Pub, Restaurant & Accommodation in Whissendine
6th JULY 2020
We are pleased to announce that we reopen for drinks only on Sunday 12th July at 12 noon and Monday evening 5pm for drinks only.
We will be serving food from Tuesday 14th July. You must reserve your table if you wish to dine as tables are limited.
We will not be able to reserve garden tables as we cannot guarantee the weather. Bar tables can only be reserved if dining.
There are changes in place due to the corona virus with increased Health and Safety measures, so please be patient and follow all signs and directions.
We look forward to welcoming you back to The White Lion Inn.
Yolanda, Chris and our Team.
Chris and Yolanda Welcome you to The White Lion Inn Whissendine near Oakham, in the County of Rutland.
We are proud to have been awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence six years running, Simply the Guest Award 2015 and 2016, Lodging World Gold Guest Award and CAMRA Pub of The Year 2019. We have also been voted the Best 3 Star B&B in the East Midlands area by Trivago. Have been awarded “Loved By Guests Award Winner 2019 by Hotels.com and received an award by Hotels Combined 2020.
Nestled in the heart of Rutland, England’s smallest County is the beautiful village of Whissendine near Oakham, which lies between Melton Mowbray the rural capital of food and Oakham – The White Lion Inn is much more than the average local pub. Welcoming families and dogs, it boasts a bar with cosy seating areas, 2 real log burning fires, bar, restaurant, function room and 8 en-suite bedrooms. We have a beautiful garden, which has recently had a patio added with comfortable dining tables and chairs to make it a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine or try our delicious home made food. Set next to the Village stream with a Pétanque Court, and ample tables for outside dining and children’s play equipment. We also have a free large car park, secure storage facilities for bikes or fishing equipment etc, with easy access to local villages and towns from a bus stop directly outside the pub. There are 54 beautiful villages spread across the rolling rural landscape for you to explore.
We are proud to have our own professional resident close -up Magician Chris who won the title for British Champion Close-up Magician 2012. As Chris is also the Landlord he regular entertains at the pub for our guests. If you would like to book Chris for your Wedding, Anniversary or Birthday Party, Conference or private parties please contact him at www.chrismagic.co.uk
So if it’s a quiet drink, a celebratory meal or party or even a mid week break to explore the local attractions you’re after – The White Lion Inn is for you.
We are thrilled to have won a these awards here at The White Lion Inn and we are very grateful to all the customers who voted for us. It’s nice to know we are getting things right.
We are thrilled to announce that we are now recommened on the wonderful Restauraunt Guru website and app. In fact we have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence, which makes us very proud indeed.
Thanks to Restaurant Guru and for everyone who voted for us.
To view all of our menus, please click here and we hope to see you at The White Lion Inn soon.