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The Lime Tree

2 Cambridge Road | Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6LF, England
+44 116 286 3195
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“ciabatta” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Cambridge Road | Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6LF, England
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1 - 10 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our third visit here and with the last two time food and service were excellent. On this occasion the back area was booked out for a big party so we are in the bar area, no delay in the food or its quality....More

Thank Stewart M
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Stuart Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review we think that our katsu chicken and inside out kiev are great too! we look foward to seeing you again soon. kind regards Amy

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend, food was amazing ... staff was amazing ! The pub / restaurant in itself is gorgeous :) only 4 stars though as the bar maid messed up my order a few times.More

Thank iguessthisnameisokay
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for leaving us your great feedback. we pride ourselves on amazing food and service so we are glad we exceeded your expectations I am very sorry that your order was wrong a couple of times, I hope that next time there will be...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have previously eaten here and always had a pleasant experience and enjoyed the food but not this time! I ordered butternut quash, beetroot & cheese burrito, it was completely tasteless and with no cheese in site, it was filled with white boiled rice. As...More

Thank Helen T
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Helen Thank you for leaving your honest review. It is disappointing to see that you didn't enjoy your last meal here with us. We take all of our feedback on board so that we can improve. We will be sure to pass this onto...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were served by Ella,she was incredibly helpful and very attentive. She ensured my 3yr old and 7mth old were catered for,she offered helpful advice in food choices and regularly checked with us that everything was ok.

1  Thank Emma M
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Emma Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review. I will be sure to show Ella this review as she will be thrilled she could make your time here with us a great one! kind regards Amy

Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember this place from years ago when it was the "Kaffir". Jan and Bill (I think) were the owners. It's come on a lot since those days and is obviously far more restaurant than pub now. The decor is really nice inside - the...More

Thank carled
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. It is brilliant to see that you enjoyed both the food and the service here at the lime tree. I can only apologize for premature Christmas music, It seems someone got a little excited...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A veery comprehensive menu. I have eaten the Calamari and Prawn Cocktail starters and the Seafood Platter and Gammon etc mains. Perfectly cooked with good ingredients. Portions are generous.The staff are very friendly, helpful and efficient.

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Thank Paul E
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Paul we are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed our fantastic food and service. your great comments will be passed on to our passionate front of house and kitchen team who aim for perfection. we hope to see you again soon kind regards Amy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner on a Saturday night. Didn't know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. Very busy but staff were efficient and attentive and food was very goodMore

Thank salli-ann c
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sally-Ann Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback, we pride ourselves on excellent food and service and are thrilled that we exceeded your expectations. we hope to see you again in the near future and hopefully make your next visit...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all had a great time at the lime tree for Sunday lunch .The service was spot on all the staff were friendly and attentive the food was great there were 12 of us some had the carvery some had food off a very selective...More

Thank annjim567
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey , Thank you for leaving us such a fantastic review All of the team here work hard to ensure brilliant food and service and are thrilled that we could help make your 50th anniversary extra special. we hope to see you again soon kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were severed by the lovely Charlotte at The Lime Tree last week enjoyed great food, excellent wine list and at a reasonable price as well.

Thank Neil G
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Neil, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review. I will be sure to show this to Charlotte who will be thrilled. we hope to see you again very soon for more great food and wine. kind regards Amy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can only speak on behalf of their Sunday dinner because that’s all I’ve tried. but the Sunday dinner was the best I’ve ever tasted! There was so much variation and such good quality ! Would definitely recommend!More

2  Thank Ella S
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ella for taking the time to leave such great feedback! We are proud of our sunday carvery and are thrilled that you think it is as amazing as we do. We hope to see you again soon. Maybe midweek for some of our...More

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Holly M
20 August 2018|
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Response from ch4rlieth0mpson | Reviewed this property |
If you give the restaurant a call they will certainly make a vegan dish which is suitable for you on request!
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Jevgenija D
19 January 2018|
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Response from AshleyG2899 | Property representative |
Hey, We have wheelchair accessibility as well as a disabled toilets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cambridge Road | Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 286 3195
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