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London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
+44 1777 862710
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“dover sole” (5 reviews)
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
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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
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We go to as many of the themed evenings as we can at White Houses as they are brilliant. For the very first time they had sold out of the main dish advertised "Grouse". This is very unusual and we were told it was because...More

1  Thank JaneMarian
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We ate hear as a celebration for my wife's 30th in a group of 4. The food was fantastic and had so many choices. I really count recommend the food anymore it was spectacular from starters to mains to desserts. We ordered a bottle of...More

Thank murphyx8
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Four of us for Sunday lunch, our first visit, esay to book,easy to park. On arrival we were given menus and shown the specials board, lots of choice. I had the beef cooked pink, quality meat, giant Yorkshire pud, fresh well cooked veg, onion sauce....More

Thank John T
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Booked a meal for 6 people well in advance specifically for the Glorious 12th grouse evening advertised at Whitehouses. Got there for 7.30pm to be told that the grouse had sold out!!!!!!!!!!! We were very very disappointed and embarrassed as had invited guests. It was...More

6  Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Food excellent. Not busy so felt staff were relaxed and chatty. Superb comprehensive menu and very good choice of alcohol free drinks ideal for drivers

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We've visited with friends a couple times recently and have had superb meals on each occasion. If you like fish and seafood you will be spoilt for choice. The new game season starts soon and so we'll be back to sample their game offerings -...More

1  Thank ZacMonaco
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A lovely olde worlde setting, excellent food enjoyed by the whole family, the 'whale' was massive. Negatives are that there's not a lot of room & while most of the staff are efficient & friendly the proprieter doesn't like people sitting drinking for long after...More

2  Thank contentedman
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My experience of Whitehouses was less than favourable. The food was not special although the restaurant was busy to be fair. Service was indifferent and the bar service almost rude. Disappointing.

8  Thank nomadic21
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Visited after being recommended, we had booked a table and our only criticism of the evening was there is a small bar area with little seating upon arrivial we were given menus and asked to choose what we wanted to order. This wasn't a good...More

Thank sandismith
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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, 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
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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