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“WELCOME TO RYE BAY SCALLOP WEEK AT THE PLOUGH”
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The Plough
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Ranked #10 of 106 Restaurants in Rye
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $64
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Plough is a quintessential English country pub with stunning views from our pond side garden over the Brede Valley with the sea as a backdrop. Situated on the Kent and East Sussex border and less than two miles from the medieval town of Rye, we enjoy a fantastic larder of local produce, from the freshest of fish landed in Rye and Hastings every day, to the wonderful delights from the Romney Marsh such as lamb and beef as well as the best of seasonal vegetables. With all this on our doorstep, we offer a good choice of local beers, ciders, wines and freshly prepared food, from our tapas, to our original choice of freshly prepared dishes and our homemade ice creams.
northiam
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“WELCOME TO RYE BAY SCALLOP WEEK AT THE PLOUGH”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

On day 1 of Rye Bay Scallop week we went to the Plough and had Scallops cooked 3 ways.
1 ceviche - thinly sliced, served on a chicory leaf, marinaded in lime,lemon and chilli - 1 devilled - 1 seared in vanilla sea salt on a bed of pureed sweet potato. WOW where do we go to compare this inovative dish. Thank you Toby, Gareth and Harry for fab lunch x

  • Visited February 2013
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“Brilliant bunny burger served by very friendly staff”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Found the staff very accomadating and friendly. Tasty local food and very good value for money. I strongly advise people pay the plough a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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“The plough - can't wait to go back already”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

I visited Rye for the weekend with friends and we walked from Rye to this pub for a Sunday roast, after reading reviews on TripAdvisor, and we were very happy with it. In the snow it took us 1 1/2 hours to walk, but when we arrived there were 2 open fires and very friendly staff behind the bar to warm us up and give us a good feed.
A choice of lamb or beef for lunch, we all took the lamb and it came with ALL the trimmings - huge yorkshire pud, broccoli, leeks in cheese sauce, roasted root vegetables and all the gravy we could ask for.
Lovely house wine, both red and white, and an exceptional sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream to finish.
The young bar staff (a young man and lady) could not have been more helpful and kind, and as the snow was so bad, the man drove us back to Rye!

I shall most definitely go back again with friends and family, and I would drive a long way to get there. Can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Visited January 2013
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Udimore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Birthday Lunch”
Reviewed January 26, 2013

Decided to go up to the Plough on my birthday as we could walk home if our car broke down again! Very quiet as it was snowing but toastie warm inside,friendly staff, well kept cellar & good Kiwi wine by the glass.Shared some Tapas for lunch...excellent particularly the squid...next visit just want loads of that! Only downside slightly untidy in parts.

  • Visited January 2013
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Battle, United Kingdom
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“Good food, good beer - what's not to like?”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

We have visited the Plough on a couple of occasions and have nothing but praise for its menu which majors on local produce from both land and sea. The dishes on offer are not the usual fare one might expect in a country pub and the absence of a "chips with everything" culture much to its credit. One can follow a traditional path or try something unusual - from e.g. the tapas selection or even experience a tagine of goat meat. There is ususally an excellent soup - (French onion when we last called) and the beer is kept in top condition. Last but not least, the service is friendly and the decor tastefully "interesting".

  • Visited January 2013
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