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#3 of 82 Bar in Derby
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Bar, British, Grill, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 24 August 2020

Visited this evening for our wedding anniversary. Food was delicious. Never had a bad meal at this pub. First time here since lockdown and we were so impressed with the social distancing. The owner has thought of everything to make you feel confident about eating...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

Popped in for early meal yet again great service ,great staff and perfect food! Lucky it's on my doorstep!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 4 March 2020

As soon as you walk in the door there is a warm welcome from behind the bar. Good selections of beer. There is some comfortable seating which is important to us older people. We were a large group but no rush as our group wandered...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 20 January 2020

Got to be the best in derby food is fresh and prices are cheap , always busy get 6 of you together so you can book a table .The light bites are nearly as big as the mains , staff are great and the food...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 3 December 2019

Always a favourite place to go when people visit me due to the quality of food, service and price. Never been let down food wise.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 5 November 2019

Excellent atmosphere and a good food menu.The chilli is especially good and the hunters chicken.A nice selection of specials also.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 20 October 2019 via mobile

Finally a 5* establishment and boy is it worth it? This beautiful establishment is in the heart of Littleover village which is just a short bus ride from Derby City centre. It is a beautiful building with plenty of space for sitting down. The pub...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 31 August 2019

No matter where we go I always find myself comparing the food to the white swan and it is always undoubtedly triumphant. The chips are like fluffy clouds but crunchy on the outside and the staff are amazing at tailoring meals to your requests. For...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 19 August 2019

Was very busy as always but not a surprise as the food is extremely good value and very good quality.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 31 July 2019

Arrived at the bar at 2.27pm and was unknowing that the order for food had to be completed before 2.30pm. Therefore my husband completed the drinks order before wanting to provide the food order. When the food order was given the bar man looked at...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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3 September 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take dogs in the bar area
David C
12 April 2016|
Response from White Swan L | Property representative |
No, we only take bookings for larger parties. If you can't find a table when you come in, just ask at the bar and they will sort one out for you asap.
20 March 2016|
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Response from White Swan L | Property representative |
No booking required for Sunday Carvery
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Frequently Asked Questions about The White Swan

  • The White Swan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5