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The Paper Mills Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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The Paper Mills | London Road, Peterborough, England
+44 1780 782328
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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We returned to the Paper Mills a year to the day after our first visit. I had seen a bad review before we went, but trusted my instinct. It was our first anniversary and decided we must go back to this establishment. We were not disappointed. You feel the natural warmth of this pub as soon as you walk through... More 

Thank Glyn W
Yaxley Peterborough
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

A really enjoyable evening at the Paper Mills in a relaxed & pleasant atmosphere Good choice on menu. Food delicious & Great service We were not rushed & spent several hours chatting over 3 courses & coffee.

1 Thank Brinkler
Whittlesey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely bank holiday lunch sitting in the beer garden. The food was brilliant and so tasty. Staff were polite and friendly. The bar and restaurant were very nicely decorated, will definitely be going again.

1 Thank richandkirst
Oakham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Seven colleagues & I went for a post X-mas lunch in the newly refurbished Paper Mills. The restaurant is nicely decorated and we were given a warm welcome. The menu contains standard pub fayre, with some specialities. Service was very good, portion sizes generous and the food well cooked & nicely presented. Booking is advised, as for a Thursday lunch... More 

1 Thank gpkent
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

15 of us went for a leaving do. Great food and great service. The food arrived hot and timely and tasty. Will be going back again very soon.

Thank Stuart H
Peterborough (England)
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Visited the Paper Mills over the Burghley weekend, first visit and had forgotten how nice Wansford is in itself. We booked a table which was perfect for the four of us. Sampled the Mezze, followed by Fish & Chips along with a Sagres. Food was excellent, value for money and great quality. Must also be said how clean this place... More 

Thank Bpm1976
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Used to eat here many years ago, never heard to the quantity of food to fail. I was pleasantly surprised and reassured that the food was fantastic. If I were to be a little pickle, our roast potatoes were a bit dry, but the rest of the food just melted in our mouths ! Defiantly would visit again and sure... More 

1 Thank Helsbells0106
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night for dinner, early evening so before the rush later on. The menu was pretty basic and pricey on the whole, I eat everything but nothing really appealed so went for the burger in the end....which was dry and lacking in flavour. The so-called Hazelnut Creme Brûlée had no hazelnut whatsoever and tasted like an... More 

3 Thank traks22
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

I really enjoyed dining at this pub. There is the "proper pub" area around the bar, and then a proper dining section near the back of the restaurant. The pub offers a small selection or real ale, as well as the typical stuff. The food is fresh, and the menu changes seasonally. I would recommend the venison burger. As this... More 

3 Thank Bavarian_Ruffian
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

My first observation was the price of drinks, very close to London prices. We were a large party and attended on steak night. Food was nice but the order did get mixed up which resulted in 2 of the party having to wait for the meals to be re-cooked.

1 Thank Emma S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Paper Mills | London Road, Peterborough, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 782328

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?