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The Lime Tree Restaurant

8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
+44 161 445 1217
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here several times in the past but not recently and thought it would be good to visit a place with good memories. Unfortunately we were disappointed. Three of us had burgers which were okay but the Caesar Salad was very poor. Service...More

Thank Mikes293734
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For many years now I have been frequenting The Lime Tree when I am in Manchester and I have never experienced a bad meal. Service has always been great and friendly - especially the owner. I have always experienced tasty and nice portioned meals, full...More

Thank BarrieDC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, the service was acceptable - it just wasn’t at the level where we have experienced it before. The food was amazing as ever, and this is what I went for. Won’t stop us going back

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited following recommendations from friends. First impressions weren’t great as we were told they would set a table despite booking and not asked to take a seat etc. We were seated and then waited about 10 minutes before a drinks order was taken. The...More

Thank IDG83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take the Early dart from work and take advantage of early evening menu. Asparagus, cod and best ever chocolate brownie. Excellent Provençal rose. Friendly, efficient yet relaxed service. Lime Tree continues to delight

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not been for a long time but really enjoyed early evening offer summer menu. Portion sizes good so I even had room for a pudding. Can’t remember the last time I had a 3 course meal.

Thank Solitair
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious early bird supper asparagus starter and fish main; excellent service and atmosphere and only £15:00 per head An old favourite and never lets us down

Thank lizzie719
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner on Saturday and whilst it was noisy at the adjacent table, it didn't detract from what was an excellent meal. Partner had the chicken liver and mushroom parfait which was lovely and smooth, served with thick doorstep toast. I had the pigeon...More

Thank robnh61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly... I've eaten here before & it was amazing :) Secondly.. I just wanted to say a huge thank you to the lovely staff member who gave my Aunt & her friend a lift home today, my Aunt uses a white stick & they couldn't...More

Thank Caroline V
Reviewed June 9, 2018

I've been here several times and love it. The restaurant is very nicely decorated and very clean - including the toilets. The menu changes with the season so there's always a new delicious dish to try. Staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Gabriella R
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May 22, 2016|
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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
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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
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
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