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The Lime House

55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 632734
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (50 reviews)
“suet pudding” (14 reviews)
“gravadlax” (11 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I can't understand why the Lime House isn't bursting at the seams and turning customers away. The food is superb, yet on the first night we went we were the only people in the room for the first half an hour. There were other customers...More

1  Thank phil_oldham
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My friend and I came for the Lunch Menu one Saturday afternoon. At £13.95, it's stunning value and the variety of items on the menu is simply excellent. I was already deciding what to order next time! Here's what I ordered: Timbale of Crayfish Tails...More

Thank TheFussyTeenager
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Not sure what happened with the review yesterday, we had a lovely meal, the warm duck salad was tasty but wished I had had my husband's choice of avocado and brie cheesecake which we delicious. My husband chose the trio of game as his main,...More

Thank Germaine L
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had high hopes given some of the previous reviews. Starter wasn't bad, had souffle, could have been improved with some dressing though. Had 5oz fillet steak and steak and mushroom suet pudding for main. Steak was very bland and very tough. Even the mash potato...More

Thank fingerspayney
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Found via third party website whilst looking for a restaurant for a Friday evening in York. Previous TA reviews seemed positive so thought I'd give it a go. Requested reservation via restaurant's website & received a prompt reply from Catherine confirming our table & acknowledging...More

Thank SouthCoastSjake
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Three of us popped in for lunch before we caught the train back to London. It was a lovely meal all of us enjoyed from their lunchtime special. I would thoroughly recommend. The only issue I would mention is the toilets are up a steep...More

Thank Erma_Passenga
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Have visited the Lime House a couple of times before and have always found the food interesting and satisfying. The lunch menu is great value and has a wide choice - perhaps too wide? We enjoyed the crayfish tails and the avocado and brie cheesecake...More

Thank Andy_1950
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The food here is really very good, a nice selection of dishes, and you can order in the knowledge that whatever you order will be tasty and well-presented. Among York's best for reliably very good, smartly-presented food. The staff are always welcoming and cheerful, and...More

Thank 182,624,050,621
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We’re just eaten (as a couple) at the Lime House and it was very enjoyable. Prices are fine and in line with what I’d expect to pay. We both had the gravadlax to start and that was very good. Mains were the Lamb Shank and...More

1  Thank DingDangD0
Reviewed 19 October 2017

There are many choices of restaurants in York for all tastes. The Lime House stood out as a very enjoyable experience. Food, service and surroundings were very good and we would definitely visit again the next time we are in York.

Thank Sheila R
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Questions & Answers
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$14 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
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
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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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