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Reviewed 18 December 2020

A fantastic traditional type pub that offers a great service and quality food at very reasonable prices! I lived in Cradley until October this year and do very much miss my visits to the Why Not whether it was for a drink or a meal...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 October 2020

Good food.. steak cooked perfect and fish lovely... environment and atmosphere was on point ... parking is not very good, need to park on road ... only pick is lady who served us wasn't most observant . Very much more interested in tv and talking...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020

We ate here for a family birthday on a Sunday. A lot of us had the carvery which was very good. The chef does a great job producing an excellent Sunday lunch. The owner is very friendly and engaging and can make mistakes, but these...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

Had an absolutely amazing meal last night at The Why Not, excellent selection and food was superb, staff friendly, everything had been put in place to ensure safety for customers. We will be visiting again and highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 11 September 2020

Went there last night. A little apprehensive as first meal out since restrictions lifted. Was greeted warmly by Dave and invited safely inside, completing track and trace etc. From the moment we were seated the eating out experience was fabulous. They have worked very hard...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020

- Customer service isn’t professional at all - Had the wrong meal brought to the table - Had the wrong drink brought to the table - The bill was wrong and overcharged us

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

Called the pub to see if they were still serving food at 8.40 as we live local. Thankfully they were so we went round and as always had a wonderful meal in a friendly setting. Keep up the great work Dave & your fabulous team.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 2 September 2020

Loved our meal here and our service from the waitress with black n blonde hair was second to none but the comments and shouting we could hear from the guy in the kitchen was very off putting to say the least... maybe if you don’t...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

We have just been to the why not for food . I must admit we where blown away with the large amount of food we had and it was fantastic quality I would highly recommend it and the staff are brilliant

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

Visited The Why Not pub as a lovely end to a lovely weekend. Upon arrival we gave our name to the short haired barmaid, only to have a reply of 'you're early'! The manager came round and said to us, 'your table is round the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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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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  • The Why Not Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5