The Plough Effingham is a local favourite for very good reason. Located just outside of Guildford, this quintessentially British pub and restaurant boasts a relaxed atmosphere, a menu brimming with all your favourite pub grub classics, an outdoor dining area and most importantly, an in-house dog named Ruby. Located along Orestand Lane in Effingham, The Plough is not only a big hit with locals but also with visitors to the area. So whether you’re craving a classic Sunday roast, casual dinner, long lunch or just some pudding, The Plough is where you ought to be heading. Bookings are highly recommended to avoid disappointment, as this spot can get quite busy, particularly at the weekend.
So, what delicious dishes can you expect from the menu at The Plough in Effingham? For lunch, expect British and European favourites like Cumberland sausages served with creamy mash, onion rings and lashings of gravy; The Plough burger with Monterey jack, bacon, ale onions and lettuce and smoked mackerel served with an apple, cucumber and baby gem salad. We also highly recommend ordering a side of the triple-cooked chips and garlic mayo, because, why not? Be advised that the menus at The Plough change seasonally as everything is locally sourced where possible.
If you’re visiting The Plough near Guildford for dinner, you’ll be needing to bring your appetite to say the least. Start with the soup of day served with crusty bread and the British charcuterie platter brimming with Suffolk salami, chorizo and Oxsprings ham. Then, follow it up with sous vide chicken served with sage butter, creamed leeks and bacon; beer-battered cod with those triple-cooked chips we mentioned before, mushy peas and tartare sauce or the 28-day aged Angus ribeye with peppercorn sauce and all the trimmings. A visit for Sunday roast is also essential. You’ll find The Plough on Orestan Lane in Effingham, not far from Guildford where booking ahead is essential.
Wonderful Sunday roast once again. Beautiful, tender roast beef and the friendly staff took lots of time to help us to choose gluten-free meals. We’ll be back!
We were served excellent fresh food, which was cooked well and presented attractively. The Plough was a welcoming and attractive venue. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Thoroughly recommended
What a gem. Fabulous Sunday lunch with great service and a stunning g&t to boot. Lovely staff and a beautiful pub in a quiet location. We shall return!