Minster Mill

(18 Reviews)
Minster Lovell, Witney, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, South East England, OX29 0RN
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Main course: £25
Food spend: £50

Opening hours

Sunday to Thursday: 12:30 - 21:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:30 - 21:30.

Restaurant description

A beautiful setting with handsome vaulted ceilings and original oak beams makes the restaurant at Minster Mill the perfect place to savour fine contemporary, seasonal British cooking. Head Chef Tom Moody fuses contemporary and traditional British cooking and adds an appealing local twist, while supporting British farmers, fishermen and artisan producers. Though Minster Mill is barely a hundred years old, it is built on the foundations of a thousand year old mill that finds mention in the Domesday Book.

Using the best regional and seasonal ingredients, the Minster Mill menu features dishes like roasted Cornish turbot with creamed leeks, aged loin of Cotswold lamb with crispy belly or Merryfield duck with broccoli. Guests can drop by for a leisurely lunch, an intimate dinner or an indulgent afternoon tea.

Round off an excellent meal with a sweet treat like rhubarb with vanilla custard or praline fondant with lime curd. At the Minster Mill bar, savour a wide range of fine wines, champagnes and perfectly shaken classic cocktails.

Set in the gorgeous Cotswolds, the restaurant at Minster Mill is easily accessible from the A40 and is an 8-minute drive from the town of Witney.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Minster Mill
(based on 18 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (5)
  • al fresco (2)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (1)
  • dinner (7)
  • large parties (2)
  • lunch (5)
  • luxury (4)
  • private dining (3)
  • romantic (6)
  • trendy (2)
  • value (1)
  • views (4)
  • By Kate L from Oxford
    19 July 2020

    Minster Mill is one of our favourite spots in Oxfordshire! Not only the food is consistently fantastic every time we visit, the customer service is amongst the best part of the experience! Every staff member is well-trained and superb! I personally recommend this establishment to all my friends and families when I know they are heading to Oxfordshire for a quintessential English treat!

  • By jane manners M from Newmarket
    19 July 2020

    Food was very good, would have liked to have the choice of a new menu on our second evening. Service very good. Breakfast on the Sunday morning good, good choice. Monday morning, my husband's poach egg was overdone.

  • By Lee N from Potterspury
    17 July 2020

    We sat in the garden for afternoon tea. The surroundings are beautiful, food was good (but we only received three out of the four sandwiches on the menu). The service was good.

  • By Alison G from Asthall
    15 July 2020

    We requested an outdoor table by the river and enjoyed a delightful view. Staff service is attentive and food simple but deliciously prepared. A delightful first dining experience since lockdown.

  • By lynne baylis B from WITNEY
    7 March 2020

    excellent food amazing staff

  • By Victoria B from London
    6 March 2020

    Excellent dining experience

  • By Darren P from basingstoke
    15 February 2020

    Absolutely no complaints at all. Staff and food were lovely.

  • By Wing L from Sutton coldfield
    12 February 2020

    Food not hot. Just luke warm. Long wait before food came, after we sat down. Also long wait between courses. It was a fairly good meal but not exceptional or memorable

  • By Peter S from Shrivenham
    3 November 2019

    The service was excellent. The waiting staff were not hanging round trying to hurry us along as my dad is a slow eater. The food was okay, not quite as good as Lower Slaughter, however good value. All 5 courses were enjoyable, I'd make a return visit.

  • By Harriet E from Stratford upon Avon
    26 October 2019

    Afternoon tea was not as good as I’d expected based on the photos on the website. The sandwiches and scones were fine (though the scones didn’t come with enough cream) the ‘cakes’ were very disappointing there were only 3, one was a tart literally cut in half and the lemon cake was inedible tasted like there was cleaning fluid in it. The final disappointment was being charged for my orange juice in lieu of tea or coffee. I don’t drink tea and coffee and therefore asked for orange juice instead only to find I’d been charged for it when the bill came! I’ve had afternoon tea at many venues who have never charged me for a basic soft drink replacement.

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Minster Mill
Minster Lovell, Witney, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, South East England, OX29 0RN

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