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Wells Cafe & Bistro

7 Wells Road, Ilkley LS29 9JB, England
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Wells Road, Ilkley LS29 9JB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came for my partner's birthday with 3 generations and there was something on the menu to please everyone. I enjoyed the Yorkshire ham , my daughter had a really good steak and Tim had a lovely ploughmans. Grandma was the most adventurous-she had an...More

Thank carmelrg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on the Saturday Early Bird. We couldn't believe the quality or value for money. It's very small and friendly. The young man who served us was very efficient and Richard the chef also comes out and serves, clears and chats when possible.My...More

Thank rubydubyWestYorks
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This hidden gem that transforms from a daytime tearoom into an intimate dining room in the evening is fantastic. The evening menu is small but caters for different tastes. The food was excellent, staff friendly but not intrusive, and the wine very drinkable. We will...More

Thank Family-reviewer
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal at the Bistro on the Saturday evening sitting. The food was delicious, really well presented and great value. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly .We look forward to coming back again soon

Thank rebustaggart
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We had been looking for somewhere dog friendly to have breakfast and after seeing the good reviews decided to give it a try. Wow!!! What a fantastic place this is. There were 4 of us and our 4 dogs so we popped our head round...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Super evening in March at Wells Bistro. Food was wonderful, beautifully presented and tasty. Staff helpful and lovely to 4 year old and her Great Grandparents alike. All food was cooked fresh to order and served piping hot. We will be back!!

Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited for lunch while visiting Ilkley. Just found a table among many locals over a wide age spectrum. Quick service and good food and a bustling atmosphere with many regulars dining and calling for takeaways

Thank dgjh
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Wells for the 3rd consecutive mothers day, and was not disappointed. It's a tiny restaurant (full with approx 20 people) with top notch food, nice wine, pleasant staff, and a lovely chef/owner who looks after us well. It's a small menu, but doesn't...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Four of us had one of the best lunches we have had in a long time at Wells. The menu has a multitude of dishes that we would have happily chosen. Two had the haddock and spinach omelette, one breakfast and one Ploughmans. We couldn't...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for years before Richard took over. I'm a massive foodie and have very high standards. I love this little gem and if it wasn't so far away now I would go far more regularly. It's also excellent value and the service...More

Thank Rubies191014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Wells Road, Ilkley LS29 9JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: 01943-60-17-93
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