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The Lime House

55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 632734
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went last night for my Mum's birthday and the food was great, it was not rowdy and we had a nice evening

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant on a weekend break to York. We wanted to try a local independant restaurant and, after looking at their menu's and reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, booked a table. The decor is a liitle dated but the restaurant was packed...More

Thank FindMeASunbed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top quality food from this great restaurant. We called in for a lunch on a Saturday and enjoyed a Risotto starter, followed by Fish Pie and the Eaton Mess. The pie was very tasty and filling. The price is very reasonable. The staff were very...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting York on a planned coach trip and the four of us were looking for lunch when we came across the Lime House restaurant. Now it was 1:45 and they stopped serving lunch at 2:00pm. Someone was just leaving and the lovely lady/...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought they may have finished serving but were welcomed and served the most delicious and reasonable meal. My duck was so tender with crispy skin, the breast of pigeon my friend had was wonderful. Unusual vegetables amazing and perfect compliment to meat. Gluten free...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and super service. Excellent food- 'surf and turf' was lovely. A super place to go.

Thank Hols2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is lovely if a little expensive from the a la carte menu. Good for a special occasion or if you have a tastecard. The staff are efficient and friendly. If you have a set price menu its 19.95 for 3 courses or...More

Thank Beverley H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wot a wonderful dining experience! Restaurant is central to the old part of the city and is located in period , yet quite unassuming premises. The food and service speak for themselves and dont need statement premises to validate!! Owners/staff were wonderful- efficient and unobtrusive...More

Thank Paulsmithcasty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night with my husband, it was overall "just ok". The menu is extensive with plenty of choice for non meat eaters like us which was a good start, and the value for money is also excellent. We both enjoyed our food particularly...More

Thank SJS22
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Everything about our visit was excellent. The staff were attentive, the variety of meals offered was good. The quality of the food was first class.

Thank Karen J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
can you give us directions from the marmadukes hotel
22 March 2015|
Response from DarrylBurge | Reviewed this property |
From your hotel, head back towards the main road. Turn left onto the A19, and walk towards the town centre. Follow the road down (about a 15 minute walk) and enter the shopping area through the Gillygate. Head towards the... More
Sal S
do you use halal meat in your dishes as my friend and i are thinking of dining here, as we have heard a lot of nice things
2 January 2015|
Response from Catherine F | Property representative |
Hi No sorry we don't use halal meat. Kind Regards Catherine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 632734
  • E-mail
The Lime House is a lovely place to eat, meet and be merry. Excellent food & wine & a relaxed and friendly atmosphere are complemented by welcoming staff, soft candlelight & intimate jazz music. The regularly changing menu has a Modern British flavour and all dishes are prepared freshly to order, using local produce. Good Vegetarian choices are available & specialist diets such as Gluten Free or Vegan can be catered for with advance notification. A delightful culinary experience.
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