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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)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
London Road, Retford DN22 7JF, England
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and very friendly atmosphere in this old British. We actually booked a table as we didn't want to risk not having a one on this special day for us. It does that very busy at times. The food was amazing well prepared and worth...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I must first of all say that the food here is very good, every time we've been here its been fabulous however we only went twice and on both occasions we were very disappointed by the behavior of the owner who plainly believes he is...More

6  Thank Phil J
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have been here quite a few times. On Sunday lunchtimes it is very busy. But the food is consistently pretty good. Our last visit was on a weekday early evening, it was quiet and we were given a nice table by the window, the...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A fabulous evening here last night with husbands work colleagues and wives . Extensive choices from menu and specials boards , cannot fault the food , delicious! We all enjoyed every course we had , waiting staff very pleasant

Thank karencoupe
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

First time going to the whitehouses and what a great night, the manager was friendly and so helpful, we had asparagus with egg to start which was amazing followed by my all time favourite lobster Thermidor with new potatoes and vegetables, it was outstanding we...More

Thank phoebewillett
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Came for a meal with a family member, everything was great from start to finish. The food was wonderful, cannot fault anything about it. The service was prompt and pleasant, and the price reasonable. Would defiantly visit again.

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here twice and both times found the manager very rude; though the food was good (hence I went back a second time, in case the first time was just bad day). The first time our table of four mature ladies was encouraged...More

2  Thank Ros B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I booked a Sunday lunch for a family birthday celebration that included 8 couples. Several were very underwhelmed by the portion sizes and brought it to the attention of the waitress who's told us that she would advise the chef..20 minutes after no response we...More

2  Thank Zee U
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Call in on the way bike on a bike trip, was made to feel so unwelcome that we did not even bother to sit down. When there are so many other great eateries in the area why stay in a place like this.

2  Thank mjcopcutt
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Arrived for a meal for 8 people, the first impression the man behind the bar was very abrupt not welcoming at all. The food was good apart from one meal which was definitely not up to standard, the same man behind the bar stated he...More

4  Thank Holiday070714
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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