This traditional Mayfair pub is renowned for its real ale and pub food, in particular its selection of homemade pies that are served upstairs in its dedicated pie room.
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6-8 Mill StreetMayfairLondonW1S 2AZ
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The Windmill lays claim to the best pies in Central London; thus far I haven't tried anywhere good enough to be even close to disputing this. Their pies ARE top-notch, and the setting really compliments the traditional English pub fare.
Pubs in Mayfair (and indeed the surrounding areas of Piccadilly and Soho) tend to be in the same mould: traditional old English style; smaller places on...more
This is a great pub. I liked the London beer on tap, the good customer service, and the roof terrace where we enjoyed our meal. The atmosphere was pleasant, and the meals we ordered were as well. The Shepherd's Pie was the favourite, but we were all happy with what we ordered. In the evenings, one can find parking on the streets nearby.more
Great atmosphere, closed at weird hours, but the shepherds pie is delicious, a bit over seasoned but if you are looking for a good pie, you can find it here! A nice place, nothing amazing.more
I had a hard time deciding what kind of food was London-specific that I NEEDED to try before leaving since I only had 2 days in the city. Then it dawned on me.. Shepherd's pie! I proceeded to check where I could find some and then I found this restaurant claiming to have the best. We came in around noon and the place was dead, which was not reassuring since it's prime-time lunch. We stayed...more
Mmmmmm....pie. Pie pie pie pie pie pie pie.
Now that I've thoroughly dated myself with that reference, I'll say that the Windmill lives up to its claim as being the best place in the area for pies. We had some drinks at the bar/outside and later came in and found a seat in "Pie Room Too" and ordered. Around the table there were choices of chicken/leek, steak/mushroom, haloumi, & one...more