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The Old Windmill

Willows South Hanningfield Road, South Hanningfield, Chelmsford CM3 8HT, England
+44 1268 712280
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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12:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Willows South Hanningfield Road, South Hanningfield, Chelmsford CM3 8HT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Been a few times always had a good nice and fresh very old fashion pub but very comfortable staff polite good beer plenty of room in the car park nice outlook

Thank rodneycroome747
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been here before over the years. This was a catch up lunch with friends, and regrettably was not impressed. It was very quiet and the service was good. Only a light lunch this time as time was tight and we all had the Fish...More

Thank Neal192
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love the Old Windmill & visit often, but are really disappointed that after having rung and spoken to them F2F regarding booking for Christmas since April - being told each time they weren't able to take bookings yet, we call back on our return...More

Thank Jacqueline W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here as a family one Sunday, as it was my nan's birthday. It’s a good job we booked, as the bar, dining room and beer garden were all busy. We sat in the dining room and there was plenty of space and natural...More

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a Friday and would have given this pub 5 stars but the service was very slow and a little muddled. We got there about midday and it wasn't too busy. Good selection on the menu and it was nice to...More

Thank Wickford17
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here many times before and I was there today with friends. We all felt that the food was particularly delicious today. As a vegetarian, I tried a new addition to the menu, Grilled Nectarine salad with mixed leaves, mixed beans, pumpkin seeds,...More

Thank pMacDo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here and enjoyed a very nice starter and Sunday lunch. The service started very slowly, we sat at the table with no menu for a least 10 minutes, we then had to ask for a menu and had to ask again for them...More

Thank Downba
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on a weekend for Sunday lunch. There's plenty of seating inside and out. The staff were friendly and the food was really nice. Prices are reasonable and the environment was nice and relaxed. We will definitely be back.

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on a Tuesday afternoon with family members who are all meat eaters. Plenty of choice for them. However, vegetarian choices were not as good as when I first visited the pub back in February. Was hoping for one of their nice vegetable risottos...More

Thank 407tam41
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is far more than a village pub with a very attractive building and choice of tables inside and out creating a restful environment. The staff were friendly and a good choice of real ale and food available. There were several interesting vegetarian options. It...More

Thank biggreentravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Willows South Hanningfield Road, South Hanningfield, Chelmsford CM3 8HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford  >  South Hanningfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 712280
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