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The Plough Inn

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100 St. Johns Road, Swalecliffe CR5 2RN, England
+44 1227 792428
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
100 St. Johns Road, Swalecliffe CR5 2RN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a local campsite and having visited this pub before for drinks and knowing they are dog friendly we decided to go here for a nice Sunday lunch with our two friends. Billboard said Sunday car very 12-4pm and we arrived just after 1pm....More

1  Thank Shandy501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought the wheatsheaf was bad but this is even worse - lager was off apart from kronenburg inhabited by locals with dogs on ropes - no shirts necessary or probaly owned- childrens area ok but swearing from locals very offputting. bar maid totally disinterested...More

1  Thank Bill K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we came here for a family get together as relatives were staying at a nearby campsite. I wish we hadn't. We were shown to our table and given menus by a polite very young waitress at about 8.15pm. When she came to take our orders,...More

1  Thank ronandlauren
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had a meal in here on our last day and it was like going back in time with old peoples food thats ok we are old!! Price was good food was edible.

1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a Sunday lunchtime and had the carvery. The meat portions were generous and the vegetables were good. Overall the food was really good and great value. We will definitely return.

Thank humeybear
Reviewed 19 March 2017

i was recommended this restaurant ,for a Sunday carvery ,I live in Whitstable so normally eat there ,but I wanted a serve yourself as love my fresh vegs on offer beef lamb gammon and turkey ,you could have some of each if wanted given with...More

1  Thank webby58
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Came in here for drinks and food while visiting friends, nice place and location, service was good and staff were friendly, happy with the food an good value for money

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Popped into the Plough for a late Saturday lunch, Service was good, Food was also good and at a very decent price. £7.25 for three courses is pretty good.

Thank James R
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

If I could I would give more stars. We had our wedding reception here on the 10th of feb . It was perfect. The staff were brilliant . We had the buffet and it was great.lots of different food for kids and adults. The staff...More

Thank Iain P
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had intended to go to the Oyster Bed for lunch, but would have had to wait 45 minutes for a table. Having past The Plough on previous trips with our grand daughter to Herne Bay Ice Cream Parlour on our way from Whitstable,I thought...More

Thank John M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Arthur S
did the girls in the pub find the owner of the staffie that was found outside the pub
28 May 2017|
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Response from Felicity S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about this I'm afraid
Was wondering if the pub accepts dogs? Thanks
7 April 2015|
Response from spursroo | Reviewed this property |
Yes very dog friendly, in there last weekend with 3 dogs between us in the bar-obviously not in the restaurant part.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 St. Johns Road, Swalecliffe CR5 2RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Swalecliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 792428
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