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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 9 min
All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our Christmas routines, lunch at Lime Tree. One grandson now part of the routine. G&T at bar as we gathered. Large round table to accommodate us. Great service, attentive but relaxed. Albariño to go with the mussels and salmon. Excellent value Cotes du...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited after picking my son up from Manchester Airport coming home for Christmas from Singapore. Parking not good ,just in side street We had booked in advance for 3 so when we arrived were shown to our table, big and spacious, considering they were busy...More

Thank lynne l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meal in a superb atmosphere.i will not leave it 30 years to revisit. Our food was beautifully presented and the taste was just right. Best food I've had in last year.

Thank Andrei H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always come here for special, and non special events. The set menu is excellent value and the main menu changes frequently, which I like. The food is always delicious and the service excellent. Like the new bar area.

Thank angela_caulfield
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Really good food with great service at the Christmas Party night at The Lime Tree. Staff were all friendly and helpful and ensured we had everything we needed, including offers of extra bowls of vegetables. Highly recommend for a night out with family or friends....More

Thank sherv
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Good food with ok service but in a terrible environment. The venue is bad, this tacked on side extension to a Victorian building that on entry looks like a mini cab office and as you venture further in gets worse. Cheap carpet on a bouncy...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Excellent food, service - One of my favorite Restaurants when I visit, love to sit outside in the summer however great for Cozy winter evenings.

Thank mrmopo
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday lunch here four friends went and chose from the 3 course menu which was excellent value I had the mussels as a starter and the other three have the black pudding stack all were absolutely delicious The mains were three lamb...More

Thank 365Diana44
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The Lime Tree is a very nice restaurant with a lovely atmosphere; the staff are pleasant as is the food. The restaurant won't provide an exciting culinary experience, and the meal I had was a tad under seasoned, but it won't leave most people feeling...More

Thank Harold F
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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