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Box Tree

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35-37 Church Street, Ilkley LS29 9DR, England
+44 1943 608484
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to this exceptional restaurant. First class place great food friendly staff. Good price for quality food and wine. Nothing seemed to much trouble. We shall definitely return soon!

1 Thank Lindsey C
Bradford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I held our Golden Wedding Lunch at the Box Tree. We have eaten there on quite a number of occasions, but this was something really special. First class food all the way from the canapés through to the chocolates, excellent wines, and the usual professional attentive but not intrusive service. All of this created what seemed to... More 

2 Thank Geoffrey G
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the plunge and got married at The Box Tree in August - it was the best day of our lives! From start to finish the service was unsurpassable and the canapés were exquisite - genuinely the nicest brownie, treacle tart and lemon tarts we have ever tasted and our guests are still commenting on them! We'll definitely be... More 

3 Thank EJEBirch
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time. Delicious food. The staff were lovely. It had a really nice relaxed atmosphere-not stuffy at all. Would definitely recommend it for a treat

Thank noXinespresso
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for my mother in laws 70th. Welcoming and fashionable from the moment we went in. Lovely mix of people groups of girls, young couples older couples and families. Food great and service faultless. Chocolate and coffee at the end a must. See you again soon.

1 Thank isla a
Halifax, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Sunday lunch here (invited by friends). This is one of the best restaurants I have ever been in. The welcome, the service and the food were all exceptional. Outside is very pretty with beautiful flowers. The interior is charming and elegant. The staff are attentive, courteous and knowledgeable. It was well worth the hour's drive from Halifax. I... More 

2 Thank LRMacKenzie
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took my father out for dinner as a thank you and we had high expectations for our special evening out at the Michelin starred restaurant. The Box Tree exceeded these. It was a very busy Saturday night, the service was timed perfectly, the waiters and waitresses were very informative and attentive. The hostess was vey friendly and spent the... More 

4 Thank woodlandprincess
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

brilliant service, lovely atmosphere, fantastic food, nothing was too much trouble. For any celebration or special occasion this restaurant is the place to go

2 Thank K B
Jersey, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Box Tree fitted us in for a quick main course on Sunday as we were out in the evening for a formal dinner. The service and food was impeccable and we really wished we had time to savour a full meal. Next time we are in the area we will be there for sure!

2 Thank MarthaJersey
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If ever you get the opportuity take a party of friends to The Box Tree, book their private room then prepare to be pampered and extremelly well looked after. The food was fabulous and the wines simply wonderful. Thank you Rena, Andrew and your brilliant team.

2 Thank Ian L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$42 - $98
French, European, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-37 Church Street, Ilkley LS29 9DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 608484
This small renowned restaurant has been a part of Ilkley since the early sixties. Now owned by husband and wife team Simon and Rena Gueller, the Box Tree continues to aim to be the best.

The modern French classical menu and extensive wine cellar offer food lovers an unforgettable experience. Simon's commitment to the best, freshest ingredients, with an emphasis on locally sourced, fresh ingredients from farmers and other suppliers, will entice food lovers with favourites such as Roast Sea Scallops, Celeriac Puree, White Truffle Oil and one of our impressive signature Souffles

The Box Tree represents a combination between 21st century efficiency and exquisite good taste. Whilst the kitchen boasts the latest equipment, the restaurant features a collection of art and antiques which define the style and luxury for which the Box Tree is famed.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?