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Ye Olde Windmill

££ - £££, British,
Windmill Lane | Gentleshaw, Rugeley WS15 4NF, England
+44 1543 682468
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (71 reviews)
“salmon” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Grill, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Windmill Lane | Gentleshaw, Rugeley WS15 4NF, England
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I used to go to this pub/restaurant regularly but due to work I haven't been for a while. I'd read a few reviews and to be honest one or two sounded quite dodgy so I thought I'd visit my old haunt with another couple. Well...More

Thank 1961Freddie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My Husband and I visited on Saturday evening with friends. As usual we received a warm friendly welcome from the staff and quickly became engaged in conversations with fellow customers. We later decided to have something to eat. My friend and I ordered the sirloin...More

Thank Tecwyn H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am a regular at this pub as I live in the village. From what I have witnessed today I shall never purchase food or drink from this place again! Me and friend thought it would be nice to treat ourselves to a Sunday dinner....More

1  Thank Chelsea C
Elaine4939, Owner at Ye Olde Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sorry to hear you had a bad experience. I have spoken to all my staff and they are not aware of any problem. We do not organise any functions especially of a Sunday lunchtime as our restaurant caters for dinners and is very family orianteded...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked table for 5.30 this evening for a party of 7 & we were in the upstairs restaurant which was very busy, but service was quite quick & we all had excellent meals. The girls behind the bar were kept busy & coped very well,...More

Thank LucindaStaffs
Elaine4939, Owner at Ye Olde Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to leave a review and pleased you enjoyed your meal. All my staff work hard to accommodate all our customers old and new however it's not very often we encounter any problems at all. I hope it never disturbed your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for sons birthday meal.It appeared very busy so was a bit apprehensive about how long the food would take to get to the table..we ordered 5 meals.Each meal was excellent,the 24oz rump steak was cooked medium rare,and perfect.The sirloin also was perfect.Chicken and rib...More

Thank Jason D
Elaine4939, Owner at Ye Olde Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to let us know you enjoyed your time at Ye Olde windmill. I have noted your comments and will pass them on to all my staff who work hard to deliver a great service. Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sister in Laws 70th birthday so we decided to go to the Windmill where we had previously had excellent good value meals. As it was a special occasion phoned on Saturday to book a table for 4 for Tuesday evening at around 7pm only to...More

1  Thank davidStaffordshire
Elaine4939, Owner at Ye Olde Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review your evening. I was very sorry to hear of your disappointment. We operate our menu throughout the pub in all 3 rooms bar lounge and restaurant upstairs. We do only take bookings for larger parties but the problem...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent value Sunday Lunch lovely bar staff & servers who were very prompt with service nothing to fault

Thank followills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for my dad’s special birthday at 5pm service was very slow, they need more staff behind the bar. But apart from that we all enjoyed our meals, starters were plentiful and the steaks melted in your mouth, onion rings are amazing, Deserts went down...More

Thank T S
Elaine4939, Owner at Ye Olde Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to let us know you enjoyed your time at Ye Olde windmill. I will pass your comments on to all my staff who work hard to deliver a great service And your comments noted

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty and atmospheric, ample parking, beautiful scenery. Above all the food was delicious and reasonably priced. Menu catered for all tastes.vegetables served were fresh and nicely cooked. The service was good and staff very friendly. There was plenty of room when at the tables....More

Thank Carol H
Elaine4939, Owner at Ye Olde Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to let us know you enjoyed your time at Ye Olde windmill. I will pass your comments on to all my staff who work hard to deliver a great service

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for 9 of us for a Silver Wedding Anniversary get together and had starters and mains. Usually the food here is ok, but this time two of us had the mixed grill....BIG MISTAKE!! Clearly the "chef" has no idea how to cook a medium...More

Thank markjones016
Elaine4939, Owner at Ye Olde Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for making the time to write a review. Here at the windmill inn we have many customers new and old who love our home cooked food and the quantity we serve is a reflection of how beautiful our food and dining experience is....More

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sharnygreenhill
23 March 2017|
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Response from Elaine4939 | Property representative |
We are recruiting waiting on staff if you could ring 01543682468 and speak to a manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Windmill Lane | Gentleshaw, Rugeley WS15 4NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rugeley
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 682468
  • E-mail
Description
A 16th Century country pub and restaurant with views over 4 counties We have been serving our customers for 30 years. Big open Log Fires and a warm friendly family atmosphere. Beer Gardens and patio areas by Crown Green Bowling green. All food homemade freshly cooked to order using the finest produce Dog friendly bar
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