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Horse & Plough


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Acquired by Castle Rock in 2015, the Horse & Plough is a hugely renowned pub in the heart of Bingham, Nottinghamshire. Well reputed for its excellent food (both fine dining and classic pub-style) plus high quality beers and wines, the Horse & Plough offers a wide range of drinks including Castle Rock's Harvest Pale permanently and a selection of rotating guests.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were looking forward to a meal here with friends recently but the food and service were simply not good enough. Can’t argue with the 2 for 1 price on the meals but from the four of us only one meal was acceptable. Two were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank kgs1971
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. In terms of the food quality, I would need a little more information as we rarely have complaints about the quality of the food and would want to rectify any issues that...More

Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Booked here after it being recommended, the restaurant is very comfortable and staff friendly and helpful. The chicken and bacon salad i had which I thought was supposed to be caesar salad was a real disappointment. The salad part was ok until I discovered what...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank bellelouise
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi I am very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit and whilst it is good to hear you that the staff were friendly and helpful, it does not take away from you lack of enjoyment of the food. I would first like...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018

We went for Sunday lunch thinking the upper-floor dining room would be packed out. It certainly deserved to be. The Sunday roast was excellent - all the usual trimmings and, which is unusual, really good gravy that showed the kitchens knew their job. Our table...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I have never been before, & we were looking for somewhere to have Sunday lunch, when a local person recommended them to us. We popped in on the off chance and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was upstairs,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wendy_harvey100
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi Very pleased to see that you were happy with your visit. Thank you for your lovely feedback.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Had heard great reviews about the horse and plough, what a disappointment 😞my daughter and 2 granddaughters thought we would go for Sunday lunch, we both ordered homemade soup as starters and roast beef for main, my daughter got her soup and then the waitress...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sarahhowells67
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi I am very sorry that you had a bad experience with us. The service you received was not good enough. These are isolated incidents and as I explained to you personally during your visit, can not offer you any reasons as to why things...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

First time visiting this Friendly local pub & restauant. I booked a table during the day explaining I had a mobility issue & couldn’t climb the stairs to the Restaurant. Arrived to find table reserved in the bar even on a very busy Saturday evening....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 914mrsj
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope to see you again real soon! Thanks

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We stumbled across this charming pub as we searched the town for somewhere to eat our dinner for the night. We had our dog with us so ate in the bar/ lounge area. The food was absolutely delicious, a wide and varied menu, lots of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bluntyg
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi! Thanks for your review and also for restraining yourself and being responsible! We hope to see you here with fewer restrictions in the future! Thanks

Reviewed 24 October 2018

My wife and I have visited this venue on a number of occasions and other than sometimes finding it difficult to get a table, we've never been less than very satisfied. Yesterday we dropped in for lunch and tried their new menu. Firstly, Georgina the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VinceE32
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for your fantastic review! I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed the new menu and the service. Hope to see you again very soon! Thanks

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The missus and I swung by our favourite Bingham watering hole after we heard reports of a vegan kebab. Due to her newfound, rampant vegetarianism, I figured we’d be onto a winner. I wasn’t wrong. The seitan used in the kebab worked really well as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alex M
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you Alex. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the vegan kebab, amazing how many people have been wowed by this item already. The similarities with Mustafi end at the looks, I'm more of a Joe Lolley on the field (until I pull my hamstring that...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

The Horse and Plough pub in Bingham has an extensive range of vegan options but they've added something new; a vegan done kebab with all the trimmings. The kebab is served in a homemade flatbread smothered in chilli sauce, minted yoghurt and plenty of salad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sjh186356
Dan B, General Manager at Horse & Plough, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Thanks so much for your feedback, we are very excited about this kebab, it has been flying out, struggling to keep up with demand! Hope to see you in here again soon! Cheers

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13 September 2017|
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Response from Dan B | Property representative |
Hi. Unfortunately the restaurant is not wheelchair accessible, however, the pub is and we serve the same menu downstairs as we do up in the restaurant.
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