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March 2019: Emily Watkins and her partner have sold up here after 12 years; the new owners, Matt and Katie Beamish, have said they intend to keep it going with few changes.

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Summary

£58
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3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Quiet and beautiful surroundings” set the tone at ex-Fat Duck chef Emily Watkins and husband Miles Lampson’s old inn, in picture-perfect Kingham, opposite the village green; inside marries ‘pubby’ appeal (including a gastro comfort-food bar menu) with finer British cuisine, often based on old Cotswolds recipes.

Summary

£57
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3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A comfortable, attractive old pub-with-rooms, where chef-owner Emily Watkins, ex-of The Fat Duck, “makes an effort to present an interesting menu” of modern British grub, and by all accounts succeeds – with feedback ranging from “dependable” to “fabulous”.

Summary

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

“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”, …).

Summary

£61
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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.

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)”.

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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.
Ed C
Superb pub food with a wonderful wine list....
Reviewed 10 months, 21 days ago

"Superb pub food with a wonderful wine list. Portions can be small. The bar menu is great too."

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Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.00 £20.00 £4.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £2.00
Service 10.00%
The Green, Kingham, OX7 6YD
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