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The Go Down

15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
+44 1904 640117
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (146 reviews)
“warm bread” (29 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been there yesterday. Food is absolutely delicious. Outstanding service, really nice staff. Got a bottle of water and warm bread with olive oil when we came. Good prices, we will definitely visit again.

Thank Ala K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had an amazing meal at this restaurant. It is a beautiful atmosphere and the portions were generous. For gluten free folk, it has everything listed and more than half the items are gluten free- especially items that would normally not be gluten free like...More

Thank SpencerBacon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Go Down last month whilst visiting York. I found it online and booked a last min table for my in laws and husband. We were all very impressed by the friendly staff and the food! My husband especially liked the Yorkshire pudding and...More

Thank Jen_b00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on a Wednesday evening before attending the York Opera House - great location to do so. The fixed price menu offers great choice with excellent value for money. 3 courses is only £19.50. Alternatively, there's the al a carte menu if you prefer....More

1  Thank jess_b_york
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a very pleasant evening here with a group of friends on a Friday night. Food was good and service was great. The staff were very friendly and helpful, especially as we were a late booking and I'm sure they were keen to get home....More

Thank Paoladaniel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was very well maintained although slightly smelled of paint on the day we visited; However, it was not much of an issue and was hardly noticeable soon after arrival. Two young men were serving and they were both very well mannered and looked...More

Thank Isaac L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here last night to celebrate my birthday. My husband chose this restaurant based on very good reviews. We did wonder when we arrived what all the fuss was about and the greeting wasn't the best. We both had steak which was nice. When...More

Thank Charl F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night as couple. Restaurant too light for me but just a minor point. I had the black pudding starter and my wife the fish. Both excellent and very tasty. We both had steak for mains. Both cooked to perfection also very tasty. Finished...More

Thank msbYorkEngland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had drinks, dinner and dessert. The ham and mushroom pie was especially tasty. A luscious filling under a tender pastry. All the food was delicious and the service impeccable.

1  Thank mrccupps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited - for the first time - over the May Bank Holiday weekend. The restaurant was pleasantly busy for a Sunday evening and we were shown to a corner table for two. (Incidentally, I did notice that a corridor off the...More

2  Thank Andrewcleaton
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Dawn B
Can you take a large booking of approx 30 people on Saturday 9th December 2017 asking early due to xmas period - thank you
10 January 2017|
Response from PipT1970 | Reviewed this property |
hi, you should contact the restaurant ...I am just a customer!
Sim T
My 3 years old niece is visiting us with her parents and I was hoping to have a meal here but just wondering if the restaurant is accessible for a child?
24 April 2015|
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Response from Thomas W |
Sorry didn't mean no, don't go here their steaks are smelly
Sim T
Are kids allowed?
24 April 2015|
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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