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The Windmill

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The Mill Butt Lane | Melton Mowbray, Wymondham LE14 2BU, England
+44 1572 787304
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I needed lunch and the Windmill provided a good value meal in pleasant surroundings. Popular with cyclists and by how busy it was on a Thursday, it will be very busy at the weekend! Food nicely presented but cheap condiments do them no favours - the mayo was thin and vinegary for example.

Thank AndiPayne
Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Had Lunch here the other day with family, really nice place, lovely home cooked pie and cakes were beautiful. Very busy , but not a very long wait, will be back.

Thank vmanvman1966
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I often take my little boy and mother to the windmill as there is a great outdoors and the shops are also lovely - especially the wood shop, lady in there is very helpful ! Each time I visit I like to have something in the cafe. Each time the food has been very disappointing. Upon our last visit to... More 

1 Thank Jasia J
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have been using this cafe as a stop on my cycling route around Leicestershire. It's great and well worth a visit.

Thank Greg A
Boston, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stopped off here with the Lotus (Caterham) Seven Club for breakfast & a dry out on a very wet Sunday. Most of us had a full breakfast which was outstanding, particularly at the price point. We saw others dropping in here, cyclists & walkers & so on, looks a popular venue.

Thank Bizzielizzie13
West Kirby, Wirral
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

On holiday in area so decided to revisit The Windmill for a late lunch and see if the begonia display was as good as last year. Also see what was on sale in the little shops there. the flowers were beautiful and as good as last year. Great range of colour and petal designs. The restaurant was serving lunch even... More 

1 Thank masumallard
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stopped here for light refreshments on Saturday afternoon. The choice and quality of home made cakes were very good and at a reasonable prices. The location of the windmill tearooms is lovely with stunning views. Well worth visiting.

Thank R4daily
Alfreton, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great little spot. Very picturesque. Play area for kids. The cafe is lovely. Prices are good. Service good. Staff very nice. There appears to be an indoor play area above the seating area which for me was the only bad point as it was full of squealing kids. Other than that it's a perfect spot.

Thank 0798anne
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nice place to chill out for a couple of days, friendly hosts, great views and the option to look around the shops and use the cafe. Kids have a playground and plenty of toys.

Sandy, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We'd had a disappointing lunch in Rutland & had included this location on a drive out. Lovely location, delicious cake & a lovely strong brew....... Highly recommended

1 Thank Paul W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mill Butt Lane | Melton Mowbray, Wymondham LE14 2BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Wymondham
  • Phone Number: +44 1572 787304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?