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The Saxon Mill

Coventry Road, Guys Cliffe, Warwick, CV34 5YN +44 1926267304

((((* British
Average
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 22:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00

Excellent in every way

Henry Bryan 19 April 2017
from Hereford

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With a working mill which dates back to the 12th century, a water wheel and beautifully landscaped decking overlooking the River Avon, The Saxon Mill is a traditional stone building which has been converted to a gastro pub, serving a menu of modern British cuisine. The open plan restaurant & bar feature log fires, stone & wooden flooring, and open kitchens, as well as a glass window cutaway in the floor, where water can be seen flowing under the building.

With chefs given the opportunity to train at cookery schools in Spain and Italy, The Saxon Mill menu features modern signature recipes made using the finest available ingredients. As well as creative daily-changing specials, favourites include king prawn, crab and chorizo linguine, or spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit. A kids’ menu and Sunday roasts also feature, and desserts include rich vanilla and chocolate gelato with home-baked cookies.

The result of a treasured partnership with Rothschild wine merchants, the cellar showcases many fine wines, while token real ales and premium spirits are found at The Saxon Mill bar in Guys Cliffe. Nostalgic British nibbles and eclectic sharing platters bursting with international flavours offer more laidback dining.

The Saxon Mill in Warwickshire is a 3-minute drive from Warwick Rail Station.

The Saxon Mill

Coventry Road, Guys Cliffe, Warwick, CV34 5YN

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Customer reviews for The Saxon Mill

4 ((((* (based on 67 reviews)
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  • dinner (42)
  • views (41)
  • lunch (39)
  • romantic (28)
  • al fresco (21)
  • private dining (17)
  • value (16)
  • large parties (15)
  • trendy (15)
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  • afternoon tea (12)
  • luxury (11)
  • child friendly (9)
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  • breakfast (4)
  • ((((( 19 April 2017 by Henry Bryan from Hereford

    Excellent in every way

  • ((*** 29 March 2017 by Steph Rose from Warwick

    Food was ok. We sat upstairs which was cold. We waited for ages for someone to take our order. Wouldn't rush Back!

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Charlotte Monument from Royal Leamington Spa

    Lovely dining experience. Very helpful staff. Very good with small children. Food choices wide and well presented. Excellent for adults and children. Prices very reasonable. Excellent environment and location. Altogether a very enjoyable lunch. Will definitely come back again.

  • ((((( 22 March 2017 by Valerie Angus from Coventry

    As always, a welcoming environment and staff. Refurbishment very pleasing and comfortable. Staff have good knowledge of menu.
    Quality and variety of food dishes - excellent. Another pleasing dining experience.

  • ((((* 21 March 2017 by Heather Hall from Kenilworth

    view of the river from our table was beautiful. Food was very good - we had the 8 hour slow cooked beef. Service was good. Quite a lot of staff & they all seemed to know their roles. We enjoyed the evening & the ambience was good even on a Monday evening.

  • (((** 1 March 2017 by June Smith from Stratford-upon-Avon

    Waiting time was terrible for ordering and waiting for our food- staff got the orders for starters and main wrong and when we pointed it out to staff, they weren't bothered! Lovely place, food more than average

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Anthony Maton from Hinckley

    This is a lovely restaurant. We had a table in the first floor section that had great views of the surrounding mill pond and Manor House. The food was excellent and well presented. The service was excellent too. The menu was varied with pub favourites as well as additional choices. There was also a specials list. Overall an excellent dining experience.

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Ruth Wylde from Marston Moretaine

    The building itself is stunning, the wait staff were really friendly and efficient, and the food was really good.

  • ((*** 13 February 2017 by Graeme Munro-hall from Bedford

    Has Sunday lunch last Sunday. We (3 of us) had beef. We got one overcooked slice each with a large lump of fat in the middle. The roast potatoes were so burnt that we had to ask for new ones. The overall quantity of food was small. We saw other portions wiz backwards and forwards from the kitchen that looked more substantial maybe it was just the beef people that were short changed. The Yorkshire was very hard, also overdone. The vegetables given for 5 persons was also small and mainly boiled cabbage, hardly an exciting choice, some root veg would have been nice. Being left hungry I ordered the cheese plat. At £8.50 the portion I got was again small and came with no butter. Definitely not value for money.
    The service was fine, she tried as best she could but we were left waiting a long time to get any food on the table. We noticed that many dishes were returned to the kitchen that looked a lot better than what we were served.
    All in all quite disappointing. The payment machine went awol when trying to pay and we had to wait 20+ minutes for that. Not a good experience.

  • ((((( 8 February 2017 by Ann Ribbands from Warwick

    Super food, great choices, however the room is a little dark!east

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