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The White Swan

Main Street | Shawell, Lutterworth LE17 6AG, England
+44 1788 860357
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (28 reviews)
“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“scotch egg” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Street | Shawell, Lutterworth LE17 6AG, England
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1 - 10 of 746 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The title says it all. Not sure what all the fuss is about really. Although new to trip advisor i have eaten it a lot of restaurants and this one was nothing special

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SUSIE2019
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having just survived a mammoth Christmas entertaining and now feeling exhausted, I read with interest that Christmas lunch can be eaten at the White Swan. I shall be getting my reservation in soon! Feeling that I deserved a treat I visited the White Swan yesterday...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Judith C T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Four of us visited today for lunch. What a treat. Amuse Bouche of a smoked salmon mousse, with olive bread and sundried tomato butter was an excellent indication of what was to come. The starters of scallop and lobster pasta, sardines and pigs head were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Eileen0101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the White Swan a few times now and always been impressed. We have Xmas lunch out most years and have tried many places ..... I must say this was definitely our best !!!! Greeted with a lovely glass of champagne and then seated at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank LeeH228
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always nervous about eating out for Xmas lunch as all too often restaurants compromise quality or service but our fears were unfounded. We were greeted with a very warm welcome and glass of champagne and shown to our table. The food was simply delicious and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank raya665
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb lunch, steak melted in the mouth, probably the best steak I have had in a good while. Beautifully presented. Nice wines, Helpful, friendly staff.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit to the White Swan, the second for lunch. As it is a 66 mile round trip we only visit when in the area. We are not fans of the the so called festive menu generally, which we see as an...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Paul_of_Ashby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went toda not been for awhile That said they remember my allergy nothing can be faulted wine food and service It is a special place to go can’t recommend it highly enough 😀😀😀😀😀

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Doggiebugy
Mollie G, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Doggiebugy, Thanks for leaving us a review. We're so pleased to read you enjoyed your meal with us- I hope you had a lovely Christmas and look forward to seeing you in 2019! Kindest regards, Mollie Gayton Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous time, superb food and attentive service. It was a really busy night with other Christmas celebrations but the food was all hot, beautifully presented and delicious. We added an additional diner last minute and were brilliant at adding one more to our table. Recommend...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarmaladeCat88
Mollie G, Restaurant Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear MarmaladeCat88 Many thanks for your kind comments regarding your dinner with us. I've passed on your review to the rest of the team and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards, Mollie Gayton Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt rushed all the wavy through the meal.I asked for the wine list before our mains, we were halfway through our mains before it arrived.Very noisy with a large party behind us and that is where all the focus was we were made to...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FarAway29533883838
Mollie G, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Reviewed by FarAway29533883838, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Naturally I'm disappointed to receive this feedback from yourself as it is never our attention to make any table feel rushed. I do however feel some points you've raised are...More

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Ian J
25 November 2016|
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Response from Mollie G | Property representative |
Dear Sir, Please visit our website where you can view all of our menus. Kind regards
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Snowyontour
9 May 2016|
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Response from Mollie G |
Dear Sir, We cater for large parties & have a room which you could use exclusively. Please call us on 01788 860357 should you wish to proceed. Thank you for considering the White Swan for your special gathering.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Shawell, Lutterworth LE17 6AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Lutterworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 860357
  • E-mail
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