We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Whitehouse Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
384 Tamworth Road | Sawley, Long Eaton, England
+44 115 972 1261
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 108: English reviews
Level Contributor
108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with friends recently, restaurant was busier than normal however still good service , good quality of food and good value for money .

Thank Malcolm R
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely laid out restaurant for my life long friends wedding reception today. We had a choice of 4 staters,main and dessert. I had a classic prawn cocktail which was lovely and fresh and hubby chose tomato and basil soup which he really enjoyed. The bread that they brought out was really fresh and a generous amount of butter. The... More 

Thank FennyWP
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely breakfast in beautiful surroundings. We had scrambled eggs with Salmon & full English absolutely lovely food. Friendly staff, warm welcome and fab food, what more can you ask for!

Thank Wayne F
Derbyshire UK
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have eaten here on many occasions over the years and have always found the food good, but it has grown over the years and lost some of its atmosphere and ambience! The meals are generously portioned and generally very tasty. The layout of the restaurant is open but with a very small bar area right by the front door,... More 

Thank Break-king
Nottingham, England
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We used to go to The Whitehorse frequently whilst the family was growing up, however, two things have stood in our way of eating there for the past few years: their relatively low Hygeine rating and a vegan meal that comprised of near on 70% potato!k

Thank Feedbacker
Long Eaton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Always great food and service at The Whitehouse, ideal for a business lunch. Evening meals are fantastic too. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Steve86a
Derby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here as a last minute booking not knowing much about the place. And what a find! We had dishes off the tapas menu (yes tapas in Sawley!!) and they were brilliant!! It's not an extensive menu for tapas, and they only serve it during certain times but it well worth going when it's on! It... More 

Thank MrsT17
Level Contributor
108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

As a small group of friends we catch up with each other 2/3 times a year at The Whitehouse for lunch , the food is always very good and great value for money . The restaurant itself is very pleasant if lacking in a bit of atmosphere . Staff are always pleasant

Thank Malcolm R
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Only been once but loved it. Fantastic food, very clean and very popular. Parking a bit of a concern. Would most definitely recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Visited today as a large group for a family friend's birthday. The service was great: very organised and the food came out quickly even though there was a lot of us. The food was delicious- I went for the feta, tomato and olive salad which was beautifully presented, the mushroom filo stack for my main which was lovely (though I... More 

Thank alphabettispaghetti

Travellers who viewed The Whitehouse Restaurant also viewed

Long Eaton, Derbyshire

Been to The Whitehouse Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 Tamworth Road | Sawley, Long Eaton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Long Eaton
  • Phone Number: +44 115 972 1261

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Whitehouse Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?