We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Lime Tree Restaurant

8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
+44 161 445 1217
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scallops” (28 reviews)
“lamb” (30 reviews)
“creme brulee” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (577)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 571 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

When we had visitors from Germany stay we thought we would take them to lunch at the Lime Tree - not been here for more than 10 years but will certainly be back sooner rather than later ! The food was absolutely delicious - cooked...More

Thank lyngoswell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven’t visited here in a Few years and i have had to ask myself why I have not been to this amazing restaurant recently , I honestly don’t know where to Start about this Fabulous place , The service and Attention to detail exhibited...More

Thank teewal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal but somewhat spoiled by veg arriving late (although was not charged). Also drinks order seemed to be forgotten.

Thank LinM52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not ate here in a while but forgot how good it was. Wanted a good Sunday Lunch but often disappointed in Didsbury. Value for money, quality and service were all above expectations. I had the pork belly starter and it was superb. We’ll definitely be...More

Thank MiaLuka1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our go to every time. Consistently excellent food, great staff. Good for parking. What more can I say!

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been a regular diner here for some years now and the food has always been superb and the service too up until a few months ago. This was our 2nd visit in as many months and both visits were not without fault. Food as always...More

1  Thank donaldthomas127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been before and this place was suggested by my daughter in law because they had an offer on. Well I was pleasantly surprised the restaurant was lovely , really nice setting and the staff were very friendly and attentive. We decided to...More

Thank jackiehowarth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday night with friends - just the right atmosphere and attention from the wait staff. We all had different starters and Mains and tested each others. The Squid & Chorizo starter was delish.... As was the Duck. Will de be back

Thank Beaufourt
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently visited The Lime Tree again after a few months break. As ever , the food could be not be faulted apart from the abscence of the walnuts on the fig,goats cheese and walnut starter. Service however left a lot to be desired. Far more...More

1  Thank lizzyStockport
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband are massive foodie fans and even have our own blog to give back to other foodies in our journey to eat al over the world. We have visited the lime tree in Didsbury on a few separate occasions. Having visited the...More

1  Thank Nicola B
Nearby HotelsSee all 123 hotels in Manchester
Premier Inn Manchester West Didsbury Hotel
771 reviews
.74 miles away
Britannia Country House Hotel & Spa
2,965 reviews
.87 miles away
Hallmark Inn Manchester South
982 reviews
1.18 miles away
Eleven Didsbury Park
521 reviews
1.19 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Gurkha Grill
297 reviews
.10 miles away
Namaste Nepal
273 reviews
.06 miles away
Greens Restaurant - Didsbury
937 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Marie Louise Gardens
5 reviews
.72 miles away
Hough End Leisure Centre
5 reviews
.86 miles away
Wine & Wallop
74 reviews
.24 miles away
Escape The Van
11 reviews
.82 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jane B
December 11, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Pauline O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know. Pauline x
Maggie J
May 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Skye1012 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it's between 5.30 and 6.30pm. I know we originally booked for 6pm and then changed our time to 6,30pm because we were worried about getting caught in football traffic.And I seem to remember turning up just in... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$32 - $63
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 445 1217
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing