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The Plough

2 The High Street, Coton, Cambridge, CB23 7PL

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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30.

We enjoyed a marvellous Sunday lunch, and were too full for dessert.

Sally 05 September 2018
from Cambridge

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Found nestled in the quaint village of Coton, 3 miles from Cambridge, The Plough seamlessly balances pub food and fine dining. The Plough in Coton is a charming cornerstone of the community offering summertime al fresco dining and a popular Sunday roast.

Warm haggis with roquette and tarragon, fresh apple and mustard sauce is a favourite starter, and there are regularly-changing specials for something one-off. Main courses at The Plough near Cambridge include pub favourites such as fish and chips, along with inventive options like fennel, cucumber and hazelnut salad with brioche croutons.

The desserts on The Plough menu comprise classic favourites, such as apple crumble with custard, and crème brulee with boozy prunes. A selection of light bites, including casual options such as pizza and sandwiches, is also available.

This historic building offsets original low ceilings and gnarled beams with contemporary embellishments. The Plough in Fen Ditton is full of character and a 15-minute drive from Cambridge.

The Plough

2 The High Street, Coton, Cambridge, CB23 7PL

Contact +44 1954210489

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Customer reviews for The Plough

4.3 (((() (based on 340 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • al fresco (106)
  • value (74)
  • child friendly (64)
  • private dining (59)
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  • ((((( 5 September 2018 by Sally from Cambridge

    We enjoyed a marvellous Sunday lunch, and were too full for dessert.

  • ((((* 29 August 2018 by Wendy from Cambridge

    Late Sunday lunch was good quality meat (lamb in this instance) , vegetables were freshly cooked, a most enjoyable meal.
    The fish and chips choice was a little disappointing as the batter on the fish was dark and hard, in the past the same dish has been light and crisp.

  • ((((( 29 August 2018 by Gary from Fredericton

    The Plough is a great place for lunch / dinner (we've done the Sunday roasts twice), with great, friendly staff, great food, nice beer and wine, and a lot of fun altogether. Well worth the walk/drive from Cambridge.

  • ((((( 25 August 2018 by Kevin from St Ives

    Excellent food efficiently served in surroundings that ensured the dining experience was up to the usual high standard

  • ((((( 18 August 2018 by Fiona from Cambridge

    Excellent food and very friendly, prompt service. A truly excellent lunch. Kids menu good too.

  • (((** 16 August 2018 by David from Royston

    My wife and I both thought this place had deteriorated since our last visit. The menu, frankly, was disappointing for a lunch menu. Not everyone wants fish and chips or steak and chips and we the single lunchtime special was not appetising. Our lamb was well-cooked and seasoned properly (although green beens were overcooked) and my mother enjoyed her rump steak, even if the chips were large and soggy. The most disappointing thing was the service - it was poor. We were the first to be seated for lunch at 12.15 but it took for ages to get our meal - in particular our desserts processed - and the neighbouring table (who also had desserts) arrived after us and were long gone by the time the bill came.

  • ((*** 14 August 2018 by Pm from Essex

    This used to be worthy of special status.....a place to go for a treat on a special occasion.
    It has now become quite ordinary.

  • ((((( 9 August 2018 by Michael from Cambridge

    Very good food and service. Highly recommended.

  • ((((* 5 August 2018 by Andrew from Cambridge

    The atmosphere was great as we were able to sit outside in the late afternoon warm weather. Service and food was great although the white wine could have been colder, especially on such a warm day. As being relatively local, this is somewhere we enjoy returning to time after time. Keep up the good work!

  • ((((* 31 July 2018 by Les from coton

    I think you know we enjoy dinning at your establishment we find the staff and service very warm and welcoming always helpful and smiling considering your sunday lunchtime are very busy. Im not a veggie so well enjoy the proper roasts and Julie likes the fish dishes. Good grub, sensible prices hard working team of staff. Thank you

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