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The Plough Inn, Rede

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The Green, Rede Rd | Bury St Edmunds, Rede IP29 4BE, England
+44 1284 789208
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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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
Great Restaurant excellent food

I have eaten here many times and the food is always to a very High standard and neither I or any of my friends have ever been disappointed. Its extremely quaint with low oak beams and an open fire, just how a country pub/restaurant should be. With Brian behind the bar and Joyce in the kitchen its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Tony H
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have eaten here many times and the food is always to a very High standard and neither I or any of my friends have ever been disappointed. Its extremely quaint with low oak beams and an open fire, just how a country pub/restaurant should be. With Brian behind the bar and Joyce in the kitchen its a great team... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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183 reviews 183 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A little out of the way, but not far from Bury St Edmunds, very quiet location but reasonably busy for a week day lunch. Good beer, friendly bar. Choice of food is wide enough for most to find a favourite. Good prompt unobtrusive service; well worth a visit especially if you don't have to rush back to work.

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It feels as though it's in the middle of nowhere and it is! What a great find based on the recommendation of friends. Superb choice of food with some unusual dishes such as oxtail, rabbit etc, The range of real ales was a welcome surprise and all was reasonably priced. We have already made a return trip!

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A good welcome to a very busy pub on a Friday lunchtime - always a good sign. Great choice of dishes. I chose the Fish Curry which was nice, could have been spicier but was still good. Service was excellent

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Suffolk
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I want to take this opportunity on behalf of the "HGNS" to thank both Brian and Joyce for supporting and subsidising the monthly lunch they do for 30+ Horringer residents. You give them a warm welcome and cater for their very different tastes. They have all enjoyed the lunches tremendously and would recommend the Plough at Rede. A big thank... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We visited for a midweek evening meal and it was fantastic. The food was brilliant, everything is written up on the blackboards but the choice is great. Next time I'm going to come at the weekend - it was a little quiet for me but that's no surprise on a Tuesday night in January and nothing to do with the... More 

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Been here on many occasions (I have written a review about this place last year) and took some friends who we recommended the Plough to and it did not disappoint, great place to eat.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A rearranged Christmas Eve meal, courtesy of landlady, Joyce, beautifully presented in a superbly decorated seasonal restaurant/ bar. All three courses tasty to guarantee future return visits. Friendly, homely, 5 stars

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Plenty to eat, real friendly welcome, well prepared beer, great family run pub. Host very friendly, always busy, also a lovely lovely location.

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Long Melford, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

As always the Christmas decorations were just stunning and so tasteful. Our family of five ordered two Turkey, two Beef and one Pork roast all of which were excellent with so many vegetables. Everyone loved the roast potatoes, and the large yorkshire puddings. Do try the cranberry and mandarin torte - just melts in the mouth. Lovely atmosphere. Not cheap... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Green, Rede Rd | Bury St Edmunds, Rede IP29 4BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Rede
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 789208

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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