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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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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I have been visiting Whitehouses for years! Jonathan and Rachel are always friendly and helpful and the food is second to none! We recently visited for a 65th birthday and they couldn’t have been more accommodating! Thank you so much!

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Been for a walk at clumber park today and decided to stop for a drink on the way home. The whitehouses looked nice. On arrival we were abruptly asked if we wanted a table for 2, the chap behind the bar (assume was the landlord)...More

7  Thank Jl40289
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting friends in Retford, went for lunch. Excellent food and service, extremely good and wide choice of food at reasonable prices. Will definitely go there again when in the area.

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for some lunch before catching the train. We had the Lamb and the Chicken Dinner, it was delicious. Would defo come again, when I’m next back in he area. My gf was disappointed when she looked at the new menu, as she wanted...More

Thank Yuen L
Reviewed 8 December 2017

First time visit for us, had been recommended by husband’s workmates. From the moment we walked in we were received with a very warm, friendly welcome. There was plenty of choice, and we chose from the fabulous specials board. We weren’t disappointed! The food was...More

Thank RobertalStacey
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We have eaten at the Whitehouses on several occasions and every visit has been exceptionally good. We rang up to book a table for three people for Sunday lunch and although they were very busy a table was found for us. My daughter has autism...More

1  Thank Lesley C
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

12  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.

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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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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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