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The Windmill Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, European
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15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
+44 1760 722057
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good village restaurant with a bar meals and the full restaurant with table cloths, must book to get the date and time you would like

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Had a meal just before Christmas and although busy service was excellent. Chose a meal from the normal menu, shrown to our table just before our starter was served, all food excellent and well presented. Would recommend this establishment.

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Chatteris, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We was visiting friends for the weekend and Enjoyed lunch at this restaurant. Very good service and the staff were attentive and friendly. Food was good and plentiful. We all had the pork which was nice. Roast potatoes very tasty. Lemon posset was lovely but husband had the fruit salad his only comment was there was too much fruit not... More 

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Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Visiting family living in Necton and we went last Saturday evening for Dinner at The Windmill Inn. Most friendly and hospitable staff, great atmosphere in both the pub and restaurant sections. Food is excellent and good choice from the menu. Reasonably priced food too. Thank you Mandy and Scoob for making our visit so pleasant and taking good care of... More 

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1 Thank Stephen P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Okay so I'm an older teenager so that means I don't have a TONNE of money but never the less I do work and do earn some. I went here a couple times when u was younger and remember the food being amazing and have been here since with friends and have been 20+ times. There has never been a... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

got taken there for our 40th wedding anniversary dinner by my good friends, we sat in the bar for a drink first and then was called in for our table, we ordered the food came out nicely presented and it was very nice. a good experience. thanks

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London, England, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is rather special place to eat. This is a family run place and is well organised.I have found that it is best to book well in advance as it such a popular place.The owner is a very complished chef as is his son .The menu is varied and changed regular. I found you are spoilt for choice. If you... More 

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Although I only live about half a mile from The Windmill,I have only been there once before and that was some years ago. When a friend visited us at the weekend we went to the Windmill for an evening meal last Saturday. We were very pleased indeed and will now eat there on a more regular basis. The restaurant specialises... More 

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I found this restaurant on Trip advisor, I was looking for a local place we had never been to, and stumbled across this gem. Pretty outside and well decorated inside, my husband and i had fun reading the funny brass plates over the bar. We were welcomed and settled in the bar area with a drink until our table in... More 

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King's Lynn
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Have visited the Windmill several times over the years and have never had a bad meal. The only slight niggle I have is the menu position on a wall in the bar is sometimes difficult to read because of the number of other customers in the way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Swaffham
  • Phone Number: +44 1760 722057

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?