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 talent, hard work and dedication of James and his team have met with a number of prestigious awards and recognition for the high quality of food and service including continuous listing in the AA, Michelin and other major guidebooks from 2013 to 2015 The Pub was selected as the Best Pub in the UK by the Good Food Guide for 2013 and is in the top 50 (at No. 17) in their 2015 listing… 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 À 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.

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.