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White Swan

££ - £££, British,
White Swan Main Street | Dunham-on-Trent, Newark-on-Trent NG22 0TY, England
+44 1777 228307
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“homemade pies” (7 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
White Swan Main Street | Dunham-on-Trent, Newark-on-Trent NG22 0TY, England
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here today as always. But was really surprised to hear the bar staff say that they don’t serve food outside as they have a large seating area They are sure to lose customers which is a shameMore

Thank gayhugh
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

A bit of confusion as we DO serve outside ? We have an enclosed front beer garden to the front will 6 large bench tables under a large umbrella. We don't serve round the back of the pub on the benches round there perhaps that...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

A party of six of us really enjoyed our meal at the White Swan. The menu on the whole is fairly traditional but everything was beautifully cooked and freshly prepared, even the chips had a great taste. The staff were very pleasant and attentive. Vegetarian...More

Thank KLacey
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We phoned ahead to ensure the Swan was still serving food due to bad weather and we were assured that despite the weather and it nearly being last food orders we would be welcome. On arrival we apart from a few local drinkers in the...More

Thank luscombe67
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for calling to see us during the spell of bad snow we had. We have tried to keep food service on throughout even though it has not been easy for some staff to travel in. So pleased you enjoyed your Sunday dinner and...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

I came here in february and ordered a 10oz Steak with peppercorn sauce t was the best steak i ever had highly recommended. This pub is 5/5 great for a family with a little play area.More

Thank Luke D
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your Sirlion steak. We use to do a range of different cuts of steaks but the Sirloin is the most popular . Delivered daily from our local butcher we are always happy with the quality. We are pleased it was cooked...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Visited with a group of 9 from nearby AirBnB. One of the group has selective needs needing gluten free and vegetarian. Menu was accommodating and plenty of options available. The staff were so friendly and made the visit a real pleasure. Food was excellent and...More

Thank Peter T
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your review I remember your booking, you was a great happy party and I know The lady with diet needs was thrilled with her choice. I remember talking her into having A gluten free carrot cake which she thought was beautiful. Not...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Went for sunday lunch & was dissapointed. All veg seemed to of the frozen variety & the beef was dry & tough. Did we go on a bad day?More

Thank deedars
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

I was working all day Sunday as a very busy day doing in excess of 100 main course. We log any feedback so to make on going improvements. No one said to us on the day they was not happy with their lunch? I'm a...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Our walking group enjoyed a splendid evening beside a roaring fire. The service was impeccable, especially as another larger group was also dining. The Christmas Menu was interesting, well presented and more than matched similar meals we have had over many years. A limited range...More

Thank jakcoolwalsh
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you for your review yes it was a busy night with 40 dining in the other room having a works Christmas party. Glad we could accommodate your group and you had an enjoyable evening with us. Hope to welcome you back next year.

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Home made pies, really tasty and at a very good price (with a free dessert for everyone who orders a pie). The place is warm, cosy and they have excellent staff. You need to try this place.More

Thank Rob T
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you so much . PIE night has been very popular in the past when we ran the offer. So as mid week special we decided to do the PIE night Wednesday and Steak night has been put on Thurday night again. Although Steak in...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

November evening , called here for first time. Locals extremely welco.ing , staff lovely and food excellent. Fish and chips were perfect with really chunky flakes of fush. Steak pie was a proper pie with top and bottom crusts a.d lots of steak and the...More

Thank karen c
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely review l remember speaking to you before you left. We are happy you enjoyed your evening meal and look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for taking the time to review on TripAdvisor.

Reviewed 23 September 2017

The pub was very full, and the service a little slow, but it was worth the wait. Friendly staff and a good atmoshere. Plenty of parking.More

Thank scothernite
elainebestwick, Owner at White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank You for your review and we are happy you enjoyed your meal. At popular meal times we can get very busy. Like you said worth the wait. We usually mention at time Of ordering if we are think a wait for meals is likely....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: White Swan Main Street | Dunham-on-Trent, Newark-on-Trent NG22 0TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1777 228307
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