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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%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • 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 February 16, 2018 via mobile

About 15 couples from Church had a delicious meal and great time at the Lime Tree Restaurant in West Didsbury. We arrived just in time to take advantage of the 'early bird's menu of 3 courses foe £18.00. The choice of starters- soup of the...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Can't praise the Lime Tree highly enough for our delicious family Sunday lunch. We chose the two-course menu priced at a very reasonable £18-95 and it was far more tasty than many a Sunday lunch I've had costing a lot more. I chose the cod...More

Thank Joncul
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely 3 course Sunday Lunch. Food delicious as always. Staff lovely and helpful and efficient. Lamb was melt in the mouth and veg fresh and tasty. We will be back.

1  Thank jaenm13
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Delicious, well presented, and interesting food in elegant and comfortable surroundings. Great service, friendly and efficient. Good cocktails and a super atmosphere - lively on a Friday evening. Perfect for a romantic dinner or evening with friends.

Thank 524alison
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We've not been to the Lime Tree for many years so booked for an early evening dinner. The service was great, the early evening menu offered something for everyone and the food was really tasty. We ordered the goats cheese bon bons and the devilled...More

1  Thank robnh61
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Delicious food with excellent, sensible, thoughtful service even during a Christmas rush. The food was memorably good and every one of our largish party had been caught in a terrible jam, so that we were all late, but they kept calm, polite and professional. They...More

Thank Justine G
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

One of our Christmas routines, lunch at Lime Tree. One grandson now part of the routine. G&T at bar as we gathered. Large round table to accommodate us. Great service, attentive but relaxed. Albariño to go with the mussels and salmon. Excellent value Cotes du...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Visited after picking my son up from Manchester Airport coming home for Christmas from Singapore. Parking not good ,just in side street We had booked in advance for 3 so when we arrived were shown to our table, big and spacious, considering they were busy...More

Thank lynne l
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal in a superb atmosphere.i will not leave it 30 years to revisit. Our food was beautifully presented and the taste was just right. Best food I've had in last year.

Thank Andrei H
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

I always come here for special, and non special events. The set menu is excellent value and the main menu changes frequently, which I like. The food is always delicious and the service excellent. Like the new bar area.

Thank angela_caulfield
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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
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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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