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The White Lion Inn

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Main Street, Whissendine LE15 7ET, England
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Derbyshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a couple of days at the White Lion. Location was perfect for local attractions. A lovely friendly establishment and we were made very welcome. Accommodation clean, our room was warm with a comfy bed & lots of hot water. Staff were friendly, helpful with great knowledge of the surrounding area. Food was excellent. Breakfast and evening meals... More 

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cheeselongnor, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and managed to see the many sights around the area. Looking forward to seeing you again in June!. Many thanks Yolanda and Chris More 

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ended up staying here on boxing day after we found ourselves stranded in the snow, knocking on the door at 11PM asking if there was room at the inn. We were welcomed in and given a beautiful, newly rennovated room at a good price and even offered nightwear, toothbrushes and toothpaste after my girlfriend mentioned to... More 

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a kind review. We were only too happy to help you that night and only wanted for you to be comfortable and warm after your exhausting journey trying to get home in the awful weather. Many thanks and hope to meet you again. Chris and Yolanda More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Wow, what a fantastic stay! I could find nothing wrong with this b&b. The room I stayed in was warm and clean. Fresh clean bedding, lots of clean soft towels. From the outset it was a warn friendly welcome. Breakfast was fantastic, they could do nothing more to make us feel at home. Brilliant....

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for such a wonderful review, its so good to know that you felt so welcome and of course that the bedrooms were clean and fresh. We really do want guests to feel they are home from home and enjoy their time with us, many thanks Kind Regards Yolanda and Chris More 

Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Had a great Sunday lunch at the White Lion. Food was very tasty and plentiful. But the staff were what made it very special. Nothing was too much trouble, to the extent of checking the ingredients of dishes for us because of an allergy issue. So kind to all the children who were with us and we loved the books,... More 

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your Sunday carvery with us and were very happy to have been of assistance to you with your dietary requirements. It was lovely to see a big family together enjoying lunch and relaxing - especially the children! Many thanks and hope to see... More 

London
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I'm just back from a combined motorcycling/family history trip and stayed overnight at the White Lion Inn. The pub has been recently refurbished from its previous incarnation as an Indian restaurant. The pub area has been tastefully furnished in a pleasantly quirky way (the added Halloween features were fun). Their beer is excellent and whoever their cellarman is, he or... More 

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello Huw, Thank you so much for your kind review. Chris looks after the cellar and certainly takes pride in his ales! Thank you for the compliments on our food, we do source locally and ensure we use good quality produce and meats. Hope to see you again on your next adventure. Best wishes Yolanda and Chris More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

just back from a two night stay at The White Lion, what a treat! Chris & Yolanda are such wonderful hosts, you feel so welcome from the moment you arrive. Our room was lovely- fresh clean & sparkling, with a gorgeous comfy bed! Breakfast was really yummy, all served in lovely surroundings & if you are lucky Chris will entertain... More 

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review and we are very happy to hear you had such a good stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Yolanda More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Just back from an overnight stay in this friendly village pub. Had a great welcome from a young member of staff and shown to my room and treated nicely. Went down for evening meal and a little disappointed no fish & chips on the menu but this happens. So opted for steak pie and hand-cut chips very nice. As a... More 

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review and are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and of course especially the coffee!! Kind Regards Chris and Yolanda More 

herne bay
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Just returned from a 5 day stay at the Lion.Went as guests,came away as friends. Both Chris and Yolanda make you feel so welcome when you arrive,it's like being at home with family.The food is all homemade and is sourced locally and is cooked to perfection. Whilst Yolanda is hard at work in the Kitchen/Cleaning etc, Chris is fronting the... More 

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for your amazing review. We were quite overwhelmed to say the least and very much appreciated your kind sentiments. Wishing you both well and look forward to seeing you in the New Year. Kind Regards Chris and Yolanda More 

England
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Stayed at the White Lion in the first weekend of August. Accommodation was great with everything you need. Chris and Yolanda were welcoming and great hosts, nothing was too much trouble for them. The evening food was great in the pub and the cooked breakfast was fantastic! Thank you for a great 2 night stay, I would recommend the White... More 

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TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for your kind review and so very pleased you enjoyed the food and accommodation at the pub. Many thanks Yolanda and Chris More 

Cowes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed here for a weekend for a friend's wedding. Room was comfortable and very clean. Pub had a great atmosphere and staff were very welcoming. Food was fantastic! Thanks Chris and Yolanda...great hosts! :)

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
TheWhiteLion2014, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really enjoyed your company and so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. regards chris and yolanda More 

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