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The Paper Mills Inn

London Road, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6JB, England
+44 1780 782328
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Fusion, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Road, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6JB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regulars here and love it. fantastic pub that will never be beaten. very nice staff and always a pleasure

Thank mbind1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch on the way down the A1. They were about 1/3 full on a Thursday lunchtime. Staff were very friendly and helpful, food was excellent, roaring fire was very welcome. I gave 4 instead of 5 only because I thought it was...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always wanted to try The Paper Mills, but were quite disappointed for a village pub. The food was really nice, but VERY EXPENSIVE for what you got, you would expect to pay this in a city centre!! Not sure we will be back...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Staying away with work often means out of the way places (unless you go for premier inns--- no thanks). But occasionally you get a hotel in a village like the Mcdonald Haycock Hotel in Wansford (I am reserving judgement on that one until after breakfast...More

1  Thank poggy497
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Ate lunch here on a beautiful day last week. Sat in the conservatory and had a brilliant meal. Trust the cooking and especially the deserts - we had all 5 and had to stop some of the plates being licked clean!! Staff were polite and...More

1  Thank ajhotspur
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Ate here two nights on the trot (which we never usually do) as we enjoyed it so much. Good choice of ales and food. Lovely warm atmosphere and friendly staff Can't say much more than that really except we will go back if that way...More

1  Thank smithy10smithy
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

We often stay at the Haycock hotel due to its location for work. Prefer to visit the Paper Mills for food. First night was in the restaurant (book ahead for Friday and Saturday) all four of us went for the fish and chips - was...More

2  Thank markamoody
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Just over an hour north of Stansted Airport a lovely pub lunch was enjoyed by our small party. Charming young staff with quick and plesent service. Very good venison burgers and fish & chips (more like potato wedges). Traditional pub seating, conservatory and outside seating...More

1  Thank Cooper-art
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We popped across here whilst stopping at the hotel in the village. The two young bar staff made us feel so welcome. The atmosphere was lovely, beautiful pub, clean and decorated perfectly to suit. The Bar staff were brill, they went out of their way...More

2  Thank Debbs W
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner with a friend on Thursday. Ive not been here in over 10 years and didn’t know why to expect. Wow. It’s been totally refurbed but retains a truly ‘old-worldy’ feel. On split levels with high end furniture and lovely little alcoves. The bar...More

1  Thank KevinEric
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November 6, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $53
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough  >  Wansford
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 782328
  • E-mail
Located in the picturesque village of Wansford, nine miles from the city of Peterborough, The Paper Mills Country Pub and Restaurant offers hearty food in a charming rural setting whether you are looking for a relaxed drink and classic pub grub in the bar or a more formal dining experience in the restaurant. In the winter while away a chilly evening by our roaring fire with a pint of our real ale and in the summer enjoy a chilled glass of rose amidst the historic charms of Wansford in one of our many outdoor seating areas. The stone-built rustic surroundings serve to enhance the locally sourced seasonal menu and carefully chosen selection of cask ales and fine wines creating a welcoming atmosphere for both locals and visitors. Food Served Monday to Saturday 12noon-2.15Pm and 6.00Pm-9.00Pm and Sunday from 12noon - 4pm. Our Head chef creates an extensive menu that epitomises country pub dining. Changed daily to ensure that you receive the best of the seasons. There is something for all tastes, from succulent belly of pork to delicate whole plaice. We work closely with our suppliers, who are committed to provenance and fair trade to bring only the best produce to your plate. The bar features a great choice of real ales and wines. We provide a selection of local ales from local suppliers such as Digfield and Oakham. Our resident ale is London Pride which is extremely popular with our locals. We are always searching for new and interesting wines from many local wine merchants creating an extensive wine list with something for every pallet.
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