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The Lime House

#30 of 675 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 632734
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Thu 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the set-price evening menu, three courses for £19.95. The food was delicious and interesting, good sized portions, very fast, friendly service, good value. Highly recommended.

Thank Tim1200
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was not bad but service, though pleasant, was virtually non-existent. Had to chase down waiter for wine, dessert, after dinner drinks. It's like getting what you ordered is a game.

Thank clubbinglawyer
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived just before 12.00 and waited in a nearby shop until the restaurant opened and were glad that we did because it soon filled up and hopeful diners were having to be turned away. We 'found' this restaurant a few years ago but don't go to York frequently and so wondered whether the high quality of the restaurant had... More 

Thank oldbutnotwise
Beverley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After looking at previous reviews we decided to try this restaurant during an impromptu visit to York. When we rang to book for a Thursday evening they could only offer us a 6.30 or 6.45 booking. I assumed this was because we only telephoned the day before and that they were very busy. We would have preferred 7.30 to 8... More 

Thank Happyeater231
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

-lovely food for great price -friendly staff Can not fault it anyway, love his little place and will be back again soon :)

Thank Emma H
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken here by a friend who lives in York. I would never have found it otherwise and that would have been tragic! We had the set two course dinner on Friday night - which soon expanded into the three course ! 2 had the duck for main. It was absolutely delicious. The other had trout and it was... More 

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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lime House was recommended by my B&B host. Usually the locals know the best about really good restaurants and we made the right decision to follow his advice. My friend and I both liked our starter - salad with poached pear and salad with smoked duck - a lot. They were refreshing and tasty. What impressed us most was... More 

Thank mrstsh
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like to pop in here for lunch when we can. Friendly staff, good quality food and right in the middle of Town.

Ripon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of choice at reasonable prices. We went as a party of 12, we all had different starters/main dishes. They all arrived together, hot and superb. The flavours were outstanding on the herb crusted cod. The lamb was pink & succulent. Everything tickled your taste buds and you wanted more.

Thank Helen W
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice smallish restaurant serving a great food. There is an excellent a-la-carte menu, supplemented by very reasonably priced set menus at lunchtimes and evenings. The latter are excellent value for really lovely food - definitely no compromise on quality. Staff friendly too.

Thank Bluesboy52

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $39
European, British, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 632734
The Lime House is a lovely place to eat, meet and be merry. Excellent food & wine & a relaxed and friendly atmosphere are complemented by welcoming staff, soft candlelight & intimate jazz music. The regularly changing menu has a Modern British flavour and all dishes are prepared freshly to order, using local produce. Good Vegetarian choices are available & specialist diets such as Gluten Free or Vegan can be catered for with advance notification. A delightful culinary experience.

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