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The Plough

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Main Street, Hickling LE14 3AH, England
+44 1664 822225
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An outstanding choice of real ales.

The food is pretty bog-standard pub grub, but at a good price. They did get our bill wrong at the end, but sorted it out quite readily once it was pointed out. A truly great place for real ale with 7 different cask beers including some of my all-time favourites, and with no complaints about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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English first
Nottingham
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have to say that normally a trip to The Plough is a good experience. Wednesday is pie night and usually great. The last time we went, we booked a table for 2 for 7.30. Admittedly is was very busy when we arrived but we were ignored and had to wait a good 10 minutes just to be shown our... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The food is pretty bog-standard pub grub, but at a good price. They did get our bill wrong at the end, but sorted it out quite readily once it was pointed out. A truly great place for real ale with 7 different cask beers including some of my all-time favourites, and with no complaints about they way they were kept.... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We normally start with a walk by the canal with the dogs, and then call in for a bite to eat and a drink [dog friendly pub]. We have had sunday lunch, but usually its a baguette [ beef bagette came with roast spuds, parsnip and lovely homemade gravy !]. it doesnt matter what you have, its all nice !... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Having visited The Plough several times now I felt I must say how brilliant this place is! Where to start : the food is fresh, tasty, always hot. My husband & me love good food and eat out regularly and you would go a long way to find food as well presented & delicious as here, my husband absolutely loves... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lovely food and the. Hips are the best I have had for ages We stopped to have lunch on a Thursday hadn't booked a table but I'm sure you need to at the weekend.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Called in the other night and sat outside for a drink. The party I was with ordered the chunky chips and seemed to be enjoying them despite the flies. What I found very annoying was a speaker right next to our table blaring out the pub quiz questions and answers. This was really intrusive and negatively impacted on our ability... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Well the first thing I'm going to say about this pub that is in a stunning location with the canal running nearby for a lovely walk with the kids or maybe do a spot of fishing apparently there some huge pike in the basin. Next is the pub itself beautiful old pub with just the right mix of modern and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This pub is NOT in Hickling in Norfolk. When it says 'number 1 place to eat in Hickling', it is very confusing!! Please someone change the details! I haven't been to this restaurant. (Because it's in the wrong place!!!)... Sounds nice though. If I'm in the area, I will surely visit :)

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We booked in advance and good job we did. This lovely village pub is a popular place for a family Sunday lunch. Service was very good as was the food.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited The Plough with our friends who came over from Lincs, we decided to eat at The Plough after several recommendations, it was a nice day so we sat outside on there decking. We were made welcome by all the staff and once we ordered the food it came without any delay, the food was very good and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Hickling LE14 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Hickling
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 822225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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