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The Windmill Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
+44 1760 722057
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 8 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
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We came hoping for a meal on a midweek night in September to find the place heaving with people. Instead of waiting for an hour, we tried the beer. My pint of the local brew from Beeston was very good, and of the food matches...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went here earlier this week for my mothers 87th birthday. The food was lovely and even my mother, (who has an appetite like a bird), ate most of it. We had vegetarian mixed vegetables and feta cheese pie with flaky pastry. It was delicious. Husband...More

Thank Honore T
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff and cosy atmosphere. Food disappointing with vegetarian options rather unimaginative. Steak was OK but nothing special. If we go back we will speak to the chef before we order as he was open to cooking special vegetarian dish. Kebabs looked amazing, hope...More

Thank dandoknight
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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