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Barton-upon-Humber, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Greendale, Tranquil Park, in Whissendine. Third time. Recommended to "try" the White Lion for food. Used this place before under old management. Real nice pub, nice atmosphere, good selection of drinks and sociable staff. Good beer garden. Well happy with everything so far. My wife and I ordered the sea bass from the menu, early evening, pleasantly busy... More 

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Thank mtsportsturf
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on The White Lion Inn and note that you enjoyed the hospitality of the pub environment. We are disappointed to read that you had to raise a concern as to the vegetables or lack of. It is most unusual and certainly hasn't occurred before, as we always ensure guests receive a proper portion.... More 

Hong Kong, China
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 nights in a single room adjacent to the family room that was used by the rest of the family. The room was sufficiently spacious, comfortable furniture and a generous sized bathroom. Chris, Yolanda and their team are very friendly and efficient in attending to requests. Excellent full English breakfast available each morning. The team were generous in... More 

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Thank martinw12016
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for giving a thorough review of bedroom 4 and pleased to read you enjoyed the hospitality shown to you and your family. Many thanks Chris and Yolanda More 

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

The hosts Chris & Yolanda are extremely welcoming, likewise all their staff,who were always so cheerful & helpful. Chris did brilliant breakfasts & amazed my grandson with his tricks. it would be hard to find a better place. The food is bought locally so is really good.

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Thank janetwilliams646
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review and very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes Yolanda and Chris More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here the other week! And they serve Birra Moretti which is a great lager! I had the scampi which was gorgeous just not enough pieces! The fudge cake was to die for to! Will definitely be coming here again!

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Thank Sam C
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and so pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us and of course the Birra Moretti which as you say, is a great lager. We hope you will visit us again soon . Many thanks Yolanda and Chris More 

London
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38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

New to the village we are very pleased to have a pub as nice as the White Lion for our local. Chris, Yolanda and the staff are always welcoming and efficient and we've had some pleasant meals here. Portions are very generous, and we've struggled to fit in a pudding, which is a shame, as they're generally delicious! My husband... More 

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Thank PeachF
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Welcome officially to Whissendine and how very kind of you to write a review. Thank you for your positive comments on the food, ales and of course our staff. Wishing you a happy time in the village and of course at the pub!! Kind regards Yolanda and Chris More 

Glos UK
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129 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Didn't stay in rooms just used the restaurant.....lovely food, nice bar area, lots of tables booked quite early on,, really busy place even on a Thursday night. Friendly staff, landlord a magician. All food served looked very nice. Would use pub again when in the area.

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Thank Enjoy33
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. It was very pleasing to read you that you had a good time when visiting our pub and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Chris and Yolanda More 

Nantwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We stayed for 4nights and were made most welcome by Chris and Yolanda.Our room was very comfortable and the meals we had were tasty and well presented ,breakfasts included double yoked eggs each morning. It was amazing that the village windmill really was in the centre of the village.

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Thank kennethollerhead
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to visit the local sights. Hope to see you again. Kind regards Chris and Yolanda More 

Coalville, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

First visit since the refurbishment a couple of years ago. The surroundings are very pleasant & still retains the country pub atmosphere. Had a lovely lunch, pan fried chicken fillet with onion & garlic highly recommended while the other meals we had were equally good and the chips (I'm not a chip lover) where really good. The staff are very... More 

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Thank Dave H
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the food and approved of the refurbishment we have undergone. As regards the 'Magic' ........ Best wishes Yolanda and Chris More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I stayed on my own for a couple of nights for some much needed down time. Yolande and Chris have created a haven and their welcome could not have been more warm and reassuring. New decor and furnishings are tasteful and elegant while retaining the feel of a genuine local. The staff are a huge asset, all so helpful and... More 

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Thank maggi s
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hello and many thanks for such a wonderful review - it's lovely to read you had such a relaxing and happy stay with us - good luck with your move. Best wishes Yolanda and Chris More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

A wonderful warm welcome to a delightful English pub with a comfortable room and delicious food. Wish we could have stayed longer and sampled more of the dinner menu. No wonder the Fish and Chips ae so popular, the best we have tasted and the mixed grill satisfied even my Master Butcher husband! Good vegetarian options too. Yolanda's hanging flower... More 

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Thank sheilapshop
YolandaRees, Owner at The White Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and your comments on our food is very much appreciated. Thank you too for the kind words about my baskets and hostas they are certainly looking lovely now. Kind regards Yolanda and Chris More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chris and Yolanda Welcome you to The 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 2 Petanque Courts, ample tables for outside dining and children's play equipment. We also have a free 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. Our Landlord Chris is also a professional 'Close Up Magician and regularly entertains Guests at the pub. Chris is also available for outside private bookings, corporate events; parties and anniversaries. 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 

Additional Information about The White Lion Inn

Address: 38 Main Street, Whissendine, Oakham LE15 7ET, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Oakham > Whissendine
Price Range: $91 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Lion Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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