The Plough Inn is situated at the top of the square in the picturesque village of Hillsborough, Co.Down. The famous family owned business boasts an excellent reputation for hospitality, atmosphere & wonderful food.

Originally established in 1758 as a coaching inn, the Plough has a rich heritage with the current owners, the Patterson Family, having been in business for over 30 years. The Patterson Family have invested their time and energy into transforming this historic building into an award-winning pub and restaurant.





Need a little spice in your life? Craving a great burger? Love seafood?!

Don’t miss our fantastic weekly dining specials which run alongside our main evening menus!

For more information or to reserve a table please don’t hesitate to contact us on 02892 682985.

Please note promotions may be subject to change during holiday periods.




We offer great, hearty, traditional pub grub with an imaginative twist! Our lunches are not only made to satisfy and impress, but they’re also affordable.

Throughout the week we serve a expertly crafted daily menu, packed full of lunch favourites, with twists to some popular classic dishes!

We also pride ourselves in catering for all needs. In our restaurant, we serve a Pensioners Special on weekdays for ONLY £7.50.

Our daily menu is served from 12pm-5pm Mon-Sat, , with a separate Sunday lunch menu serving 12-2:30pm in the Public bar



The Plough Inn hosts a contemporary and cosmopolitan bistro, serving only the best of local produce through creative and compelling dishes.

We regularly promote simply unbeatable offers for our customers, as we want you to experience every taste sensation we have to offer!



Evening meals served

Monday – Thursday
Friday & Saturday


Sunday Menu






Our traditional and popular public bar is the ideal spot to sip on a pint of Guinness, a glass of wine or a wee dram! We bring you all the latest live sport, fantastic drinks offers and excellent local live, acoustic talent. It’s the perfect location for a casual night out, or simply catching up with great friends. So come on down, relax and enjoy our friendly, homely atmosphere & wonderful open fire.

Pub Quiz Thursdays

Every week from 9pm. £1 entry per person, drinks promos, complimentary nibbles, vouchers & wine prizes.

Weekend Live Lounge

Live laid back solo artists & up tempo two piece local talent playing every Friday & Saturday night from 10.30pm till late.

Live Sport Daily

Boasting both Sky Sports & BT Sport you’ll not miss any live sporting event @ The Plough!

See our Facebook page for weekly listings of all major televised sports.



Group Bookings


Party Menu




The Plough Inn & is just the perfect setting for that special occasion, whether it be a wedding, a party, a quiz or even a mini conference.

We cater for both small and large parties, with private rooms available for hire.

For more information on group bookings or private room hire, please contact us on:

Tel: 028 92 682985 | Email: info@theploughhillsborough.co.uk



Gourmet Club


We run extremely popular gourmet evenings several times a year, showcasing our amazing culinary talents. As a result, they have literally become the talk of the town! Our typical gourmet evenings are comprised of seven wonderfully prepared courses, partnered with drinks to accompany selected courses.

Book NOW to avoid disappointment.

For more information or join our Gourmet Club, please contact us on:
Tel: 028 92 682985 | Email: info@theploughhillsborough.co.uk





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