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Plough Inn at Ford

Ford, Temple Guiting GL54 5RU, England
+44 1386 584215
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 13 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ford, Temple Guiting GL54 5RU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to stay at this pub by friends and we re so pleased we came!! Perfect! B&B, food and friendly staff and landlady! We will be returning!! Thank you for such a nice time!

Thank Suzy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food (big portions) with a good choice of locally sourced ingredients. Adequate parking, but get there early. Excellent service; booking essential.

Thank Margaret R
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here before - always fun and great food and service. Had wonderful traditional Easter lunch with roasts and puddings.

Thank drshelley777
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review, it is very much appreciated

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at Plough for a quick bite, all over the road the advertisement call us. Parking is really easy and the place is cosy and well decorated. We arrive 10 min before 12 and when ask for something to eat they informed us that food...More

Thank Ana F
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear of your experience with us. If it is possible for you to call us and let us know what day it was that you visited as the waiter should have taken your order when you were ready. You should not...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to try The Plough on Easter Sunday after hearing good reviews whilst enjoying a day out in the Cotswolds. We did not book but managed to get a table despite them being very busy. After grabbing a quick pint we Sat down (which could...More

Thank Tuz73
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

Easter Sunday is always an incredibly busy day for us here at The Plough Inn, though that does not usually distract from our service. We are sorry that you didn't feel that you were welcomed. It may have been a new member of staff that...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Chose this place for lunch stop on a bike ride purely based on past Trip Advisor reviews as I didn't know the area. Glad we did - location was perfect and the pub is really lovely. Service was prompt and friendly, but what really stands...More

Thank mcr14
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and your meals. The vegetarian Wellington is fast becoming a popular choice even for none vegetarians. We do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

I, my wife and grandson dropped in for lunch and the food was more than we expected. The roast lamb was a very large portion as was the steak pie. It was that delicious we had to do it justice and strggle to finish. We...More

Thank David W
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Friendly local with large garden for kids. Gets very busy during race meets at Cheltenham but the atmosphere is great,

Thank TonyF071
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Maybe we were just unlucky as others seem to like this pub. We picked a weekday when it wasn't too busy, but still had to wait an hour for our food. The food turned out to be overcooked and disappointing. There is a huge choice...More

Thank Tillybox
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

Are you absolutely certain that it was The Plough Inn at Ford that you were visiting? We have had a solid reputation for our top quality food for many, many years without fail. If this was the case, we are sad to hear that you...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Great food for family and friends alike. lots of homemade meals and real ales. Homemade cooked ham a speciality and delicious.

Thank jimmy140
LandlordPlough, Manager at Plough Inn at Ford, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review, we hope to see you again soon.

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Mark T
What is the quality of the vegetarian options
28 October 2016|
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Response from SHARONChelmsford | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cannot help with this but I would imagine the quality would be good. The menu is extensive so I'm sure vegetarian options are good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:15
12:15 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:15
12:15 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:15
12:15 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:15
12:15 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ford, Temple Guiting GL54 5RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Temple Guiting
  • Phone Number: +44 1386 584215
  • E-mail
Sitting in the hamlet of Ford, this popular 16th Century Inn is renowned for its excellent menu, serving fresh local produce and fine Donnington Ales.The area holds everything for appreciators of the countryside as well as a rich and diverse cultural and sporting heritage. Jackdaws Castle racehorse trainers in directly opposite, and The Plough is popular with many famous jockeys and trainers. There are some fine walks, with a stunning view of the gallops. Cycling, fishing and golf are also located in the near vicinity.The Plough was indeed voted Racing pub of the year in 2008.Special ONLINE booking offer on B & B rooms October - December.Please check B & B page for detailsThe Plough celebrates the major Cheltenham racing events. Cheltenham Gold Cup week is a huge event where the Plough has a large marquee, serving breakfasts and all day meals, whilst you can watch the racing on large flat screen TVs.The Plough has three bed & breakfast rooms, with stunning views over the glorious Cotswold countryside. There is a large sunny garden with a childrens' play area. Dogs are welcome on lead in the garden.