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The Old Plough

147 Etruria Rd, | Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5NS, England
01782 269445
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Ranked #29 of 385 restaurants in Stoke-on-Trent
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $64
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: In todays world it seems that tastes change at the speed of light, from hem lines to hairstyles, nothing seems to last, but occasionally something comes along that has the ability to stand the test of time, to maintain its popularity, to become a classic...Welcom to the Old Plough, A Classic Country style Eating house, famous for Steaks and Sauces, situated in the Centre of Stoke On Trent.
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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I had not visited The Old Plough since it changed hands. I feared that the quality may have dropped, as the reputation it had before would be hard to follow. In my opinion the quality of food and service is as good if not better, compared to the old, Old Plough :-)

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Went the Old Plough for the first time since it changed hands last year. Went with granddaughter and boyfriend. 2 sirloin steak and a steak and ale pie for mains followed by a suit. The steak were medium as asked for and well rested. No sauces just plain steak. The chunky chips nice and crisp on the outside and soft... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went to the place as is wasn't too far from where we live! We both ordered stake, mine was supposed to me medium rare but came out more medium well! I told the waitress who I think was the new owner and she was more than sorry took it away straight away! The new stake that was brought back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This restaurant is now much improved since the old regime left, Steak's wonderful, though we will only eat Fillet, so cannot comment on the others. There is now no need to send back to have the steak cooked correctly, this happened everytime under the old management. Atmosphere better with much friendlier staff. we will be back for our now monthly... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This restaurant/pub is amazing. Me and my husband have visited a couple of times now and have not been disappointed. The steak is amazing, I ordered the steak topped with blue cheese off the specials this time, perfect! ! We will definitely be back!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Went to the Old Plough on Saturday with friends,was told really busy so have to book weeks in advance, wasn't that busy,I had Salmon very good cooked the way I like it highly recommend it home made chips were fab,our friends had pasta and ribeye steak they were also very pleased,staff very friendly and helpful,the only thing this resteraunt lacked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Went down to pick up my wedding dress and have a trip to Alton Towers. Had a look on trip advisor for places to eat and this one seemed to have good reviews. But mainly about the ales and steaks. We got there, greeted by lovely waitresses. I order the rossini steak.....One of the chefs specials and my friend had... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is a top place for a good old fashioned night out. Good home cooked food and fine ales. The service was excellent and the food cooked just how you like it. The staff were friendly and helpful. We had a lovely night and will be going back soon.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I had been dragged out on a very wet Saturday to do a little shopping with the good lady and my grandson when we found ourselves in that part of town feeling a little peckish.We had visited The Old Plough before but some time ago but remembered it was really good.Anyway in we went firstly to be met by a... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

come to the plough with my wife for birthday treat. Was very impressed with the quality of the food . Best steak ive ever eaten and amazing chips ! great value . staff verry freindly and proffessional the wife also said the burger was great and overall we enjoyed our experience and will be back soon

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