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Plough & Harrow

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Oad Street, Borden, Sittingbourne ME9 8LB, England
+44 1795 843351
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was good bit of a wait between courses(due to function upstairs).Overall very pleasant.Good atmosphere traditional old style pub.

Thank petebottle
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I am so disappointed the food was cold, obviously through the taste and flavour it had been microwaved, cold chicken, reheated potatoes that were the only WARM thing on the plate and they still expected full payment !!! Never again nor will I recommend, the worst food I have had in front of me in years 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼

Thank Michelle c
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Michelle, I can honestly say that we have never had a customer like you at The Plough & Harrow. The fact that you think you are entitled to leave a bad review after the way you behaved yesterday, is quite unbelievable. First of all, I am not upset, that you and your male companion walked off after consuming £30 worth... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This pub is so different from many others we have visited. It is a good old fashioned inn with two lovely coal fires and a friendly cosy atmosphere. The food was exceptionally well presented and the waitress was helpful and attentive. We thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday lunch there. Also we found the prices very reasonable for a good well cooked... More 

Thank monkey7266
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for posting such a positive review. Out small business depends on good feedback, and we are very happy that you had a good time. Kind regards, The Plough & Harrow More 

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We hired the upstairs room for a 60th party of 20 full meals. Everything we asked for in the pre-event meeting was catered for. The owner and staff could not have done any more to make the evening more of a success and were so polite and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The food was first class with the... More 

1 Thank CS20032013
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a great review! We are delighted that the evening was a success, and very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, K Jones The Plough & Harrow More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Recently re-furbished and menu revived. Great traditional fare, such as lamb shoulder, steaks and so on.

Thank Alan T
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, K Jones More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We used the function room for a 50th birthday meal, the room was lovely and it was a surprise meal and the staff were great at leading people to hide etc! Food was lovely proper homemade chips, I had the fish and chips which were spot on! The chicken got a lot of praise and the steak! Lovely decor, all... More 

Thank JessLange
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for this lovely review. Our function room is proving very popular at the moment, and we are really delighted that you enjoyed your event there. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, K Jones More 

Faversham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Old Git Barry took us on a mystery tour up the M2 to the the Plough & Harrow. Very nice Pub. Warm welcome. Good food and Beers. Reasonable prices and varied menu. A nice equine feel to it with pictures of race horses etc. Reason being it is owned by the Stud Farm up the road. Well done for them... More 

Thank favershamfats
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the great review! Hope we see you again soon, now that all the fireplaces are lit and the pub is really looking its best with the Christmas decorations! Best regards, K Jones More 

Rainham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We started to worry when it appeared the regulars in the front bar were ordering in a take away. Accepting there was a problem with the grill that meant burgers and steaks were unavailable, the menu choices were limited. The food was poor, tepid, tasteless soup and rubber calamari for starters. The mains were no better, the ribs were just... More 

1 Thank petermel2016
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your food. We have since added a delicious "Festive Menu", available to pre-order. There is beef, turkey, lamb and much more, naturally with all the trimmings and plenty of really delicious and christmas-sy desserts to choose from. Please do take a look on our website, when you have a... More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I have driven past this pub a few times when out and about working but the other day decided to stop as I had an hour to kill and was in need of a soft drink after driving for quite a bit. I am always a bit worried going into pubs alone especially country pubs who tend to have regulars... More 

Thank temperance83
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for a great review. It's taken me ages to reply, for which, apologies! The meat is all prepared fresh by chef. We try to keep our prices reasonable, so thank you for noticing. The portions also justify this, I hope you agree, and in some cases I have even seen two people sharing... More 

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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today as a birthday meal for my mum there was 13 of us ranging for 2-79 years old, we all throughly enjoyed our meals the roasts were amazing I had gammon which was some of the best I've had- the crumble was lovely, could have done with a little bit more crumble on it if I was... More 

Thank Kim4180
K J, Owner at Plough & Harrow, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your review! We hope you will come and taste our new seasonal menu soon. The crumble also should have more crumble from now on! :-) Kind regards, K Jones More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oad Street, Borden, Sittingbourne ME9 8LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sittingbourne  >  Borden
  • Phone Number: +44 1795 843351
Traditional English pub dating back to 1654 with a luxurious country feel. Real fireplaces throughout. Unique interiors, freehouse. Real ales, cask beers, excellent wines. The food is locally sourced, regularly updated and delicious. A stunning private dining room available for all special occasions. A real find.

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