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The Lysander

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Manor Road | Clifton Moor, York, England
01904640845
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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Sunday lunch here with my son and it was beautiful reasonably priced well presented plenty of it there's a couple of things I would recommend changing Like adding more cheese to the cauliflower cheese and tweaking the gravy a little bit just give me a bit more flavour apart from that perfect.

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Thank HelenShan
newcastle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We stopped here on the caravan site a couple of weeks ago and it is lovely.T he facilities are clean although small. Park and ride 15 mins one way shopping park 10 mins the other with a bus to York although it takes bit lot try the food but it looked good and plenty people were dining. I was very... More 

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Thank geordie01
Anglesey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We were staying on the caravan site attached to the pub (it's very quiet and children are not allowed!) and we couldn't be bothered to cook after a long day in York so we went to the Lysander. Surprise number one - the restaurant part of the pub was booked out we didn't think we needed to as it was... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed on the small caravan site attached to the Lysander arms and we were pleasantly surprised by the gorgeous food. Alex who served us gave super service and gave us some suggestions of where we should visit whilst in York, this young man Is an asset to your business. It has a fabulous menu with beautiful produce, cooked perfectly and... More 

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Thank Kitchener50
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Nearly didn't go in as we had to negotiate the fug of the smokers right next to the front door in order to reach the bar. Inside there was a large and noisy tv showing football, which is ok if you like it, but not everybody does, including me. However we moved into the small separate dining area and ordered... More 

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Thank Rose_of_York
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Once again we had a great night with friends and family in The Lysander Arms the food was delicious the atmosphere great and the bar staff were attentative went that extra mile to make our night "a night to remember" - A BIG Thank you to Christine & Paul

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Thank Karen G
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Luckily used a few sources to find this place as trip advisor map puts it in Easingwold which it isn't. I've added a photo of the location to help. Went for the Sunday carvery with friends and their little boy. Enjoyed by all.

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Thank Yorkiekiwi
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Excellent food for very reasonable prices. The outside area looks and feels great since the refurbishment. Quiz on a Thursday evening. Live sport on the screens in the main bar and live music every week. I'd say the twice cooked chips that go with most meals are the best in York

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Thank JVB78
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We visited on a Sunday as a family. The Carvery is the only option available and it makes for an excellent Sunday lunch. There is ham, turkey, pork and beef and a great selection of vegetables and Yorkshire pudding. We have been many times and for £9.95 if offers great value and much better than cooking! It is always busy... More 

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Thank JollyJane2016
York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Lysander Arms a number of times over the years and to be honest we keep on forgetting how good their Sunday Lunch is. Recommend that you book your table if you are a party of four or more. Popular all year around and during the Summer they have a lovely beer garden with tables to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manor Road | Clifton Moor, York, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: 01904640845

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