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The Lister Arms

South Hawksworth Street, Ilkley, England
+44 1943 811240
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“gammon” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
South Hawksworth Street, Ilkley, England
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1 - 10 of 240 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I like Wetherspoons because they offer great value for money in this ever expensive society. Most are busy and understandably so as the title of this write up suggests. I have one fault though and as the lady was so nice I feel a little...More

Thank Bowmanjon
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Everyone knows Wetherspoons. Good value drinks and food in decent surrounds. The difference here is the food is dreadful and the service shocking. If you want your food thrown at you (in our case spun across the table) then come on down. Goto the Flying...More

Thank Eunos1989
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I tried the new Brisket Burger looked good on the menu in reality the real thing looked nothing like the picture provided a uninspiring burger with what looked like a smear of paste on top. I would suggest that if you displayed the burger served...More

Thank bootneck2016
Mallory G, Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal with us. I have passed your comments on to the team and hopefully next time we can get things right for you.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Met friends Ilkley as we are 50 miles west /east of Ilkley for catch up. They suggested Witherspoon as they have been to several around the country...and the quality is consistent. They were not wrong! A spacious establishment (mid week) coffee cappuccino excellent with an...More

Thank Carol R
Mallory G, Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Carol, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 25 September 2017

If you enjoy standing at the bar and being ignored by the staff, then this is the place for you. Typical cheap and nasty witherspoons. Wont be going back.

Thank beefy243
Mallory G, Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer, Thank you for your feedback, we have taken your comments on board to help improve our service.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

A very clean well presented pub with attentive staff.We both had a brunch burger that arrived within 5 minutes piping hot and chips to die for.Harrison came back to make sure we were happy with our meal.We were both impressed what a maturity this young...More

Thank Tony H
Mallory G, Public Relations Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave some comments! And great comments they are too! I am ever so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us! We've just launched a new menu with a few new items, perhaps you could pop...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Went for a family breakfast at The Lister Arms and ordered our food and drink with the Order and Pay app which was advertised all over the menus and on posters as being a lot more convenient. 10 minutes passed and our food was delivered,...More

Thank LeedsAverageJoe
Sean J, Public Relations Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you for your review! The Order and Pay app is still a fairly new concept to us, and mistakes are still made sometimes. Thank you for your comments, I can assure you that we are doing all we can to make improvements...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

While attending a meeting in Ilkley on a Friday I searched for a Wetherspoons pub in which to eat lunch and the Lister Arms in the shopping centre was quickly discovered. Pressed for time I ordered a Chicken Tikka Masala with rice and a pint...More

Thank vuepoint
Mallory G, Public Relations Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I would like to apologise for the delay in you receiving your meal with us! Your comments have been passed on to the team and I hope we will be able to get...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Generally Wetherspoons seem to be located near to bus stations but ironically this one is built on the site of the old bus garage in the Yorkshire town of Ilkley. A fairly nondescript building located in a back street this place does not really fit...More

Thank fork_handles
Mallory G, Public Relations Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you for your review! Any feedback is good feedback! All of your comments have been passed on to the team, hopefully we will see you again soon! Regards, Mallory Green Shift Leader

Reviewed 9 August 2017

For once in a Wetherspoon's pub, there were more bar staff than customers, but I still got poor service. Barmaid seemed more interested in talking to her colleague than serving me, and the bottle of Chardonnay I ordered was lukewarm, and came without an ice...More

Thank AliAl-Aswad
Mallory G, Public Relations Manager at The Lister Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you for your review. I would like to apologise for the service you received, i can assure you that your comments have been passed on to the team. Regards, Mallory Green Shift Leader

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Hawksworth Street, Ilkley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 811240
Description
This is a new weatherspoons. LS29 9LB
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