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The Mill at Elstead

Farnham Road, Elstead GU8 6LE, England
+44 1252 703333
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“water wheel” (13 reviews)
“old mill” (17 reviews)
“the pub” (51 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Farnham Road, Elstead GU8 6LE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the saddle of lamb to share which was excellent. Beautiful location. Lovely building with mill inside and beautiful gardens

Thank dawn875
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m very surprised that anyone has left anything but good reviews for this stunning pub. The entrance is a winding cobblestone drive crossing the very picturesque river leading to the pub/restaurant. The Mill has a working water mill and even has a glass floor in...More

Thank Deanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elstead is approximately on the apex of a triangle with the base set on a line between Chichester and Lymington so ideal for meeting friends and not needing to add massively to our separate journeys home. The Mill is in a beautiful setting on the...More

Thank Greyoltwit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a family birthday lunch here. The warm weather meant we could sit outside and we were well served by friendly staff. Prices were reasonable, lovely choice of gins and the setting by the river with all the friendly ducks is just gorgeous. If visiting...More

Thank Rockhopper17
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. With such fantastic weather Al Fresco dining is a must when at The Mill, especially when you can enjoy sitting beside the river and the ducks and ducklings at your feet and a perfect spot for a birthday celebration....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ancient Mill is in a superb position on the banks of the Wey. They have a rule here. If you eat inside the waiter will take your order. If you eat outside you must come to the bar to give your order for food...More

Thank Jonny L
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking he time to write a review following your visit. With many guests booking in advance we do reserve outside tables on the decking which also benefit from table service. If guests haven’t booked a table with us and wish to sit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on Wednesday 1st of August for a family birthday lunch. The Mill in itself is a very nice pub with lovely garden including a pond and ducks (did wonder which one of them would end up roasted). The service staff were very good...More

1  Thank bethanyrecommends
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review following your visit. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and received our usual high standard of service. Apologies if you felt the service time of your food was slow. We do encourage a table to order their food together...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basically a relatively very ordinary pub lunch at The Mill at Elstead with a simple one course for four people with a couple of bottles of plonk costs in excess of £130.00. The Mill is beautifully situated with a colorful stream and ponds by the...More

Thank Peter T
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you taking the time to leave us a review. We use the highest quality fresh produce available, with some that are specially made for Fuller’s. Our wines are also of high quality ranging from South African Merlot, Bolney Estate Bubbly through to our premium...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my partner down from Bristol for the day to show her round where I was from. My dad had his wedding reception here a few years ago and was amazing then but don't know what seems to have happened?! We both ordered the prawn...More

Thank EdClarkBristol
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review following your visit. It's disappointing to read that you did not enjoy lunch with us,. Any issues guests have with their food we would happily resolve as promptly as possible, and it is a shame we didn't get the opportunity...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was just out for the day and driving past, see the beautiful string for this place, so turned around and headed in Amazing inside with the water mill behind glass inside the pub Ordering food and drinks was easy with the very friendly staff The...More

Thank Kevin B
Sian S, Front Office Manager at The Mill at Elstead, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a fantastic review. The Mill wheel usually turns too and most definitely a show stopping piece! We will be sure to pass your wonderful feedback onto the team. We really hope you manage to pop back and enjoy another relaxed day...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really beautiful country pub by river Wye. Very quite got inside and outside tables,both very relaxing and comfortable. Food have two choices: BBQ or on the menu. Staffs are very friendly. A place suits for everyone.More

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

Thank you for your fantastic review. It's great to read that you enjoyed your recent visit. As mentioned we do have varied menus as well as a lunch menu that runs from Monday - Saturday and specials throughout the week too. We very much hope...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $26
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
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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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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