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The Lime Tree Restaurant

8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
+44 161 445 1217
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been regulars at this restaurant for some years.The food has consistently been of a very high standard and delicious. The menu changes on a regular basis, We love the cheese bonbons and the sticky toffee pudding. Considering the quality of...More

Thank michaelcollier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been enthusiastic diners at the Lime Tree but recently have felt we would have liked more variety in the menu. Tonight we found new dishes had been brought in to both the starters and mains menus. We tried the ham and parsley terrine...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to the Lime Tree since way back. Well, since it opened. Every time has been a joy since I've visited over its evolution from small fledgling to established and extended greatness. I've been with friends, colleagues, visitors, family, and in recent years...More

Thank PrGrPa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great place. I’d never been before and had always heard good things about this restaurant. Wine not too expensive and the sirloin steak with peppercorn sauce was really delicious as was my red velvet chocolate torte. Lovely staff too, I’ll definitely be...More

Thank MichC40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

About 15 couples from Church had a delicious meal and great time at the Lime Tree Restaurant in West Didsbury. We arrived just in time to take advantage of the 'early bird's menu of 3 courses foe £18.00. The choice of starters- soup of the...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Can't praise the Lime Tree highly enough for our delicious family Sunday lunch. We chose the two-course menu priced at a very reasonable £18-95 and it was far more tasty than many a Sunday lunch I've had costing a lot more. I chose the cod...More

Thank Joncul
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely 3 course Sunday Lunch. Food delicious as always. Staff lovely and helpful and efficient. Lamb was melt in the mouth and veg fresh and tasty. We will be back.

1  Thank jaenm13
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Delicious, well presented, and interesting food in elegant and comfortable surroundings. Great service, friendly and efficient. Good cocktails and a super atmosphere - lively on a Friday evening. Perfect for a romantic dinner or evening with friends.

Thank 524alison
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We've not been to the Lime Tree for many years so booked for an early evening dinner. The service was great, the early evening menu offered something for everyone and the food was really tasty. We ordered the goats cheese bon bons and the devilled...More

1  Thank robnh61
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Delicious food with excellent, sensible, thoughtful service even during a Christmas rush. The food was memorably good and every one of our largish party had been caught in a terrible jam, so that we were all late, but they kept calm, polite and professional. They...More

Thank Justine G
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Response from Skye1012 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it's between 5.30 and 6.30pm. I know we originally booked for 6pm and then changed our time to 6,30pm because we were worried about getting caught in football traffic.And I seem to remember turning up just in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 445 1217
  • E-mail
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