until now. Friday evening, call as wasn't sure how busy it got. No probs and arrived at around 7pm. Walking in from the car park there are two entrances. One with steps another flat for wheelchairs, prams etc. Some nice seating/drinking/socialising areas before the restaurant very nice... More 

Thank PMC-Trecker
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Pmc-trecker, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with us here at The Fox. I am sorry to hear that our burger didn't have that 'WOW' factor for you. Which is not normally the case for our burgers. I hope that your next visit meets up to the high standard that we strive for here at The... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great atmosphere whether eating or drinking. Excellent food quality and reasonable prices. The Fox is family friendly. The staff are welcoming too.

Thank Katheryn W
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the sparkling 5⛤ review Ketheryn! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our high quality food and wonderful service! The team work exceptionally hard to ensure that every guest has a wonderful experience, the lovely comments will be passed on to our team. Thank you again, Shane More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We went to The Fox in September 2014 and the food was fantastic but the services was awful. We decided it might have just been a one off and 3 years later we went last month March 2017. I must say we are so glad we did everything was just perfect. We just had to wait for a table which... More 

1 Thank cathy2559
The Fox M, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to leave us some lovely feedback! The team are pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us the second time! We hope to see you again soon! Many Thanks, Natalie Ward & The Fox team More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Have yet to eat here, but we regularly call in for a drink, especially on a cold evening when it's cosy and smokey from the wood fire. Lovely place, if s little more expensive.

Thank Caroline_Miles
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, Thank you very much for your feedback our team really appreciates it! Just incase you are not aware we do serve food in the bar area so you could have a little taster next time you come for a drink by the fire! Many Thanks, NatalieWard Assistant manager More 

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133 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Don't usually go for the Sunday lunch but the roast trio sounded just too tempting after observing other diners plates, The wife opted for two starters of Koftas & Clay Crab Pot. The food was cooked to perfection, The crackling was to die for & would have happily paid for more if it was on the sides part of the... More 

Thank Idleboy
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Thank you Idleboy for this fantastic review! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! I will pass your feedback on to our team and congratulate our chefs for the food! When you next join us for your Trio of roasts please feel free to ask for more crackling! Hope to see you soon! Natalie Ward... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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
traditional Yorkshire village pub & restaurant

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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?