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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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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You are not likely to stumble upon this cellar restaurant as it's not in the centre of York....but it's definitely worth seeking out. Whilst the restaurant itself is rather ordinary, the food definitely isn't. The set menu of 2 courses for around £16 is great...More

Thank Bluesboy52
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very enjoyable night and the food was lovely. Sea bass, Frito Misto, lamb shanks and fillet steak with peppercorn sauce were all excellent and beautifully cooked. Very good wine wrapped up a great time in the Go Down. Good service and friendly staff too.

Thank CheshireMog
Reviewed 5 days ago

Celebrating a 25 year school reunion we arrived with a group of 10 ladies and had a wonderful evening. The service was very good, the menu was appealing, and the food itself - delivered in good time and not staggered - was absolutely delicious. Our...More

Thank Kats H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for dinner after seeing a play at the Opera house opposite.Booked a table at opening time, 5.30.Quickly seated and given menu,not given much time to browse by the young friendly servers,under pressure by the owner to quickly turn the table around to get 3...More

Thank videoman213
Reviewed 1 week ago

On spending a couple of days in York, We came across this lovely little restaurant, on our way to look for somewhere to eat, for a evening meal, we was very surprised how big it was When we went down the stairs, I have a...More

1  Thank suemallows
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant for the two of us to quietly celebrate a 60th birthday whilst we were in York, and had the most amazing meal. We both chose from the fixed price menu and our starters and main courses were outstandingly good (we didn’t...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a family group of 6 for the early evening menu and every member had a different starter and main course from a large selection and all were pleased with their choice. Pleasant, good service. Decent wine choice. Reasonable prices.

1  Thank bulkington643
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

High quality food and service. We had the fixed menu choice and I wanted to go for the 3 course meal but couldn’t do it after having entree and main. The Duck was so tender and crispy it fell off the bone. My husband has...More

1  Thank m0ime
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable meal and evening. The chef/proprietor spent time, obviously in the kitchen, but also appeared to find time to come out before it became busy later on to speak to customers and make sure everything was being done properly (which it...More

1  Thank stanmanchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to The Go Down to celebrate my birthday with family. I found The Go Down on Trip advisor as it is listed in the top 10 restaurants in York and I liked the look of the menu and was not disappointed. The food...More

1  Thank Sula01
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Questions & Answers
Melissa B
16 June 2017|
Response from AUSTLON | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there was.
Dawn B
10 January 2017|
Response from PipT1970 | Reviewed this property |
hi, you should contact the restaurant ...I am just a customer!
Sim T
24 April 2015|
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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
USD 19 - USD 48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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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