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Cow and Plough

££ - £££, British,
Stoughton Park, Gartree Road | Oadby, Leicester LE2 2FB, England
+44 116 272 0852
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“beef” (17 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Stoughton Park, Gartree Road | Oadby, Leicester LE2 2FB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love the Cow & Plough and visited on Pie Night for a family meal. Disappointed that the Mad Apple Cider and then Koppenburg was off. Our fault we didn’t book a table and had to wait 30 mins to order but pleased we were...More

Thank johnstone9ab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Son in law hospitalised resulting in late finish to babysitting the three grandchildren we went to the nearby Cow and Plough knowing how accommodating the staff are to ‘walk ins’. We were not disappointed. Suitably located table, attentive, first class service and a relatively short...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn’t go wrong stopping in the car park here and having a couple of really excellent beers. We didn’t eat, but there was the opportunity if we had wanted to. We visited on a very quiet Monday evening, but felt very comfortable. AND they...More

Thank lonifan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t been here in a while but decided to bring my mum here for a birthday meal, her husband my dad had passed away a few days before and this was a good distraction for the family, not one bad thing can be said...More

Thank Kat G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t fault the member of staff that looked after us. Food was one extreme to another. Either very good or not. I had a burger. Thrilled to see they did gluten free buns but the burger was over cooked and very dry. The vegan coconut...More

Thank peachaholic
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I had the garlic prawns to start with which we in a curry type sauce not garlic, funnily enough the prawn curry was one of the main meals offered. I had fish and chips for main, the fish was freshly battered although the fish appeared...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Good beer selection, excellent pint of cider ‘Bad Apple’, Pie if the day was fantastic. Dog friendly with good service. Recommended

Thank johnstone9ab
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had reserved a table for 15 people and because we were a large party were asked to pre-order our food, which we did. We all arrived within 15minutes of each other, the first to arrive were shown to the table, the others were pointed...More

Thank Peter5521
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Love the food here, often nip over for lunch as their lunch sandwiches and baguettes are delicious. Plenty of parking available and indoor and outdoor tables.

Thank Dolive75
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Yet another trip to the excellent venue that is the Cow and Plough in Oadby Leicestershire. The pub has a great atmosphere and serves a wide range of ales, lagers and spirits. The menu is first class! This evening (Thursday) is ‘Pie Night’ and I...More

Thank Nick P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stoughton Park, Gartree Road | Oadby, Leicester LE2 2FB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 272 0852
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