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“Just lovely”

The Plough and Harrow
Ranked #33 of 709 Restaurants in Swansea
Price range: US$17 - US$31
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Multi Award winning Gastropub in The heart of south Gower.
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We went on the spur of the moment from a recommendation and were not disappointed! The food served was all freshly cooked to a high standard and the presentation of each course was very good. The have a good menu but the price of buying fresh food each day is that they will run out of the popular dishes later in the evening - never mind there is plenty of alternative choice. Good food takes time to cook so if you are one of those people who expects to be in and out in an hour - forget it and go to a chain restaurant! If you want to sit and enjoy a nice relaxed meal in typical pub surroundings. Sadly now I have discovered it they are closing after Thursday 10th July for refurbishment and are planning a re-opening on August Bank Holiday 2014. I hope that the result will still retain the delightful village pub feel and I was told the menu would be as good if not even better.

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Reviewed 8 July 2014

The Plough has been my local forever, the food typical pub grub - uninspiring! It has recently changed hands and I'd heard good reports so decided to try it out before it closed for refurbishment. The decor was as it was, shabby carpets, dingy paintwork, so I can see why it needs a revamp. The food, however, was something else! The menu at the Plough is fairly extensive and even though, at first glance, it seemed a bit pretentious with things like beer battered egg, it hit the target. On my first visit I ordered a delicious soup, followed by belly pork. A bread basket was complimentary as was bottled water. The meal was outstanding. On a second visit with a group of friends, we all skipped the starter but had a variety of main meals. No one was disappointed, my steak was to die for and we all left happy! Prices are reasonable for 5star food. When it re opens at the end of August, I can envisage having to book well in advance. A gem of a restaurant!

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2  Thank JanDSwansea
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Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Went to the plough for food with my girlfriend and the food and services were absolutely amazing!! It felt good leaving a restaurant with a full stomach!! Money well spent.

1  Thank Luke T
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

Visited the Plough & Harrow, a local pub, on a recommendation from friends. The food and service were excellent but the interior is still that of the old pub. The waiter told us that it would soon close for a full refurbishment to re-open in mid August 2014 as a gastro pub. Once completed I'm sure the Plough and Harrow will be one of the best pubs in Swansea.

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Thank Russell M
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

Top class service, warm friendly welcome. As others say, they do need to spruce things up. Even revive the table tops by sanding down and varnishing. Could do this by rotation without having to shut restaurant.
Lovely cutlery. Sea bass great and presentation good.

Yes, please keep your standards up and just think of innovative ways of upgrading the restaurant without having to remodel entirely. Well done!

Thank Jane C
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