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The White Swan

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Main Street | Wighill, Tadcaster LS24 8BQ, England
+44 1937 832217
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Hartlepool, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner Friday night and returned for Sunday lunch. Great food and friendly staff. Would recommend if visiting Wighill Lodges.

Thank Lisa H
Level Contributor
32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We haven't been for ages and late on Sunday evening drove out to try. We were a little surprised that the bar, lawn and patio were near deserted but ordered food anyway. Kids had to eat from the adult menu which we were glad of. Food was amazing, beef was just how I like it pink in the middle and... More 

Thank Faultrated
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for Sunday lunch after looking at the sample Sunday lunch menu on line. The actual menu was much more limited and did not meet any of the dietary requirements of one of the party. No chicken, fish or suitable vegetarian option as the only one included mushrooms. We asked if there was any way they could do a... More 

Thank geoff1311
Derby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent quality of food and good service.The Mushroom Wellington very tasty as were the Haddock & Chips. Went on a Friday evening, staff all pleasant and helpful not overpowering but there if needed. Our party of 6 were all satisfied. Only downside, thought it a little pricey.

Thank John W
Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Exceptional food and service. Will continue to go. Highly recommended. Superb village pub with spectacular amenities with 5 Star food without a doubt. Wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff. Nothing is too much trouble.

Thank emmajerry
york england
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130 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

visited last night in a party of 4. been a Tuesday night it was very quiet and only one other table was occupied. this said we were not rushed and were given time between courses. the menu is a step above your normal pub food. of our 4 different starters I think I was unlucky. I had the chickpea and... More 

1 Thank msbYorkEngland
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Roast beef advertised as served pink on the menu was definitely not, although the two who had it said it was OK if rather gristly. Slow cooked belly pork hadn't been cooked long enough to render down the fat to make the meat soft and flavoursome or the rind even slightly crackly, it was cooked - just. Sausages from Sykes... More 

Thank Jane D
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Picked the pub for location as we were meeting friends from Bradford and we were in York. Very good meal, wine and service. We had a lot to talk about and were not rushed during or after the meal.

1 Thank Graham B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Had a spot of lunch on the Friday we arrived. Had a steak ciabatta and a couple of beers. Was really tasty and great value for money. The others with me also complimented their food! Came back on the Sunday for dinner. Me and my partner had a sharing platter. Gammon, pork belly and beef with all the trimmings. Was... More 

1 Thank Tr3vab
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This was a place plucked off the map to meet up for Sunday lunch and we were really pleasantly surprised. Tucked away in a village setting it is a very nice pub/restaurant with a traditional feel. The food was of good quality and very nicely presented. My husband, son and his partner had the traditional Sunday roast dinner and said... More 

2 Thank roombudYork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Wighill, Tadcaster LS24 8BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Selby District  >  Tadcaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1937 832217
Welcome to The White Swan, Wighill. We are ideally located between York, Wetherby, Tadcaster and Leeds, as well as being close to the A64 & A1, both of which are just 4 miles away. Making us an ideal spot for a break in your journey, whether you are just visiting or passing through. We only close on a monday, excluding bank holidays when we fire up our hand built clay oven for the best pizzas around! Food is served every day 12 - 3 and 5 - 9:30.(12 -5 Sun) We have a seasonal menu which changes frequently to use whatever is good and in season. We love food, we love the countryside and we love our job. Hopefully all this will reflect in your dining experience and I'm sure it will as we have seen many returning customers in the few short months we have been open. We have an extensive beer garden and utilise this space frequently for events and can be booked for wedding receptions. For more details please visit our Facebook page or twitter or website.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?