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The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding

Ben Rhydding Drive | Located at the top of Ben Rhydding Drive with stunning views of the Wharfe Valley, Ilkley LS29 8AQ, England
+44 1943 811606
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (5 reviews)
“halibut” (2 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 18:30 Hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ben Rhydding Drive | Located at the top of Ben Rhydding Drive with stunning views of the Wharfe Valley, Ilkley LS29 8AQ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. New Starter
"Fantastic restaurant with gorgeous views of the wharfe valley."
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2. Chocolate torte
"The food was excellent"
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3. Afternoon Tea Delight
"lovely surroundings and first rate afternoon tea"
Philip H
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the Clevedon blind. I was looking for afternoon team with some friends as a birthday present experience. What an excellent choice. A first class location, stunning views down the Wharfe Valley, immaculate surroundings, a beautiful room and excellent food. To cap the experience...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ianbr1
EmmaLou777879, Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time for this fantastic review. We hope to see you again in the near future. Regards Nathan Operations Manager

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited here today with friends and family. Our second visit for me and a friend. The family members had never been before and were astounded at the quality and presentation of the food at lunch, the beautiful setting of this super restaurant. The staff were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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EmmaLou777879, General Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thanks for your review I'm glad you all enjoyed your meal at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding we look forward to welcoming you back. Thanks Emma Lou

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Sunday lunch was the best I’ve had in a long time! The Beef was cooked perfectly and the cauliflower cheese was to die for! Keep up the good work! Can’t wait to come back

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lawna1
EmmaLou777879, Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind words. I really means a lot to us. Regards Nathan Operation Manager

Reviewed 18 October 2018

Chose the clevedon for a belated 80th afternoon tea for parents whilst in the area for a cottage holiday. Impressive premises and impressive afternoon tea that will be hard to beat. The experience was in February and the reason for a return to the area...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Gillian M
EmmaLou777879, Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you so much for this fantastic review. We aim to please and can't wait to see you again. Nathan Kane Operations Manager

Reviewed 31 August 2018

A lovely restaurant set in an elegant setting. The meal was fantastic with great service. I had steak which was cooked to perfection and very well presented with a selection of home grown vegetables. For dessert Lemon Tart which quite frankly was the best I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jane P
EmmaLou777879, General Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards Nathan

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Really enjoyed my meal at The Clevedon, I opted for the Yorkshire asparagus, salted grapes and fried brie. The service was excellent and the staff were very helpful with fantastic product knowledge. My meal also arrived very quickly which was a bonus!

Date of visit: August 2018
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EmmaLou777879, Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you for this fantastic review. We hope to see you again in the future. Nathan Kane Operations Manager

Reviewed 30 August 2018

The food was delicious and the meat was cooked just as I asked for. It felt very relaxed. The service was good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Oliver P
EmmaLou777879, General Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for your review glad you enjoyed your meal. Thanks Emma-Lou

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

If you haven’t been to this restaurant, it’s a must... tucked away at the end of Ben Rhydding Drive the restaurant is part of a luxury retirement village with its own restaurant and health club, it’s more like a boutique hotel than a retirement village...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

I met up with cousins who had travelled from Nottingham. On a beautiful warm sunny day we sat on the terrace with views over Wharfedale. We all had drinks followed by lunch. We all had different choices from the menu each one was delicious. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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EmmaLou777879, General Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review I am glad everyone enjoyed their meals. We hope to see you all again. Thanks Emma-Lou

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately having recently had afternoon tea elsewhere which was gorgeous, this place had tough competition. The sandwiches were limp and not impressed by the salmon option. The scones, whilst they were warm, were completely overdone and miniscule. The puddings were a strange concoction and not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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EmmaLou777879, General Manager at The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your Afternoon Tea, if you could please call us on 01943 811606 we would like to redeem ourselves and invite you back. I am sorry Thanks Emma-Lou

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Carol C
4 October 2018|
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Response from nathank773 |
Hello we do have a children's menu and always happy to accommodate people individual needs where possible.
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sarah2706872018
23 August 2018|
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Response from Wharfedale1985 | Reviewed this property |
Variety of sandwiches (tailored if you have dietary requirements) Scones small cakes etc
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James L
12 July 2018|
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Response from EmmaLou777879 | Property representative |
Hi James our evening menu is great with lots of choice for all 3 course's we have lots of different clientele, families, young people, middle aged and some fantastic golden oldies. Please call and book a table 01943 811606... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$1,200 - US$3,500
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:30
Thursday
10:00 - 18:30
Friday
10:00 - 20:30
Saturday
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ben Rhydding Drive | Located at the top of Ben Rhydding Drive with stunning views of the Wharfe Valley, Ilkley LS29 8AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 811606
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Description
Why not treat yourself to something delicious from our new menu's which include tasty dishes of the season to tempt you........ and if you are planning a party or gathering with family or friends our tailor made group menu's and friendly service will ensure a memorable time.Even more reasons to visit us for honest and freshly produced food - cooked the way you want it. Accompanied by scenery the Yorkshire countryside serves up best, we make a simple pleasure a true occasion.
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