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The Windmill Bar & Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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Sponsored by: The Windmill Bar & Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Totally refurbished!
1. Totally refurbished!
"Windmill is under new management (2018) and - wow - what a difference!"
Gillie G
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2. Wow! Wow! Wow!
2. Wow! Wow! Wow!
"MUST if you appreciate excellent food combined with faultless service!"
B5222QUwilliamd
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3. 200 + 5 Star reviews!
3. 200 + 5 Star reviews!
"service is warm and friendly, attentive without being overbearing."
derricklawrence
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About
Recently refurbished & re opened under new management, the Windmill is a delightful 15th Century, vaulted barn restaurant & bar. Located on the A40, Asthall between Witney & Burford. Nestled in six glorious acres enjoying stunning panoramic views across the Windrush Valley. Two head chefs Thomas Curtis & Richard Lenik have been blessed with over five hundred 5 Star culinary reviews since opening. Cooking from scratch, the very best of local produce enables any dietary requirements to be catered for. A beautiful marquee on our lawns can accommodate up to 240 guests, its glass front enables access to the panoramic views. A large secure car/coach park is adjacent.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Reviews (249)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've just hosted a special celebration dinner for 50+ people at The Windmill and the staff were lovely and looked after us so well. All the food was absolutely delicious with the Monkfish with a seafood and saffron bisque getting particularly rave reviews! All in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hils122
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This little gem slightly hidden in the woods is the perfect place for a great evening or lunch. The views are fab, the food is superb, the staff so attentive. 5 Star and an excellent atmosphere. Will return soon and would recommend 100%.

Date of visit: May 2018
3  Thank heather h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend the windmill, the setting was beautiful and the restaurant was very warm and cosy. We had the 2 course Sunday dinner and it did not disappoint, the meat was delicious and the vegetables were to die for especially the parsnips and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank milesfamily1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Today was our first visit to the Windmill since the new owners took over last year. We were seated by the french doors overlooking the stunning Windrush Valley. The Sunday banquet was served on a large platter for us to serve ourselves from, this is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lizbug72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had yet another delicious Sunday lunch - this is our fifth Sunday lunch visit! My birthday week couldn’t have finished with a better experience. Service starts with a smile with Sean at all the staff follow suit. Food was popping hot and a plenty -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank helenloveshotels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family meal Saturday lunchtime. Place is welcoming and nicely set out. Staff attentive but friendly. Lots of choice for food. I had soup, deff home made and tasty. The beef my o.h. had was v tasty and tender. My chicken supreme was v...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jmsunseeker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time with friends and was really unsure what to expect but the Sunday lunch was lovely. We had a platter of turkey, beef and pork with a whole array of veg, Yorkshire puddings and stuffing. We were able to ask for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was ok, but the portion was very small, especially for men. The pie ordered was about 2" diameter, no potatoes were served with it, just greens. The men in our party were not Impressed . My burger was adequate . The prices as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank paris1119
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We visited the Windmill as our work do was being held here. Apart from the power cut, we had a lovely evening in the marquee. The food was nice. The staff friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 326nikiy
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Whilst they have tried very hard to combine carvery with Christmas i amnot sure this has worked. putting all the carved meat, sausages, stuffing and vegetables on one big oval serving platter just looked like chaos on a plate. And no sprouts!! What that all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Maureen K
7 December 2016|
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Response from 940gillieg | Reviewed this property |
This is not a carvery - it’s now wonderful... approx £70 for two with wine
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Maureen K
7 December 2016|
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Response from tracey t | Reviewed this property |
20 pounds maybe. Don't really remember.
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