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The Fox

) #40 of 73 Restaurants in Ilkley ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
+44 1943 873024
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (15 reviews)
“fish cakes” (9 reviews)
“puds” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
129 Bradford Rd | Menston, Ilkley LS29 6EB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great day we had. The staff where welcoming, relaxed, attentive but not over attentive. The function room was perfect for our needs, the food was simple but very well presented. I could not fault the staff or the service. Truly a brilliant day!...More

2  Thank davejf27
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dave, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Fox, we're happy we could meet your expectations! Thanks again for taking the time to leave us this information about your recent visit. Take care! Regards Shane Deri General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

The fox is a very nice and friendly pub. We went tonight as a family of 5 for my wife's birthday. We arrived at 7:30 and the dtink service and food order was quick and efficient. That was the last of the good news. The...More

Thank Clanhudson
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one. We would like the opportunity to find out how we can better assist you in the future. If you are willing, please contact me on 01943873024...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the fox with my parents a few weeks ago. We shared some calamari to start which was absolutely beautiful - one of the best calamari dishes I've ever had! For mains I had the southern fried chicken (I think it was called...More

Thank 485jessss
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. We are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited tonight with sister in law and niece. Not managed to meet for a while so had lots to talk about. Staff sensitive to this so did not interrupt but were there to clear plates, ask if we required anything etc. The food was very...More

Thank Catherine K
The Fox M, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Catherine K, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your meals and that we were able to offer an environment for you to have your family catch up. We look forward to your return Regards Shane & the Fox...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here many times and enjoyed the meals .The last time we came it was a few months ago and the service wasn't very good. We decided to come here for Sunday lunch last week to see if things had improved. Our table...More

Thank Sheila B
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sheila B, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not as positive as it could have been. We take all feedback on board and work to improve...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were very slow. Had to grab someone's attention to make our food order, then it took so long we had to ask where it was twice - staff appeared less than bothered. Nearly an hours wait between starter and main and when it came...More

1  Thank 742laura247
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank Paul E
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paul E, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Fox, Menston. We're happy we could meet your expectations. We're looking forward to your next visit with us! Thank you again for the great review! Regards Shane &...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 12 May 2017

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

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...More

1  Thank rachel s
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

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...More

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...More

Thank Susanp123459
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

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...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
traditional Yorkshire village pub & restaurant
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