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Plough & Sail

$$ - $$$, British,
Snape Maltings | Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SR, England
+44 1728 688413
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
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 via mobile

Having struggled to find somewhere to eat in Aldeburgh this evening, what a find! Fabulous starters and the crab was gorgeous! Portions were good for us. Lovely atmosphere and helpful friendly staff 😊

Thank Joy A
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have just had the biggest and best prawn cocktail ever. It was the size of a football with a superb sauce and fresh tomato and cucumber base. I followed it with plaice fillets on a bed of crushed potato with a mixture of kale,...More

Thank millbrook
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to eat in the garden area as we had our dog in tow and it was a very hot evening . However , well behaved dogs and owners are welcome inside in an area away from main restaurant . Nice decor and pleasant...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of the food did not match the price and fell well below the standard of other local restaurants. The chicken was tough, the tempura undercooked and the pork belly overcooked. The background music was loud. In spite of the service being very friendly...More

2  Thank Juliet O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here again as back in the area, We walked in to find a dirty stained bar,the bar towel was sodden. No one was serving at bar so I asked the waitress she then came out of restaurant to serve us. I said r...More

1  Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of restaurants in the area are closed on a Sunday evening for food. We found the Plough and Sail open. A great dining experience, amazing food and fairly priced. Enjoyed the smoked haddock fish cakes and Plaice dishes from the Specials board. The Sat...More

1  Thank Craftycoxys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Thursday evening, lovely atmosphere and food was delicious. Highly recommend the Beetroot & Goats Cheese Risotto. Will be back soon xxx

Thank Nicki B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This busy pub at Snape is convenient for pre-concert meals at Snape Concert Hall. My main criticism is that the service is sometimes too fast - you feel certain the meals are prepared and ready to be brought out as soon as you order. However,...More

Thank simmkat
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I drive past most days on my way to work but have never been in, so when I booked a concert at the maltings I made a conscious effort to dine here before hand. Really lovely well laid our restaurant. Drinks quickly arrived along with...More

Thank BFG2323
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Starters of asparagus with balsamic vinegar and a soft boiled egg and my husbands favourite of tempura fish with an aioli both lovely. We deviated slightly from the specials board and had grilled sea bass with the famous chips and beautiful green vegetables. Afters was...More

Thank millbrook
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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, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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