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The Lime Tree Restaurant Restaurant and Wine Bar

8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
+44 161 445 1217
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:00 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked The Lime Tree for a celebratory meal with my family and close friends, and chose the early menu on Saturday 10th November. The food and service was excellent. It was my family's first time at the restaurant , and they each thought it...More

Thank gedparnell
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here spontaneously for lunch. Service fabulous, got taken care of wonderfully by the lovely Leila. Food absolutely delicious.... the kind of food you remember weeks or months later and you can still taste and remember... probably the best focaccia I’ve ever had... so moist...More

Thank jpC8771EX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having had to find out by chance that Manchester House had closed and that a long standing booking was no longer possible, one of our group scrabbled around for a suitable place and that's how we ended up in The Lime Tree in West Didsbury....More

Thank twofishnocat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here with friends and the whole experience was absolutely awful. On arrival we ordered drinks only for the waitress to pour a full pint all over my wife's clothes and handbag. The manager threw some dirty cloths from the kitchen at her and...More

Thank DannyM398
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lime Tree is my 'go to' restaurant for Sunday lunch (and other occasions) and it is always good, but today the food was outstanding. I had mackerel with an oriental sauce to start - it was absolutely delicious and the mackerel was cooked perfectly....More

Thank AnitaT947
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing as usual! Such friendly gents Johnny and ABDUL. Prompt friendly service with top notch food.... Even for fussy eaters! Warm and welcoming atmosphere from walking through the door. Cheers guys.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the delights of this favourite west Didsbury restaurant to celebrate an anniversary. Food was well cooked well presented and value for money

Thank Andrei H
Reviewed 13 September 2018

When we had visitors from Germany stay we thought we would take them to lunch at the Lime Tree - not been here for more than 10 years but will certainly be back sooner rather than later ! The food was absolutely delicious - cooked...More

Thank lyngoswell
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I haven’t visited here in a Few years and i have had to ask myself why I have not been to this amazing restaurant recently , I honestly don’t know where to Start about this Fabulous place , The service and Attention to detail exhibited...More

Thank teewal
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely meal but somewhat spoiled by veg arriving late (although was not charged). Also drinks order seemed to be forgotten.

Thank LinM52
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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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
Multi award winning modern British family run restaurant with an emphasis on local cuisine and market fresh quality produce. A specialist menu is provided by our own farm in The Peak District. The setting is relaxed and informal.
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