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The Queens Head

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Main Street, Burley - in - Wharfedale,, Ilkley, England
+44 1943 865002
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Burley In Wharfedale
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Does what it says it does: straightforward decent pub food. Not fancy, not gastronomy, but a good menu with good ingredients (locally sourced where possible), cooked well and served with efficiency and a smile. Good VFM too. Arrived midweek early evening without booking. One of us had steak-and-ale pie (local meat, home-made pastry, super gravy, excellent veg) the other Whitby... More 

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Thank Derek T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner visited on New Year's Day without booking, the staff were very happy and cheerful. Pub food was good, prices were reasonable and just a really nice atmosphere! Will definitely be returning!!

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Thank JosieLouise
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I think it under new management. The food was excellent and great beer and wine selection I had the fillet steak, cooked perfectly at rare and my hubby had fish and chips. Lovely bottle of Pinot Noir and bill under £80

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Thank fegharry
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

great beer, lovely food and dog friendly too. not the biggest menu but what we had was faultless. the choice of beers was good too I f I'm correct three Timothy Taylor's and three guest ales. really enjoyed our evening and will certainly be back

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Thank stephen w
Skipton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We recently went for a evening meal for two without the kids! We both had the fillet steak with chips & blue cheese sauce £22 each ! We're not big spenders but it was worth every penny if not more Highly recommended/ there's not loads of tables so book ahead

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Thank john b
Guiseley, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

6 adults, mid week, busy place for mid week. Delightful young gentleman looked after us, only 2 on the bar so were a bit over stretched by the number of tables they were serving. We shared lovely fresh breads and oils to start which came with pickled veg, very nice. All ordered different main courses but arrived all together. The... More 

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Thank Liz B
York, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this pub while we were in the area. Lovely feel to the interior, really good selection of beers on tap and in bottles. We had Sunday lunch in a relaxed atmosphere. The 3 courses were extremely good - excellent for the price (they could easily charge more!). We'd come again and would recommend this pub to anyone.... More 

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Thank Mi_and_Si
Leeds, England
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is the best pub in the village and provides consistently high standards of food and a great choice of drinks. Staff are friendly and we really enjoy our Sunday lunch here.

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Thank Tidyup
Oxford, United Kingdom
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378 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

It and the buildings opposite are grey granite and forbidding but the inside is welcoming. It's not swanky nor ramshackle, almost shabby chic. The buildings opposite are civic and one can feel the past when the thriving town tradesmen and officials used the pub. There are no Ferrari or Audi A8 parked outside. The food is not haute cuisine but... More 

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Thank Chrisbeeoxford
Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We were a party of 7 on a Friday evening. You really need to book most days to be certain. With it being a Friday and pretty full we'd a little wait for the meals. Starters were all good. Soup, cold meats platter and asparagus with poached egg (a little over cooked). Mains, burgers, ale pies, beef bourguignon. Onion rings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Burley - in - Wharfedale,, Ilkley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 865002

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