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Ilkley Moor Vaults

Stockeld Road, Ilkley, England
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Ranked #37 of 75 Restaurants in Ilkley
Cuisines: British
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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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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English first
Southport, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Came for Sunday lunch had beef and friend had lamb it was so good and lots of meat,we had Sophia the dog with us felt very welcome there,staff so friendly,will be going back again soon to try the fish and chips,can't wait to go back,

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was a lunch time meeting with old friends, it had been recommended to us. A very friendly welcome by a member of staff. The drinks order was delivered very quickly. Our food order was fish & chips x 3 and sausage & mash. This arrived with out a long wait thought the place was quiet for a Friday lunchtime.... More

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bradford, west yorkshire
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A birthday outing with a great couple of friends who introduced this lovely pub to us. After booking a table in advance we were welcomed by very friendly staff who served our drinks in record time. After ordering rarebit with chutney to start which was fab, I then took delivery of locally produced sausage with mash and onion gravy. This... More

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West Yorkshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A lovely pub full of character. Food and service good, staff friendly and pleasant. This was our second visit, such a beautiful town and such a good pub near by. locally sourced produce, Try the rare breed Dexter Tbone steak for two ...a mountain of meat accompanied by chips and salad.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We came upon this place quite by chance during a short break in Yorkshire and were we lucky! Everything about the food was perfect; fresh, locally sourced ingredients, beautifully cooked and served by friendly staff. Completely unpretentious but could compete with any fine dining restaurant. Be sure to leave enough room for their delicious Bakewell tart and a pint of... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Only average food, it used to be so much better. Had Sunday lunch, food was tepid, chips could have been fresher and mushy peas mushier. Unfortunately the apple sauce accompanying the pork tasted like a tinned puree. However fresh vegetables were good and tasty. Will think again about eating there again

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Lovely home cooked food washed down with proper beer doesn't get much better than this. Well worth a visit. Dog friendly and seating outside for a sunny day.

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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189 reviews 189 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A lovely pub full of character. Food and service well up to standard. I was taken there by a friend who lives locally. I wondered if she realised just how lucky she is to live in such a beautiful town and have such a good pub near by.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Have eaten here twice over the last couple of months, and both times the food was great fresh produce cooked well in enormous portions. Could improve by: Rotating beers more often, using local brewery's please. It's a little lacking in atmosphere sometimes, so maybe some music.

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Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. England
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244 reviews 244 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

We called in here with our lab Henry and settled in the cozy bar/restaurant. It was quite but it was a Tuesday night, excellent beer and good menu. I've got I say this was excellent pub food, yes as they say it takes a bit of time to come out, but you know it has been freshly cooked. I had... More

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