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The White Swan

) #36 of 469 Restaurants in Derby $$ - $$$ , British,
Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
+44 1332 766481
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

1st class service the Sunday roast was excellent and the beer was 1st class and the price was very good value will visit this pub again

Thank Z2201JLanthonyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken here for the Sunday carvery by friends who live nearby. The place was very busy - always a good sign - but they were using an effective disc system to allocate people to vacant tables. The roasts were beautifully cooked and the...More

Thank Xraydiant
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food. This is one of the only places we have been over the years where we have never had to send anything back, which is quite a feat. We usually go for the rump steak. The beer is always good and staff friendly and...More

1  Thank Harv12
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent pub very busy which is always a good sign... friendly staff good food and a very good atmosphere well worth a visit.

Thank BroomeMj
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I have eaten at this pub many times and each time you get great pub food the is excellent value for money, the staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble, it's worth a visit but gets full very quickly so don't leave...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Small pub, full of "locals", nice relaxing atmosphere. Great food, but a small dining room so I'd recommend booking- unless it's the carvery on a Sunday, then you can just wait. Carvery is delicious and a bargain at £8. They sometimes do nice little events...More

Thank travel123003
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, fab value for money and excellent quality. Meal options include standard and light meal with minimal difference between the cost, light bites are a decent sized meal and the standard are good for those with a hearty appetite quality not affected. Comfortable seating...More

Thank nurse2003sam
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Excellent service and plenty food even though we went smaller portions we attend Sunday carvery you go well full up proper Sunday dinner not to missed

Thank canada836
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Very popular so we are often unlucky to get in.But well worth it when we do.The menu is very good.Plenty of choice.Staff are friendly and the place has a good atmosphere.Food is always freshly cooked and served quickly.

Thank patsyt187048
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We eat here occasionally and always enjoy the experience. An updated menu and the facility to pay by credit card is a good improvement on what previously was cash only. A fine range of real ales makes this one of my favourite places. It does...More

Thank nelliederbyengland
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2016|
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Response from Jessica Scarlet C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take dogs in the bar area
12 April 2016|
Response from White Swan L | Property representative |
No, we only take bookings for larger parties. If you can't find a table when you come in, just ask at the bar and they will sort one out for you asap.
20 March 2016|
Response from White Swan L | Property representative |
No booking required for Sunday Carvery
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 766481
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A fun & vibrant local pub in the heart of Littleover Village, Derby. The White Swan is a friendly community based pub that stocks a fantastic range of draught beers, lagers, ciders & fine wines. The White Swan is also renowned for its excellent food. Please see our menu page and come down to try us out.
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