We look forward to welcoming you to the Plough Inn. You can book online or call us on 01795 890256.


eat & drink

We have all the ingredients that discerning drinkers and diners seek, with a great menu and good times on tap.


Sleep over in one of our sumptuous and well-appointed suites, nestled nicely in our picturesque pub gardens.

Be our guest

Come on in, put your feet up, and don’t lift a finger. You’re always welcome at The Plough in Stalisfield village, a modern British Inn that’s a stickler for tradition… and proud to serve the finest food and drink in the stunning Kent downs.

Your hosts, Richard and Marianne, are the modern custodians of a venue that’s steeped in history. Our timber-framed ‘Wealden hall house’ was once home to smugglers. And today, we follow in their footsteps by hoarding away the very best cask ales, fine wines, and locally sourced ingredients for the sole benefit of our guests.

Awarded Kent Dining Pub of the Year in 2020, and featured in The Good Pub Guide in 2021, we’re the perfect place to relax, indulge, celebrate, or just while away the hours. So come and wet your whistle, whet your appetite, and unwind in our historic hideaway – ideally situated between Charing and Faversham, just a brewer’s hop, skip and a jump from the M2 and M20.

Richard & Marianne Baker

Award-winning food is always on the menu, here's a sneaky peak at some of it . . . .

We’re famous for our fabulous food, which is made from carefully sourced, natural ingredients. Richard is an innovative, classically trained chef who has perfected traditional English cuisine whilst creating bold new recipes to tantalise your taste buds.

A feast for the eyes, as well as your stomach, each dish is immaculately presented with care and flair. So book a table today to discover new favourites and reacquaint yourself with old ones. Hungry yet?

A selection of customer favourites:

The Plough Inn beef burger

streaky bacon, rarebit, sesame seed brioche bun, black garlic mayo, spicy tomato chutney & chips

— £19.00

Poached Cornish hake

turnip fondant, chicory, orange gel, sea purslane, Dashi broth

— £28.50

Jakes cider battered haddock

tripled cooked chips, peas, tartare sauce - gluten free perfectly crisp batter

— £19.50

Slow cooked beef cheek & tongue

pomme puree, roscoff onion, nasturtium & rus el hanout jus

— £31.00

Smoked 12oz gammon steak

pineapple glaze, fried egg & triple cooked chips

— £19.00

Chestnut flour gnocchi

cauliflower mushroom, spinach, grelot onion, celeriac sauce & black winter truffle

— £18.00

Pearl barley

miso barley, almond milk, crosnes & celery butter

— £9.00

Crispy soft shell crab

spice crab sauce, fennel salad, calamansi gel

— £13.00

Pork & chorizo Scotch egg

pickled cabbage, burnt apple puree

— £9.50

Our menus change with the seasons - the price of using fresh, local ingredients - but this will give you a taste.

Our 360° Tour

Discover The Plough at Stalisfield with our 360° Tour and browse our pub, rooms and grounds.

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Explore the garden of England

We’re located in the heart of Kent amongst stunning countryside. So why not work off your meal with an invigorating stroll or use us as a base to explore the famous Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?

Our modern suites are the perfect place to stay if you fancy making a weekend of it. We can even prepare you a hearty packed lunch to sustain you until dinnertime.

  • Faversham < 20 mins
  • Leeds Castle < 20 mins
  • Ashford ~20 mins
  • Whitstable ~30 mins
  • Tenterden ~35 mins
  • Tunbridge Wells ~1 hour
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“A gem of a find – a must for gourmet food! Fabulous meal – food was divine – great subtle flavours, well presented and quality produce…”

October 2023
Based on 1208 reviews
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Fathers Day celebrations

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