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The Windmill Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mediterranean, European,
Brascote | Brascote, Newbold Verdon, Leicester LE9 9LE, England
+44 1455 824433
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Gastropub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Brascote | Brascote, Newbold Verdon, Leicester LE9 9LE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Our first visit. The food was excellent and the staff were extremely efficient, helpful and very friendly. We will be back and will be happy to recommend The Windmill to our family and friends.

Thank Francis N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My GF and I visited on a Saturday evening. The standard of the food was delicious. We had the Beetroot soup for starter followed by the southern fried chicken with fondue and Korean BBQ Chicken for mains. Both main courses were excellent and the presentation...More

Thank Will3349
Reviewed 4 days ago

My Sunday lunch began with a creamy and flavoursome curried coconut and lentil soup that had just a mild kick in the aftertaste. I'm not a big soup fan, but this was delicious. That was followed by a generous Sunday Roast, with vegetables and accompanied...More

Thank ambion
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On recommendation my husband and I called in for lunch. We were warmly greeted and had a great table. What a heavenly treat of delicious home cooked food nicely presented with fantastic service. Can’t wait to come back again, particularly for Sunday lunch!!!More

Thank Denise M
Steve B, Owner at The Windmill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Denise, thank you for your kind review, it was a pleasure to welcome you and your husband to The Windmill for lunch yesterday and we are so pleased you enjoyed your first visit! Give me a call when you wish to book for our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been eating here for a very long time. Never in the restaurant area as the bar area is lighter and brighter. Good food at good prices.

Thank jaybhayani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous meal we had at this beautiful venue close to Newbold Verdon.A range of meals were enjoyed and all were superb.The best thing I liked was the fantastic service offered by Sophie and Sarah.Nothing was too much trouble.There was nothing I didn't like.More

Thank Bob F
Steve B, Owner at The Windmill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Bob, that was a swift review!! We are so pleased your party enjoyed your lunch with us yesterday and thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure for both myself and Sarah to look after you all. Thank you for your further...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked last minute on a whim and where given a great table, the service from waitresses was very good, and the menu has enough to cater for all the family. The roast dinner was very good with plenty of meat, roasties and vegatables not...More

Thank Adrian C
Steve B, Owner at The Windmill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Adrian, so nice to welcome you on Sunday. Our home cooked roasts always go down a treat, especially our roasties!! We do home you return again soon!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is a little remote but well worth the effort to get there. The ambiance of the place is quite nice although I would say the toilets are looking a little tired. Camembert starter was a good balanced first course with just the right...More

Thank CrocodileRoc
Steve B, Owner at The Windmill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi CrocodileRoc, It was lovely to meet and serve you both last Wednesday and pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. Glad you managed a dessert after your stone bass :) we hope you will be returning to us again soon. Best regards Sophie

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our evening. Arrived and the owners were very friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent and also the pub itself has a welcoming feel to it. Would definitely recommend a trip out for the evening. There is also live music on a Monday...More

Thank kennyp869
Steve B, Owner at The Windmill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kenny, thank you for your comments. We agree that the Windmill provides a welcoming atmosphere. It was a pleasure to welcome and serve you on our Monday Pie Night. It is worth noting that our pie menu does change so there is quite often...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came here with a friend for Sunday lunch. The food and service was excellent (with generous portions!) and lovely atmosphere. We will definitely be coming back!

Thank Rob C
Steve B, Owner at The Windmill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased you enjoyed your Sunday experience and The Windmill Rob. We do not scrimp on our home cooked Sunday roasts which are extremely popular and the restaurant lends itself to a relaxed atmosphere. See you again soon!

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Brenda E
30 April 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
We do Brenda. We are a member of Brit stop.
25 February 2018|
Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Absolutely. We really do welcome children and have a kiddies menu available. Plus kids eat free Monday to Thursday 12 till 1 and 6 till 7 if you dine from our a late carte menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brascote | Brascote, Newbold Verdon, Leicester LE9 9LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1455 824433
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Enjoy a contemporary informal dining experience within a traditional country pub setting or just come for a drink in The Windmill Inn's relaxing bar atmosphere. Open Every Day Lunchtime and Evening (Restaurant closed Sunday evenings).
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