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Windmill Inn, Southport

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user reviews of the Windmill Inn, Southport

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Nice olde gaff in undemonstrative setting. Must try the tasty-smelling grub next visit.
FannyBlancmange - 5 May 2014 14:14
It took us a while to find it but we finally discovered it was right smack in front of Southport's Catholic church, which is also well worth a visit .As is our want, we soon got into conversation with the landlord, a charming, erudite gentleman who soon served up two smashing pints, one the Banks mild and the other a perfect pint of Theakston. We ordered lunch, which turned out to be quite a feast. Several pints later we set of to the smallest pub in the world only to find, to our chagrin ,that it had gone bust. No matter, we just retured to the Windmill as nature was calling and had a couple of more pints before catching the train back to Liverpool
shouldersarms - 31 Mar 2014 15:29
hello, finally been able to get in touch with you, after all the rigmaroll. called in with my father, partner and myself. had drinks and food. Beer was lovely, steak which my partner ordered well done was cooked to my liking, which was still red/bloody. I ordered fish, which my partner ended having even though it was a frozen fish and chips, which were out of an Iceland packet of frozen chips My father had a mixed grill which he enjoyed. Why can't they have the same outlook with their fish as they do with the steak.
scottthebrick - 11 Mar 2014 21:12
Pleasant pub on a street between Lord Street and the Promenade. There were only 3 other customers in on my Boxing Day lunchtime visit. But the 2 staff members were busy chatting away in the kitchen. Maybe that's why there were few customers. 3 ales were on - Banks's Original & Theakston Best & XB. Lacked atmosphere due to the paucity of customers.
blue_scrumpy - 28 Dec 2012 22:33
Marvellous boozer - a touch olde worlde - but that's my thing. Wonderful selection of reasonably-priced drinks, enormous portions of tasty food, friendly staff and engaging regulars.
Yogbeer - 6 Jul 2012 22:38
Has a selection of 3 cask ales with prices clearly displayed. Beer good and excellent prices for meals, staff work hard but always have time to be friendly and chat.
Bwill - 19 Sep 2011 12:55
Good place to escape the storms (July in England) - decent Theakstons in a traditional seaside pub.
mtaylor40 - 18 Jul 2011 23:59
Theakstons Mild and Bitter available in good condition. Another guest ale is normally available but not on my visit. Food looked good value.
GazzaTheBeerMan - 10 Jan 2011 13:43
Good little pub, centrally located however you wouldn't think it. Good value food & well kept ale. Really small pool table though!!
realalechav - 9 Jun 2009 22:29
On a side road between Lord Street & The Promenade there is a large beer garden at the front which I imagine would be an excellent sun trap. Once inside there is plenty of space & seating options. The walls are an old fashioned green & cream & the overall feel of the place is traditional & a little musty. Although I'm sure the locals would disagree, to me, it needs freshening up a bit. Beer choice was Black Cat Mild, Spitfire & Thwaites Bitter.
happytyskie - 10 Apr 2009 17:42
Great beer and great value, tasty food in a friendly, spacious environment. Will be returning.
Carlurmston - 17 Jun 2008 23:54
nice pub, good service good atmo & a great pint of Moorhouses Black Cat mild.
hangarman2k - 18 Jun 2006 20:56
Discovered it last night the Becks was good the bar staff ignorant, locals hilarious, true "twin peaks"
all we needed was the Log lady!!!! Never going back.
Wonder what that belt was that guy had round his chest?
millwall - 5 Nov 2005 17:45
This is a great pub, serving a variety of ales. They also do great food too, which is extremly resonable. This truley is a great little hideaway in Southport which should be discovered by more people!
Jonathan Dean - 29 Aug 2004 11:59
Traditional,attractive and rather isolated, a stone's throw from the Promenade this is a friendly, "homely" pub with great beers such as XB, and guest ales very well stored for a perfect pint. The beer garden fronts the pub and the low, beamed ceilings create an Olde Worlde atmosphere. A great pub to enjoy a conversation, as it's full of snugs.
Cody - 11 Jul 2004 23:08

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