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The White Lion Inn

Main Street, Whissendine LE15 7ET, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 Whissendine B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Sale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently spent 2 nights at the White Lion and wished we could have stayed longer! Our hosts (Yolanda and Chris) made us feel extremely welcome. as indeed did the entire staff. Without exception they were helpful, friendly and made us feel they could not do enough for us. We had Sunday Lunch in the Pub, and the food was... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here as we were staying at nearby Stapleford Park for my nephews wedding the food was great very nice atmosphere and the host was great with our 4 grandchildren showing them tricks and jokes staff were excellent and very friendly , We will definitely stay here again when in the area .

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After looking at several reviews, we thought we'd give it a shot. We liked the look of the menu, however when it came to ordering the food, pretty much everything we wanted wasn't available! I know that the food is sourced locally and is fresh which is great, however it's pretty useless if there's none to serve! We gave it... More

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

Thank you for your response. Unfortunately we did run out of some options on the menu after our 'feast week village party' . This being the chicken dishes, steak n ale pie and cheesecake. As we have 25 food items available we do not consider this to be 'half the menu'. Normally we would have prepared the dishes or purchased... More

Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the four of us went to the White lion for a two night stay .What a good weekend it was,we all had a carvery for sunday lunch and it was very good the breakfast was very good and nothing was to much trouble the landlord and landlady were very friendly ,would stay next time we are in the Rutland area... More

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

Our sincere thanks for such a lovely review and are happy you enjoyed your break with us. Hope to see you soon. Kind Regards Chris and Yolanda More

Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent a week in this lovely country pub in Whissendine. We were in need of a break and rest and as having never stayed in the area before found The White Lion on the internet. After reading all the reviews booked for the week and the welcome and service we received exceeded all our expectations. Our room... More

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

Great to hear from you both and so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The pleasure was all ours and are glad you were able to relax and enjoy the Rutland area. Hope to see you soon. Best wishes Chris and Yolanda More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pub not expecting two elderly customers with mobility problems! Staff very helpful in helping us negotiate the stairs. Comfortable beds in goodsize room with ensuite. Good breakfast pity about the problem with flies.

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

Thank you for your review which is very important to us. Chris was more than happy to assist you with your luggage and are glad to have been of help to you. We apologise for the nuisance of the flies but being in the countryside we do have to these pests to contend with even though we try and take... More

Broughton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this pub when looking for a B&B and fortunately spotted its little signs which took us to Whissendine. The pub was welcoming and an ideal stop off. Village was pretty also. Room OK, bathroom small. Quiet and comfortable. Good menu. Eton Mess was delicious. Very pleasant hosts. Pub had good atmosphere and decor.

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

We were happy to be able to accommodate you whilst on your travels and thank you for your review which is very much appreciated. More

Cooktown, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for an Inn with inate character set in beautiful English village, this is it. Chris and Yolanda made us very welcome even though we were walk-ins. The room had large ensuite, big flat screen tv and really comfortable bed. The bar and restaurant aee fitted with interesting memorabilia, and locals are friendly. The food was sublime.... More

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

.Thank you both for taking the time out of your holiday to write a wonderful review about us and are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and our home made dishes. Best wishes. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We decided to have a few days away and tried to book somewhere we stayed previously but couldn't. Searched around and found The White Lion. What a lucky chance- it was far better than our original choice. The room was compact but spotlessly clean , well equipped, and comfortable. The breakfasts were excellent and the evening menu most appetising. I... More

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

It is so good to hear you had a comfortable stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you More

Waterhouses, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights in mid May as part of my recuperation after a heart bypass operation. Enjoying the extra bonus of a recent refurbishment, we were delighted with the room we were given, room 1. It was a good size with a spacious en-suite and quality fittings throughout, especially a large and well enabled TV and... More

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

Hello, thank you for the fantastic review, glad you had a good time and we hope to see you again soon! Chris and Yolanda More

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Address: Main Street, Whissendine LE15 7ET, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Whissendine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The White Lion Inn Whissendine, United Kingdom

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chris and Yolanda Welcome you to the newly refurbished White Lion Inn Whissendine. Nestled in the heart of Whissendine, which lies between Melton Mowbray and Oakham in Rutland -, England's smallest county- The White Lion Inn is much more than the average local pub. Welcoming families and dogs, it boasts a bar with cosy seating areas, a real log burning fire, restaurant, function room and 8 en-suite bedrooms. TripadviserWe have a beautiful garden set next to the Village stream with a Petanque Court, ample tables for outside dining and children's play equipment. We also have a large car park, secure storage facilities for bikes or fishing equipment etc, with easy access to local villages and towns from a bus stop directly outside the pub.We are proud to have our own resident close -up Magician 'Chris' who retains the title for 'Close up Magician 2012' and regular entertains at the pub for our guests. Chris is also available for outside bookings. So if it's a quiet drink, a celebratory meal or party or even a mid week break to explore the local attractions you're after- The White Lion Inn is for you. ... more   less 
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