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The Why Not Inn

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very friendly atmosphere and highly attentive staff. Beautiful food and generous portions. Excellent service. Would highly recommend The Why Not.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kate O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely lovely pub, tasty food with lots of choice and a welcoming atmosphere. Don't need to say anything else, just go and visit for yourself, book a table tho!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely our favourite restaurant for food and service. The owner is very welcoming and friendly. The food is just perfect and we can’t stop going back. We found this restaurant/pub in 2009 and have visited regularly through the years. We have never had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kayleigh R
Dwc6, Manager at The Why Not Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank so much for kind words we always do our best to satisfy all our customers but some you can not please and I refuse to drop my standards to make any kind of reply to previous reviews.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burnt stake's, starter was supposed to be course patae with toast, I got smooth patae with biscuits, my daughter's burnt stake came with one mushroom and two raw onion rings, best of all the owner does not know what English mustard tastes like, watch your...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank W226DN
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Just read the reply to my partners review ..there is no need to lie to make yourself look better??? We was given high recommendations by friends to eat here and was very disappointed and even more so that you've lied in your response . We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jojo8an3
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit staff very friendly, prices very good, good selection on the menu . Food was very good, highly recommend. Only downside no car park, but would not put off returning.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Liz R
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Thought me and my fiance would come here late afternoon for a birthday meal. Upon entering after struggling to find a parking space we were informed we had an hour approx to order,eat and leave due to all tables being reserved. We got there just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Craig C
Dwc6, Owner at The Why Not Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

The Why Not restaurant is extremely popular and therefore advanced booking is recommended especially for special occasions. On arrival it was explained to you that all the tables were reserved from 6.30pm onwards and that you would need to vacate the table by that time,...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing !!! Food and drink home made to a fantastic standard, loverly location and friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AndrewD4748
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Never had a bad meal here. Ate here last night and it was no exception. Impressive food and staff as always.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Black0264
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The pub is a bit dated but is an old traditional pub. It’s up a country lane so parking is always a bit difficult. The staff are friendly . You are best to book if eating as it gets very busy. Pub is only small...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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They are brilliant. Call them up and ask them and I'm sure they will come up with something to accommodate your needs. Hope you get to go and experience the why not inn
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