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The Windmill Inn

15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
+44 1760 722057
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Left it very late to book somewhere for Mother's Day, managed to get a table here for 3pm sitting all be it in the bar as the restaurant was full. This was my first visit to the Windmill - even though my in-laws only live...More

Thank Ess3x_Girly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal here today. The waitress staff were attentive and our table of 9 (ranging in age from 3 through to 96) couldn’t fault any element of our Sunday lunch. The guests all agreed that the food was well presented, with plenty...More

Thank Craig C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well after reading some very opinionated reviews on decor/service/food etc I thought I would comment. We eat here regularly as do many of our friends and family. The food and service are always first class and great value for money. Highly recommended indeed.

Thank Ali P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Having read the glowing reviews we felt we had to come and sample this pub. We have actually stopped by and not gone in on another occasion, put off my the gaudy interior. The Windmill Inn is situated in an ordinary village and lacks authentic...More

1  Thank relaxonhols
Reviewed 12 November 2017

First visit to The Windmill, as my friend and I are looking for other restaurants to visit for our Loose Ladies Sunday Lunch once a month. The restaurant is separate to the pub. Although busy we were served in the bar with a drink and...More

1  Thank TravellerIlford
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Stopped in for lunch to break a long journey. Quiet weekday lunchtime, but prompt and pleasant service from bar staff and food servers. Have main menus board for lunch/dinner, plus bar food menu. Several vegetarian options on both. Food all freshly cooked, and waiting time...More

Thank drpeter54
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in on a Friday for lunch wasn't as busy as I expected we were served quickly we chose to eat in the bar. Food delicious and well presented.shame the menu is not visible from all areas of the bar, writing is small so you...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here for a family meal on a. Tuesday evening , pub & restaurant busy for a midweek night , service & food excellent. Everyone was so friendly & welcoming , restaurant is cosy & comfortable, hubby & his brother had starters but sister in...More

Thank BasilNorfolk
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable meal in lovely surroundings. The menu was extensive and food is provided for all tastes. The staff were most courteous and very hospitable. Nothing was too much trouble and we were made to feel extremely welcome. I would have no hesitation recommending this...More

Thank nikkiison
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My first visit but not my last, I was taken to the Windmill for my birthday and it really was a lovely evening the food was incredible the staff made us very welcome you can always tell when the place is busy that you have...More

Thank nora c
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Rosemary S
19 December 2014|
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Response from KeswickTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Surely you didn't mean to ask reviewers something you could and should ask the restaurant. It even appears that you live in the same village. This is not what Tripadvisor is about.
Rosemary S
19 December 2014|
Response from KEW1810 | Reviewed this property |
I have only visited here at lunch times. Perhaps you should ring the Windmill direct to confirm if this is the case.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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