Our Ilkley bistrot sits proudly within a stunning arch-shaped building that dates back to 1861, for breakfast, lunch or dinner, there’s no finer place to dine!

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Our ‘raison d’être’ is great value French cooking and seasonal menus. We like to combine French bistrot classics such as steak-frites, boeuf bourguignon and tarte au citron with our own take on regional favourites like tarte flambée, Bouillabaisse and paté de campagne. Our relaxed and friendly bistrots are the place to go for any occasion.

Next door you’ll find our sister pub, The Crescent Inn, which boasts 8 real ales, 15 wines by the glass, honest home cooked food and eleven affordable boutique bedrooms. Click here to visit the website.

Visit Us

Brook Street
LS29 8DG

01943 811 250

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Opening hours

Breakfast :
Monday - Friday, 7am to 10.30am
Saturday & Sunday, 8am to 11.30am

Lunch :
Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 4pm

Dinner :
Monday - Thursday, 5.30pm to 10pm
Friday & Saturday 5.30pm to 11pm
Sunday 6pm to 10pm

Bank Holiday Monday opening hours are the same as Sunday opening hours.

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General Manager - Richard

Richard has extensive experience in the catering industry, including four years having run his own business. He joined our bistrot family in 2010, as a trainee Assistant Manager at our Harrogate bistrot. Shortly after this, he was promoted to General Manager at The Crescent Inn and our Ilkley bistrot.

Head Chef - Sachin

Sachin has over 15 years’ experience. He has gained his experience through working in many five-star hotels – including Leela Palace, Oberoi and The Hilton. He has also worked in many fine dining restaurants in both India and the UK.

Fantastic food, great service and a lovely atmosphere and environment, will definitely be going again and would recommend a meal here to anyone!

Georgina Ellen Taylor Cundell via Facebook