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The Plough is situated in the pretty village of Scalby, just outside Scarborough on the North Yorkshire coast and is the perfect gateway to the North York Moors National Park This friendly village pub/restaurant prides itself on offering quality food, an interesting variety of local craft ales, a fine selection of spirits and wines as well as stylish accommodation all in a comfortable and gorgeous setting. If you join us for food you're in for a treat. We offer a delicious and varied menu along with our weekly changing Specials board. You can enjoy good pub grub whether you fancy a bite to eat at lunch, evening dining or a relaxing Sunday lunch in our bar or restaurant. Dogs are most welcome
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a fab find! We sat outside in a lovely covered area. The staff were lovely and the food absolutely delicious! We’re on holiday but hope to come back!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family of 8 who visited for Sunday lunch with a dog. The food and service were outstanding and we can't thank the staff enough for making us feel so welcome. We can't recommend this place highly enough and will definitely return when...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming pub with friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere. Delicious food and plenty of choice. Highly recommend this place you won’t be disappointed

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous food chilli prawns and fish for main was delicious hubby had exceptional lamb. Very nice waiter pleasant friendly and attentive and was pleased to hear constructive feedback about the bowls Lovely Chardonnay and ale Great interior and plenty of space a bit dark maybe...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and efficient staff, we called for early dinner before going to the open air theatre in Scarborough. Had drinks and food which was brought to our table in good time. Food was well presented on the plate and very tasty. The place was...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful oh my the cottages we booked 1 to sleep 4 & 1 to sleep 6 were amazing very high spec throughout I honestly have no negativity whatsoever can not wait to return to this beautiful little village. The breakfast at the plough was...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is wonderful. My family came to celebrate my 50th birthday. The staff are really helpful and very friendly. We asked for the music to be turned down as one of us is hard of hearing and for a change from the children’s menu...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 11 August 2021

The food was excellent and the service wonderful. We rang late for a table and they fitted us in and welcomed our dog too. We ordered steaks which were cooked exactly as requested and our daughter ordered the burger which was consumed without a word...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 August 2021 via mobile

If you want superb food which you don’t want to ever finish as it’s delicious, eat at the Plough. Car parking is quite difficult so taxi hire is recommended. Apart from this parking distraction, this place is excellent. The food is only to be described...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

We called the plough for a last minute reservation, they accommodated us however and informed us that we would be outside. The “outside “ area was fantastic and filled with heaters and a glass Roof The staff were attentive, supplying us drinks until the chefs...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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18 February 2020|
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Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
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30 July 2018|
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Response from Tdmsheeta | Reviewed this property |
The other reply is correct and wrong too. You can only report as you find on the day in question. Read a mixture of reviews and draw your own conclusions. The ownership has not changed to the best of etc.
16 April 2018|
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Response from plough2015 | Property representative |
Hi, As we are based in a little village we do not have our own car park. However there is no restrictions on the street, All we ask is that you do not block any of the villagers driveways. Many Thanks Plough Management.
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The Plough is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4