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The Plough Restaurant

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Bar, British, Welsh
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful meal at the plough in a beautiful setting. Fantastic specials and had the most amazing Baked Alaska for dessert. We found the staff to be very good and accommodating as we had our dog with us. I think the person that left the review...titled ‘do not visit if you are under 50’ was being incredibly unfair. The plough can hardly control the age bracket of other diners! There were x3 30 year olds in our group, we didn’t feel uncomfortable, we thought it was great! Will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch today as we were passing Felt that the staff were somewhat abrupt (all that we had contact with) and of course we were asked if we had booked in a begrudging way as if we were not wanted We had not...so we’re eventually seated in a pleasant area in the garden Of course there were many tables available !!! Our drinks order was taken Drinks delivered and in a little while food order taken I felt that the chap was disappointed at what we had ordered, Welsh rarebit x two (which was recommended by the chap on the table next to us) Food arrived and was excellent. Went inside for the loo and the whole place looked excellent. I felt that the whole place could be spectacular so it is a shame about the service.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful food, friendly service and clean surroundings - found it welcoming and homely with tasty food and ample parking

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for the last night of our wales trip for dinner only. We did not stay so cannot comment on the hotel. From the outside, the building looks very impressive and from researching on Instagram, the pictures and the business looks amazing. However;...when we walked through the door, we were greeted at the restaurant with an old fashion restaurant layout printed on A3 paper, with each table been allocated in pencil. We were then lead to our table (that we had booked) right in the far back corner of the restaurant (table 52) where the nearest table was sat 10-12 tables away from us. It has completely no atmosphere, and was something like a scene out of Ramsay’s kitchen nightmares. Where the only 2 other tables average age was 65-70. We are a young couple of 32M/28F and we felt very uncomfortable. And It didn’t get better there. There was a ramekin on the table with a mustard sachet and some brown sugar sachets. The menu is old fashioned, with lots of stews, casseroles, and a beef stroganoff. Also melon as a starter. However the specials menu sounded amazing, which with both ordered the scallops. It’s almost if they have 2 chefs, 1 fighting for his old ways, and a newer younger chef that they let control the specials menu. The scallops were really good. The service on the other hand, was far too quick and abrupt. We ordered a drink when we sat down, and then was asked to order our food straight away. When we finished our starters, my other half went to the loo, and by the time she was back, the starters had been cleared and the main courses delivered, leaving absolutely no time to digest, relax or chat in-between. It was as if they wanted you out as soon as possible. No wonder the restaurant had only 3 tables at 6pm. I had fish and chips for mains, that was pretty average at best, and my other half had the lamb, which was quite over cooked and stringy. The deserts tasted as though they were frozen and just been re heated and not homemade. Overall we were very disappointed with the overall service feeling rushed and uncomfortable, the restaurant had no atmosphere at all. With the food begin average, we would not recommend to anyone.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered a takeaway lunch and had high hopes from the menu posted on line. My husbands burger was average but the chips were a disgrace, overcooked scraps that looked like yesterdays leftovers, packed in a paper bag so were cold. My lamb was stringy,...served with chunks of potato and carrot with minimal scraps of cabbage. This was certainly not value for moneyMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Andrew R, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sheila D, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your valuable feedback. I am disappointed that your takeaway experience did not deliver the high standards to which we strive. I have discussed the issues raised with my head chef and his team...More

Reviewed 15 April 2021

As we were here during Covid meals were in our rooms but the service as excellent as was the food. Great for dietary needs too as I’m Gluten Free

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

A fabulous location, great views and superb food. Coeliac and dog friendly we defiantly had to give it a go. Good prices, a warm welcome and the food was genuinely fantastic. I went off piste and tried something I would not normally try, shredded duck...salad. It was amazing. The gluten free Celtic pride beef burger was a total hit for my youngest.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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AndrewR658, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2020

Dear DougieN, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your meal and that you were tempted off piste by our menu. I have passed your comments on to the team and we look...More

Reviewed 9 October 2020

We sat outside, with our young toddler. I felt happy with their safety measures, especially the cutlery. We really enjoyed our main course of duck & Celtic pride lasagne . The sticky toffee pudding was delicious & we were certainly full after. We would definitely...recommend. Looking forward to returning again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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AndrewR658, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2020

Dear Savvytravelers21, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your 5 star review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us here at The Plough. I have passed your comments on to the team and we look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 6 October 2020

Four of us went there for dinner, on a weeknight. We waited what seemed like quite a long time for our meals once we'd made choices. In general, the food was nice, but not exceptional, but one or two details let it down. One of...the party chose the cheeseboard dessert, which was, frankly, very poor. We have wonderful cheeses available to us and it isn't difficult to put together a board with good crackers, perhaps a few grapes and above all interesting cheese. We felt the desserts were unimaginitive in general. But the crowning moments were the speed with which our plates were whisked away - I had only just put my last forkful in my mouth when my plate zipped away from in front of me and the same thing happened with one person's dessert. Let us draw breath before clearing, please! I'm sorry to say we probably won't go there again as we can do better elsewhere in Carmarthenshire.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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AndrewR658, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2020

Dear Giffythegardener, Thank you for taking the time to leave your valuable feedback. I am disappointed that you did not enjoy your dining experience here with us at The Plough. We take all criticism seriously and I have discussed your comments with both my head...More

Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

Greeted by staff on arrival who struggled to find our booking but did eventually so all good. Shown to our table, which was between two larger tables and no way was it 2 metres away from either. I requested another table as it was too...close to other diners, and we were offered table 75. Much better. You need to rethink the position of that other table in the conservatory, I’m certain its too close to the others for social distancing. Ordered the rustic breads and fishcake for starters both delicious, celtic pride burgers and cheesy garlic bread for mains, again delicious. Service was good- staff very friendly and helpful. We only regret not keeping enough room for a pudding! Paid with a gift voucher that we’d received for afternoon tea- was great that they allowed us to trade it in for money off a meal instead. All in all a lovely visit. The one way system was effective and there was plenty of sanitiser around the place. Diolch yn fawr 👍More

Date of visit: September 2020
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AndrewR658, Owner at The Plough Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Plough and that we were able to quickly rectify any issues you may have had during your stay. We hope to welcome you again soon!...More

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The Plough Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4