The Flying Duck Brew Pub: Ilkley

  • Traditional "Olde" Dales Pub
  • ​​​​​​​Built In Ilkley In 1709​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Many Original Features
  • Decked Beer Garden​​​​​​​
  • Nine Real Ales, Ciders, Lagers
  • Fine Wines, Whiskies & Spirits
  • Home To Wharfedale Brewery

Wharfedale's First Brew Pub - Open Every Day From Noon

The Flying Duck is a traditional Yorkshire Dales Real ale and Fine Wine bar situated in Ilkley town centre.

Formerly known as the Albert and the Mallard, it is the town's oldest pub building, dating back to the early 1600s. The current structure was built as a farmhouse in 1709. 

Unique in the area, the Flying Duck incorporates its own brewing facilities with the new Wharfedale Brewery located in a barn at the rear.

The pub retains many of its original features including York stone and oak wooden floors, beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls and real fire places. Between the pub and the brewery is a decked beer garden with an impressive viewing gallery.

The Flying Duck serves nine cask real ales, real ciders, continental lagers, bottled beers from around the world and an extensive range of fine wines, whiskies and spirits.

Families, well behaved dogs, walkers and cyclists are all welcome and free WIFI is available throughout.

Great pub food served Tuesday through Sunday.  For service times and general opening hours please visit

Hire Our Function / Meeting Room - Click Here

On the first floor we have a well equipped meeting/function room which is free to "hire", where we can cater for parties of up to 60 people.

Should you require catering, coffee, bar or waiter service, please  let us have your requirements and we will do our best to accomodate you.

Open Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00 & Fri & Sat 12:00-00:30