About The Fox

The Fox in Menston is a village pub known for its well-kept real ales and fresh, honest food - all served with lashings of good old-fashioned Yorkshire hospitality in cosy, stylish surroundings. Overlooking the Menston cricket ground, our alfresco eating and drinking area makes for a lovely spot during the summer.

A proper Yorkshire pub

As the oldest pub in the village, we've been refreshing the lovely people of Menston, Ilkley and Otley for nearly 200 years. We're a favourite with hikers and walkers from Wharfedale Valley, and also with those who prefer just to put their feet up (preferably with a pint of Timmy Taylor's).

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Opening times

11am-11pm Monday to Saturday,
11am-10.30pm Sunday

Food served all day

12pm-10pm Monday to Saturday,
12pm-9.30pm Sunday

Online bookings

You're welcome to pop in anytime, but if you're planning something special it might be an idea to book a table.

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The Fox in Menston is a member of the Cask Marque Trust in recognition of its excellence in the service of real ale.

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Real ale, real food and a really good atmosphere129 Bradford Road, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6EBTel: 01943 873024