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| The Hill, Winchmore Hill, Amersham HP7 0PA, England
44 (0) 1494 259 757
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Italian food. Very authentic but very expensive. Nice as a special treat. The staff were attentive, the food, as mentioned was very very good; however the wine was expensive. Not an every day kind of place, but recommended for a special occasion.

Thank Shoes4444
Preston, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up here as the other pub in the village where we were staying was closed for the evening. My pasta although tasty was undercooked for my liking, I'm not a fan of "al dente" my husbands tuna dish he said was good, as was our friends pizza and chicken livers. The calamari starter was like rubber! Wouldn't recommend... More 

Thank Jill L
Amersham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a business lunch. There were three of us. I wasn't aware that it was Italian as I had never been before. This really is a wonderful place. I had to change a bottle of wine as it was off (always a bit embarrassing) but this was no problem with the owner. All of the wine is imported from... More 

Thank David A
Amersham, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our local pub restaurant which we love because the food quality is generally very high. We love the large beer garden with sunny outlook and the staff are friendly. It ha on the expensive side for wine though, considering its relatively remote village location.

1 Thank Jon E
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My son and I visited for a quick pint but we're so impressed by the friendly welcome and the obvious relish that the locals were showing to the pizza, that we stayed for a pizza ourselves. This proved a great decision and the pub turned out to be owned and run by a family from Naples who imported all their... More 

Thank StAlbansWilbo
Raffmerc, Owner at The Plough, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your enthusiastic review, we are very happy that you enjoyed our offering here at the plough. We note your comment about our wines and their lineage. Our wines are predominantly from the abruzzo region, we import them ourselves, and have a close relationship with the producer Marchesi di Cordano. These wines are of exceptional... More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Easily the best pizza in the area with a real log oven with fresh dough. If you like bad pizza sure stick to Pizza Hut or generic dull expensive pizza express. The server peroni and craft larger too.

Thank Justin J
Raffmerc, Owner at The Plough, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave us your positive feedback. With so many pizza outlets and bars claiming to produce authentic pizza, we are thrilled when our customers appreciate our original artisan produce. We are passionate about our food and you obviously are too, so hope to see you again very soon . More 

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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We liked this place albeit it is a little eccentric. We arrived to signs at the bar saying the place was short staffed and to be told there was up to an hours wait for food. Whilst ordering our drinks suddenly we were told we could order food and all was well. What we ordered came quickly: a pulcinella and... More 

Thank Penntravellers
Raffmerc, Owner at The Plough, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and for describing us so well. It's nice to know that the quality of our products shone through for you. Our pizzas are our pride and joy and go very well with a cold craft beer as you describe. We have a new range of extremely interesting Italian craft beers and ciders now, so... More 

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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Today my friend and I arrived here for a pre booked Sunday lunch. No table was reserved and the place was half empty but they tried to seat us next to a family with badly behaved noisy children Reluctantly they gave us another table. No one came near us for quite a while and then a half hearted waitress came... More 

5 Thank Sylvia I
Raffmerc, Owner at The Plough, responded to this review

Your review comes as no surprise to us. Once again a very unfair review from customers with a preconceived idea of what we should be as pub in a rural location. Your review is absolutely shameless and whilst you are entitled to an opinion albeit subjective, it appears you have a problem with your perception.of events from the outset. Firstly... More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We have been going to The Plough since it opened under it's current owner Raphael. I think it is really authentic and love the way they are true to their roots and serve the food in a genuine Italian way. It is nothing like the chains for Italian pasta and pizza restaurants so expect it to be different and far... More 

Thank karenf1508
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Go to this restaurant regularly and have never been disappointed. The service and the food are authentic. Go with the flow and its always a good experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Hill, Winchmore Hill, Amersham HP7 0PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Amersham
  • Phone Number: 44 (0) 1494 259 757
The Plough is an innovative Italian Pub/Restaurant and our aim is to provide great quality Italian food, products and specialist wines in a comfortable and relaxed setting.
Alongside our regular cookery demonstrations, wine tasting classes and regional evenings where you can taste your way through the different regions of Italy, we also cater for a variety of events.
Whatever your need, big or small, we offer a wide range of options enabling us to tailor to you; christenings and birthdays, funeral teas and business lunches, we can cater for anything from an intimate sit down meal for 12 guests or a buffet for 100 people.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?