The deserts were similarly poor, one option being what should have been a light, fluffy pastry dish, was flat and solid, the fruit ‘tarte’ was nothing more than a pile of chopped up (mainly) pieces of melon, pressed into a circular dish and turned upside down on the plate! As for the evening meals. It is an amazing place to unwind and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Starting with breakfast, it has moved to a full buffet service, yes you can order eggs as you require. In a moment of weakness and not wanting a bigger row, she paid it. Lastly my mille feuille was 100% soggy which is so sad (how can you call it mille feuille) but still i ate it all as the creme pat was delish. The weekend could of been managed better.More, There was one time in my 52 years I had beef that melted in my mouth, today was the second. Some of the furniture is very dirty with obvious stains and arma of chairs dirty. From the luxury of sea view rooms at the White House Hotel, to the rural setting of the cliff-top campsites, Herm Island has a variety of accommodation options to … Herm is lovely but in future we will be only doing day trips and taking our own refreshments rather than get stung by the White House Hotel. The oyster plate was also dirty and left a round stain on the tablecloth after it was cleared (see photo) Duck main was good, well done chef!- though the intentional “splatter effect” plating was sort of off-putting. They deducted £2, the cost of one of the jam portions we didn't order and didn't eat. just sent back one of the jam portions because my partner doesn't like it. ROCKING BINGO & 80s DISCO WEEKEND 20th - 21st November We have just... a handful of hotel rooms left for you to let your hair down with a night or two at The White House Hotel and enjoy a special Rocking Bingo and 80s disco night at the Mermaid Tavern on Saturday 21st November. no enthusiasm for their job, made no attempt at any sort of interaction with our group and weren’t particularly attentive. The plated was the same as the previous evening, looked dried out. The service excellent and the Cuisine Top rated, Staff were friendly and wine list extensive. The lack of modernity is still there, but the good feeling has gone. The White House Hotel has been advertising on Facebook that they have this marvelous chef. Regardless of the above, I probably would still eat here again. Thankfully the waiter was excellent and the food was too, well done. The White House Hotel has been advertising on Facebook that they have this marvelous chef. Leisure facilities in White House Hotel include a sun deck and a tennis court. In previous years breakfast was ordered & served to order on hot plates directly from the kitchen. The oyster plate was also dirty and left a round stain on the tablecloth after it was cleared (see photo) Duck main was good, well done chef!- though the intentional “splatter effect” plating was sort of off-putting. Of the courses only one was cooked, starter Pork pate, fish,Salmon Roulade,Main Rabbit leg, Cheese board, Banoffee Pie. My wife’s vegan made to order dumplings were amazing. Red Carnation Hotels Collection in Guernsey, Restaurants near White House Hotel & Restaurant, Restaurants with Outdoor Seating in Guernsey. As for the evening meals. Of the courses only one was cooked, starter Pork pate, fish,Salmon Roulade,Main Rabbit leg, Cheese board, Banoffee Pie. A visit to the toilets meant having to pass through what appeared to be a storage area. Waiter to say he would try to get for the following evening. In summary, a disappointing visit, nowhere near what I have experienced in the past, and certainly not up to the publicity. I enjoyed three excellent dinners during my stay on Herm, and there was enough variety that I could have had a few more happily. Of the courses only one was cooked, starter Pork pate, fish,Salmon Roulade,Main Rabbit leg, Cheese board, Banoffee Pie. The service excellent and the Cuisine Top rated, Staff were friendly and wine list extensive. The White House Hotel rooms are located around the pretty harbour village area of Herm both in the main hotel building and in cottage buildings within a few seconds walk. Great Customer Service with our luggage being taken from the Ferry To our room As for the evening meals. Features There are no TVs, clocks or radios in the rooms, reflecting the distance from modern life and the tranquil, gateway aspect of Herm. The jam and cream were fine, obviously because they had by-passed the 'chef'. Would you believe £16.40? He is the most entertaining, attentive and caring front of house person we have ever had the pleasure to meet.” Penny on Trip Advisor The jam and cream were fine, obviously because they had by-passed the 'chef'. What a lovely lunch thanks so much. Sunday lunch was a carvery, again hot food served on cold plates. Write a Review ... white anchovies, crispy capers ... $11.00 Traditional Steak House Iceberg Salad. We were given a set menu. We could have drinks in the cold sitting room or move to the ship inn pub bar (I could use this without paying to stay in the whitehouse). The weekend could of been managed