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The Go Down

#24 of 670 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
01904 640117
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It really does baffle me how this restaurant is not in Tripadvisors top ten in York. We visit this place 3-4 times a year and every time it is excellent all round, in terms of service and the quality of food. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending.

Thank Charliesaunty
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we found this place on trip adviser. Me and my partner both thought our meals was delicious. Fixed price menu is very reasonable. Service was fantastic. Very clean and cosy. Haven't got any complaints and 100% reccomend. If I come to York again this will be a place I remember to visit.

Thank Nicole P
York, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did a search on-line for a new restaurant in York to try, as I live fairly local and have eaten at many. I had seen this restaurant in passing but saw the good reviews and thought why not, it looks good and the set price menu looked appetising. There were 6 of us and we managed to get in on... More 

Thank Simon M
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on two nights on a three day trip to York the food was excellent as was the service,the meal was very well presented and the price is very reasonable for the quality of the food.The restaurant is not large so would advise booking to make sure you are not disappointed but they can still accommodate a party or... More 

Thank clarkieHarlow
Flint, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg!!! The food here is amazing. Full of flavour!! Great service and puddings are to die for! Definately be coming back here!

Thank Clare L
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully presented and really good tasting food. We each had four courses- starter, main, dessert and coffee. The staff were really friendly and helpful. Food was out really quickly which was so surprising considering its high standard and the fact that the restaurant was also full at this time! Would definitely recommend a visit- well worth it for the food... More 

Thank Katie M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the table through Trip Advisor and turned up on time. We were seated quickly in the bustling restaurant. We were served quickly by a very friendly member of staff and the food came out in perfect timing. The food was good, cooked well with good portion size. I would say the food is nothing amazing, it's not high end... More 

Thank AntPiercey
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service and absolutely beautiful meal. A hot loaf arrived to start, then the fish balls, we had pork and a fillet steak as a main and was amazing!!

Thank Lisadiffer
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the set menu on bank holiday Monday. Staff were nice but we had a few miscommunications - well done egg on gammon steak .... Frazzled gammon steak. However the rest of the food was lovely and great portion sizes. (Apart from the sausage and mash - which was a small portion compared to the other meals - but... More 

Thank Paualijesion2014
Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I discovered The Go Down in May when they catered for 30 or so of us for a staff conference one evening, very successfully. Been with my family a number of times since, most recently last month during the Ebor Festival. On each occasion I have eaten off the early bird menu, which offers an excellent choice of great food,... More 

Thank David K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $48
British, Gluten Free Options, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, 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: 01904 640117

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?