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The Dog Inn


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Welcome to the Dog Inn at Whittington. When we began conceptualizing the re-launch of the Dog, we held sensory experience at the forefront of our design. With that in mind we have created an experience for the senses, unrivalled in the local area. From our interior design, to signature cocktail station and our world class menu, every detail is developed to trigger an emotive and physiological response.
US$8 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You really couldn’t beat Valentines night at the Dog Inn. Everything was superb. The food, the wine, the service all top class.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank B G G G
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so pleased you had a pleasant evening and appreciate your kind words. Hope we see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch and food was really great. Menu was varied and the inside decoration was eclectic meets quintessential English. Really good experience and lovely staff definitely recommend

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank marieatkinson77
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online.....admittedly we arrived an hour early & we were told to have a drink as our table wasn't ready. The barman was just rude...very abrupt & we felt so rushed, truly appalling. We've eaten at this pub numerous times but we wanted to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MLPJNP
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

My apologies for not responding sooner I was on vacation when i read your comments. On my return i met with our team to discuss the issues raised, we are addressing all the points you have raised. I am sorry your visit was not to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being very close to pay day we decided to take advantage of the buy one get one free pizza offer this evening. We arrived just before food was being served at 5.30 and ordered drinks which were also on offer due to it being happy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Princessslugslime221
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback come back soon

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walking distance from home, one of our locals had a makeover a few months ago and it’s taken us too long to try for food. Finally got around to it and we were not disappointed. The decor and atmosphere is really good and the food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SteveR574
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We look forward to welcome you back.

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Had the three course set menu pate starter very small and not enough toast to go with it ,my wife had the soup which was very nice the mains I had the turkey this was nice but small and lack of vegetables also not very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joePenkridge
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and apologize for the late response. I have brought your comments to the managements attention and improvements action-ed I would appreciate in the interest of improving ourselves if you could call me on 07973 744220 at your convenience to discus...More

Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

The place was clean and welcoming. There was a good choice of food that arrived in good time and tasted very good. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jamescroftderby
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Lunch today - loved the decor! Service was excellent , food , especially the pasta was superb. Only slight disappointment was the flat white coffee which was more like a cappuccino - but a minor issue overall. Will definitely be back!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank njb911
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed another lovely Sunday lunch at the Dog Inn and as ever we were made to feel extremely welcome by the fantastic Amanda , Socrates and staff. We will be back again soon and we will be hoping to catch up for more skiing...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Martin J
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Its always a pleasure to welcome discerning costumers like you. I look forward to us meeting up very soon.

Reviewed 4 January 2019

My wife, myself and friends from Essex had a marvellous night at the Dog Inn for New Years Eve. We live in the village and have seen this pub through both great and bad times. The great times have returned - thanks team.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank barry m
208socrates, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you for your kind feedback.

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23 September 2017|
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Response from Jamie L | Property representative |
Hi. Unfortunately we don't do dinner on Christmas Day. We do a Christmas fair menu leading up to and just after that is £19.95 for 2 courses and £23.95 for 3 courses. Sorry
Rebecca W
28 June 2015|
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Response from abishap35 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Ring and ask to book the table at the end of the bar. There's even a d9gfe entrance at the baxk 😂
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