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Cow and Plough

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Stoughton Park, Gartree Road | Oadby, Leicester LE2 2FB, England
0116 272 0852
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family celebration

Visited on Good Friday 2015 with family i.e. two daughters + partners, baby grand-daughter in push chair and well behaved dog plus me and my wife. We ate in large bar area. The ale was excellent, Steaming Billy. The place was very busy mainly families like ours. All the meals were excellent, they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Clive P
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Evesham, United Kingdom
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English first
Leicester
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I had visited for food several times previously but I was very let down on this occasion. The pork chop I ordered was incredibly bland and tough as old boots. It was accompanied with a thin smothering of peppercorn sauce which was unpleasant. It was served with aour tasting vegetables. Hoping dessert would be an improvement was too optimistic. The... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My partner and I had Sunday lunch here and I have to say the main course was excellent. A lovely shoulder of lamb served with well cooked vegetables and plenty of them. Certainly an improvement on my previous visit about 4 months earlier when the portion sizes appeared to have shrunk. Service was ok but it seems our waitress kept... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Visited on Good Friday 2015 with family i.e. two daughters + partners, baby grand-daughter in push chair and well behaved dog plus me and my wife. We ate in large bar area. The ale was excellent, Steaming Billy. The place was very busy mainly families like ours. All the meals were excellent, they even sell biscuits for your dog at... More 

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Leicester
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Booked a meal for 8 of us on a Saturday night . Although there were a couple of items missing from menu due to busy day the waitress was more than accommodating to try to offer alternatives where possible . Food was excellent and fresh , no complaints from a party of 8 ! Would definately come again .

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've been here a couple of times and will no doubt return whenever I'm in the area. It is an interesting building with slightly quirky decor. The local ales are good and so is the food although this is less memorable than the ales in my opinion.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Good food and good service, very well done, we will definitely be visiting again in the future as it was that good!

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I booked online which was very easy and efficiently confirmed by email. Unfortunately my wife was unwell today so at 10am I had to phone to cancel my 12.30 booking for sunday lunch. The chap who took my could not have been nicer .... he thanked me for phoning and wished my wife well. I will definitely be rebooking soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Eight of us enjoyed Sunday lunch yesterday to celebrate my husband's forthcoming 60th birthday. I would definitely like to go there again in the future.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We have eaten many times at the Cow and Plough since it opened and were disappointed with our last visit. The main reason for going there was to have steak, and there was only 1 left for our party of 8 by the time we ordered. To be fair, we received complementary puds as a goodwill gesture and everything we... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We often visit the Cow and Plough in Oadby for a drink and decided to try its restaurant. It was pie night and the four of us had an excellent home cooked pie with all the trimmings for what we considered was a very reasonable price. The atmosphere was good although a little spartan as there were not too many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stoughton Park, Gartree Road | Oadby, Leicester LE2 2FB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 0116 272 0852

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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