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The Windmill

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Church Lane | Ewshot, Farnham GU10 5BJ, England
+44 1252 850439
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really nice pub in the centre of the village. Food nice tho only serve on peak hours and days. The pub garden is lovely, relaxing with lots of space and even a small pitch and putt. The pub is also dog friendly. Really nice here recommended.

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2 Thank MarkMahoney
Fleet, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went back as the food was sensational in March. The food this time surpassed our first visit and is without doubt the best pub food in the area - and I have lived here for 40+ years. I've known the Windmill for 20+ years and I love what you have done with the place. It is fresh, clean and... More 

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1 Thank simonlala
Leeds, UK
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting surroundings. Loads of parking and lovely old mill building. Friendly welcome and efficient service. Wide choice on the menu. Sea bass was superb. Heartily recommend it. Mid week was reasonably busy so worth booking if you are a large party.

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1 Thank NJTLEEDS
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear NJTLEEDS Thank you for your review but you have the wrong Windmill as we have no mill buildings and at this time do not serve food mid week. So glad out enjoyed your sea bass More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I come there every now and then, privately or with a bigger group (prebooked). This is a family-run business, you do get the homely feel. Great selection to drink, delicious meals (I will never forget the amazing home-made pate). Great atmosphere, and would there be a party for families, there's a special kids' room (with sleeping bags if the party... More 

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2 Thank cepal67
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Cepal67 Thank you for your honest opinion.... we try to create an atmosphere where customers feel at home, rather than just in a pub. We play music through our speakers but as you say we have a blue tooth box, purchased for the pub quiz and private parties in The Barn. Bar customers saw it and decided it was... More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Popped in on the off chance with a few friends and decided to go for one of the vegetarian food options. Usually vegetarian food is not very appealing, however here they had really made an effort and I later found out the owner is a Vegetarian, so she gets it. The veggie sausages + mash + oodles of rich gravy... More 

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2 Thank simonlala
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Simonlala Thank you for taking the time to review our pub. All feed back is important but especially so when there are specific comments which we can act upon As you say i am a vegetarian and so try to offer a selection for vegetarians, sometimes non vegetarians decide to try the vegetarian option, which is great. Both Sandy... More 

Farnborough
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant find. Popped in for a Sunday roast - yummy, best gravy I've had in years. The staff couldn't have been more accommodating. There was even plenty of choice for vegetarians. A little of the beaten path but worth going. Didn't have time for desert which looked like it was a real shame. The place seems to be... More 

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2 Thank Zsaraman
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Zsaraman I will pass on your comments to the others, thank you for taking the time to give us the review and do hope you enjoy another Sunday lunch with us, maybe with pudding this time Jill and The Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Great place. Go there if you like pubs. Went here for my dad's 80th do. Really god, honest place with down to earth service and atmosphere. If you want pseudo-sophisicated swank, then go to Bill's or some other faceless chain of paff - for twice tyne cost. I feel like a like the world won't listen. Who cares, we all... More 

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2 Thank Dee B
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Dee B Thank you for your kind words... we are indeed just that, a village pub who takes pride in delivering good service and great atmosphere, a welcome similar to a visitor in our home. Our food is home cooked and not at all gastro but as you so kindly say neither are our prices. So glad we could... More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

What a great evening. So basically it was £15 for 6 different gins plus tonic if needed and nibbles. It was a very relaxed evening, each gin came with a little background with it, explained by the landlady. Nothing to heavy which was great. On our evening the gins were all either English or Scottish, I believe the theme is... More 

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2 Thank mike111173
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Mike Glad you enjoyed the gin evening, we usually offer two of the same gins evenings and then change the theme. The tasting evenings are usually the 3rd Saturday of the month at 8.30... Jill and The Team More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great Sunday roast for myself and husband and even our dog Wicket had a bowl of roast dinner. Great service, home cooked food, best roasties I've ever had in a pub. Amazing Jude ice cream for desert. Will definitely be going back again and Wicket has told all his doggy friends about his fantastic roast dinner!

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2 Thank _kdorset53
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear kdorset53 and Wicket Thank you for your review. We now offer dog towels should Wicket become wet on the walk.... jill and The Team More 

Woking, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Just a lovely ambience, so comfy and relaxed, with friendly staff. I cycled past one day and thought "I must visit" - so I took my wife there Sunday lunchtime and she loved it too.

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2 Thank turnerregsiter
Windmillewshot, Owner at The Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Turnerregister So pleased you cycled pass and liked it enough to come back with your wife. I passed on your comments to the staff at the time and have now sorted out my technical hitch so am able to reply Jill and The Windmill Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane | Ewshot, Farnham GU10 5BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 850439
Description
Traditional country pub with 2 acre garden. Log fire in Winter.

Drinking times Mon to Thurs from 1700; Fri, Sat and Sun from 1200.
Real ales and ciders, lager, gins, soft drinks and hot beverages

Home cooked food using locally sourced ingredients where possible. Classic pub menu with homemade sausages, home cooked ham, fish and chips and ploughmans plus other food. Sunday Roasts a speciality.
Kitchen open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunchtime and Friday and Saturday evening. Other times by prior arrangement

Dogs, on leads, welcome in bar and garden. Lovely country and woodland walks nearby

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