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The Lime Tree Restaurant

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8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
+44 161 445 1217
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Rhuddlan, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I rang up the night before for the early bird special (5.30pm to 6.30pm) reservation for two, I am so glad I booked this I have never known a restaurant to packed out during the week. Very quick service, we had our drinks and two course meal ordered within 5 minutes as the staff were extremely attentive and we did... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous food, very attentive service, friendly staff, professional and knowledgeable. All of the party commented on how great everything was. I can not rate this place highly enough! The only thing that I would say is from an allergen point of view is when I was looking at the menus on the website, they were different but it would... More 

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Thank happyjonesie
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here recently for food, just popping past. It was excellent from start to finish. The bread, olives and oil were delicious. I had the lamb for my main, and coupled with a glass of the malbec it was top notch. Definitely recommend this place for anyone looking for fresh, top quality food!

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1 Thank Christaki F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday for an early evening meal. The meal was quite good value but two of the starters were particularly poor - the goats cheese starter and tomato and mozarello. In particular the goats cheese was extremely small in size. Hardly any food on the plate at all.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My father in law recently celebrated his 104th birthday, so we went last Sunday to his favourite restaurant, the 'Limes' as he likes to call it, and I indicated all this at the time of booking. Our food was good, up to the usual standard, but at no stage did the staff make any reference to the 'occasion'. We were... More 

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Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for a dinner on a Saturday , the atmosphere is relax and pleasant , the menu is interesting because they have middle east influences combined with British dishes and the result is a very varied and delicious flavours in a dish. During the week they have a set menu for lunch for £10 and it's a great deal... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The Early Bird Menu is sadly, in many restaurants, not a reflection of the à la carte selection. Not so with The Lime Tree... the service is impeccable, the atmosphere subdued, and the food never fails to please. I have visited this restaurant regularly for decades and am always a little taken aback at how consistantly good it is, Inspite... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We've been to the Lime Tree on several occasions and never been disappointed. This time was for my daughter's 21st in September. There were 10 of us and we received attentive and prompt service. Nothing was too much trouble and they accommodated my request for the birthday cake I'd provided to be brought to the table exactly when I'd requested... More 

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1 Thank Susan S
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We go with eight friends to the Lime Tree every year for Sunday Lunch and our latest visit was last Sunday. Everything was up to the usual high standard with a very acceptable range of choices on the set menu. I suppose the decor is getting a bit dated and will need some work soon - but you could say... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Great food, you will pay for it, but unlike a lot of mid range places in the area, this used probably worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $63
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
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

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