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The Go Down

15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
+44 1904 640117
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (171 reviews)
“warm bread” (33 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is a gem if you want tasty well cooked food served by attentive staff. We booked a table for Saturday evening and was glad as they were full and turning people away. The food arrived in good time and was an absolute triumph,we...More

1  Thank nunmill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to this dinner. As it was an anniversary dinner with my partner I tried to choose wisely and I’m sorry to say I didn’t! At first entrance the restaurant was quiet which was fine only the lights were very bright...More

Thank Amber-Penelope F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We make an annual pilgrimage to the Go Down & always enjoy the food. Service is always good but unobtrusive. You just have to resist the bread if you want to get through the main course!

1  Thank Carole J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a wet Saturday evening in York. Would advise booking as it was fairly busy. Tables are a little close together as although its a bit bigger than it looks it's by no means huge. In terms of looks, it's nothing special bit could...More

1  Thank bluehobbit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night for our first wedding anniversary. The food and service was excellent. The service was over and beyond they changed my starter slightly to accommodate my needs and it was still beautifully presented . The food was pipeing hot and...More

1  Thank ludavy9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Friday night. The restaurant is situated just opposite the York Dungeons so quite Central and plenty of places to go for a drink or 2 prior. Service in the restaurant is really top drawer. Met immediately, taken to...More

1  Thank david H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t judge a book by its cover if I hadn’t read the reviews I probably would have walked past this restaurant thankfully we didn’t. Really couldn’t say anything bad about this restaurant staff and service was great and best of all the food ticked all...More

1  Thank Tammi N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit the Go Down twice every year during our visit to York for the Ebor meeting. The quality this year was as good as ever. The fixed price menu is excellent value.

1  Thank clyde001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently visited this restaurant as part of a large group. The restaurant was very accomodating when we booked and managed to fit all 18 or so of us in what is a rather small restaurant. However, I'm lactose intolerant and the problems started when...More

Thank SaffagirlUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed starter and main course. The service was impeccable, very friendly and welcoming staff.

1  Thank Julie C
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Melissa B
June 15, 2017|
Response from AUSTLON | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there was.
Dawn B
January 9, 2017|
Response from PipT1970 | Reviewed this property |
hi, you should contact the restaurant ...I am just a customer!
Sim T
April 24, 2015|
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Response from Thomas W |
Sorry didn't mean no, don't go here their steaks are smelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $48
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 640117
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