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The Why Not Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews homemade chips mixed grill steak belly pork baguette pudding salad mash the pub specials board cooked to perfection fantastic food birthday meal home cooked food for sunday lunch home made enville ale
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A massive thank you to Dave, Helen and staff, you made us feel very special and the food was excellent as usual, a lovely evening, thanks so much.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nsandell
Helen P, Manager at The Why Not Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Always a pleasure

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic fresh tasty food. Decor very dated. Made feel very welcome. Stayed for the pub quiz, locals all very friendly, great night!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ktslg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly service with lots of light hearted banter. Food fantastic had belly pork and it was beautiful although couldn't eat it all the portion was huge. Recommend you are very hungry when you have a meal. Nice touch the landlord gave my son a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank w61jackson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times to eat. All food is good quality, freshly cooked and reasonably priced. Staff are all extremely friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rolandj971
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

We have had a great Christmas lunch with Dave and all his staff at the Whynot .excellent food and excellent service from all the staff ,thank you to you all

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trouble5699
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Went for my birthday last night a group of 13 of us waited nearly 2hrs for food when it came chops were warm over charged my drinks bill by double there were far too many people for staff not happy for the food or service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trip308935
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Very friendly atmosphere and highly attentive staff. Beautiful food and generous portions. Excellent service. Would highly recommend The Why Not.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kate O
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely lovely pub, tasty food with lots of choice and a welcoming atmosphere. Don't need to say anything else, just go and visit for yourself, book a table tho!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Linda R
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is definitely our favourite restaurant for food and service. The owner is very welcoming and friendly. The food is just perfect and we can’t stop going back. We found this restaurant/pub in 2009 and have visited regularly through the years. We have never had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kayleigh R
Dwc6, Manager at The Why Not Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank so much for kind words we always do our best to satisfy all our customers but some you can not please and I refuse to drop my standards to make any kind of reply to previous reviews.

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Burnt stake's, starter was supposed to be course patae with toast, I got smooth patae with biscuits, my daughter's burnt stake came with one mushroom and two raw onion rings, best of all the owner does not know what English mustard tastes like, watch your...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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They are brilliant. Call them up and ask them and I'm sure they will come up with something to accommodate your needs. Hope you get to go and experience the why not inn
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