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J Reserve

52-54 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9PA, England
+44 1943 816989
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“fish chowder” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
52-54 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9PA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A friend recommended J Reserve to us and this was our first visit. We were warmly welcomed by Jen and Tom. Loved the stylish decor. The food was absolutely delicious and we will most certainly be back again.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 6 days ago

From the moment we arrived the service was fantastic and extremely friendly. The staff were so on the ball and excellent at keeping us informed regarding service time which was very prompt. We Sat in the beautiful outdoor area in the sun and was served...More

Thank Patrick W
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments.

Reviewed 6 days ago

As the last flush of sunshine was forecast for today, we booked a table outside for lunch and what a lunch, it was J Reserves 1st anniversary Birthday bash and hey, anything going free and we will always be there. Everyone was offered a free...More

Thank Ian L
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Ian, your a star, both of you x

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this restaurant with my partner for Sunday Lunch, we rang up and booked a table as we didn't want to be disappointed. We had the chicken Sunday lunch, which came with roast potatoes and seasonal veg, the gravy was amazing, proper chicken gravy...More

1  Thank Libby L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a disappointment this place turned out to be!! I ordered French toast with bacon only to be told they couldn’t do this because the mixture had been dropped on the floor!! I then went for croissant with bacon and Brie asking for no tomato...More

Thank lstoyles23
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Linda, i am so sorry about your breakfast. If you could leave this with me and i will speak to my Manageress. and get back to you. I know we were busy with a large table but this is no excuse. Julie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to have a coffee, cake and catch up with a friend. We were made to feel very welcome. Coffee was fresh and home made cakes delicious. We felt so comfortable and relaxed that we stayed for a second coffee. I have been twice...More

Thank Jude D
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your lovely comments. It is great to know the staff are appreciated. Many thanks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and family organised a surprise baby shower for me at J Reserve and it was fantastic. The food was delicious and so much of it that we couldn’t finish it all. Julie and team were so friendly and attentive and I would recommend...More

Thank sarahjrobinson3009
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much and we are so glad you loved it xxx

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place, great staff and the food was delicious, would thoroughly recommend the wine is quite pricey but very good and didn't mind paying as it was a treat lunch

Thank Margot D
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just dropped in for a cup of tea and a nibble. So friendly, great vibe. Superb hospitality. Tiffin and caramel slice totally delicious. We’ll be back!

Thank Peter C
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely comments.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a lovely breakfast here at the weekend. The food tasted fab and you could tell it was freshly prepared! Great service, made to feel very welcome. Good value for money too which is a rare find in Ilkley! Would highly...More

Thank Daydream602197
Julie M, Owner at J Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for comments. We look forward to seeing you soon. Julie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-54 The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 816989
Fine dining relaxing dining experience. Afternoon Teas,Sharing platters. Licensed. Our other bistro is Cafe J
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