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Summary

“A brilliant pub with exquisite food and superb atmosphere” is still the mainstream view on this well-known Cotswolds destination, where the ambitious kitchen (“humble local gastropub it isn’t”) is headed by chef Emily Watkins; but reports overall were more up-and-down this year (“somewhat variable”, “good, but not up to the hype”, …).

£62
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Emily Watkins (a Blumenthal protégé) “was one of the first to bring such heights of cookery to the Cotswolds”, and this village pub is “more akin to a high-class restaurant”. The cooking – “big on sous vide and doesn’t compromise on quality of ingredients or creative execution”“manages to put a special touch on everything including the basics (like perfect bread and butter)”.

£61
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Blumenthal protégé, Emily Watkins's “interesting approach to food” has won a certain amount of renown for this “lovely” Cotswolds village pub. “Irresistible people watching” too “if you want to see the local landed gentry and their Barbour-clad children in full cry”.

£59
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“In a wonderful Cotswold village setting”, Emily Watkins’s “fancy” inn – famously a stomping ground of the ‘Chipping Norton set’ – offers sometimes “astonishingly good” food; “excellent local ales from the Cotsworlds and Hook Norton Breweries” too.

£52
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
30
9 pm, Sun 8 pm
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The Kingham Plough Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Kingham Plough Restaurant in OX7, Kingham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Kingham Plough restaurant.
Trevor J
Although the food was good, was rather expe...
Reviewed 6 months, 21 days ago

"Although the food was good, was rather expensive for what it was. Some of the previous feel good factor has gone, along with chef proprietor Emily Watkins who has moved away."

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Trevor J
Decent upmarket pub food in lovely Cotswold...
Reviewed 7 months, 12 days ago

"Decent upmarket pub food in lovely Cotswold setting."

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