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Ilkley Moor Vaults

Stockeld Road, Ilkley, England
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Ranked #47 of 78 Restaurants in Ilkley
Cuisines: British
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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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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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85 reviews 85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

A group of us ate at this pub recently and were a little disappointed with the food.It is under new management but is not as good as it used to be.We had a table booked for 7pm and arrived on time,the service was very slow considering the place was quite empty.After a very average meal but quite expensive i discovered... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

First off, the decor is sweet, really lovely inside with nice lighting. A great selection of drinks at the bar with a more exciting than usual selection of non-alcoholic drinks. However the food for me was personally just average. But other members of the party said their meat was better than the 'Moody Cow' (I wasn't there on that occasion).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We ate here on New Years Day and had a lovely family meal. The food is obviously well thought through, well sources and well cooked with very nice touches such as home made horseradish sauces. Our fish starters were very fresh and very well prepared and our main courses all very good, nicely presented and tasty. Children are very welcome... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 

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Lee, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 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 

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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 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 

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

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