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An independently owned Steakhouse, Bar and Grill we offer a relaxed professional environment for you to enjoy and relax as we do the hard work for you. Our speciality is the quality of our locally sourced steak from locally reared livestock but don’t despair if steak isn’t your thing we offer a fantastic range of fish, chicken, burgers and house specialities.
US$7 - US$70
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
British, Grill
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just sitting in the ilkley cow having just eaten a beautiful meal with great service. Staff have been very attentive without being pushy and we have felt very special. The mushroom risotto was gorgeous , very creamy. Chef will done. Definitely a place to visit.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty food. Would recommend the mini steak sampler especially when you have the deal for 2 people on steak night. The ribeye was fantastic. Everything tasty and well cooked. Service was great and all the staff were friendly.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service. Everything was spot on, from the welcome to the cooking. So many good things on the menu, could eat here multiple times without getting bored. One, very very small comment - music was a bit 80’s! Definitely recommend whether you are...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and two friends had found this place on google, and after reading great reviews thought we would try it out. We had travelled from Liverpool and had arrived 10 minutes early before it had actually opened, but the staff were accommodating and let us...More

Date of visit: June 2021
The Ilkley Cow, Guest Relations Manager at The Ilkley Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, you really spoiled us with your review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this masterpiece. We're looking forward to seeing you in the near future and wish you nothing but the very best! The Ilkley Cow Team

Reviewed 17 June 2021

It’s rare I give a 5 star review but these guys nailed our dinner tonight. Clearly know what they are about, impressing everyone in our party. Myself, my wife and two teens were treated to The Ilkley Cow experience which consisted of relaxed, friendly and...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 13 June 2021 via mobile

Having walked around the Ilkley food festival for a while, we ventured up to Ilkey l, as we couldn’t bear quing another 40 minutes for a drink. We knew every restaurant in Ilkley would be mega busy due to the footfall, taking over the Town...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 28 May 2021 via mobile

We had booked a table here for a Thursday night. On arriving, we were welcomed and shown to the bar while our table was readied, and offered drinks and the menu. Our table was ready quickly. The menu offers lots of meat options, as well...More

Date of visit: May 2021
The Ilkley Cow, Marketing at The Ilkley Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2021

Thank you for your lovely feedback and were so glad you enjoyed your evening with us. We will definitely look forward to welcoming you back in the near future hopefully. All the very best, The Ilkley Cow Team

Reviewed 22 May 2021 via mobile

After the best part of a year with business at an all time low, one might be forgiven for thinking that the Ilkley Cow would be falling over itself to welcome its customers back. Instead, tried to ‘walk in’ to a nigh on empty restaurant...More

Date of visit: May 2021
The Ilkley Cow, Marketing at The Ilkley Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2021

I`m sorry you feel that way but there is so much more going on in a restaurant than the snapshot you witnessed.....we had just had 3 tables sit down, and had a further 5 tables (totalling 28 covers) due in the following half an hour,...More

Reviewed 27 March 2021

Amazing Chateaubriand on Thursday evening, can not fault the quality of the steak cooked to perfection, along with the fabulous sides & sauces ........ all delivered to the door with a bottle of red! 🥰 Thanks Ben and team!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 13 March 2021

This is the second time during 2021 that we have had a takeaway from the Ilkley Cow. We’ve both really impressed with both the service & the food! The ribs, Mac and cheese and chips are all delicious & my partner who had the steak...More

Date of visit: March 2021
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On street parking but no car park
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yes the a la carte menu run every day even on sunday
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The Ilkley Cow is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5