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Plough & Sail

$$ - $$$, British,
Snape Maltings | Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SR, England
+44 1728 688413
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Snape Maltings | Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Plough and Sail organised a superb party for us last Saturday, excellent food and service. The staff really went out of their way to make it a memorable occasion.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mikerhill421
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely pub at the front of Snape Maltings. Lots of space with a large open dining area, but also lots of little nooks and a cosy bar with a fireplace. They accommodated our group of 8, (ranging from nearly 8 to nearly 80) and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Julian T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here for my Mum's birthday. Was booked by my brother who called to check they would be able to do an adult portion of sausage and chips for his adult, autistic son, they immediately offered to reserve a quieter table for us...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nikki T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this pub several times whilst on holiday here for the week. Throughout the week the food has been delicious, staff have been friendly and both us and our dog have been made welcome. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 581sophieb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Plough and Sail last Friday and were not disappointed. The pub and restaurant were lovely and warm and inviting. We did not have to wait too long before we were offered drinks and we both decided not to have a starter but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Destination802714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a fan of this place and have never had a duff meal. The last time we were here I had beer battered fish and chips which was so large I couldn't finish it, husband had sea bass with a mound of green vegetables...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank millbrook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we arrived a few minutes after the official end of Sunday lunch serving, the lovely waitress was happy to rush through our order. Food was excellent - whole sea bass a highlight. Superb homemade desserts. Service superb throughout. Highly recommended. £23 per head...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit this Restaurant frequently. Always have a good menu selection [ we dont eat meat ] with several specials too. Highlight for us are the Fish dishes with usually at least two Fish specials available. This time we had the Pea & Mint Risotto with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank richard g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, very polite service, nothing was too much trouble, even when we asked for something not on the evening menu. We will return. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank SusanR443
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for the first time without a reservation. We were on a tight timescale as we were in Snape to see the Co-op Juniors Christmas show. Within 10 minutes we were at a table with drinks and food on order. The food was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank markoP2144YA
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September 29, 2017|
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Response from Jackie T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is very dog friendly! I would like to add that at no time were any dogs a nuisance. The area outside is very beautiful for walking - with or without dogs! X
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Sigsworth | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not !
July 15, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Snape Maltings | Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Snape
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 688413
  • E-mail
Alex and Oliver Burnside reopened the doors of The Plough and Sail in April 2012. The twin brothers aim to offer their customers delicious food and drink, a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere and exceptional service. Chef Oliver has a passion for quality, seasonal food, using produce from his local suppliers wherever possible and front-of-house Alex enjoys serving customers a range of draught lagers and ales, soft drinks and a fantastic wine list. Whether you choose a light, casual meal or a formal dinner in our restaurant, the menus feature traditional favourites, the best of modern British cuisine and dishes influenced from around the world. Every dish is cooked and presented with flair and imagination and is accompanied by a superb wine list.The Plough and Sail comprises of a spacious restaurant, a cosy bar and an intimate balcony area, perfect for private parties. There is also seating at the front of the pub and a courtyard area at the back where warm summer evenings and lazy Sundays can be enjoyed.
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