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The White Swan

££ - £££, British,
Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
+44 1332 766481
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had some sea bass here and it was a sublime! I believe it was a special at the time! The staff here are welcoming and friendly and it’s by far the best pub in Littleover in my opinion. It also has some local...More

Thank wayne_derby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for Sunday lunch after reading reviews and loved it! The carvery roast was probably one of the best roasts we've ever had! It's very cheap at under £9 each and the meat (pork, turkey and beef) are clearly decent cuts and cooked...More

Thank ellebtn
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I've been a few times and every re I have gone the chef has always provided gluten free food. There are lots of regulars that keep returning

Thank bloolamp0
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Every time I go here I am never let down by the fabulous menu choice and the quality of pub food. Another great meal ... I had the lasagne which came with chips salad and garlic bread and my daughter had the tai green chicken...More

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I managed to find a parking slot in the car park otherwise there is plenty of parking on the road. For a mid week visit I was surprised how busy the White Swan was with quite a few of the tables having reservations on them,...More

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 10 July 2018

visited with my family for food & drinks, excellent & competitively priced food & drinks. the staff are friendly & efficient, the food is home made , a great selection of beers available. I would have no hesitation in recommending this Pub.

1  Thank jimdonnelly037
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I went to the White Swan today with 5 other ladies and enjoyed an excellent meal served by friendly staff who stayed cheerful in spite of it being one of the hottest days of the year. The pub itself felt comfortable, not too hot. The...More

Thank ritambailey49
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Everything fantastic! Service, food, drink and garden... also the best Sunday roast I've ever had. Thank you

Thank Liz1315
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We have visited on a Sunday for the carvery and on a weekday evening. Both times the food was excellent, huge portions and good value. The restaurant isn’t huge and it was packed both times. There was one family just finishing up when we went...More

Thank AndyAlbi1
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Once again just had an amazing Sunday roast carvery at The White Swan. It is consistently excellent quality food.There is always a huge range of delicious vegetables, which is constantly topped up, and the gravy is simply immense.The staff are extremely friendly and you are...More

Thank Chris D
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Questions & Answers
3 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Jessica Scarlet C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take dogs in the bar area
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|
Response from White Swan L | Property representative |
No booking required for Sunday Carvery
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shepherd Street | Littleover, Derby DE23 6GA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 766481
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A fun & vibrant local pub in the heart of Littleover Village, Derby. The White Swan is a friendly community based pub that stocks a fantastic range of draught beers, lagers, ciders & fine wines. The White Swan is also renowned for its excellent food. Please see our menu page and come down to try us out.
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