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Monkman's Wine bar & Restaurant

3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
+44 1943 817485
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish soup” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food. Haddock gratin was not too smoky and flavours were balanced perfectly. My wife had haddock goujons with chips - again amazing how so much flavour was ingrained into something so simple, ditto the respective seasonal veg and side salad. Neither dish required further...More

Thank chrissoLancashire_Uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called Saturday night with friends and would advise booking an earlier sitting as it does get very busy,our table was for 8.30 and after being shown to a very nice table with plenty of room we ordered drinks and looked at the menus, we all...More

Thank phillip r
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I came to this restaurant with my husband and ordered the two courses meal deal. The staff there are more interested in chatting to each other than waiting on tables. The wrong starter was brought out, the fish tasted like it was from frozen and...More

1  Thank annie180688
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We have been there for lunch several times in the last month. There is a simple £7.50 menu with great choices or a two course at £11.95. All the menus have a good variety but seafood is a speciality The wine list also is excellent...More

Thank mikemartin7
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, great ambience , great service . Would highly recommend ! This is the place to eat ! Would more does trip advisor need !!!

Thank cath1-12
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Monkman's is perhaps the best restaurant in Ilkley (apart from the Box Tree) and is modestly priced by comparison.

Thank YorkshireBoar
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Described as vegetarian friendly, but only one veggie main on the menu - macaroni cheese! Despite being fancied up with truffle and spinach, it was a pretty unexciting large plate of pasta. Another of us has a veggie starter (fricassee of mushrooms with goats cheese...More

Thank Barney L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

From arriving disappointing - waited over 15 minutes before been asked what we would like to drink! Was told as we were ordering main courses only it might be longer - 1 hour 15 mins later and still managed to send a steak out rare...More

1  Thank DermotHanafin
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Decided to treat ourselves to lunch and this restaurant was a good choice. We were offered two menus, one,light lunches and the other, any dish for £7.50 or the other way round- a bit confusing. We both chose the belly pork which was delicious and...More

Thank NBBrinton
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Really loved this restaurant, not just a fish restaurant, but the fish dishes were excellent. Great service and recommendations from the restaurant management. Next visit to Ilkley hopefully will be the next visit to Monkman's.

Thank MinallUK
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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