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Lovely country pub,

Lovely pub, with real ales on tap good selection of wine and home cooked food. Service was also... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2017
Lynsey S
just dropped in

Out for a drive we happened to stop at this pub, very busy which is always a good sign. Pint of... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2017
peter C
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  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Mar 7, 2017
“Welcoming with simple tasty pub grub”
Jan 29, 2017
“Excellent Food”
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Moor Road, Ilkley LS29 7AS, England
+44 1943 863204
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Perfectly located for a hearty lunch stop while on a scenic route. Lovely local treacle stout. Decent, old-fashioned pub food. Homely feel. Nice views if you can get a window seat. Other diners seemed a nice sort too which always helps. Go with an empty...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2017

Just being for Lunch, Excellent food really hot and tasty menu was varied and the Steak, Guinness and Mushroom pie absolutely beautiful. Mrs Roberts

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Lovely pub, with real ales on tap good selection of wine and home cooked food. Service was also with a smile and the bar man was very helpful wqhen asked questions for directions.

Thank Lynsey S
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Out for a drive we happened to stop at this pub, very busy which is always a good sign. Pint of Black Sheep ale & a plate of sausage & gravy in a Yorkshire pudding did the trick. Would recommend.

Thank peter C
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Perched on the edge of Burley Moor with great views down into Lower Wharfedale there are a number of reasons to visit the pub. There are 4 real ales, there is good pub food, good hosts and easy access to good walking and a nice...More

Thank BurleyBoy-XLondoner
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We visited early afternoon for a pub lunch. The food was delivered in good time and to an excellent standard. The service was very good and attentive. We really enjoyed our visit and our overall experience was very good and we'd definitely recommend The Hermit...More

Thank PeteLS20
Reviewed August 2, 2016

I can't speak to the food or the views as others did, and it pains me to say it because the manager is so accomodating - nicest guy in Ilkley, however - the two bedroom apartment needs a make over. It was as clean as...More

Thank Al D
Reviewed October 26, 2014

myself ,my parents and 2sons called in because The cow and calf was full but so glad we did . Warm welcome, beautiful home cooked food, really lovely staff. Very good choice of beer. Amazing veiw from our table. Well go again very soon :)

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Reviewed July 26, 2014

Went here one evening for a meal with my daughter. Really did not have a good experience. Good for a drink maybe but not a meal. Would not go again or recommend.

3  Thank laquen
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