better. From the outset we found the decor in the restaurant very bland, lacking in atmosphere, no background music, a dated feel. The deserts were similarly poor, one option being what should have been a light, fluffy pastry dish, was flat and solid, the fruit ‘tarte’ was nothing more than a pile of chopped up (mainly) pieces of melon, pressed into a circular dish and turned upside down on the plate! My fiancé and I just had the most wonderful stay at The White House Hotel in Herm. As for the evening meals. The White House Hotel is a place of old-fashioned elegance set in beautiful gardens and is the only hotel on the island of Herm. White House report calls on Texas to ‘intensify’ COVID-19 mitigation efforts Benjamin Wermund and Jeremy Blackman Nov. 30, 2020 Updated: Dec. 1, 2020 10:17 a.m. The scones were the smallest we have ever had, had an odd squidgy texture until you got to the centre which was hard and dry. But to have cold plates for your hot breakfast on...just not done. just sent back one of the jam portions because my partner doesn't like it. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Beautiful setting with the sun setting. The duck, which was selected by a few of our group was very uninspiring, seemingly defrosted from frozen and poorly cooked. White House tours are based on a lottery system and are not guaranteed. recommend to locals and visitors, we are so lucky to have this on our doorstep. After the fish course and a discussion with management an alternative was offered for the Saturday menu. Nothing was too bad to ask for management intervention just a feeling that the warmth has gone. Herm is lovely but in future we will be only doing day trips and taking our own refreshments rather than get stung by the White House Hotel. The White House Hotel has been advertising on Facebook that they have this marvelous chef. The scones were the smallest we have ever had, had an odd squidgy texture until you got to the centre which was hard and dry. Never, never again. Guests can relax and have a snack in the café bar. Nothing was too bad to ask for management intervention just a feeling that the warmth has gone. Sunday lunch was a carvery, again hot food served on cold plates. Get quick answers from White House Hotel & Restaurant staff and past visitors. Nothing was too bad to ask for management intervention just a feeling that the warmth has gone. Haha Il propose une connexion Wi-Fi gratuite dans tout l'établissement. I am far from happy and consider we have been thoroughly ripped off. There was one smallish pot of tea which made 1.5 small cups each. Unfortunately my meal was let down by starter and dessert. We stayed in one of their cottage room overlooking the english channel and Guernsey. Some of the furniture is very dirty with obvious stains and arma of chairs dirty. The lack of modernity is still there, but the good feeling has gone. Corridor to room was as bad as two years ago. Herm Edwards took to the podium on Monday for his weekly press conference. Get quick answers from White House Hotel & Restaurant staff and past visitors. Huge bathroom with twin sinks (one cracked) but also old fashioned. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Great Customer Service with our luggage being taken from the Ferry To our room The White House Hotel Herm Island, Herm, GY1 3HR, Großbritannien – Ausgezeichnete Lage - Karte anzeigen ... Lassen Sie sich am Abend im eigenen Restaurant des White House Hotels mit Meeresfrüchten und Fischgerichten oder anderen Speisen verwöhnen. Then we nearly fainted when the bill came - how much would you expect for the equivalent of two normal cups of tea, two tiny poor scones, one jam and two small cream portions? Never, never again. Can a vegetarian person get a good meal at this restaurant? (score from 43 reviews) ... and you can dine in the White House Hotel’s restaurant, with a choice of seafood dishes as well as other options. Unfortunately my meal was let down by starter and dessert. The staff was kind and attentive. Some of the furniture is very dirty with obvious stains and arma of chairs dirty. Haha Then we nearly fainted when the bill came - how much would you expect for the equivalent of two normal cups of tea, two tiny poor scones, one jam and two small cream portions? The receptionist was charming and welcoming The deserts were similarly poor, one option being what should have been a light, fluffy pastry dish, was flat and solid, the fruit ‘tarte’ was nothing more than a pile of chopped up (mainly) pieces of melon, pressed into a circular dish and turned upside down on the plate! $11.00 Fish & Shellfish Seared Diver Scallops jalapeño honey. Conservatory restaurant old fashioned and it would have been no surprise to see Basil and Manuel turn up. Bread was very good actually. Herm is lovely but in future we will be only doing day trips and taking our own refreshments rather than get stung by the White House Hotel. That is what is really strange. Rather sad experience. The ship has been furnished with uncomfortable chairs and very bright spotlights so the atmosphere is poor. View deals for Herm Island