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The Old Mill Retreat

Old Mill and meadows | Mill Lane, Broxbourne, England
+44 1992 460960
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
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Old Mill and meadows | Mill Lane, Broxbourne, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brunch,lunch or tea, a favourite of mine. And yes sometimes you have to wait a bit....but that's because it's cooked fresh for you, and because so many people like going there! Very friendly and it's surprising what they achieve in such a small place. Wish...More

Thank VC10girl
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Service and food where great. What ruined the visit was the overpowering smell of fumes. It looked like work was being done to the roof. Since coming here, both myself and my husband have really not felt well.

Thank fluffyduck1977
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Go nearly every week for Sunday breakfast great quality food always cooked fresh. Only negative is take ages to order as they make the drinks when you order, only one person taking the orders.

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little place to stop off for an ice cream, not a lot of shade on sunnier days only a small undercover area on rainy days. Good clean area kept well. Allows dogs so beware if you or your small ones are afraid of big...More

Thank virgo_mummy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We are a group of retired musicians and friends, who have been meeting here twice a week for the past five years. The owners and staff are always very friendly and helpful and look after us old musos extremely well. The menu is extensive and...More

Thank HawaiianGeoff
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Great food very friendly staff . Very good atmosphere and good value. We meet there regularly. It is really nice to sit near the river. Lots of very nice people to talk to. Really good place for walkers and cyclists to stop on there journey...More

Thank LBJ75
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Really nice cafe. Always popular. Good value. Best when it is warm enough to sit outside, but a warm welcome always awaits even in winter.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and I visited, again, this restaurant close to the banks of the River Lea in the Lea Valley Park. Once more we were not disappointed and the respective Classic and Classic Extra breakfasts (eaten at 1 pm!) were excellent being well cooked and...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This cafe is indeed in a lovely spot and I have been visiting for many years but since the owners took on other cafes (on Broxbourne Rec, Cedars park and how Harlow park) it is just not the same. When the owners are not there,...More

Thank sadiexxx
Familyelton, Owner at The Old Mill Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hi dear customer(Sadie) We are sorry to hear about your experience at the old mill. If you are to tell us at the time we can put right any thing you are not happy about. Please come back to us and make yourself known and...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is a regular stop of mine just for the quality of food and lovely smile you always receive. This is a cafe but the food is of a great quality. Tasty sausages home made cakes and decent coffee and tea. Being by the old...More

Thank Kevin B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Mill and meadows | Mill Lane, Broxbourne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Broxbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 460960
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