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London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
+44 1777 862710
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“rabbit” (5 reviews)
British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The environment was very nice and the staff were very helpful and very friendly. The food wasn't that great to be honest. We had the chateaubriand and were a little disappointed with it but our expectations were high. I would definately go back but would...More

Thank Bex T
Reviewed 3 days ago

went to the glorious 12th special menu night and wasn't disappointed. Venison, grouse and a beautiful mulligatawny quail starter. Very nice, and good value

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The main menu is a standard pub affair but their specials board is vast and extensive with a great focus on fresh fish and seafood. We didn't book but got a table for 2 on Friday evening. We chose the specials of a seafood platter...More

Thank Gingerkipper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t often leave reviews but I feel compelled to do so, I moved from Brighton to Tuxford almost 3 years ago as a writer I have lived in numerous locations. I discovered Whitehouses Retford after being resident for approximately 6 months. OMG I could...More

Thank 1jayne2018
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We really enjoy having a meal at the Whitehouses. Always a great selection of new meals on the board together with an extensive list on the standard menu. Always excellently kept real ale - Spitfire and Landlord. It is really worth visiting to see the...More

Thank Derek T
Reviewed 1 April 2018

As you can tell by the title this is not the first time we have visited The Whitehouses, and this won’t be the last as once again we were not disappointed. I appreciate that the gentleman ‘front of house’ might not be everyone’s ‘cup of...More

2  Thank Madsue67
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Our 3rd visit with friends and once again we all enjoyed our meal and the atmosphere. Good selection on the 'specials' board to complement the menu and we've never found the landlord and his staff to be anything but friendly and willing to please. We'll...More

Thank SheffieldLass33
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Not our first visit and won't be our last. The food is great. The landlord is miserable and rude as many other reviews will tell you. Real shame. I resent the fact the food is so good as I'd love to not come here again!...More

2  Thank TravellingToothPuller
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This place has really nice food, good variety of various. The chef is clearly very good and the staff are extremely amiable and polite. The place is however let down by a miserable landlord, I popped in for a drink after dining previously and he...More

1  Thank Rich H
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Rachel & Jonathan we’re excellent hosts! I arrived on a very snowy Wednesday with the A1 closed. Entirely unexpectedly. Dressed like a homeless man! I ordered my food which arrived within good time. Jonathan was tentative and hosted very well. The food was excellent! The...More

2  Thank Vagueness
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24 July 2017|
Response from phoebewillett | Reviewed this property |
I actually found him pleasant and the food was lovely so I'm insure
Jeannie R
21 March 2016|
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Response from Critiqu | Reviewed this property |
Maybe his sister should terminate his relationship with the pub
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Retford
  • Phone Number: +44 1777 862710
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