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The Go Down

15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
+44 1904 640117
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (151 reviews)
“warm bread” (30 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every time I visit York I eat here at least once. The set menu is great value, and the food excellent, with a fair choice too, unlike many set menus. Service is very good, and the lady owner very visible, ensuring all is well.

Thank Bluesboy52
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my boyfriend and we were both very impressed. Staff were very attentive and friendly and really could not have been any better. The food was tasty and not too expensive if you chose the set menu, as we did. This...More

Thank newfoundgem
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked a table at The Go Down after reading the reviews, and we weren't disappointed. The staff are very friendly and attentive, which adds to the excellent atmosphere in the restaurant. It's only a small place, but better for it. We ordered from the...More

1  Thank ChappyR1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited tonight and wow the meal was perfect and staff so accommodating. I'm a fussy bugger and they accomdated me perfectly.

1  Thank Graham D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit York several times each year, and we have walked past this place many times. During our recent visit to York we went down to eat - and we now realise what we have missed. The food is excellent - brilliantly presented, and very,...More

2  Thank PeterH307
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit on a rare baby-free evening and had no regrets. Having not eaten here for a number of years, we heard great reviews and decided to go back (there were no problems before but like to try new places when we can!)...More

1  Thank Simontheginge
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table after reading the reviews on here and we were not disappointed. The service was fantastic and the staff very attentive. I had the melon starter which was lovely and my husband had the black pudding which was amazing! The sauce was...More

1  Thank AmyBenjam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Black pudding and Yorkshire pudding starters were divine, warm fresh bread and decent house wines got us off to a good start. I should mention the ambience is very nice, and the staff friendly and attentive without being overly so. And then the mains came,...More

1  Thank Paddy719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on the basis of Trip Advisor reviews. We settled on the set menu as it was quite varied and had a lot from the a la carte menu on there. We received some bread and oil and vinegar while waiting for our food which...More

1  Thank lozzarose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the the go down on our date night and boy was it amazing. The food was absolutely delicious, the service was great and good price. The atmosphere was lovely and intimate. Though there was a large party table next to...More

1  Thank Martha D
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Questions & Answers
Melissa B
15 June 2017|
Response from AUSTLON | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there was.
Dawn B
9 January 2017|
Response from PipT1970 | Reviewed this property |
hi, you should contact the restaurant ...I am just a customer!
Sim T
24 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Thomas W |
Sorry didn't mean no, don't go here their steaks are smelly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 640117
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