We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 78 Ilkley Restaurants

Ilkley Moor Vaults

Stockeld Road, Ilkley, England
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #45 of 78 Restaurants in Ilkley
Cuisines: British
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
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
Write a Review

65 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    29
    14
    12
    6
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Yorkshire
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

After having some difficulty actually making a booking, we visited here last night with two friends and was disappointed. We've come fairly regularly over the years, but not since the change of regime. I have to say that it's not a change for the better! It seems that virtually everything on the menu comes with chips and no sign of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lee, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

I am amazed to find the Vaults so far down the list on trip advisor (even below Spoons and The Dalesway...). We eat here regularly and the food is always good. They go the extra mile, making a lot of things that others simply buy in. Menu changes a lot which is nice.Not sure about the new gourmet burgers as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ilkley
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Three of us went to the Vaults (Taps) yesterday evening. Two of us tried the new gourmet burgers from the new menu. I understand that there has been a change of ownership since we last went there. I had the nut burger which was very dry burnt on the top and very disappointing. The chips were over salted. Another member... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
leeds
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I’ve been here twice recently for Sunday lunch with friends and both times it’s been great. I have a very active 21 month old and the staff were really accommodating and lovely, there is a basket of books for kids to look at and the staff came over with crayons and paper for her to keep her entertained. The food... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Called in early on a week night whilst staying in the area. Good welcome from 2 bar staff. We remained the only customers until a couple more customers arrived. As we entered through the porch way, there was the uninviting smell of stale food which continued inside. We didn't choose to eat. The lighting of table candles tried to create... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bradford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Having been here for my wifes birthday a short while ago, we returned for sunday lunch we had not booked and we were seated at a smallish table but we were happy as the place was busy.I had my usual fish and chips which was very nice,my wife and mum in law asked for chicken and they were told no... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wembley, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Saw a review for this place on another site that said I could bring my dogs and the food was good so thought I would give it a go on my recent trip up north . The service was fab , really friendly and the guy who served us and said he was new - well you wouldn't have known... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southport, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shipley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bradford, west yorkshire
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Ilkley Moor Vaults also viewed

Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
 
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
 

Been to Ilkley Moor Vaults? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ilkley Moor Vaults

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ilkley Moor Vaults staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?