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The Mill at Elstead

Farnham Road, Elstead GU8 6LE, England
+44 1252 703333
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“water wheel” (13 reviews)
“old mill” (17 reviews)
“the pub” (50 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Farnham Road, Elstead GU8 6LE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a group of 7 for Father's Day, including two children. The place is beautifully set out and the gardens are well kept. We will return for a drink but not to eat. The starters were good, especially the shared fish platter - smoked...More

Thank David L
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review following your visit on Father's Day. We are pleased you enjoyed the Fish Platter, especially the London Porter Smoked Salmon which is exclusive to Fuller's. It is disappointing to read you would not return to dine with us. We pride...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited today for a family birthday lunch.Good food,I had the fish and chips which was good quality,hot and a good portion.Friendly and helpful staff,waitors and at the bar.We brought along a birthday cake,they didn't mind and provided plates and cutlery. I wouldn't hesitate to return...More

Thank Martyn H
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your birthday lunch with us, we are more than happy for guests to bring in a cake for such a special occasion. We are so pleased you enjoyed the Frontier Battered Fish &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened to stumble upon The Mill and what a find! Set in a beautiful location with spectacular views. We obviously hadn't booked and they were very with a wedding function but they still seated us. The food was amazing and the staff very friendly....More

Thank Dianna P
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you stumbled across The Mill and very much hope you come back during the summer to enjoy a spot of lunch or drink whilst enjoying the beautiful views. We are so pleased you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old and well established pub, much respected by locals. Locals in the past have included ex Beatle Ringo Starr and actor Peter Sellers. There's a working water-mill still in the pub, interesting for both adults and kids alike. Parking is for around...More

Thank steadhg
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you travel from further afield for a spot of lunch with us, as well as enjoying the surroundings and our usual friendly service. As you mention, it is always best to book a table, especially...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn’t been here for years and was pleasantly surprised by the experience. The staff were welcoming and helpful. Whike this is not a fine dining establishment (& does not profess to be so) the meals ordered from the bar-snack menu were pretty good, both...More

Thank WitleyCarlton
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and found the team to be their usual welcoming and helpful self. We pride ourselves on offering freshly cooked food to a high standard and pleased you also felt the same. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here just for a family dinner. Beautiful place, sitting on the patio looking over the mill river. The kids got to play in the fields and feed the ducks and had a lovely time. The kids meals were amazing value and my daughter even...More

Thank Pottsie500
Sian S, Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful review to read. Thank you so much. Our mission is to deliver excellent food and fantastic service. Its always good to receive feedback. It helps us to be the best at what we do and helps to keep on improving the service....More

Reviewed May 16, 2018

Went for lunch, as in the past we have had good pub food in a lovely location. Today has changed that. The service was dreadful, the lady at the bar was unsmiling and v off hand. We ordered two meals, one came after about 10...More

Thank JulieCHolland
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for your review, which I hope you saw our reply via your Facebook feedback, however please see below; Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is a shame you didn't enjoy your visit today. Having spoken with the waitress...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018

Came here for my husband's birthday lunch and left feeling disappointed. The pub is in a beautiful spot and after the very hot May bank holiday weekend they had run out of a few things on the menu - though we were only told about...More

Thank Alison R
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you very much for your recent review. We brief the team in the morning of any items that are out of stock and guests are informed when we take their order, if in the restaurant, and where possible we advise customers who are looking...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018

Really nice pub food. The venison was very nicely cooked and so tender, although the chocolate sauce just tasted like gravy. Service was cheerful and attentive and it was very good value.More

Thank KAW687
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your recent review. So pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to us and received our usual high service. We will be sure to pass your comments onto Chef with regards to the venison and that of the chocolate sauce. We...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018

We stayed locally and didn't fancy eating at the hotel so came here for an evening meal (myself, husband and 2 young children). This place truly is a hidden gem. It's in a fantastic setting, the mill inside the building is really interesting, the service...More

Thank Shelley F
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are so pleased you stopped by during your recent stay in the area. We will be sure to pass your wonderful comments onto the rest of the team. We hope you manage to come again when you are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $27
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Farnham Road, Elstead GU8 6LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Elstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 703333
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Description
One of Surrey's best country pubs, the unique converted mill at Elstead is steeped in history and surrounded with beauty. The pub, on the river Wey, invites you to relax with great food and drink while the swans, ducks and water wheel outside play their part in the magic.
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