The Plough Inn’s menu is full of all those favourite treats, offering a balance of traditional dishes and those with a special twist. We believe in sourcing our ingredients as locally as possible and always of a high quality. Our main menus change seasonally, our blackboard of specials changes from day to day and our Sunday lunch menu encompasses some of your favourite roasts each week. With all dishes being cooked to order we can cater for all dietary requirements, just let us know.

We can also offer tailor made menus for larger parties and special occasions; we always aim to be as flexible as possible.

Please find our menus below to download, menus are subject to change

Sample menu
Sample dessert menu
Childrens menu
Sunday lunch – sample menu


Pre-meal tipples

Jake’s Orchard Apple or Strawberry & blackcurrant cider (but like wine) £4.10

Jakes Orchard sparkling Nettle or Strawberry & blackcurrant cider (but like prosecco) £4.95

Glass of prosecco £4.95

Classic kir royale or Raspberry or Strawberry £6.50 Mini bottle of sparkling rose wine £6.50


Crispy halloumi
Confit tomato, toasted pearl barley, salsa verde £7.00

Lightly spiced crab cakes
Cucumber relish, brown crab mayo & watercress £8.50

Partridge escabeche
Pickled red cabbage,mushrooms & chargrilled soda bread £7.50


Slow cooked pork belly & black pudding
Salt baked sandy carrots, spring greens & chorizo £15.95

Seared scallops & prawns
Mash potato, purple sproutingbroccoli, crab sauce& hazelnut crumb £16.90

Seared duck breast
Dauphinoise potato, cavolo nero,granola & clementinesauce £16.95

Italian white onion & pied blue mushroom risotto
Caramelised roscoff onions & wilted baby spinach £12.50

Sides £2.50 each

Seasonal new potatoes, Triple cooked chips, Mash potato, Mange tout, Purple sprouting broccoli, Sandy carrots, Spring greens in garlic butter

Pub Classics

The Plough Inn beef burger, smoked apple wood, spiced tomato chutney, chips & mustard mayo £13.50

Local beer battered fish & chips, mushy pea mayo, tartare sauce £11.75

28 day 8oz dry aged rib eye or 10oz rump steak, confit cherry tomato, mushroom & triple cooked chips £18.95

Classic Ploughman’s £8.95 (lunch only)

Pickles, chutney & bread with a choice of two British classic from below
Kentish Blue
Colston Basset
Ancient Ashmore
Westcombe cheddar
Or add something for the chilly months – sausages or ‘cuppa’ soup

Long open white or granary rolls £6.50 (lunch only)

Served with chips and a choice of filling
BLT, sweet cured bacon, plum vine tomatoes, lettuce & mayo Oak smoked salmon, cucumber & creme fraiche, Rare roast beef, horseradish & English watercress, Westcombe cheddar, spiced tomato relish

A bowl of local sausages & dips £4.95 (lunch only)

All allergies & intolerances must be discussed with the team.

Starters £6.50

Spring pea soup, chorizo oil

Spiced falafel, asparagus, red pepper piperade, rocket pesto

Potted Norfolk brown shrimps & smoked salmon, spiced butter, sweet potato salsa

Confit chicken, wild garlic & mushroom terrine, red onion marmalade, soda bread

Grey mullet, brown crab mayo, cucumber relish

Mains £13.00

28 day dry aged roast beef, Yorkshire pudding
Roast Orchard pork, apple vanilla sauce
Roast chicken & local sausages
All the above are served with seasonal vegetables & roast potatoes

Pan fried cod, violet potatoes, monks beard & white wine veloute

The Plough Inn beef burger, smoked applewood cheese & chips

‘Proper’ gammon steak, pineapple relish, garden peas & chips

Beer battered fish & chips, tartar sauce

Chaucer cheese & wild garlic arancini, caramelised trevise, walnut & blue cheese sauce

Desserts £6.00

Bramley apple & almond crumble, custard

Rum cheesecake, compressed pineapple, coconut sorbet

Chocolate burnt cream, white chocolate cookie

Caramelised banana bread & butter pudding, baileys chocolate ice cream

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, vanilla ice-cream Choice of 3 scoops of home made ice creams & sorbets

Vanilla, caramel, rhubarb ripple or chocolate brownie ice-creams

Chestnut, fig, mango or passion fruit sor bets

Selection of 3 British cheeses & oatcakes £7.95

Teas & Coffees 

Coffee – £2.50
Espresso – £2.10
Latte – £2.85
Cappuccino – £2.85
Floater coffee – £3.10
Irish coffee – £5.20
Pluckley Tea – £1.80
Fruit/Herbal Tea – £1.80
Hot Chocolate – £2.85

Allergies or intolerances must be discussed with the team at time of ordering. All  prices are including VAT at the current rate.


Soup of the day

Garlic bread

Atlantic prawn cocktail


Pork sausages

Gammon steak or 40z rump steak

The Plough Inns beef burger

Fish bites

Homemade chicken nuggets

Chips, new potatoes, mash, peas, broccoli or salad


Seasonal eton mess

Little Bramley apple crumble & custard

A scoop of ice cream (see main menu for flavours)

2 courses £6.50, 3 courses £8.00

This menu is designed for under 8’s including a glass of squash

Dishes are made in our own kitchen using fresh ingredients.

Should anybody want something from the main menu or something cooked differently we will do our best to provide for you.


Milk, Orange, Blackcurrant or Lime squash 75p

Orange or Blackcurrant & apple fruit shoots 85p

Milkshakes – chocolate, banana or strawberry £1.85

Coke or lemonade float £2.10