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The Lysander

Manor Road | Clifton Moor, York, England
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Ranked #256 of 673 restaurants in York
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Found this by chance stopped for drinks and decided to have lunch. It was a lovely sunny day so we sat outside in the garden. Whoever looks after the gardens does a good job as the garden was well kept and was ideal to sit in. The menus was different from the usual pub food. Some of the dishes were... More

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York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

I decided to try the Lysander arms for a family birthday. On arrival the staff instantly appeared to be disapproving of the children in our party. Then, when asked when the latest we could place a food order? We were told 'it depends on what you are ordering' With so many great places to eat in York I certainly won't... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

four choices of meat you can choose two , I have beef & pork always cooked perfectly always 6 choices of veg plus a big beautiful Yorkshire pudding its a lovely restaurant a nice garden area ..well worth a drive out to York.

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Veg was lovely with a great choice nice roasts winter salad to top it all off n add flavour but although the pork and turkey was cooked very well the beef was very undercooked and tough also the gravy was very thin hopefully this was just an oversight.

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York, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The meals are always good throughout the week, the specials are great and varied and well worth a view. The fish and chips served in paper is superb as are the burgers. OK its traditional fayre but tis done so well. But the best is saved for last, the Sunday Carvery! Its immense, always good, tasty and served hot. The... More

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York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Good menu, the usual fish and chips, burgers etc but very well executed and not expensive either, Definitely worth a visit.

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York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Last night I visited the Lysander at Rawcliffe, I was not disappointed . The bar is a bit clubby but I can live with that. When you go into the restaurant you enter a clean well thoughtout area. It's comfortable, clean and attractive. The service is above average for a restaurant that makes no claim to being something it isn't.... More

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York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Had a fantastic night on New Years Eve at the Lysander York as we do every year, but this year the food was exceptional, from the duck leg rillettes amuse bouche right through to the home made jammy dodgers everything was first class.

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York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Just moved and this is now our local and what a lucky find this is ! A little gem hidden away but the atmosphere, surroundings and staff are all fab. And as for the food - wow !! Really don't think you could better somewhere else charging twice the price. Absolutely fabulous.

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York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This Restaurant/Pub is off the beaten track at the rear of housing estates and forms part of a small modern caravan touring site. We regard it as our local as it is within walking distance to where we live. The staff are always welcoming and the food is excellent if a tad pricey for pub food but then the portions... More

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