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The Lime House

#30 of 664 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 632734
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Today
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 18:30 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We liked this place a lot, the game mixed grill went down well and the fish was well cooked, but we don't like having to pay extra for vegetables.

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Thank Lizzie W
Howden, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited York to do a spot of shopping , as it was getting near lunch time we decided to visit the Lime House as we new there would be a set lunch menu. It didn't fail to please ,after our starters I requested the Haddock with Leek and potato tart , this was excellent . My... More 

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Thank Hostahousey
Accrington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Reserved a table for a group of friends and I was not disappointed. My wife and I opted for the a la carter menu and we probably had the two stand out main courses on the entire menu. I had the venison, pigeon and wild boar sausage which was simply excellent. My wife had the fillet steak and steak pudding... More 

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Thank Ismason
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food that we had here was just spectacular. I had the lamb, sweet potato mash and seasoned vegetables which were all perfectly cooked and presented. The atmosphere was very welcoming, the staff were always on hand when we needed them and overall it was a lovely evening. Would highly recommend.

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Thank EmmaLPH
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88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I booked online for Valentine's Day I got an immediate call back for a £10 deposit and information that it was a set menu. The menu looked lovely and so I booked. Arriving, we were sat by the door. I thought this would be a problem but as the restaurant was fully booked, as soon as all the guests... More 

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Thank harryzac
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious meal at the Lime House. There was a very welcome fire to sit next to! I chose the savoury baklava, which was very good, followed by a divine lemon posset. The food was excellent quality but also very good value.

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Thank Lisa467
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a date night restaurant that i had not been to before, i came across this place. It has some great reviews so booked a table, good job that i did. On arrival i noticed a sign at the door that stated they were unable to take walk ins and all tables were booked, a good sign i thought.... More 

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Thank Mark O
Stockport, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I recently had dinner at The Lime House. The staff very friendly and informative on the menus. My wife had the Smoked haddock with gnocchi which she said was delicious. Followed by the chocolate fondant sponge, which was eaten in a flash! Both from the set menu. I had a starlet of gravadlax tube filled with crab... More 

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Thank gonromin
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have lunched here before but as we were staying for two nights at the excellent B+B York, we were able to have an evening meal on my husband's birthday. It is no exaggeration to say the whole meal was absolute perfection from the soup to the dessert. I am not a 'foodie' but I do know good cooking when... More 

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Thank oldbutnotwise
York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited for a midweek meal. I've been before but this was my wife's first visit and it won't be the last. For me this is one of York's best kept secrets. Staff were welcoming and the waitress helpful and friendly. The meal was well timed and delicious. I had the mixed game grill which was awesome,... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?