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The Plough Inn at Brackenfield

Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
+44 1629 534437
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have visited The Plough on several occasions since being under new management. Each time the food has been to a very high standard- real home cooked food (the onion rings are especially delightful!), great sized portions and very reasonably priced. The...More

Thank clairepx
Reviewed 3 days ago

traveld 25 mls with a groupon treated as second hand citizons because of voucher stuffed us next to thebar even thogh their was room in the resterant easier for them.Waited 25 mts to order paid extraf for steaks came cold after 25 mts wait,waitress dident...More

Thank sales328
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for two course meal with wine. Fully loaded starter followed by excellent hand cut, skin on chips and veg with mains meant we left very full. No room for dessert even though the choice was appealing. Excellent service too. All in a stunning setting....More

Thank gazza647
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub has recently been taken under new management and what a fantastic change it has made. The food took a while to come but when it did it was superb!

1  Thank dawsonarob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to The Plough a couple times since it has been taken over by the Brough family and it really is great. Staff are really nice and nothing is too much trouble for them, every request is met with a smile. Eaten in the evening...More

1  Thank Sallie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as a group of five (one of us in a wheelchair) we were given the ‘pottting shed’ when we arrived the room wasn’t the warmest, but to our delight the lovely waitress/host got us a heater in there and within 10 minutes we were...More

1  Thank Harding12345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time here in years, and we had an absolutely lovely meal on steak night. We all had a different mix of things off the menu all which were great quality. Laurel and her team of staff are all doing a wonderful job. We...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food & lovely friendly staff.. will definitely back again very soon! Would recommend to anybody!

1  Thank Ellen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today for an early lunch, the food was fantastic, the service was amazing. all food came out on time and the front of house was very welcoming. Will definitely return on our next visit to the area!

2  Thank kane o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family lunch on a Wednesday- so not peak time. Booked the day before and was told to arrive at 12.15 so to miss the rush as several people booked in at 1pm. Still took over an hour for most of the food...More

3  Thank Monkeybroon
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Questions & Answers
9 March 2018|
Response from thepells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I only ever go there at lunch time
12 April 2015|
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Response from Claire P | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is 😊
24 March 2015|
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Response from Geoffrey T | Reviewed this property |
HI at our wedding we had 24 guests seated but there would have been room for another 12 seated guests hope this is of some help to you .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 534437
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