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The Plough at Debden


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews mussels sea bass t bone steak goat cheese salad pie roast beef the pub separate pot eton mess michelin star quiz night front of house cooked to perfection excellent food great beer tasted great the sticky toffee pudding
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in for a pint and light lunch after a morning's country walk. This pub virtually selected itself as it is listed in the current edition of the CAMRA Good Beer Guide. We were warmly and cheerfully welcomed and chose a real ale from...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 524grahamd
Chris T, Owner at The Plough at Debden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great reveiw and pleased it was the good result you were looking for after your walk. Love to see you again and hope the weather will be as nice that day for your next visit. Cheers

Reviewed 13 January 2019

Food better than you gave a right to expect from a little village pub. Yes lighting might be a bit intense and decor somewhat Old school, but taste the food and you have to be impressed. Chef/owner Chris is is a modest star who must...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank peddr0
Chris T, Owner at The Plough at Debden, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thanks for the great reveiw peddro. We will be reviewing the decor this year and having some change ups in the near future. We are blessed with having such amazing and friendly/supportive locals. Thankyou for the review of the scotch eggs too.

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

First time visit with a group of around 10 friends. Were stared at by locals and made to feel we weren't welcome! Had several large rounds of drinks costing over £30 a round. When asked if they did bar snacks was rudely told by snooty...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

6 of us (3 couples) went for a Sunday lunch birthday celebration. The food was all very good (Starters, Roasts and Desserts) as was the beer and the staff. I would highly recommend this pub for a Sunday lunch and will be returning soon. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I6090DNandrewc
Reviewed 28 November 2018

First visit to The Plough, meeting friends for lunch. Delightful place and superb menu choice. The food was delicious and obviously freshly cooked. As it is halfway between our respective homes and so good we have decided it will be our regular venue. The starters...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue C
Chris T, Owner at The Plough at Debden, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thankyou for your great review and look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely night celebrating my nephews birthday, food was very good and staff very attentive. Great decor , only fault parking quite limited.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank P8291TZjuliem
Chris T, Owner at The Plough at Debden, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Glad your nephew's birthday was a delight and thankyou for the great review. Car park is a slight problem for us will be sorting out parking lines in future to maximise parking space

Reviewed 18 October 2018

We went for a birthday celebration. Great welcome at the bar. Good selection of beers and wines. It was quiz night, so very busy, with lots of people eating. Nevertheless, a good and full menu gave us plenty of choice. Even though it is a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Doug F
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely place great staff wonderful food . The chef must be an angel . Book to ensure you get a table . Not to be missed if you enjoy good home cooked food and not boil in the bag . Good wines good beer good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NMRaven
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I went to the Plough for Sunday lunch. We had already asked if they could have a pie ready for one of our group, as the pies are simply fantastic. We had roast beef and the pie was to its usual high standard. The beef...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stephenfLondon_UK
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Booked a surprise meal for my husband's 60th Birthday. We prebooked our food because there were 11 of us. The food was suburb and cooked to perfection. All the staff were friendly and made us feel welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. It is a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karenlaw4
Chris T, Owner at The Plough at Debden, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thankyou karen and glad the birthday meal went well . Also thankyou for the pre order it makes things alot smoother in the kitchen. Hope to see you again soon

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14 January 2018|
Response from Chris T | Property representative |
Some sort of gremlin (Be sure not to get it wet) that only comes out during the week??? any better ideas Gratefull77?:)
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