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Welcome to The Plough Inn, Longparish.

Welcome to The Plough Inn, Longparish, situated in the picturesque Test Valley, close to the A303 and a short drive from Winchester, Basingstoke and Newbury. The internationally renowned River Test is close by and the Test Way footpath passes through the car park.

The Plough Inn (the origins of which date back to 1721) is a traditional country pub with a contemporary feel, the warm, welcoming surroundings, log burning fires and cosy snug retain the original character and charm. It is our aim to make guests feel welcome and comfortable whether for a quick drink or meeting with friends and family for lunch or dinner.  Children are welcome and specially catered for

James Durrant and family took up residence at the Plough in April 2012, since which time the endeavours and hard work of James and the team have been recognised through a succession of prestigious awards.

In January 2015, The Plough Inn at Longparish again proves it is one of the best in Britain by securing a coveted top 5 spot in the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastro Pub Awards. The Plough is RANKED AT NO. 4 in the nation’s top 50 dining pubs and this year is a particular triumph as the Plough has also won THE HIGHEST CLIMBER AWARD having risen from last year’s 29th position …. Read More

2014 saw James selected as one of the four winning chefs on “Great British Menu”, in Series 9 of the popular BBC2 Programme. James cooked his winning main course “Blitz Spirit” for the banquet in St. Paul’s Cathedral and this course continues to be a very popular part of our La Carte Menu…Read More

Advance bookings are becoming essential from Friday to Sunday and are strongly recommended on weekdays, we do hate to disappoint.

Telephone bookings are preferable on: 01264 720358.

Please send E-mail booking requests at least 48 hours in advance of your requirement to:

We are open every day except on Mondays (from 9th June 2014). Food is served:

Lunch: Tue - Sat: 12.00 - 2.30pm    |    Sunday: 12.00 – 3.30pm
Dinner: Tue - Sat: 6.00pm - 9.30pm
Drinks: Tue - Sat: 12.00 - 11.00pm | Sunday: 12.00 – 5.00pm

We are available for private functions and dinners, please call for details.