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The Windmill Mayfair

#966 of 17,953 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Mayfair
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6-8 Mill Street, London W1S 2AZ, England
442074918050
Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The title says everything. I had the fist burger and the waitress recommended a cask ale to go with it. Service was great and the food was exceptional. £25 for a pie, chips and beer is a tad on the expensive side but the quality outweighs this negative.

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Thank Dominic V
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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120 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in after shopping up and down Regent and Oxford streets and had a late lunch and found this to be a very welcoming setting. The interior is dark wood, beautiful bar area with a selection of rooms or areas to dine in. They even have a terrace bar upstairs. There are cozy nooks throughout the restaurant. The restaurant... More 

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Thank Pat H
Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A group of us were meeting for a long Sunday lunch, several people coming at different times and the staff were not phased by this or gave me any grief. I had the roast beef and Yorkshire pud - the presentation was very average but the food was excellent with the exception of the worst Yorkshire Pud I've ever had.... More 

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Thank Suzanne M
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My OH was in heaven, he loves meat pies, although the beer wasn't very good he said. The atmosphere was really buzzing, such an energetic place, but at no time were we rushed. The pie was good, I was surprised there were no vegetables but then again I was surprised it came with chips. The staff were very friendly and... More 

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Thank Dipsey1
Oakley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our trips to the Windmill are becoming a regular thing. This latest one was the best yet. The pies were delicious and the beer excellent. It was very nice to be advised as to what beer was best with which pie. Staff are lovely. And the prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Pat F
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The best pie crust, full fat suet pastry with full flavour fillings. Not for the health conscious but this is traditional pie making at its best. After for nding this two months back, I have visited four times and working my way through the menu. Large portions and made the mistake of having a starter once. Starter was so good... More 

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Thank Chris19724
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Excellent choice of beers and spirits, attentive and competent bar staff and a lovely atmosphere. Amongst the trendy bars and top end restaurants in Mayfair this is remains an oasis where you still enjoy a drink after work, or pre dinner on this occasion, without fuss and some good old fashioned hospitality; a great venue.

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Thank theivefamily
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

If you want an old fashioned Up with good English fare, then this is the place for you! The pie's are excellent, vgood selection just watch the warmth if busy..... Enjoy your visit a couple of nice beers in a good atmosphere and a nice meal, what more can you ask for.

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Thank Bernard H
Southampton UK
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247 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Spent a night in London and London with led for a pub with good food. Great little pub plenty of atmosphere and good service. Great reputation with pies and well founded.

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Thank Bully1959Canaries
Kent
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

As I have worked in the west end of London for over 40 years ( untill I retired in 2005 ) i cannot say this was my first visit , it's an old favorite haunt of mine , so it is now time to give the justified praise to the Pie Man they are the best and at a reasonable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Mill Street, London W1S 2AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: 442074918050
Description
Pies are our passion. Our 3 x National winning steak pie is always available. We have traditional favourites such as fish pie, shepherd's pie, chicken pie and vegetarian pies alongside 'lip smackingly' great seasonal pies that can be washed down with up to 8 cask ales. Our 'Secret Garden' is ideally situated on our hidden roof terrace offering our guests an idyllic spot to soak up the sun and enjoy a fruit infused cocktail. Along with our dedicated pie rooms and cosy bar, The Windmill pub is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the West End.

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Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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