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The Shoe Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Plaitford ££ - £££ , British,
Salisbury Road, Plaitford SO51 6EE, England
01794 323399
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Salisbury Road, Plaitford SO51 6EE, England
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Just had Sunday lunch at the Shoe. The food was excellent, reasonably priced and very friendly service. The pub has recently had new management and deserves to do well.

Thank ggpag
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in the next village to Plaitford so know the Shoe Inn very well, in fact we have have known it for 50+ years. We have started to eat here for lunch recently and with a Goats cheese starter and the Ham and Eggs...More

Thank 967derekb
Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of choice on the menu , very good value for money , superb home cooked food served with a smile

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Shoe is under new ownership and what a transformation. We had a Sunday lunch here and really couldn't fault it The food is all home cooked with lovely fresh vegetables and a concise but ample menu. Roast beef or lamb with all the trimmings...More

Thank jospaige
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Having booked a trip to the new forest, it was only a matter of time before google was in full use trying to find a decent pub for lunch. Having found the shoe inn, it was discovered that it had recently changed hands, and judging...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch as we'd had good reports about this pub, with change of management. We are so pleased we did. It was very quiet, but the person behind the bar was friendly and efficient. Order was taken and the food came quickly, beautifully cooked,...More

Thank Lyn P
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We will definitely be back as we are extremely happy with our stay! The owner Sarah was brilliant and was very attentive, as were her friendly staff. Check in took moments. Our room was at the back of the pub overlooking fields and for the...More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I'd stayed here before a few months ago, and it wasn't a great experience. When I saw that it was under new management, I decided to try it again. I'm pleasantly say that it's improved no end. Check in was friendly and quick. I was...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We popped in here after being turned away at a couple of other pubs. But what a find. The menu is short but interesting. We only had mains but they were delicious.. I had seared chicken breast and my wife skate wings. Both were great...More

Thank Collos58
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This beautiful place, with sense of the English countryside, offers a big variety of foods and drinks. Selection of beers is wide, the service is good and the atmosphere is amazing - quiet enough to manage a conversation, and noisy enough to be vibrant.

Thank Guy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salisbury Road, Plaitford SO51 6EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Plaitford
  • Phone Number: 01794 323399
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