About Us

The Lime Tree Restaurant is located on Catherine Street within the town of Limavady. It has been established since 1996 and is owned & managed by Stanley & Maria Matthews with Stanley in the kitchen & Maria overseeing the restaurant.

We use fresh seasonal produce much which is sourced locally and combine traditional Irish dishes along with Stanley’s own individual style & recipes on our menus. We are modern in our menu approach offering a good, balanced selection of fresh fish, meat & vegetarian dishes and can cater for customers on an individual basis if they have special dietary requirements.

The dining room is intimate with a relaxed & informal atmosphere and friendly, personal & attentive service.We cater for private parties & small groups on an individual basis. Maximun Capacity 36.

Booking Conditions for tables of 10 or more: When a booking is made we require an Non – Refundable/ Non-Transferrable  Deposit of £5.00 per person which is paid one week after the initial reservation if booked in advance or at time of reservation if within the week of date of booking. ONLY the deposit of those attending will be deducted from the bill.

Over the years the Lime Tree has won numerous awards and has consistanly achieved recognition in most of the major food & travel guides along with reviews in local & national press establishing itself as one of the best restaurants in Derry.

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Our time on TV!  –  Northern Exposure

Some of our Accolades


Licensed & Catering News Awards June 2013 – Restaurant of the Year for Northern Ireland  Finalist

Irish Restaurant Awards April 2013  – Best Customer Service for the County

Highly Commended NITB Taste of Northern Ireland 2012 – Won this award Twice : 1997 & 2010

Listed in current editions of the AA Guide , Michelin Great Britain & Ireland Guide , Lonely Planet Guide , John & Sally McKennas’ Irish Food Guide & Georgina Campbell Ireland Guide. North West Restaurant Guide . We are just waiting on the release of some other publications.


Taxi Numbers

Valley Taxis: 028 777 22888/69303
Bells Taxis: 028 777 63929/224444
Limavady Taxis: 029 777 68822

Nearby Accommodation

Keady View Farm – www.keadyviewfarm.com
Carrick Lodge www.carrick-lodge.co.uk
Derry Farm Cottages – www.derryfarmcottages.com
Dromore House – www.dromorehouseni.com

Drummond Hotel – www.drummondhotel.com

Drumcovitt Barn – www.drumcovitt.com 

The Views – www.theviewsselfcatering.com

Roe Park  Resort – www.roeparkresort.com


Information about the Area


Our Suppliers

McAtamneys Butcher – 028 777 67766
Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil – 07912076607
Braemar Farm Ice-cream – 028 70 848331
Dart Mountain Cheese – Tamnagh Foods www.DARTMOUNTAINCHEESE.com
Donegal Prime Fish – 028 71 350059
Superfruit – Fruit & Vegetables: 028 777 69192
Season Harvest  028 71338478
B.D.Foods – 028 877 26586
McAlinden Wines – 028 9050 8000
Mark Jefferson Wines – 077 65252322
 Lacada Brewery – www.LACADABREWERY.com
 Corndale Farm – 07843094876

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Opening Times

Lunch Thursday & Friday
12p.m. last orders 1.30 p.m.
Dinner Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
5.30p.m. last orders 8.30 p.m.
Dinner Friday & Saturday
5.30 p.m. last orders 9 p.m.

The Restaurant closes when the last table decides to leave!

Closed Sunday & Monday

We are flexible so if you would like to come to us outside our normal days or hours just give us a call .

60 Catherine Street, LIMAVADY, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT49 9DB - Tel: +44 (0) 28 777 64300 Email: info@limetreerest.com | Sitemap | Website Design by WSS Creative