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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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“dover sole” (5 reviews)
“lobster” (10 reviews)
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Whitehouses on many occasions and the food is excellent every time! Quality, attention to detail and service you could not fault! The staff keep checking on you and nothing is too much trouble !The gentleman behind the bar is always very...More

1  Thank Carly N
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Food excellent ! We would have normally made this a regular visit, but after the way the manager spoke to us and other customers we will not rerturn again (our bill was £226 to bare in mind)we dont mind spending the money to get the...More

10  Thank fzti4
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The food is wonderful. My husband had Dover sole which is standard but declared it was the best ever. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening- no negatives at all . One of the best laces to eat within a twenty mile radius . Thank you White...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Another delicious meal at the Whitehouses. Four friends, four different meals, all absolutely superb. All staff so pleasant and attentive ( owners obviously know the importance of good customer service ) Left the Whitehouses four very happy people. Thank you.

Thank anniemo8
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We've been to Whitehouses tonight and all four of us had different meals. They were all very, very good. Lamb so tasty, the slow cooked rib of beef looked fantastic, also the pigeon wellington,(a starter), lambs liver with bubble and squeak, last but not least...More

Thank Penny J
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It was the second visit to the whitehouses, where I met friends for sunday lunch. We ordered a bottle of verve cliquot champagne that was just put on the bar with 4glasses not even poured, the guy didn't want to speak and was so rude...More

12  Thank phoebewillett
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Don't even bother as you can see from a number of other reviews the owner is rude, aggressive and isn't interested in customers. Possibly the worst human being (and that's being kind) involved in hospitality. Go elsewhere in Retford. I'd love for this place to...More

10  Thank Tommygun76
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Just ha Sunday lunch with my elderly parents. They didn't have a large appetite so waitress Jean suggested they try child portion Sunday roast - just right. On other front we had 2 roast potatoes which were empty. When pointed out we got a full...More

Thank JohnMold55
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We went to whitehouses on a Thursday evening a few weeks ago to take a friend and his girlfriend who had recently done us a massive favour we thought Whitehouses would be a nice treat. The restaurant was very busy for a Thursday but the...More

11  Thank bj66
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We booked last minute on a Wednesday evening and were not surprised to see the restaurant so busy. We ordered our starters, me the Potted Ham, and my wife the scallops. Both were excellent. Our mains consisted of cod loin for me, and my wife...More

Thank Tony M
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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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