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Restaurant at The Plough & Harrow Hotel

135 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8LS +44 1216590320

((((* British
  •  - Birmingham
  •  - Birmingham
  •  - Birmingham
Average
Main course: £12
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30.

we all enjoyed our Afternoon tea, the setting was very good as was the food staff very friendly, nothing too much trouble a really enjoyable afternoon, Thanks to the plough and harrow.

Grham Egginton 24 August 2017
from brierley hill

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A beautiful redbrick hotel dating back to 1704, The Plough & Harrow presents refined British cuisine for lunch, dinner and afternoon tea in its elegant dining and lounge rooms. Dining in the main restaurant is a sophisticated and formal experience, whilst afternoon tea can be taken in the relaxed lounge or on the sun-drenched terrace.

The Plough & Harrow restaurant menu is graced by 12 hour-cooked pork belly with apple and honey purée, and a pan-fried Mediterranean sea bass with squid ink linguine, mussels and vermouth sauce. Rhubarb ‘5 ways’ is an enigmatic end to proceedings, and sits on the dessert list next to a white chocolate torte with chocolate gel and sugared mint leaves.

A light menu in The Plough & Harrow lounge features dainty sandwich options like smoked salmon and cream cheese, and pink roast beef with vine tomatoes and rocket, alongside salads and sharing platters. Indulgent afternoon tea is a traditional collection of finger sandwiches, freshly-baked scones and a chocolate fancy.

Just a 10-minute walk from the centre of Birmingham on Hagley Road, The Plough & Harrow Hotel enjoys a tranquil, leafy pocket of the city.

Restaurant at The Plough & Harrow Hotel

135 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8LS

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Customer reviews for Restaurant at The Plough & Harrow Hotel

4.1 ((((* (based on 47 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (30)
  • lunch (22)
  • value (10)
  • dinner (8)
  • luxury (5)
  • private dining (5)
  • entertainment (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • views (3)
  • business (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • (**** 16 November 2017 by Rachael Baylis from Birmingham

    Like an episode of Fawlty Towers!
    Chose the restaurant to take business clients out for dinner with a total of five of us looking forward to the dining experience and menu listed on the website but this should have been our first clue that things would not work out as expected. We were the only diners in the whole restaurant so the customer service should have been exceptional...however the waitress did not have a clue about the drinks or food menu and was not proactive or helpful. The food itself was not as described on the menu...in the case of the steak which was ordered to be medium was tougher than any boot I have ever worn! I could list things wrong with most dishes that were served but I haven't got the time or inclination other than to say we will never darken the plough and harrow again and had to take our clients to the Plough in Harborne for lunch today so they do not take back to Holland a negative lasting memory of Birmingham.

  • (((** 14 November 2017 by Lorraine Alldrick from Birmingham

    Booking was fine. The Plough & Harrow is beautiful and I really wanted to see it again as I have not been for quite some time. I know it has had a few problems keeping it up to scratch. The restaurant was pleasant, although in need of redecoration as it was quite "scruffy". However, the white tablecloths and setting was lovely. We were the only people in the restaurant for Sunday lunch though so there was no atmosphere. No-one else turned up for the whole 2 and half hours we were there. Shame really. The service was good, although a little "weird", I was told off for the way I opened the water bottle!? Food was lovely, but luke warm. I would come back though as we had a pleasant lunch and good value for money.

  • ((((( 24 August 2017 by Grham Egginton from brierley hill

    we all enjoyed our Afternoon tea, the setting was very good as was the food staff very friendly, nothing too much trouble a really enjoyable afternoon, Thanks to the plough and harrow.

  • ((((( 21 August 2017 by Barbara Barrett from Birmingham

    Lovely restaurant. Will return again when special is on.

  • ((((* 14 August 2017 by John Straker from Birmingham

    Main course excellent as always pork and beef tender and tasty. Sticky toffee pudding slightly dry no toffee sauce to pour over as usual.

  • ((((( 7 August 2017 by Kirsten Mccall from Birmingham

    Had a wonderful afternoon tea and have been here a few times now for Sunday lunch and boxing day dinner. You can never fault the staff, so friendly and accommodating. The hotel has a lovely atmosphere and very relaxing. Love it here so much booked Xmas already.

  • ((((( 31 July 2017 by John Straker from Birmingham

    Food good as usual service excellent

  • (**** 25 July 2017 by Philippa Hughes from Birmingham

    The beef main course was inedible. Very tough and was sent back - 4 covers. It took a complaint and a 45 minute wait for a replacement meal to be served which was also sub-standard with one being served on a child's plate. At this point we left the restaurant - only one person had had a meal.

  • ((((* 24 July 2017 by John Straker from Birmingham

    Afternoon tea excellent as always

  • (((** 17 July 2017 by John Straker from Birmingham

    Main course excellent as always but was disappointed that the desserts were not as the menu because I Was looking forward to the sticky toffee pudding. However the profiteroles were very good.b

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