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The Lime House

#35 of 674 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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55 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS, England
+44 1904 632734
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 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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York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 8 for a birthday celebration. Everything ran like clockwork.. I cannot fault anything the service, attention to detail and the food was delicious. All tastes are catered for and the staff were very professional and welcoming. Thankyou

Thank Susan C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Lime House for a wonderful evening meal. The food was amazing, waiter very helpful and the restaurant's atmosphere was fantastic. Would love to return soon!

Thank newmember21
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lime House had been recommended to me by a number of friends and I was really looking forward to our visit. We both ordered fish for starters and mains and the quality of the food was absolutely superb! Great size portions and cooked to perfection, accompanied by the most mouth-watering sauces. The prices are not cheap but worth every... More 

Thank YorkFiona
York, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I last visited the Lime House ten or more years ago. I don't remember much about that first visit other than that it was neither brilliant nor awful. What is certain is that nothing about it summoned up enough enthusiasm for me to make a return visit. That is until last week when I was tempted back by a string... More 

Thank eddymaya
Amersham, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in York with my daughters for a 'special' birthday and several local friends had told me this was *the* place to go for lunch. We weren't disappointed. It was easy to find in the centre of the city and we were shown to our reserved table in the window. I found it really hard to choose as almost... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this restaurant as it came up on a search for a restaurant in York on our taste card. We checked the reviews which were excellent and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed the service was superb and very friendly the meal was one of the best I have had in a restaurant. To use... More 

Thank David P
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't booked a reservation but Luckily they weren't too busy, the staff were friendly and the food was really good! I had the spinach and mushroom ravioli followed by Eton Mess and my mum had the carved rump of Yorkshire lamb followed by the chocolate and caramel sundae, we both really enjoyed our meal, definitely would recommend it!

Thank Miss_Louise_G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Lime house with 12 friends on a Saturday evening, the varied food was beautifully prepared and presented and was excellent value. The staff were all excellent, even going so far as to produce separate bills for each of us. A fantastic evening, highly recommended

Thank fitch1
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall very pleased but a couple of improvements could be made. Vegetables are not a strong point. My so called bubble and squeak was simply some sloppy mashes sweet potato with one piece of soggy broccoli on the side. My main disappointment was the lack of custard for the desserts. I did ask for it but was told they don't... More 

Thank RSYorks
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After checking on Trip Advisor with a view to a visit to York, we decided on the Lime House, owing to its favourable reiviews. They were spot on: nice welcoming enviroment; service was very friendly, without being overly so; and the food, of which there is a good selection on the menu, was excellent - perfectly cooked and attractively presented.... More 

Thank David S

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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 Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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?