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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 good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (28 reviews)
“ciabatta” (5 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 438 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My first visit here and there was lots on the menu to like. I had the sausage and mash and it was lovely. Pavlova for pudding but I didn’t see any whipped cream in it despite the menu stating this. I would definitely return but...More

Thank shoveit123
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for dinner last night with 3 friends at 6.30pm. The restaurant was fairly quiet to begin with, it started to get busier shortly after. Dinner arrived ~ lovely. As the restaurant got busier, the staff were working really hard, but it was difficult to...More

Thank SaraD72
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Never been before, so after a recommendation we tried it out. What can I say, amazing food and great service from Katie, polite and efficient in a busy environment. We will definitely be going back to try out those chicken tikka shashlicks, they look delicious.

2  Thank Mandamog
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food, great atmosphere... and amazing service form our tip top waitress Ella Will be back again for sure

Thank F6601IFjonathant
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey thank you for your fantastic review Your feedback will be passed on to our dedicated kitchen team and Ella kind regards Amy

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night without booking a table. Food was really good and Ella served us and she was very friendly, welcoming and efficient.

1  Thank V R
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello V R Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. we are thrilled that you are happy with our food and service and i will be sure to pass on your kind words on to Ella kind regards Amy

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I came for a catch up and we had pudding, always a treat. We both had ginger sponge with custard which was really tasty, just the right amount of ginger heat. Very good custard too. No sticky toffee pudding available on this...More

1  Thank big-blue-eyes
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving such great feedback we love of our new puddings and are glad that you do too we hope to see you again in the near future for that sticky toffee pudding! kind regards Amy

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here to celebrate my birthday! The new menu is fantastic I personally recommend the chicken kebabs, so tasty and plenty for your money. The staff were fantastic really looked after us as always . It was a busy night but...More

1  Thank 701carlg
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Carlg Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback we are thrilled that you enjoyed our chicken shashlik kebabs and our ever improving service we hope to see you again in the near future to try more great dishes kind regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful meal and excellent service from Ella. I had a steak which was cooked to perfection, the carvery was also the best we’d had, would defo recommend!

1  Thank chloef925
AshleyG2899, Manager at The Lime Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Chloe for such amazing feedback we are proud of our chefs and our amazing carvery we hope to see you again in the near future Kind regards Amy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First Visit. WOW we will be back. Food very good but portions were so big. Service first class thanks to Ella. Really friendly and knew about all of the dishes. Lamb was superb.

1  Thank davidbM7316TG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night and although I’d previously booked a table during the week for 5pm we weren’t seated until 530pm without any explanation or apology which was a very disappointing start. Once seated we all decided on a carvery which was delicious! On the whole...More

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

Hey Chris Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am terribly sorry to see that you were disappointed with the service you received, Sunday is one of our busier days of the week and this can sometimes cause a slight...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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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