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The Noel at Whitwell

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Main Road, Whitwell LE15 8BW, England
+44 1780 460347
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We called in knowing we weRe late. They very kindly served us with deliciouss sandwiches. I had roasted vegetables and Goats cheese which was delicious and beautifully presented.

Thank SueDTetbury
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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559 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on a visit to Rutland Water and met with a very warm welcome. Landlady was really friendly which immediately makes you like the place. Choice of two menus a 2 or 3 course set meal, or lunchtime snack menu with sandwiches and light bites. I went for a fish finger sandwich which was very nice. Choice of white... More 

Thank MalcH
Grantham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly it's fair to say the visit was on mothering Sunday, so was expectedly busy. First issue was we were not acknowledged for 10 minutes on arrival so were left stood in the doorway (including two 80+ year olds), then sat waiting for a table for another 20 minutes, so for a 3pm meal the orders were not taken until... More 

Thank Stuart W
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is the second family meet up we have arranged here. Great location for walking down to Rutland water and taking a boat trip in the summer. Food has a good choice for all the family from kids to grandparents to gluten free and fussy.

Thank Helena H
Oakham, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

After a walk around Rutland Water we decided to stop here for their "Lunch for Less" offering. Good choice of items on the menu and very good value. Excellent food with some local ales and good wine list.

Thank Sandaw54
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

For a formal looking place it was lovely to settle into armchairs and have our dogs welcomed. A busy service was explained would delay our food which was fine as we had plenty of time. Food ranging from omelettes to burgers via fish and chips were well presented and tasty- a few more chips were the only comment. Staff were... More 

Thank Rej1964
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was looking for a restaurant where all my family could get together and celebrate my daughter's 21st birthday. The Noel proved to be an excellent choice. The atmosphere was lovely, it was like having dinner at home, cooked by an excellent chef. The menu was a considered size, with a wide choice to suit the most difficult of party... More 

Thank Claire M
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

we were looking for some where to eat and this gem came up on the sat nav. A bit early so had to wait for the kitchen to open so had a couple of cask ales to start. The menu was a bit short on choice but sounded delicious so opted for tiger prawns and chicken Caesar mains. Just mouth... More 

Thank Steve m
Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation for 7. When we arrived the car park was empty which was slightly worrying. Once in we were greeted by a lovely and helpful bloke. He offered us a drink or asked if we wanted to go straight to the table. We were given a complimentary pot of soup and some bread. Very nice touch! We... More 

Thank Jenna L
Sileby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We arranged to meet friends for a lunchtime meal at the Noel in October 2016. We got there at around 12:25 and there was only one other car in the car park - which worried us slightly ! However the car belonged to our friends and we went in - ordered drinks and then others started to arrive. The drinks... More 

Thank Brian J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Whitwell LE15 8BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Whitwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 460347

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?