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The Plough Inn

Main Road | Alvescot, Carterton OX18 2PU, England
+44 1993 842281
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road | Alvescot, Carterton OX18 2PU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my partner were walking the dog and popped in late unfortunately we were late for lunch hours but they happily made us a late lunch food was perfect and staff very friendly!

Thank J H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here last night, but thanks to weather conditions. have been stuck in Alveston so been here twice today as well. What a friendly welcome and great food and wine. I love this place!

Thank katyab101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food although it is overpriced. Most puddings are over £6 which is too high. For a special occasion do try !!

Thank GPhillipsMBE
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

After hearing so many recommendations of The Plough, we had to visit! And it certainly lived up to it's epitome like reviews! We had the mozzarella garlic ciabatta to start and it was the tastiest starter I've ever had! The mozzarella was loaded on which...More

1  Thank Flump14
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Together with my wife and our 2 Grandchildren, again had an excellent meal at the Plough Inn in Alvescot on Friday night. All the dishes were nicely presented, of generous portions and quite tasty. As usual our Grandson William, loved his large Sirloin steak! Very...More

1  Thank italian186422
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We was booked into the jury's inn hotel but found the food was very expensive so went look in for more . Found this little pub called the plough . Great food piping hot . Large portions . Staff very helpful as we were quiet...More

2  Thank Martyn F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

You won't get better looked after than here. Amazing service and fantastic staff. Food is excellent and nothing is too much trouble. Try it it's good!

1  Thank oldbiker1_dry
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I am in the area for business for a few days so I have been visiting the local pubs for my evening nourishment. Out of 3 very good meals, the Plough, thus far, is by far the best. I had the smoked fish cakes which...More

2  Thank theacegolfer1
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This was the first time that we had eaten here since the change of ownership (about two years ago) and the change is remarkable. The interior is light and airy but retains the character of the building. The service was prompt and friendly and the...More

2  Thank king418
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is simply one the best food experiences in an English Pub. The restaurant is built with local Cotswold stone and low wooden beams. A few good cask ales at the bar and a nice selection of wines. However, it's the food that is an...More

1  Thank pierre b
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9 July 2017|
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Response from GlobalDads | Reviewed this property |
Yes! V close, a beautiful place with lovely staff and VERY delicious food - I think it would be ideal.
Lorraine H
11 December 2016|
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Response from stewart7580 | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine We do sell gift vouchers, they are very popular this time of year as they make great presents. We can take payment over the phone or at the pub for whatever value you decide to gift and provide you with a... More
10 July 2016|
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Response from LindaE193 | Reviewed this property |
There is a garden area with play equipment at the bottom end of the car park. A bit isolated though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Alvescot, Carterton OX18 2PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Carterton
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 842281
  • E-mail
Traditional village pub serving well kept ales, excellent locally sourced food in an informal yet professional environment
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