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The Windmill Inn

42 Mill Lane, Rustington, England
+44 1903 785883
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“goujons” (2 reviews)
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
42 Mill Lane, Rustington, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on Thursday , we were greeted by a friendly server. We had the sandwich menu , home made fish finger sandwiches and chicken goujons in a ciabatta roll. It was a very good meal. It’s a long time since we were at...More

Thank pennych
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I thought it would be nice to go along to the local pub on a sunny Sunday afternoon,sit in the beer garden and have a nice lunch. Not eaten there before, so thought we would try it! Rang ahead checked availability, turned...More

1  Thank Yorkieholidays
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Went for a Saturday after lunch drink, restaurant was packed but garden was empty. Lovely garden on a hot summers day, but thk food is on expensive side.

Thank julie n
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Have been here a few times now have alway had a excellent meal very friendly and attentive staff ,I actually make a detour on my way to or from visiting family to eat here highly recommend

Thank L7460CZandrea
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I have noticed some poor reviews from what i can only imagine are people not happy unless they are moaning about the most petty things. The Windmill is a fantastic, friendly place with traditional & speciality home cooked food. Very clean with a large garden...More

1  Thank nigelwicks1970
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Today we went to the Windmill to celebrate my daughters birthday, however when 8 of the group tried to order their food, we were told they are not able to take our order as they are busy in the restaurant, which clearly was not busy...More

5  Thank kenya1WestSussex
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a meal for our family 10 adults and 5 children for 1st of July. Some had the roast and others ordered off the very varied menu. All drinks were ordered and delivered to the table. We asked for some of the children’s meals...More

Thank Antony R
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

They say if you can't say anything nice don't say anything, I agree in principle but when staff are nice to your face and rolling their eyes behind your back and then other staff are rude and obnoxious it's not worth a visit.

3  Thank Carol B
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We come here a lot lovely friendly atmosphere great beer garden and the staff are so accommodating and friendly lovely food and service every time would definitely recommend

Thank madgirl38
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We initially phoned to book a table for 1'0 clock lunch, as last time we had Sunday lunch,it was very busy, we were told it had to be 13;15 as they were busy, we got there at 12:45 , the restaurant was empty ! Ordered...More

2  Thank Osbourne H
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9 August 2016|
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Response from Patrycja501 |
Most of the dishes on their menu are gluten free. They cater for all needs and if any customers are more selective about their taste they can cook different meals to order as long as they have the ingredients! Very helpful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Mill Lane, Rustington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Rustington
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 785883
The Windmill Rustington has been a free house since 2014. We are a family friendly pub with home cooked food and summer events for all the family to enjoy. We have a range of local ales and also have a huge selection of lagers including a number of imported German lagers. We pride ourselves on a being a traditional pub with a real fire place, public bar,restaurant and a wonderful beer garden which we get rave reviews about. So why not come along and see what the windmill Rustington is all about!
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