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The Plough

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28 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1HY, England
+44 1245 250145
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Halstead, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice friendly atmosphere and decor. Plenty of choice on the menu. Good prices, not too expensive. Tasty food or more plain if you wish. Very nice helpful waitress. Tables bit close together but manageable. Bookings are being taken now and is recommended.

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1 Thank Anne M
London
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635 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a big pub and very busy, and conveniently located near the train station. Staff are pleasant enough. Good selection of drinks at the bar, service can be a little slow, but due to being so busy rather than the team.

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1 Thank nomadlad
Chelmsford
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Best breakfast for price in City, excellent quality and staff are lovely! Add coffee or tea with free refills..other establishments should take note...stop raising prices for an empty place and keep them fair and get customers in!

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3 Thank topreviewer4433
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I think it is one of the most cheapest and tastiest English Breakfast you can find in Chelmsford. The quantity is also good. Otherwise the beer here is quite expensive compared to other places.

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2 Thank 101 motivos par... b
Originalplough, Manager at The Plough, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent feedback our breakfasts are very popular and it is great to hear you enjoyed it so much. I hope you can visit us again soon. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I love the plough I like to go there alone after work sometimes for a pint or with family, friends or my boyfriend. The food isn't too bad either very reasonable prices lovely atmosphere lovely little pub

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1 Thank Emma L
Originalplough, Manager at The Plough, responded to this review

Hi Emma, It's great you had such a great experience with us Emma. Thanks for sharing such great comments Suzanne Gadd More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Decided to try somewhere new and local and chose The Plough. Excellent choice of drinks - real ale and San Miguel on draught. Plenty of choice on menu. Mexican Meltdown was a delicious meal with a difference.

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1 Thank BJT23346
Originalplough, General Manager at The Plough, responded to this review

Many thanks for your recent review I have passed on your kind comments onto my team. Hope to see you very soon. Suzanne Gadd More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Average menu, reasonable prices. Staff helpful. Very quite. Could be improved if a jug of water was placed on table, even though we ordered drinks, it nice to have water also. When asked for some water a galss was given.

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Thank FJA49
Originalplough, Manager at The Plough, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to leave a review. I really appreciate getting feedback from our guests as it means we can keep improving. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely vege breakfast. Lots of choice and Good value. The best part of this breakfast was the way it was cooked. Not over cooked of greasy and good quality of products. Tasty vege sausage which was vegetable based not protein based. I had the little breakfast and that was just about the right amount. Pub appeared clean with comfortable seating... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Originalplough, Manager at The Plough, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. It means a lot to us I will pass on your comments to my kitchen team. I hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Suzanne More 

Chelmsford
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Lovely breakfast,great value,quality produce,friendly and efficient service,best breakfadt in the city

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2 Thank topreviewer4433
Originalplough, Manager at The Plough, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and you rate us as the best breakfast in the city (we think so too) I hope you can visit us again soon Thanks Suzanne More 

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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We (my partner, an old friend of his and myself) stopped in after yesterday's Armed Forces Day parade as we were in need of a drink (especially me having taken part in the parade!) and the 2 men wanting food. None of us could fault it! The 2 breakfasts were definitely value for money and my omelettes were delicious. It... More 

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2 Thank Ruth L
Management response:

Thank you Ruth for such a great review, we are pleased you had a good visit and I will pass on all your comments to our team. We look forward to seeing you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 250145

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?