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The Lime House

55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 632734
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

An early evening find and a great experience. Almost like dining at home due to the small size. This added to a friendly atmosphere with chat across the room, so be prepared for that dynamic. Lovely food, a sea bass and fish pie combo was...More

1  Thank paul c
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

A group of seven ladies in York for the day celebrating several 50th birthdays. Found this place online when we got to York & made a reservation. The restaurant is lovely, considering everywhere was really busy due to the sunshine it was an oasis of...More

Thank Hilary J
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A nice little restaurant. We didn't have a reservation and were luck to be able to get a table. The salad starter and pork belly main were both excellent and good value for the centre of busy York. The service was relaxed and good.

Thank StuartRon
Reviewed 18 April 2018

A very big Thank You to the management and staff of The Lime House. We had a wedding reception there for 28 guests in March. The food and service was absolutely outstanding. The guests walked from the register office to the restaurant, and it was...More

Thank fayreynolds
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My wife and I visited this lovely restaurant whilst on a 3 day break to York,and we were very glad we did. We were greeted on arrival by a very pleasant waiter and we very much liked the decor and the atmosphere of the place....More

Thank SolihullSmitty
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The starters me and my husband had were bland. The mains were very nice. The service was very abrupt and didn't feel very welcoming despite the design of the place making it seem like it was someone's home you were in so it should have...More

1  Thank Iona E
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We were on a overnight visit to York and I looked for a place to eat that also offered a deal with a Tastecard. I came across the Lime House, telephoned and the lady on the phone explained the deal as I had a tastecard...More

Thank Davidhalifaxtiles
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I had made a table reservation 3 days before our arrival for my partners birthday, however, when we arrived we were asked by the waitress if we were the couple that had phoned to book 10 minutes earlier. I explained that we weren't, but this...More

4  Thank ShevKC
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening meal with my daughter. I had mentioned gluten free requirements in my booking and they gave us a pre-marked menu as soon as we first sat down: it’s so nice to not feel like you are making a fuss!! There were...More

Thank Pembrae
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Called in without a booking. Got the last table - lucky us! Food was excellent with great fresh ingredients. Service was faultless and friendly. Ordered a bottle of champagne which was exquisite. When the bill came we were pleasantly surprised by how reasonable it was....More

Thank fussyhotelguest
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22 March 2015|
Response from DarrylBurge | Reviewed this property |
From your hotel, head back towards the main road. Turn left onto the A19, and walk towards the town centre. Follow the road down (about a 15 minute walk) and enter the shopping area through the Gillygate. Head towards the... More
Sal S
2 January 2015|
Response from Catherine F | Property representative |
Hi No sorry we don't use halal meat. Kind Regards Catherine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:15
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
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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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