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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, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food - Expensive Drinks. Steamin' Billy Discount Card Came Good!

Had a birthday meal here with nine of the family in tow. The food was really good and decently priced. It was busy for a Friday night, but the quality of the food did not suffer. They had in fact run out of several items on the menu, which I always feel is not a bad sign, as it can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

have been here before, though not recently, and been pleased with the food. staff friendly and service good but food very disappointing. there were four of us and we had prawn sandwich, fish finger sandwich, fish and chips and falafel burger. the chips were lovely but all the rest was tasteless. the burger was like mush and tasteless. the prawns... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We went here without booking on a Friday night and even though they were due to have 70 covers arriving, they managed to squeeze us in. The staff were delightful and the food was wonderful and very prompt. The fish and chips were perfect and so very well presented. The place itself looks a little dated but that just adds... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Had a birthday meal here with nine of the family in tow. The food was really good and decently priced. It was busy for a Friday night, but the quality of the food did not suffer. They had in fact run out of several items on the menu, which I always feel is not a bad sign, as it can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We enjoyed a family meal here early on a Saturday night, with three generations at table. A really varied menu meant that everyone found something they really enjoyed. Our waitress was super-friendly and there were no delays with our meal. The restaurant is great, with fantastic old pub signs all around and a really friendly atmosphere. Didn't realise there was... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We have eaten here a few times for Sunday lunch and it has always been very satisfactory. I don't know if we have been lucky or what, but so far we have not suffered from slow or poor service. The portions are always generous, the food well cooked, and on the rare occasions we have had room for desserts they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Eaten here several times with friends and family, all times it has delivered great food and cracking beer, I especially liked the Steamin' Billy bitter. Usually pretty busy, good quality food with a lovely interior decorated with old pub signs. I had the Antipasti Selection followed by the Roasted Crown of Pigeon which was not altogether that filling! Lacks a... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I've been here a lot actually over the years but this is my first review. We went for Sunday Lunch last weekend. It's a great traditional pub with a lovely restaurant. Starters and mains were yummy - i had shoulder of lamb and it was wonderful. This has been the same with every meal we've eaten here whether it be... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited with our family for lunch on our wedding anniversary. We had our reception in the Cow & Plough marquee a year ago and it was fantastic. This time we visited for lunch with nine family members. The staff were really friendly and efficient and warned us that service was a bit slow due to it... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I visited the Cow and Plough tonight with my parents and family. I had not eaten there before but was very happy, its a nice pub located in some old farm buildings, its been put together well, its comfortable, plenty of room between tables etc.. The food was very good, it was a bit slow in coming but I think... More 

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited on Sunday 19th July as a group of 6 friends booked in for Sunday lunch. The restaurant was understandably busy at this time but we were seated quite quickly. The setting of this pub is beautiful the interior decoration is rustic barn conversion which I personally love but the service was painfully slow. Not once did any of... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?