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The Fox, Ilkley

129 Bradford Road
Menston
Postal town: Ilkley
LS29 6EB
Phone: 01943873024
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Premium Country Pubs (Mitchells & Butlers)

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Reviews of The Fox (Average Rating: 8 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Fox

I would have scored this pub slightly higher if it wasn't for their high prices. A pint of Ilkley Mary Jane at 3.5% cost £3.75. The barman told us that this was a M+B pub and he agreed prices were steep. The pub was busy on our Saturday afternoon visit, all of which were families having a bite to eat. The atmosphere from the customers in here was stiff and 'look at me'. The interior of the pub is modern with painted walls and feature walls made up from cross sections of sawn up tree trunks. The bar counter was solid oak, with a rolled brass decorative front, plus a brass hand rail. The front of the bar area was clad with reclaimed pine. There was also a central column with an open log fire. There was also a lounge upstairs, most probably with another dining area.

On 9th April 2015 - rating: 6
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Laura Hayes left this review about The Fox

The Fox, or Fox and Hounds as it was originally known, is the oldest public house in Menston dating back to 1822. The Fox was not always on this site and appears to have moved to this new position on the main road in 1849 to take advantage of the passing trade. It was previously located at the centre of the village at Lane Ends.Guests will be able to browse a new menu which includes a wide variety of freshly prepared classic pub dishes such as Slow Cooked Shoulder of Lamb, daily fresh fish dishes and Homemade Pie of the Day. There is also a separate lunch menu offering freshly made sandwiches and salads, perfect if you’re just nipping in for a quick biteFOOD SERVED: Daily 12pm-10pm, 12pm-9.30pm on Sundays
AVE COST PER HEAD: £10

On 7th March 2008 - rating: 10
[User has posted 30 recommendations about 30 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Will Larter
Menston, 0.22 miles, 4 min walk (show)
Burley-in-Wharfedale, 1.53 miles, 29 min walk (show)
Guiseley, 1.67 miles, 32 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Fox, Menston
8th Mar 2019, 17:22
Picture submitted by peter ashworth approved
 
8th Mar 2019, 17:22
Picture submitted by peter ashworth approved

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  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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