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The Plough

2 Dogs Head Street, Ipswich IP4 1AD, England
+44 1473 288005
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
2 Dogs Head Street, Ipswich IP4 1AD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been for a fair while at live 45 miles from the pub but have been a few times when in Ipswich. The food was not bad for the money the only problem we had was the poor girl was on her own behind the...More

Thank carl p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times recently and have always been satisfied with food and service. If I'm being picky the door needs an oil and keeps slamming shut. Great value and staff pleasent and helpful.

Thank Talon53
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

thanks for the review will have a look at the door :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for first time in many years for a quick lunch with madam. Lovely beer and decent staff but the food!!!......granted it was cheap and cheerful but the jacket potato one cheese and beans and the other with chicken and chorizo was pretty awful. Dry,...More

Thank suffolkbirdie
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

thanks for the review I am sorry that you were disappointed with the food ,,we do not get many complaints about the quality of the food ,,so thank you for letting us know ,,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick bite to eat. We ordered a club sandwich and and a steak and cheese sub. We couldn't believe the wait of 30 mins for a sandwich. The pub wasn't even busy. The deal cane with a drink and chips....More

Thank Joanne A
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Used to be very good, has slipped down slightly. Not the best kept inside with door that wouldn’t stop banging. Also slightly chilly. Not the cleanest. However lots of variety on tap and in fridges.

Thank Matthew F
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

sorry that your visit was not up to your and our normally high standards ,,thank you for letting me know ,,

Reviewed 28 March 2018

The best pub in Ipswich! Welcoming atmosphere and the staff is very friendly. The food and drink is spot on and very affordable too. TV's all over the pub so you can watch the sport wherever you are within the pub, as well as table...More

Thank Sara G
Management response:Responded 29 March 2018

thank you for the review ,, we will see you soon remember to tell your friends

Reviewed 9 March 2018

On the last night of a short visit to Ipswich my wife and I wanted a relaxed, simple dinner with a few drinks, and The Plough is perfect for that. Plenty of TV screens showing a couple of different football matches helped make it a...More

Thank petezulema
Management response:Responded 29 March 2018

thank you for the review ,, maybe a move to Ipswich ???

Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

This is mine and my fiancée’s favourite pub in Ipswich. Whether we call in for a quick bite to eat or if we are there for the evening, listening to one of the many bands on offer. We always have a wonderful time at the...More

1  Thank Beeep42
Management response:Responded 2 February 2018

Thank you for the review and we will see you again soon ?

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

4 of us went here at the last minute as a much needed catch up with friends. It wasn’t particularly busy but that’s what what we wanted. Everyone was really friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The menu has a great selection and the...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 31 January 2018

many thanks for your review ,,

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Nice pub. Loads of choice on the food menu. Not bad prices and loads of deals. Pleasant service. Unfortunately all of our (4) meals were slightly over cooked.

Thank Mark S
Management response:Responded 8 January 2018

thank you for your review and we are sorry that your meals were slightly over cooked

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Dogs Head Street, Ipswich IP4 1AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 288005
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