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The Whitehouse Restaurant

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384 Tamworth Road | Sawley, Long Eaton, England
+44 115 972 1261
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked dinner here on Saturday 8th April 2017. The place was very busy; starters arrived quickly, one scallop starter with pea purée which was very salty; I shared an antipasti starter which was nice but a bit cured meat heavy, would have liked some cheese maybe - less would have been more in this case. It didn't come with bread... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend gave us some vouchers as a present giving the restaurant good reviews,not on our normal patch for eating and drinking but it certainly will be in the future. On arrival we were greeted in a friendly manner and sat in the bar and had our drinks brought over to us with menus, after 5 or so minutes shown... More 

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Thank ian p
Nottingham
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with friends recently, restaurant was busier than normal however still good service , good quality of food and good value for money .

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Thank Malcolm R
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely laid out restaurant for my life long friends wedding reception today. We had a choice of 4 staters,main and dessert. I had a classic prawn cocktail which was lovely and fresh and hubby chose tomato and basil soup which he really enjoyed. The bread that they brought out was really fresh and a generous amount of butter. The... More 

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Thank FennyWP
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely breakfast in beautiful surroundings. We had scrambled eggs with Salmon & full English absolutely lovely food. Friendly staff, warm welcome and fab food, what more can you ask for!

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Thank Wayne F
Derbyshire UK
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have eaten here on many occasions over the years and have always found the food good, but it has grown over the years and lost some of its atmosphere and ambience! The meals are generously portioned and generally very tasty. The layout of the restaurant is open but with a very small bar area right by the front door,... More 

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Thank Break-king
Nottingham, England
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We used to go to The Whitehorse frequently whilst the family was growing up, however, two things have stood in our way of eating there for the past few years: their relatively low Hygeine rating and a vegan meal that comprised of near on 70% potato!k

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Thank Feedbacker
Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Always great food and service at The Whitehouse, ideal for a business lunch. Evening meals are fantastic too. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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Thank Steve86a
Derby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here as a last minute booking not knowing much about the place. And what a find! We had dishes off the tapas menu (yes tapas in Sawley!!) and they were brilliant!! It's not an extensive menu for tapas, and they only serve it during certain times but it well worth going when it's on! It... More 

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Thank MrsT17
Nottingham
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

As a small group of friends we catch up with each other 2/3 times a year at The Whitehouse for lunch , the food is always very good and great value for money . The restaurant itself is very pleasant if lacking in a bit of atmosphere . Staff are always pleasant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 Tamworth Road | Sawley, Long Eaton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Long Eaton
  • Phone Number: +44 115 972 1261

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