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The Fleece

English, Pub
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Westgate, Otley LS21 3DT, England
01943 465 034
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not cheap, but I didn't feel ripped off

I've been a regular patron on the liquid side but this was the first time in a few years since I've eaten here - and I wasn't disappointed. Four of us had two ample courses each (I've got a hearty appetite) plus a couple of drinks each and it came to £82 I'll be dining there again :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Steve E
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Otley, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My partner and I booked the Fleece for our sons christening reception and upon the initial enquiry we were offered 3 menu options £3.50/£5.50 & £7.50 per head and we said it would be the £3.50 option as catering for a lot of guests. The manager Wayne advised he would speak to the chef and send down menu options through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Tony f's review says it all really. I'll just add that the rump steak is excellent and arrived cooked exactly as ordered. The steak and kidney pie was also extremely good. Both meals were large enough that we didn't touch the dessert menu. If The Fleece wasn't 12000 miles from home I'd be a regular here.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had gone to Harrogate for the flower show , in the evening we were looking for some where to have an evening meal. We decided to go for a drive but went the wrong way and ended up in Otley. We stopped and asked some locals where they would go for a decent meal. They all... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Lovely food, big portions, friendly helpful staff. Good prices. Thoroughly recommend it. Our boys enjoyed the hand pulled beer too. Well done to all

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very friendly and helpful service behind the bar. We had a tasty chicken salad - not too hungry so they did a small portion - at smaller price. Also rump steak well cooked with tasty mushrooms. Good value. Nice surroundings and views. Recommended.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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91 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Not been for along time and it appears to have change management.Gone is the Bistro pub menu and instead a very average boring pub menu.It was a Saturday night and at 8 pm very quiet.There was 10 of us in the party but the only had 2 streaks available and 3 of the chicken liver starters!! we are talking about... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Being in the trade always makes it tough finding somewhere good to go, but this place was an amazing surprise! Took the family here to celebrate Mother`s Day and the meal was the best she has ever had in a restaurant...The lamb was perfectly cooked, the vegetables were tender and not over done. The presentation was superb. No detail was... More 

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Leeds
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Overall great experience !!! Loved the food so much I returned the following day !!!! Menu changes each day and special are definitely worth a look. Looking forward to going back again this weekend!!!

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Otley, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I've been a regular patron on the liquid side but this was the first time in a few years since I've eaten here - and I wasn't disappointed. Four of us had two ample courses each (I've got a hearty appetite) plus a couple of drinks each and it came to £82 I'll be dining there again :)

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

After going downhill this place is back on the up and up. For a bonus still quiet thanks to the slump. Great friendly welcome, as was always experienced, food back to its brilliant best. Ale, a little short on choice due to being "let down by the brewery", what was on in fine form. Looking forward to being back here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Westgate, Otley LS21 3DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Otley
  • Phone Number: 01943 465 034

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?