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The Go Down

15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
+44 1904 640117
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (162 reviews)
“warm bread” (32 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were very pleasantly surprised by this hidden gem. The young man ( Ewan) and the the lady owner of the restaurant were very friendly and polite whilst the Christmas menu was £27.50 for 3 courses plus coffee. The tomato and pepper soup was fantastic...More

2  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to York Christmas market and had to go for a meal in the Go Down restaurant and it is a very nice place Went 2 year ago and it is still a fantastic place for food Service very good as is the whole experience

1  Thank jimsM6390EV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was wonderful quality and beautifully presented. Steaks although delicious we’re over cooked. The kitchen were very helpful in sorting alternate veg without butter and the the Christmas pudding was amazing. The staff were polite and helpful but forgot to bring requested wine with starter...More

1  Thank JackieBoast
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our yearly trip to York always takes in a visit to the Go Down and it never disappoints. It is always really tasty, reasonably-priced food with good vegetarian options. Set menu is a steal at the price. The complimentary loaf is gorgeous fresh from the...More

1  Thank Seagulldan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful food. Excellent service. Staff including chef very friendly and the service was very prompt. Very enjoyable evening.

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This English restaurant had such good food and desserts, that my traveling party went to the restaurant twice! It is a family run restaurant and the food choices are varied, generous and wonderfully presented. It is a real gem!

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my Neal at The Go Down. Nicely presented food, tasty, quick service and polite staff. My second pre theatre visit. Would recommend.

1  Thank TC1001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at The Go Down last week during a weekend away in York. My husband is gluten and dairy free and so eating out takes a lot of planning and can leave us with limited options. Food and service were excellent throughout. We...More

1  Thank Becky T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here when visiting York for the first time and enjoyed the evening. Food and service were very good. Wine was excellent. It's a busy restaurant and not huge so might not be ideal if you're looking for a quiet meal.

1  Thank J3ffB23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend managed to book here for a Saturday and delighted we were . Very clean airy restaurant. Attentive though young staff and the food was truly DELICIOUS i would go again in a heartbeat downside discretionary service charge i don't and never...More

1  Thank kirsteen r
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Questions & Answers
Melissa B
16 June 2017|
Response from AUSTLON | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there was.
Dawn B
10 January 2017|
Response from PipT1970 | Reviewed this property |
hi, you should contact the restaurant ...I am just a customer!
Sim T
24 April 2015|
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Response from Thomas W |
Sorry didn't mean no, don't go here their steaks are smelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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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