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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
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1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lovely family meal here, great Sunday lunch, the food was excellent, service was friendly and good, will definitely visit again

Thank Frannimac
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for an Early Bird meal. As ever the food was excellent but the service was frankly chaotic and reminiscent of Faulty Towers... We were brought the menus twice, not brought drinks, different waiters came to take our order, again. The couple at the next...More

Thank Mozburger
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has wide range of menus to choose from. I had a lunch here and I took main courses along with some side dishes. All are up to the mark.

Thank tapasab235
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rang and booked a table straight after my sons graduation. We were unsure of timings on the day as he was also picking up new flat keys. Despite our late booking we had a fabulous meal outside at a round table. Thanks we will...More

Thank SueJFox
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner there last week. The early dinner menu was excellent. We each had a different starter [ 4 of us] and they were all most tasty.Main courses we beautifully cooked and the Eton Mess was to die for ! We go at least...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant dinner at the Lime Tree last week. I am a Mancunian who moved south, five years after the restaurant opened in 1986. Sadly, although it was on my list of places to visit before I moved, I didn't achieve it. I...More

Thank Finch48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't been here for perhaps 18 years. It is still superb. Great food, good wine list, lovely ambiance. The bill for 4 came to about £180 and we couldn't have eaten any more! A couple of things weren't quite right - the waiter handed us...More

Thank jimphillip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal here. There were some interesting choices, all a little bit different. Service was excellent. We felt very welcome and a bit spoilt

Thank maggiegregory
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Early evening meal. A comfortable restaurant with pleasant surroundings. Service attentive but not over the top. The food was served in good time and was hot. We had the steak which was cooked exactly as requested and delicious. The prices are very reasonable and the...More

Thank Officerincharge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose The Lime Tree to have lunch prior to our son's graduation and couldn't have chosen better. Service was good and helpful. The menu was very varied and had a two and three course lunch option with about three choices for each course. All...More

Thank Nigel B
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22 May 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
US$ 32 - US$ 63
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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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