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The Lysander

Manor Road | Clifton Moor, York, England
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Ranked #232 of 685 Restaurants in York
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 24, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

we stayed 3 nights for york races in our caravan,the staff at the lysander are exellent the food very good lovely little site we have stayed a few times before and it gets better every time .the garden area is lovely ,we shall be returning ,thankyou for a lovely stay keep it up

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Hertfordshire UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lovely garden with good play area. Nice touch to have adults only seating areas, largely under an African inspired rondavaal thatched roof. Lamb shank very tender. Kids meal good but a touch pricey. Not a cheapo eaterie, but not silly prices either. Will go back when next at Clifton Moor.

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 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 reviews 3 reviews
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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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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