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The Windmill Inn

) #3 of 30 Restaurants in Swaffham $$ - $$$ , British,
15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
+44 1760 722057
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“belly pork” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15-17 Mill Street | Necton, Swaffham PE37 8EN, England
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, friendly welcome....We ate in the restaurant but they serve in the bar as well..very popular pub.

Thank twilla2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here with some friends. There were about 18 of us and just as well it was booked as the pub was very busy. There was a good choice of food but would have liked to see a bit more vegetarian on the menu....More

Thank adrian_foxley
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've just moved to Holme hale near this pub and have to say it's very good a old type pub that does great food and the staff know how to lock after their customers large car park and if your about this area well worth...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

First visit in a long time .We had a beautiful Sunday meal. My husband had the roast.I had the salmon...both were beautiful.Staff friendly and attentive.We won'tbe leaving it so long for our next visit

Thank barbarathurston161
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a good village restaurant with a bar meals and the full restaurant with table cloths, must book to get the date and time you would like

Thank 060344dave
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had a meal just before Christmas and although busy service was excellent. Chose a meal from the normal menu, shrown to our table just before our starter was served, all food excellent and well presented. Would recommend this establishment.

1  Thank LESLEY S
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We was visiting friends for the weekend and Enjoyed lunch at this restaurant. Very good service and the staff were attentive and friendly. Food was good and plentiful. We all had the pork which was nice. Roast potatoes very tasty. Lemon posset was lovely but...More

Thank deborah b
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Visiting family living in Necton and we went last Saturday evening for Dinner at The Windmill Inn. Most friendly and hospitable staff, great atmosphere in both the pub and restaurant sections. Food is excellent and good choice from the menu. Reasonably priced food too. Thank...More

1  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Okay so I'm an older teenager so that means I don't have a TONNE of money but never the less I do work and do earn some. I went here a couple times when u was younger and remember the food being amazing and have...More

1  Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 12 October 2016

got taken there for our 40th wedding anniversary dinner by my good friends, we sat in the bar for a drink first and then was called in for our table, we ordered the food came out nicely presented and it was very nice. a good...More

1  Thank Rocky C
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Questions & Answers
Rosemary S
20 December 2014|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
20 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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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