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The Paper Mills Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Wansford $$ - $$$ , British,
London Road, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6JB, England
+44 1780 782328
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“fish chips” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
London Road, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6JB, England
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Paper Mills as I was impressed with the menu on the website even though It did say it was a sample menu I thought it would be ok as I am on a special diet and limited to what I can eat....More

Thank Jillybobs77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint village put. Quite lovley. Nice selection on the menu, and really nice quality. Very good value and worth a visit. The pub is well located with good parking. I will return.

Thank Pete F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped for lunch here with my wife and two children, it is a really nice pub in a quaint village with parking outside. The Menu has a European twist and is geared for Adults rather than kids and no kids menu. The hamburger we...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eight of our family went here for a birthday meal and it was a great evening. The food was very nice and the wine we selected was excellent. Under New Ownership it said on the board on arrival and they must know how to treat...More

Thank S E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here as the A1(M) southbound was blocked....looks nice from the outside. Nice beer available but served by a barmaid who could not even speak basic English... There were no locals present which is always a give away. I would not advise this one....More

2  Thank thomaspsmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family celebration. Welcome was tepid and confused as the hostess did not seem to know who had booked tables to be part of the party. Lots of further confusion as more of our party arrived. Despite being informed well in advance that...More

3  Thank bazzer_2
Paper Mills W, Manager at The Paper Mills Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear bazzer_2, Thank you for your review. Probably you have noticed that we do not normally respond to unfounded reviews; but your comment needs a bit of a special attention, as the reasons behind it are very doubtful. 1- Initially you have made a booking...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Brilliant pub/restaurant with extensive menu. Food was very high quality and staff were friendly. Ambience is nice with a great mix between a country pub and high-end eatery. Definitely recommened if you are in the area of staying at the Haycock.

1  Thank VisionaryTraveller17
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We ate at Paper Mills mid week 7.30pm and the restaurant only had 2 other tables occupied and the service was generally good. I ordered teriyaki salmon on noodles and even as a size 8 woman I could have eaten 50% more. My partner had...More

Thank Clare F
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We headed to the Paper Mill back in February for a work leaving do. There was a dozen or so of us so we had prebooked and preordered. When we got there we opened a tab and everyone got drinks from the bar which worked...More

2  Thank Samantha O
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Busy to the door pub with excellent staff and food. We had to wait to get a table but it was worth waiting. We were 8 and all decided to go for something different. Good choices on the menu ,perfect for a hot april day....More

1  Thank Margo R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Wansford, Peterborough PE8 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough  >  Wansford
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 782328
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Located in the picturesque village of Wansford, nine miles from the city of Peterborough, The Paper Mills Country Pub and Restaurant offers hearty food in a charming rural setting whether you are looking for a relaxed drink and classic pub grub in the bar or a more formal dining experience in the restaurant.

In the winter while away a chilly evening by our roaring fire with a pint of our real ale and in the summer enjoy a chilled glass of rose amidst the historic charms of Wansford in one of our many outdoor seating areas.

The stone-built rustic surroundings serve to enhance the locally sourced seasonal menu and carefully chosen selection of cask ales and fine wines creating a welcoming atmosphere for both locals and visitors.

Food Served Monday to Saturday 12noon-2.15Pm and 6.00Pm-9.00Pm and Sunday from 12noon - 4pm.

Our Head chef creates an extensive menu that epitomises country pub dining. Changed daily to ensure that you receive the best of the seasons. There is something for all tastes, from succulent belly of pork to delicate whole plaice.

We work closely with our suppliers, who are committed to provenance and fair trade to bring only the best produce to your plate.

The bar features a great choice of real ales and wines. We provide a selection of local ales from local suppliers such as Digfield and Oakham. Our resident ale is London Pride which is extremely popular with our locals. We are always searching for new and interesting wines from many local wine merchants creating an extensive wine list with something for every pallet.
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