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Ploughboy

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RATINGS
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Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
About
A friendly community pub serving good value food and drink to a wide range of Clientele. We are not a restaurant and make no pretence as such! We are welcoming to all, and invite you to share in our hospitality.
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal with friends, for a town pub the quality of food and friendly service were all you could ask for! The new head chef is keen to develop a homemade menu, and after tonight, I really hope the town supports him, we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank jokage
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jokage, Thank you so much for your comments, we really appreciate your feedback and will pass on to the staff. The new Head Chef has only been in charge for a few days, so we expect things to get even better over the next few...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a customer of the ploughboy for 32 years, and have spent countless evenings and money there. We drifted away from our favourite local when Kernow Carveries took over, as we were horrified that it had turned into a bland unwelcoming restaurant. No...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nicola E
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Nic, This is a pretty strange review? You don't really have much to say apart from being disappointed by the lack of Jukebox? We have already set the back bar up as a separate sports-bar area which allows drinkers to enjoy an adult environment without...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

The service was ok but the food was diabolical. Scampi served in a 80’s basket and a veggie lasagne that was tasteless and would seam to be made from left over carvery veg . When sending it back the chef insisted it was fresh veg...More

Date of visit: December 2018
6  Thank inkiedinkiedo
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

inkiedinkiedo, Clearly, you ought to read the menu more carefully. It states on the Menu that the scampi is served in a "retro" style basket, Im not really sure how this affected the dish to make it diabolical, but if you didn't want something in...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Had lunch at the Ploughboy Inn with our rambling group - 45 in total. The service was excellent, food was extremely good and was very timely and hot. Our lunch was a real success, what a great improvement to this establishment. Would recommend it to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Terry S
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your positive review! Delighted that your large group had a good experience and an enjoyable meal at our establishment! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Reviewed 30 November 2018

We visit the Ploughboy once or twice a week and cannot find any fault with it. The staff are friendly and there is always a good atmosphere. There is a separate part for Sports Tv which is now over 18’s only which is good. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Deb095
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

Deb095, Thank you so much for your positive feedback! Will make sure the staff get to hear your lovely feedback! Spread the word!!

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Four of us went for lunch today we arrived at 1200 ordered our drinks and then our meals. First the beer was warm and not very nice, second we waited over an hour for our meal, if the pub had been full we could have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank cornishman8
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

100% malicious / fictitious / lying. Having checked back through our tills, we can be totally sure that NO orders matching your alleged combination of meals were processed any lunch time this week, and certainly not on the date/time you claim to have visited. Further...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Today I visited the ploughboy on a visit with a friend the surface was disgusting half hour wait for food then to be served burnt over cooked food was not acceptable giving to waiter which told the Cook and nothing else was done was not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Emma K
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Another week, another fake bad review! Welcome Emma, to the ever popular but slightly tiresome Ploughboy bashing club. You're a little bit of a late comer, but make yourself comfortable! Not one of our customers complained about burnt or over cooked food yesterday, because, guess...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

Large pub with ample car parking. Staff brilliant. Could not have been more helpful. Music far too loud. Food not so good. Chicken curry was mostly onions. Mango sauce was very thick, certainly not the correct consistency. The steak and ale pie contained tough meat....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ritahall
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rita, Glad that you found the overall experience enjoyable, and our sincere apologies that your food was not what you expected! The head-chef who prepared this food has now left and we have a brilliant new chef now in charge (since 8th January) which we...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Visited on a bitterly cold evening, which could explain why when we arrived there were only two other customers, both sitting at the bar drinking, and were served by a very pleasant young lady. Think her name was Beth? We then enjoyed a delicious meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hrhvic2ria
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you for your review! Lovely food, good friendly service, shelter from appalling weather outside, but still only three stars??!

Reviewed 2 November 2018

Been our local pub/restaurant since it was taken over by Kernow Carveries in May 2017, who brought a fresh sparkle to the establishment, which had sadly been missing for a long time. So much so, that we ate there regularly, enjoying good food, service and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Tuff2pls
Chris H, Owner at Ploughboy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Dear Tuff2Pls, Thank you for taking the time to review. Unfortunately, like so many others it is full of inaccuracies and errors. Firstly, lets point out the blindingly obvious. The Ploughboy is a PUB, not a RESTAURANT. It is a community pub, owned by a...More

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