This place has a very loyal local following as well as a good amount of custom from further afield. It is the sister restaurant of The Plough in Hillsborough village. People come for the great local food, service and atmosphere. You can do fine dining in the restaurant or go casual in the Highland Bar and Snug. There is also a function room for weddings, parties and conferences.
The menus change with the seasons. You can expect Ardglass Crab in your pasta, award-winning Sugar Pit Pork Chop from Hannan Meats with sprouting broccoli, caramelized onion and garlic pomme puree with pickled apple infused jus. There are Curry Nights on Tuesdays, a variety of cuts from the Butchers Block are available for Steak Nights are Monday-Thursday, they do craft artisan breads…. You get the picture.
Local suppliers include Hannan and Lisdergan Meats, East Coast and Keenan’s Seafoods, North Down Group, Draynes Farm and Clements Eggs. They also take game from the nearby Larchfield Estate.
Now open for Breakfast at weekends. Their regular Gourmet evenings and Sunday lunches are really popular. This place has it all, space, great food, atmosphere and service. Check it out if you are not a regular already