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Plough & Sail

$$ - $$$, British,
Snape Maltings | Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SR, England
+44 1728 688413
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll 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 yesterday via mobile

Three of us visited this lovely pub on Wednesday this week. We were made very welcome by the staff and they had no problem with us bringing in our dog Benson. We settled on a bowl of olives to munch on while we had a...More

Thank Yorkie-R53
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for an evening meal after a day at RSPB Minsmere. Mid week the restaurant was very quiet. Lamb cutlets , plaice and adnams bitter all good , delicious frangipane tart to finish. Good service

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate there with my wife today. She had cheese ploughmans which was adequate, don't expect butter though, the taste of their sweet chutney can only be described as "yeurk". I ordered sausage 'n mash which is one of my favourite dishes. Sausages where of the...More

Thank Eric P
AlexBurnside, Owner at Plough & Sail, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Eric P, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you didn't think our produce was up to standard. I do not think it is fair to name our suppliers, but I can assure you that the products you mention (the sausages and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub, nice atmosphere. Could of sat here all day and had a nice drink but had to get back home to London. Nice bar staff, Great Sausage rolls. Great beer (Calvers)

Thank Alfieconnspurs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pit stop on walk from aldeburgh along sailors path. Ghost Ship is really good beer expertly kept...ok 4.5% maybe a bit strong with 4 mile walk back. Welcoming fire . Good menu looked interesting for next visit

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Plough and Sail is at the entrance to the Snape Maltings Complex. It serves lunch, dinner and Sunday lunch. We recently went for both one evening and for Sunday lunch. On both occasions tit was very busy and had a good atmosphere. There was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice, once for a drink and once for a meal. The first time, we sat in the little snug. Very dark in there with only 2 table lamps. One of the staff lit a candle for us but unsure why none of the 4...More

1  Thank Lin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen the pub when we visited Snape Maltings earlier that day and the lunches (people eating outside in the sun) had looked delicious and for that reason we returned for dinner. The service was charming and efficient. The location is lovely. But my...More

2  Thank RCCOxford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service are very good and as well as the main menu there is specials board. The menu has some usual items and scope of the menu indicates that the food is cooked fresh. If in Snape, or local, it's a good place...More

Thank David24052709
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for a party of 10. Some of the party were a bit late due to a strong current kayaking at iken canoe. Staff were very accommodating about the delay. Food was delicious from the starters right through to the desert. Would highly recommend, and...More

Thank Simonq73
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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
11 August 2017|
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Response from Sigsworth | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not !
16 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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