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Cley Windmill Restaurant

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Cley Windmill The Quay | HOLT, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7RP, England
+44 1263 740209
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic return visit here. Great service, lovely food. Up to the standard that we have come to enjoy. Many thanks.

Thank Mysonsinyuxi
Leeds, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking forward to eating here. They offer a set menu only, which is published a month in advance so you can decide whether to book or not. We liked the sound of the food on offer so booked in. At 7pm we were to assemble in the cosy lounge for pre dinner drinks. Nibbles were provided and it... More 

1 Thank GaryandGrumpy
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120 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The windmill is brilliant and its location stunning - well worth a visit. By contrast its restaurant may be fine for a daytime snack but is not up to fine dining standards. This might not be a problem but for the prices, which are of the fine dining variety. There is nothing wrong with the food but it is home... More 

1 Thank Mike W
1 review
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Jimmy the head chef did an amazing job for our family party. Fantastic food! A very welcoming and friendly atmosphere. We'll definitely be coming back.

Thank Kate W
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is a stunning venue, very cosy and intimate. I imagine the views are spectacular; we’ll certainly be going back in the daytime. It’s a set, three-course, menu which changes daily and is published well in advance on their website. The kitchen will try to accommodate changes if necessary, on our visit a diner was offered salmon as an alternative... More 

Thank SCT55
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing and the ambiance is perfect.. the service is the biggest let down.. the need to be passionate about the amazing place they are working at!

1 Thank Tashy83
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting. Lovely three course meal. Good wine selection. You will likely need to book in advance. Bed and breakfast also available and parking. Location is within Cley so perfect for if you're staying at the George Hotel. Highly recommended.

Thank Lickle_Explorer_
North Walsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Arrived to a log fire and Sherry, before going in to for the meal which was shell on tiger prawns with dip and chilli source,Confit duck leg and creamed cleric crisp pancetta and poet jus, Apple Tait Tatin with clotted cream and it was lovely melt in the mouth food. only one sitting so no hurry to finish.going again this... More 

Thank Mark Steve B
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We were staying in the village of clay. Windmill was a short walk from our Holiday home. As we were celebrating our wedding anniversary we thought This restaurant was ideal. When we arrived we were shown into a cosy lounge Area and invited to help ourselves to complimentary sherry and nibbles. I am not Sure who drinks sherry nowadays but... More 

1 Thank Cathy19532013
Faversham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I was very much looking forward to eating here after reading the reviews, so it's a shame that I was disappointed with the experience . The meal is a set menu with everyone sitting at the same time. I was fine with this but failed to realise that this would be true for each course, so everyone had to wait... More 

3 Thank Sarah M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cley Windmill The Quay | HOLT, Cley Next the Sea, Holt NR25 7RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt  >  Cley Next the Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 740209
I would like to give feedback on this establishment. Thanks Polly

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