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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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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Snape Maltings | Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was a guest in a party of five to celebrate my rather special birthday and with a table booked for dinner at 5.45 pm, preconcert in the Snape Maltings at 7.30pm. Tables are well spaced, a great atmosphere with some interesting paintings and little...More

Thank Rodney L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited with friends before the Gareth Malone concert at Snape. Staff very aware of the need to serve concert-goers quickly. Good variety on the menu, belly pork was lovely, as was the sticky toffee pudding! Best to book a table as gets very busy....More

1  Thank drpetembe
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here before an evening concert. We were made to feel very welcome and the smiley waitresses were super efficient. The food was excellent. We couldn't fault it. Coffee the following morning was equally good!

1  Thank R S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Toured the interesting Snapestuff site and needed lunch. Good menu, food presented nicely and efficient and friendly staff.

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having tried the cod and chips previously and been very impressed I just had to order them again. A large succulent piece of cod covered in crispy Adnams beer based batter with delicious golden chunky chips and minty mushy peas was absolutely first rate. Our...More

1  Thank Undercover_Bear
Reviewed 1 week ago

Far better than usual pub grub, but costs reflect this. Always something interesting on menu, often locally sourced. I have heard they have a good wine list, but that doesn't attract us.

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in here with our family for a drink lunch time, ordered a coffee for my sister, half an hour later, asked bar staff where coffee was, waitress answered will bring it over, ten minutes later had to ask again, another waitress asked who took...More

2  Thank Meaki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Plough & Sail never ceases to produce good food, well served in a lovely atmosphere. We were there on Saturday night. Although it was half term, the restaurant was not too full. The warm welcome from the waiting team was as always, this is...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Sunday lunch to round off a family weekend together . A booking of 19 including adults and 8 children. The staff handled it perfectly. Drinks and food including the most delicious sirloin beef dinners I have had for ages. A big party and...More

Thank Gorehouse1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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29 September 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
11 August 2017|
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Response from Sigsworth | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not !
15 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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