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.
Venue Details & Map
6-8 Mill StreetLondonW1S 2AZ
- +44 (0)20 7491 8050
- Public transport:
- Oxford Circus, Underground
Top 5 reviews of The Windmill
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This is absolutely the right Windmill. It turned out to be the perfect way to hide away from the snow. My wife and I shared the steak and mushroom pie, and I almost left her so I could spend the rest of my days with the chef, happily being hand-fed pies until gravy flows through my veins and I die of over-consumption. This was a... more
Best shepherds pie...good amount of savory lamb and some minced vegetables topped with mashed potatoes and a small side of greens. Wish they had slightly more mashed potatoes, but the container was filled to the top and I wouldn't want them to reduce the meat portion for it.
It's also a cool bar with lots of locals just drinking and smoking. I was there at 6pm on a Tuesday evening and it was... more
Comfortable pub, great pies.
Perfect place to escape the rain for an hour and think about nothing.
I recommend the lamb pie. The suet crust was flaky and delicious, and the star of the dish. more
Steak and Mushroom pie.
This little beauty was quite simply the most delicious pie I've eaten. The pastry was flaky on the outside and warm and soft on the inside with a rich thick gravy and satisfying chunks of beef. Beware the whole bay leaf, be glad it's so wonderfully flavored!
The teeny pot of gravy was on its own delicious, when added to the pie helped take it to another level.
A lot... more
The fish pie was super tasty. ...none of the beers tasted like anything from the US. They were ok. This may not be a surprise, and trust me, I'm a connoisseur of the craft beer market stateside.
It's packed. I recommend calling ahead if you want to sit down for dinner. Otherwise, show up and run the risk that you'll be drinking average beer and waiting for a table. more