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The Plough Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Church Lane, Wigglesworth BD23 4RJ, England
+44 1729 840243
12:30 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:30 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 12:30 - 21:00
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Workington, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place was how it should be done I have only one complaint ish we had stayed longer the food was excellent spotless the whole atmosphere was warm and welcoming we even ate here that evening in the gorgeous restaurant our host was lovely and nothing was too much trouble this lady so hard and it shows she even surprised... More 

Thank steejillforster14
Plough I, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi steejillforster14 Glad you enjoyed your birthday and the bubbles! Thank you for taking the time out to review us and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We would be delighted to see you again in the future and remember to contact us direct to take advantage of our return rate and offers. New offers and competitions are... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Under new management apparently. We were a table of 11 & we preordered to make it easy for the restaurant team. Everything was disgusting! I feel terrible to say it but it truly was. The portions were gigantic but 'off-puttingly' so! The mushroom Wellington was about 30 mushrooms sliced up and shoved in a pasty case!!! The fries were so... More 

1 Thank Louise D
Plough I, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Louise I am really sorry to hear you thought our restaurant was "Awful" but feel I need to address a few issues as its very rare we receive a 1 star review, the last time being back in April this year over an incident with a steak (don't ask!). Now I am not saying we are infallible, in the... More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Not much to say really. It's a fantastic spot to eat and drink. I enjoyed a pint of copper dragon ale. Munched on some nachos, which was just perfect. I then had there Belgian ciniman waffle... I've never had a waffle so nice, it was perfection. Would love to try a stay there, it has a friendly warming atmosphere. They... More 

Thank Mark C
Plough I, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Mark Thank you for taking the time out to review us. Glad you enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you in again soon. There is always a pint of Copper Dragon at the bar so thank you again and hope to see you soon! Gemma More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday as part of a large group for their cavery lunch. It was very empty (revealing?) One item was not available in the starter menu (not for the first time). Main course was just okay, but not very generous on the meat and the Yorkshire puddings were very dry and slightly burnt. The desserts were by far... More 

Thank sayitdirectly
Plough I, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi sayitdirectly Sorry things were not to your liking but I do find a certain irony in your username as you raised none of your concerns on the day. As we run a small Sunday roast dinner service we do from time to time run out of some of the more popular items on the menu. If we have ran... More 

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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I cannot fault this place at all, it is truly amazing! The food was delicious and not one single complaint from any of our party group. There was loads of food and so we felt bad leaving some as it was so good! I'm sure everything we had was homemade and very good quality. The staff were fantastic, very accommodating,... More 

Thank Kay H
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The mushroom and chestnut wellington was delicious! The food here is quite good, you get large portions, and the interior of this pub is really nice and cosy. Desserts are pricey and don't taste as good as they look. Overall, a nice enough place to eat.

Thank Sallianne A
Hassocks, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We spent a very enjoyable week at Gamekeepers Cottage in Wigglesworth and ate at The Plough on two evenings and also the Sunday lunchtime (great roast). Every meal was excellent and the staff always friendly and helpful. We also liked the fact that tables were quite nicely spread out so you are not knocking elbows with the next table as... More 

Thank tina_mottram
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Really friendly staff, plenty of eating rooms in different areas of the restaurant all of which are lovely rooms. We had two evening meals and one breakfast all of which were fabulous! Would recommend

Thank Megan K
Brighton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Large road side pub/hotel. Nice character and good menu. staff very accommodating for an early coffee and cake. wasn't the cheapest but well presented and with a smile. Looks like a good venue for parties/weddings and sunday lunch

Thank petet41
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93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We visited here for lunch when passing. The food was very nice and freshly cooked. The gardens are big at the back and which is perfect for if you are going with dogs. The staff are extremely friendly and pleasant which was lovely. The food was very good and fresh - the chips and main were delicious. The only down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane, Wigglesworth BD23 4RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Wigglesworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1729 840243
All our dishes are freshly prepared and home-cooked, our menu has been designed to celebrate traditional country pub style food, with hearty portions giving excellent value too. We do recommend that you book first as to avoid disappointment.

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