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The White Swan

€€ - €€€, British,
Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
+44 1332 766481
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baguette” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited The White Swan on many occasions and have always enjoyed the food, it is home cooked and served with a smile every time. The food is delicious... you have to arrive early because tables are taken very quickly.

Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I made our first visit to the White Swan with friends who are regular visitors. I was initially very surprised how busy it was but it turns out it was quiz night. We were served quickly by the friendly staff and chose...More

Thank Robin S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carol was able to squeeze us in on their valentines meal night. 3 course set meal, all the food was cooked fresh and tasted delicious. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Appears a very popular pub as it was busy and people were turned away...More

Thank Cally S
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious family meal here. Drinks are very reasonably priced and the food is cooked to order and also excellent value

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had been going to the White Swan on a regular basis for some years. Food always very good and a good selection of beers. However, one thing I couldn’t understand was there is a policy that you cannot book a table unless you had...More

Thank sting2018
White Swan L, Owner at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you may have experienced. We do reserve tables for less than 5 if access is required for disabilitys, thats why the tables were reserved that evening for customers needing wheelchair access.With limited amount of tables We do...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve been for food a number of times, and solely for drinks on a couple of occasions Usually we’re in with my partner’s Sister and her Mister, but we’ve also been with family, and just as a couple Food is generous and always cooked well....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great pub. Fantastic ales... great food at a great price. The Sunday roast is delicious.. they put on live music. Sport nights on the tv's and always a good atmosphere ...

Thank idle-traveller
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Been coming here just over two years and always well looked after. Wide choice of real and craft ales and food very good. Two TVs for Sport on Saturdays and all the Sky fixtures

Thank Derbypie
Reviewed 22 January 2018

went for a sunday lunch carvery meal with my wife,and I'm pleased we did.The meal was probably the best we have had,the vegetables were cooked to perfection,as was the meat[I had turkey,my wife had gammon]both given 3-4 slices.the plates were warm,not cold as you sometimes...More

1  Thank trevor i
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We had been to the Swan once before for a Sunday carvery which was delicious, so thought we would book for our Christmas family get together. There were 11 of us in our party and it didn’t disappoint! Every meal came out hot and all...More

Thank DawnDerby
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Questions & Answers
3 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Jessica Scarlet C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take dogs in the bar area
12 April 2016|
Response from White Swan L | Property representative |
No, we only take bookings for larger parties. If you can't find a table when you come in, just ask at the bar and they will sort one out for you asap.
20 March 2016|
Response from White Swan L | Property representative |
No booking required for Sunday Carvery
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 766481
  • E-mail
A fun & vibrant local pub in the heart of Littleover Village, Derby. The White Swan is a friendly community based pub that stocks a fantastic range of draught beers, lagers, ciders & fine wines. The White Swan is also renowned for its excellent food. Please see our menu page and come down to try us out.
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