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The Plough

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Simpson Road | Simpson, Milton Keynes MK6 3AH, England
+44 1908 691555
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, The Plough is a perfect...
Situated on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, The Plough is a perfect place to meet friends and family, to pop in for a relaxing drink or a bite to eat. Our family garden has great views of the Grand Union Canal and is a perfect place to eat when the weather permits. Al-fresco dinning is also available in our restaurant as well as the private meeting room for up to 10 people. Free WI-FI, parking and snug area.
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Will definitely return!

Very attentive yet not overbearing service, all food delicious! Great atmosphere. Highly recommended! They even warmed my brandy! Thank you!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Very attentive yet not overbearing service, all food delicious! Great atmosphere. Highly recommended! They even warmed my brandy! Thank you!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great night great food had wonderful night staff very friendly only down side service charge 10% its on the bill but didnt notice it gave £10 tip to its only when i looked at home noticed it so £20 tip in all ouch

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143 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

I attended a private birthday party for a friend and it was an excellent choice for the venue. The seating was comfortable and the food and drinks were constantly filled up and readily available. Nothing is too much trouble for this amazing team. Well done the Plough.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Content, that's how we all felt at the end of a leisurely mid-week birthday dinner. Well fed on freshly prepared, delicious food, beautifully presented The sea bass took my vote, but the boys went for the rare, not quite as rare as they would have liked, but nevertheless rare, steaks, which were so tender. The younger ones had pizza, what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Reviewed this before and eaten here many times as we are very local, but just had to review again. This place really is fantastic. Visited here last week and ate in the pub rather than the restaurant. Service really is superb and the barman / waiter did a great job of remembering what we had to drink last time we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A January lunch-time visit was rather spoilt by the two male serving staff barely communicating with us and with a seasonal ale which had lingered too long in the cellar and was plain sour. Stalk-on vine tomato as garnish in the soup and also as garnish on the lasagne seemed odd - particularly when the garnish was stone cold. Lasagne... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Recently had a Sunday lunch, with 16 friends, we ordered various items for each course. Each dish came within moments of each other, all freshly cooked to perfection ! Excellant

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had a wonderful New Year's Eve at the Plough - the food was excellent and so was .the service. They created a really friendly atmosphere and a great party.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

First off this was the best food i have ever had i had sea bass others had beef and vegi option all as nice staff so helpful and friendly after party was such a great night dj excellent. thanks ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

The Plough is our 'local' but made our first visit since the current Italian team arrived, having been scared away by the preceding Startrek-themed interior. Eight of us turned up after 2.30p.m without a reservation but the kitchen done us good. Very intelligent menu, lots of choice of interesting meat and pasta dishes; my calves liver was nicely medium rare... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Simpson Road | Simpson, Milton Keynes MK6 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 691555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, British, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Situated on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, The Plough is a perfect place to meet friends and family, to pop in for a relaxing drink or a bite to eat. Our family garden has great views of the Grand Union Canal and is a perfect place to eat when the weather permits. Al-fresco dinning is also available in our restaurant as well as the private meeting room for up to 10 people. Free WI-FI, parking and snug area.

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