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Plough & Sail

$$ - $$$, British,
Snape Maltings | Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SR, England
+44 1728 688413
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • 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 yesterday

Lunchtime you can get perfect light bites, the small fish and chips is excellent. Evening their fish of the day is usually splendid and puddings delectable. Service friendly and efficient in a seemingly relaxed way.

Thank Enidstephenson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely backdrop drop with the Maltings, very warm welcome the young staff were very attentive comfortable seating with a cosy fire lit, we chose off the specials board and had 3 courses and coffee and were not disappointed with the presentation and scrumptious tasting...More

1  Thank Julian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at their sister pub (In fact, owned by two brothers!) and having eaten at the Pointer the previous night, decided to eat at the Plough & Sail. The latter was certainly a much busier place, but was laid out quite spaciously, so...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were quickly shown to a table and the service was quite quick. I had sausage and mash. The sausages were excellent as was the gravy which was very rich, however the mash was not great, tasted like school dinner mash! My partner had the...More

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t really fault. Good service. Good menu choice. Food was tasty. Not bad value for money. Perhaps the decor could do with some updating? The whole Snape Maltings shopping experience is great though.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This was a rather disappointing place. We ate in the restaurant and anticipated that the a la carte experience would be exactly that but we found the whole affair (and the food) pretty average and dated and at just shy of £100 for two (including...More

1  Thank sevi b
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The staff were gracious at a marvellous 3 course wedding reception where the wedding planner matched her dazzling display of Suffolk Life with decorated tables for the celebrating guests including autumnal colours of the leaf and individual welcoming names for all. The Wedding party were...More

Thank patrickcsmith3
Reviewed September 11, 2018

This has the appearance of an ancient pub with a fair-sized restaurant attached and obviously one of the main sources of business is for the concerts at the (almost adjacent) Snape Maltings. This focus does mean 9as others have noted) that service is swift, and...More

Thank snapdecisions
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Every time we are in the area we dine here. The food is consistently good and served with a friendly smile. Reasonably priced and dogs made welcome. Great selection of beers

Thank Mike C
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We ate here on the Sunday lunchtime of the last Bank Holiday weekend. We were a very large party (21) and 19 of us pre-ordered the carvery with 2 having a Vegan meal. We were allocated a great room upstairs which pretty much meant private...More

1  Thank Suffolkbumpkin12
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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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Absolutely not !
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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