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Stockeld Road, Ilkley, England
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Best meal I've had for some time. “A gastropub that really lives up to...
Best meal I've had for some time. “A gastropub that really lives up to the name” HARDEN'S UK RESTAURANT GUIDE 2008 "Thoughtful, wholesome food" THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE 2010 "Don't hestitate. Just go" SAWDAY'S PUBS & INNS 2010 "Highly recommended" YORKSHIRE POST 2010
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food and generous portions

Went to Ilkley Moor Vaults for lunch with friends and had the Italian burger. Very gererous portion with excellent and attentive staff. Enjoyable and welcoming place to have lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Addingham
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The service here is fantastic and very friendly the Spanish tapas excellent. A good choice of wines we held a party in side room just lovely! Also had an excellent lunch here. To be recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Went to Ilkley Moor Vaults for lunch with friends and had the Italian burger. Very gererous portion with excellent and attentive staff. Enjoyable and welcoming place to have lunch.

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30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

A lovely lunch with the family. Plenty of meat and fresh vegetables. Yorkshire puddings to die for. Would recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Pre booked a table for 5.30pm food served from 6pm. Our daughter was treating us to a meal and then dropping off my husband at King's Hall, Ilkley to listen to Michael Portillo - this was my husband's 70th birthday treat for her Dad! We were allowed to take our dog Astra into the Restaurant area, which completed our family... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Yes I know its the Ilkley Moor Vaults but to the locals this and always will be The Taps Thankfully it is now under new ownership. They have cleared out the kitchen, put in new people and are slowly sorting the menus and adding a few touches here and there. I am delighted to report that it is working. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times in the past so whilst in the area went in for Sunday lunch.Although busy as usual found me a table,nice friendly service and food was from local sources. very good again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Went here on a family trip to Yorkshire recently, and after having been traipsing around the dales for a while it was nice to finally find somewhere nice. First of all the setting was nice and homely, fire roaring - everything you'd want. We had a collection mains and then some brownies for dessert, they were divine! Was speaking to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Me and my wife ate at the Vaults the other night and I have to say we throughly enjoyed it! We heard the news of the Vaults changing hands so we felt compelled to come and check it out however when we arrived it is apparent from the lovely member of staff who served us that it hasn't fully changed... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Called in yesterday after walking on the moors, 3 dogs in tow. Service couldn't have been friendlier! No problems with the pooches, lovely local beer and fresh local produce. Portions were generous but not over bearing and cooked to perfection. Puddings were excellent! Highly recommend the raspberry chocolate brownie and also the fruit crumble. Driven past the end of the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We called in at the Vaults after a misty January walk on the moor and was very pleased with our meal. The whole feel of the pub is just right - both warm and welcoming. The staff were both helpful and attentive. We went for the roast lamb, meat pie, brownie and the crumble. All four dishes were tasty, plentiful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stockeld Road, Ilkley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

Best meal I've had for some time. “A gastropub that really lives up to the name” HARDEN'S UK RESTAURANT GUIDE 2008 "Thoughtful, wholesome food" THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE 2010 "Don't hestitate. Just go" SAWDAY'S PUBS & INNS 2010 "Highly recommended" YORKSHIRE POST 2010

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