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US$7 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
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All reviews cheesecake pudding pork sirloin pate potatoes sunday roast bread the pub booked a table thoroughly recommend a visit generous portions cooked to perfection small village fantastic food home made family get together
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was going to stop in for a meal on the way past, but witnessed the owner ejecting a small group of DofE kids from the shade in the corner of the car park. Shame this business isn’t as community minded and helpful as it could...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 26 October 2020

Really enjoyable cosy pub meal. Generous portions - good beer and cider. Daughter has coeliac so can't eat gluten- often an issue at a small place like this but the menu was very good for this. A proper local but welcoming to visitors. Sensible Covid...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Booked a table for two after being advised by a friend. The food was well presented, tasted lovely and there wasn’t any left! Just the right portions for a main course and a dessert. A pleasant setting in a small village. COVID safety guidelines were...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 September 2020

Have just visited for the second time in 2 weeks! Jim’s Kitchen does not disappoint..yes the restaurant is on the small side but this adds to the character of a cosy country pub. Both times the food was absolutely superb and you MUST try the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 28 September 2020

My boyfriend and I have visited “Jim’s Kitchen” at the Sow and Pigs pub on a couple of occasions this month. The food was absolutely delicious and the cheesecakes are to die for! Thoroughly recommend a visit - booking a must for eating inside the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

This evenings special was Korean style bbq pork belly. It left my jaw on the floor, tremendous flavours. I couldn’t get enough of it. Please do go and try the food top notch. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere & sensible hygiene (covid) practices. 🤤 Try the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

Visited for the first time with family. Hand sanitizer on entry but no other COVID. measures seen. Very small inside so difficult to social distance from people standing at the bar. Made me feel very uncomfortable. Very limited menu, seemingly all served with chips. Plastic...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

Very welcoming upon arrival, and shown to a table that was socially distanced from the other tables inside. Very small inside and we were glad that only 2 other tables were dining. Food was tasty, hot and the chef was friendly - limited menu, but...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

I visited Jim's Kitchen at The Sow and Pigs last night to get a takeaway as I was working in the area. I had great intentions to have a quick taste, then drive home to finish it. From the moment I was handed the bag...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 August 2020

We’d heard good things. We were not disappointed. We ordered one vegan nut roast (but asked for Yorkshire’s to be added), and one pulled pork roast. These were served in compostable packaging, with napkins & disposable forks, due to COVID-19. We arrived at the pub...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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26 August 2018|
Response from JimsKitchen | Property representative |
Smaller portions are available on all main courses excluding steaks (unless sharing)
Anne G
23 September 2015|
Response from 210alisong | Property representative |
There is a small step up to the back door of the pub,from the car park. The inside of the bar is all on one level & suitable for wheelchairs.
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The Sow & Pigs Poundon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5