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Almondvale Parkway, Livingston, Scotland
01506410661
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Lime Kiln is a child- friendly licensed restaurant, right across from...
The Lime Kiln is a child- friendly licensed restaurant, right across from Livingstons designer shopping outlet. We have a large capacity dining area, a bar area, outside dining area,a childs outdoor playarea, and Tots TV room to keep the kids happy. Our menu has a wide and varied selection of meals to suit all tastes, as well as a number of deals to suit all budgets! These include: 2 main meals for £9.95 all day every day, Fish night on a Wednesday, Grill night on a Thursday, Fajita Friday and our popular Sunday Roast deals.We can cater for large parties- if you have an occasion coming up then please contact us about our special occasion tables or if you would like to organise a set menu or a buffet.We look forward to seeing you soon!
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
time i'll never get back!

4 of us went for a meal on a saturday evening after the 2 men had been for a drink at lunchtime. they had run out of 3 types of lager then so the evening was even worse. the food took ages to arrive and wasn't overly hot. one waitress for about a dozen tables. won't go again, there are... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
fiorentina56
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Livingston, Scotland
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

I ate here in July 2014 on a Saturday with my partner. We had not booked a table but the staff were very accommodating and polite. The service was a little slow and we did wait a little while for our drinks to be made but not a big issue. The food was lovely, had a nice night out with... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Too many problems to explain so I'm going to bullet point them. Arrived around 5:15 on a Sunday with hubby and 1 year old Was shown to table but no drinks offered. Wasn't busy, quite quiet for a Sunday I thought. Went to bar myself and ordered food whilst there, as had sat for ages waiting. After an hour, still... More 

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Livingston, Scotland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

4 of us went for a meal on a saturday evening after the 2 men had been for a drink at lunchtime. they had run out of 3 types of lager then so the evening was even worse. the food took ages to arrive and wasn't overly hot. one waitress for about a dozen tables. won't go again, there are... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Arrived not very busy . Waited a long time for our food. Soup was too thick could have stood my spoon in it. Steak Pie was tasty but not enough gravy .very dry . I would not visit in a hurry

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LimeKiln2014, Manager at The Lime Kiln, responded to this review

Hi Celticgirl67 Thank you for your feedback on your meals at the Lime Kiln, I have passed these on to my Head Chef. Kind Regards Elaine Cowan General Manager More 

glasgow
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Arrived here for a late lunch with the misses and wee one. Restaurant was very quiet with no more than 5 tables taken. Ordered drinks and food. Drinks arrived aftet my daughters lunch was served. We then waited a hell of a long time for our food and when it did arrive the sides were missing. Food was okay but... More 

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LimeKiln2014, Manager at The Lime Kiln, responded to this review

Hi Paul o Thank you for your feedback on your visit to the Lime Kiln. I will use your comments with my Team to improve our service times in the future. Kind Regards Elaine Cowan General Manager More 

Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Four of us had a meal here last Friday. The food arrived, my chips were cold so I sent them back, we asked for vinegar and eventually some was brought only to find it was empty. We asked for vinegar again and eventually another bottle arrived with my chips, but it was empty! My friend had rhubarb crumble and custard,... More 

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LimeKiln2014, Manager at The Lime Kiln, responded to this review

Hi Carol 132303 Thank you for your review on the Lime Kiln. I'm sorry we didn't meet our own usual standards, I will use your comments with my Team to ensure we get it right next time. Kind Regards Elaine Cowan General Manager More 

East Calder, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

3 of us recently went here for a meal and were served quickly. we have been before and always the service is quick and the standard of the food is very high. the menu changes and caters for all the members of our family would always recommend here for a meal

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LimeKiln2014, Manager at The Lime Kiln, responded to this review

Hi Keefy7 Thank you for your valued review of the Lime Kiln. We look forward to seeing you again soon for our new menu on 21st April! Kind Regards Elaine Cowan General Manager More 

Whitburn, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Visited the Limekiln last week and won't be back,took an age to take our order and the same when the starter arrived after we had complained about when our starter was coming it duely arrived.Don't get me wrong it was nice.We waited for another 25 minutes until we lost patience and told them to cancel main meal.The place wasn't busy... More 

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LimeKiln2014, Manager at The Lime Kiln, responded to this review

Hi Gordon B I'm sorry you waited so long for your meals. Could you please contact me at 6593@greeneking.co.uk with further details to allow me to investigate. Kind Regards Elaine Cowan General Manager More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ignored a lot on sat we all had to keep going to bar for the drinks and wasn't asked if we needed anything or if everything was ok food was lovely staff need to tidy up there uniforms

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LimeKiln2014, Manager at The Lime Kiln, responded to this review

Hi Family07111 Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit to us. I can only apologise for the poor service you received and your constructive feedback on this is appreciated. If possible, could you contact me at 6593@greeneking.co.uk with further details to allow me to investigate. Kind Regards Elaine Cowan General Manager More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Just home from an appalling lunch at this restaurant. On three separate occasions over the last 12-18 months I have visited here with family/friends, varying from just myself and my mum to a group of 16 of us who visited today, and each time the service has been incredibly poor. As the exterior of this restaurant brags about good value... More 

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LimeKiln2014, Manager at The Lime Kiln, responded to this review

Hi Emma I Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit to us. I can only apologise for the poor service you received and your constructive feedback on this is appreciated. I will ensure your comments are actioned. Kind Regards Elaine Cowan General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Almondvale Parkway, Livingston, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  West Lothian  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 01506410661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

The Lime Kiln is a child- friendly licensed restaurant, right across from Livingstons designer shopping outlet. We have a large capacity dining area, a bar area, outside dining area,a childs outdoor playarea, and Tots TV room to keep the kids happy. Our menu has a wide and varied selection of meals to suit all tastes, as well as a number of deals to suit all budgets! These include: 2 main meals for £9.95 all day every day, Fish night on a Wednesday, Grill night on a Thursday, Fajita Friday and our popular Sunday Roast deals.We can cater for large parties- if you have an occasion coming up then please contact us about our special occasion tables or if you would like to organise a set menu or a buffet.We look forward to seeing you soon!

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