White House Hotel. Thank you for a superb dinner in the conservatory restaurant. After the fish course and a discussion with management an alternative was offered for the Saturday menu. None of the roaring fire you would expect in the shoulder...months just a cold uninviting space. “A trip to Herm is like stepping back in time to an Agatha Christie novel. The ship has been furnished with uncomfortable chairs and very bright spotlights so the atmosphere is poor. Some magazines, decent books and papers would be a good distraction on a wet afternoon. Sunday lunch was a carvery, again hot food served on cold plates. Choice of menus would have made a poor weekend into a good weekend. The ship has been furnished with uncomfortable chairs and very bright spotlights so the atmosphere is poor. As for the food, it was average at best. Then we nearly fainted when the bill came - how much would you expect for the equivalent of two normal cups of tea, two tiny poor scones, one jam and two small cream portions? The Restaurant staff were excellent and can not be faulted. more. Two ver small scones duly arrived with no butter, but with jam and cream. For Businesses. Food very good and varied choice. So, not fresh from the oven but zapped in the microwave, obviously. The staff, whilst pleasant enough, showed...no enthusiasm for their job, made no attempt at any sort of interaction with our group and weren’t particularly attentive. Own or manage this property? Breakfast and WiFi are free, and this hotel also features 2 restaurants. The staff we interacted with were all friendly. The restaurant staff were excellent, but it’s the little things that make good a wonderful experience. This was a Wine Tasting Weekend, not a Gourmet. Astonishing quality imaginative food using locally resourced food and a daily changing menu - fantastic and in awe. one i couldn’t bear to touch the oysters and hence though i ate them all i didn’t have any of the oyster liquor and and just fished out the meat with a fork (also no oyster fork was provided). Thank you for a superb dinner in the conservatory restaurant. The Restaurant staff were excellent and can not be faulted. They did offer an excellent Chicken breast instead of the Rabbit. Taste specialities of seafood cuisine in the gastronomic restaurant. Thankfully the waiter was excellent and the food was too, well done. A visit to the toilets meant having to pass through what appeared to be a storage area. Herm is lovely but in future we will be only doing day trips and taking our own refreshments rather than get stung by the White House Hotel. Never, never again. In a moment of weakness and not wanting a bigger row, she paid it. Tired and peckish after a lovely walk around Herm, we just stopped here for tea. The scones were the smallest we have ever had, had an odd squidgy texture until you got to the centre which was hard and dry. Maybe tonight was just a one-off. The oyster plate was also dirty and left a round stain on the tablecloth after it was cleared (see photo) Duck main was good, well done chef!- though the intentional “splatter effect” plating was sort of off-putting. Bread was very good actually. We ordered two teas and two scones with butter. The Restaurant staff were excellent and can not be faulted. Regardless of the above, I probably would still eat here again. The food at this restaurant is notable for fine preparation and very high quality ingredients. Leisure. Lastly my mille feuille was 100% soggy which is so sad (how can you call it mille feuille) but still i ate it all as the creme pat was delish. This was a Wine Tasting Weekend, not a Gourmet. As all guests were eating the same courses all were called in to the Restaurant at the same time, just as if it was a wedding do. Stayed overnight and evening meal included. Not wanting to cause a fuss we...just sent back one of the jam portions because my partner doesn't like it. The staff is very friendly, the room comfortable and well appointed. Nothing was too bad to ask for management intervention just a feeling that the warmth has gone. Warm plates were bought out, the rims were hot but the center was cold. Be warned! The deserts were similarly poor, one option being what should have been a light, fluffy pastry dish, was flat and solid, the fruit ‘tarte’ was nothing more than a pile of chopped up (mainly) pieces of melon, pressed into a circular dish and turned upside down on the plate! Huge bathroom with twin sinks (one cracked) but also old fashioned. From the outset we found the decor in the restaurant very bland, lacking in atmosphere, no background music, a dated feel. As for the food, it was average at best. The sirloin of Guernsey beef today was the best I have ever tasted, except that one time but it was so long ago that this...might just of beat that. Some magazines, decent books and papers would be a good distraction on a wet afternoon. Haha So, not fresh from the oven but zapped in the microwave, obviously. Herm is a tiny car-less island and the White House is its only hotel. Decor was very dull and fittings were old. 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