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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.

Eat at The Plough

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.

Our serving times are as follows:
Breakfast @ The Vintage Rooms
Monday – Saturday 9am – 11.45am
Sunday 10am-1pm
Lunch & Dinner @ The Vintage Rooms
Monday – Friday 12pm – 3pm (VR lunch menu)
Saturday 12pm – 4.30pm (VR lunch menu)
Saturday 5pm – 9.30pm (bistro evening menu)
Dining in The Public Bar
Monday – Saturday 12pm – 5pm (public bar lunch menu)
Sunday 12pm – 2.30pm (public bar lunch menu)
**Bar snack menu available every day from 5pm**
Dining in The Bistro
Monday – Thursday 5pm – 9pm (bistro evening menu)
Friday – Saturday 5pm – 9.30pm (bistro evening menu)
Sunday 12pm – 8pm (Sunday menu)

Christmas at the Plough Inn

Let us take some of the pressure off you at Christmas and join us for our fabulous festivities this Christmas! Not only do we have our amazing menu that you can view below but we also have live entertainment every Friday and Saturday through December to bring some atmsophere to the party.  To eqnurie about Christmas party bookigns please phone us on 02892682985 or email us at Dates will go quickly so book now to avoid disappointment.

The Vintage Rooms Breakfast Menu

The Vintage Rooms Lunch Menu

Public Bar Lunch Menu

Bistro Evening Menu

Sunday Lunch Menu

Bar Snack Menu

Private Room Hire / Functions

Planning an event and need a private room hire? Got a big birthday coming up? We do weddings too! Contact Sean Paul on 02892 682985 or with some details of what exactly you’re after and we’ll get back to you with some options!


Options to include but not limited to:

  • Finger Buffet
  • Hot Fork Buffet
  • 2/3 Course Set Menu

Gift Vouchers

Book your table here!