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The Old White Hart
Ranked #1 of 3 Lyddington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We have just had an amazing three days away at the Old White Hart. The rooms are all in cottages which makes for an independent stay and a real home away from home feel. The room was fantastic with lovely touches like home made shortbread.
We ate at the pub for two of the nights and the food was amazing. Lovely choice and imaginative food. The breakfasts were great.
The trip was made by the friendliness of all the staff. Everyone we met was lovely and couldn't have done more. Well worth a visit and we will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed @ The Old White Hart for one night with family & what a lovely time we all had,the rooms are charming,clean with large bathrooms,we dined in the restaurant that evening,the food & service were 1st class,breakfast was also great,we will be staying again.

Stayed: March 2014
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

Three 'senior citizens' enjoy finding new places to stop at for a mid-week lunch, and do utilise 'Tripadvisor' for suggestions, reading between the lines of 'Reviewers' comments.
The Old White Hart is one of the best we have ever come across. Our welcome was warm, and the menus adventurous and fairly priced, The Inn itself is warm, interesting and very clean. Toilets are exceptional. The waiting time from ordering to the first course being delivered was fine, and the service was always accompanied by a bright smile and cheery comment. There really is no need to explain what we ate, it will always be the 'guests' choice, but every dish was presented superbly and tasted just fine. Cost wise.. two pints of beer, two bottles of wine and three, three course lunches came to about £110.00, but the main courses were quality steaks. This Inn is exceptional and you really should try it, but I suspect that at weekends you will need to book.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

Stayed overnight in the Seaton room..very comfortable and huge bathroom.,pub/ restaurant has great atmosphere, and good attentive staff..excellent menu, interesting dishes..large (maybe too large) portions...located in a beautiful village in the heart of pretty sandstone Rutland countryside..wish we could stay longer...

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

This hotel boasts a fine, and apparently very popular restaurant, with an excellent menu and wine list. It has very comfortable and clean rooms. Very helpful staff who try their best to make your stay a pleasant experience. The buildings have been refurbished to a high standard. The bathrooms in particular have been highly maintained with large jacuzzi type baths. We stayed in the Oakham room

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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

What a shame this once great eatery has gone so far downhill for meals.
The local ale was marvellous the Chilean wine superb the meal well below par for the price.
We had the scallop starter which was a throw back to the 60's (nothing wrong with 60's but food has advanced) little salmon to be found and an over generous covering of bread crumb.
The main I had was confit of duck-ham-spicy sausage, the duck had no duck flavour the sausage appeared to be a left over from breakfast equally as flavoursome as what was sold as duck.
The main on the menu came with butter beans and 'fine green beans' when the dish arrived there were no green beans. On querying this with the waiter he had no idea what the dish should have and fetched a lady who appeared in charge who equally did not know but left presumably to check the menu and then return to sat it was a misprint on the menu.
Personal taste meant none of the somewhat elaborately described puddings appealed to us how date, butterscotch sauce and liquorish ice cream quite fit together eludes me so we opted for the cheese plate. A blind folded person at a supermarket could have put a more interesting selection together.
All personal choice but if you only go out once in a while try the Hatton Arms in Gretton (very good apart from they don't do custard!) or The Marquise of Exeter Lyddington both local to this one.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

Just got back from a two night stay at the old white hart, and we stayed in the Bebe room. All I have to say is wow, the room was just perfect. Warm room, comfortable bed and the bathroom just wow, I could have stayed there all day. We ate in the pub on the first night and it was top class and when we went in the second night the menu was the same so decided to eat out. The bar had a good selection and the staff were friendly, can't wait to stay again but wish they had changed their menu daily or had a bit more choice.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank Diane G
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Address: 51 Main Street, Lyddington LE15 9LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Lyddington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Lyddington
Price Range: £93 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old White Hart 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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