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The Go Down

#21 of 680 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
+44 1904 640117
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17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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York, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We dined at this restaurant last night. We visit regularly and it was our third Christmas night out there. Food was excellent. Great menu and very reasonably priced for a Christmas do. The staff are all lovely and made us very welcome. Atmosphere was great. Cannot fault it and would highly recommend it. Can't wait for our next visit.

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Thank MarieMort
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Read the reviews on here which were all good so thought we'd give it a go.... And were not disappointed! The early bird fixed menu for £19.00... Wow! Food was beautiful and selection of seasonal side veg just lovely! Service was great, atmosphere was lovely. Will definitely be visiting again!

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Thank stephclare
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my Mrs went in and was blown away by the whole thing. My partner is very particular on presentation and service. Although not the best looking place the food and hospitality was great and the food was fantastic. And it was nice to see the chief come out to see and speak to the guests. Will definitely go... More 

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Thank Jay M
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This team does everything well. The food is delicious. The menu offers a good range of classic dishes and gives just the right amount of choice. Presentation was excellent.I could barely contain my excitement at being presented with a selection of fresh seasonal vegetables in a three section serving tray accompanying the main course. We rarely get that attention to... More 

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Thank Jenny B
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, but welcoming place. Food excellent, staff and service superb. very friendly and helpful. Owned and run by husband and wife for over 20 years. Husband is chef and came out of kitchen at end to greet and chat about experience. Nice touch. Defo recommend and will be back when next in York.

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Thank WARBS5364
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic meal in a super location. Excellent staff and so friendly. Look forward to visiting York once a year and the Go Down Restaurant will definitely be a must. Will be reserving a table for next year as booking is essential. Margaret and Karen from Scotland

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Thank r0binlees
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only small so a bit cramped and staff have to squeeze between tables. Our black pudding starter was delicious. Staff were friendly and helpful. However, disappointed that a tip was automatically added to our bill.

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Thank DebbiM67
Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited York with my partner and few friends! After seeing so many restaurants we chose this one. From the outside didn't look particularly anything special. Lovely atmosphere nice and busy as It was a Saturday evening! As we didn't book they managed to fit us inviting the back room (this room is only used for non reservations) nothing wrong with... More 

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Thank lozzaxmx S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing the service excellent....The owner was attentive and even the chef visited our table which was a nice touch!!!! The atmosphere was lovely and we all thoroughly enjoyed it!!!

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Thank Emmaki123
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is good. We had the a la carte menu, and couldn't finish the 12 oz steaks after having had a starter. Unfortunately the meal was spoilt somewhat by the overly bright ceiling lights, giving a rather stark atmosphere. Sadly the open plan nature of the restaurant adds to this feeling. This could all be solved by some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$48
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 640117

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?