The Plough & Harrow is a traditional pub in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, concentrating on both good pub food and real ales, with a great atmosphere. Whether you are looking to spend a day with the family, or a day with friends, we accommodate all.

If it is sporting events you are looking for, come and share the atmosphere and watch it on one of our three large screen televisions. With two SkyHD boxes we have the ability to show two different channels at the same time. so if it is on terrestrial, SkySports or BT Sports, we have it! If you like a quiz, we have a general knowledge quiz on a Sunday. And for our music fans our infamous music quiz on a Thursday.

So pop in and try us whether on a Saturday with live music or any other day of the week because there is sure to be something on for you.

The pub caters for all sorts, from the age of 8 to 80. We have a huge garden at the back, and seating at the front to enjoy a drink in the sun. And a massive kids play area and bouncy castle, it is a Mecca for harassed Mothers and Fathers!

Alongside our resident ales, we pride ourselves on the selection of guest ales, lagers and a full top shelf, there is a drink for everyone. If you’re feeling brave, why not try a sneaky shot! We always have a selection of Sambuca and Sourz. And if you ask nicely, our friendly bar staff are more than happy to supply a cheeky Jaggerbomb!

Sid and Daren, and all the Staff, can’t wait to say hello. So please don’t be shy to come and introduce yourself.

Music Quiz EVERY Thursday, £200 b-side Jackpot And also Live Band EVERY Saturday.

The Pub shows Sky Sports HD and BT Sport HD that you can enjoy on 3 Large screen TVs.

Menu Selection - Food Served 12.00 - 14.30 Monday - Sunday

Prawns £5.75

Prawns in a sea food sauce. Served with coleslaw, salad garnish and crisps or chips

Bacon & Cheese £5.75

Bacon and English cheddar. Served with coleslaw, salad garnish and crisps or chips

Sausage & Onion £5.75

Cumberland sausage and fried onion. Served with coleslaw, salad garnish and crisps or chips

Tuna Melt £5.75

A mix of tuna and mayonnaise and red onion and melted cheese. Served with coleslaw, salad garnish and crisps or chips

Cheese & Ham £5.75

English cheddar & cooked ham. Served with coleslaw, salad garnish and crisps or chips

Prawn £6.25

Prawn in a Seafood Sauce

Chilli £6.25

Served with a salad garnish

Cheese & Bacon £6.25

Served with a salad garnish

Tuna Mayonnaise £6.25

Served with a salad garnish

Cheese & Ham £5.75

Served with a salad garnish

Baked Beans & Cheese (v) £5.75

Served with a salad garnish

The Plant Burger £10.45

Veggie Burger ,Lettuce, Tomato,

Burger Toppings £1.00 each £1.00 each

Choose from: Bacon, Cheese, Gherkins, Fried Egg, Jalapeños

The Harrow Breaded Chicken Burger £10.45

Chicken, Lettuce, Tomato, Gherkin and Jalapenos

The Dirty Beef Burger £10.45

beef, lettuce, Tomato, Cheese, Bacon and Onion Rings

Spaghetti Bolognese and Garlic Bread £7.50

Served with Garlic Bread and a juice

2 Pork Sausages £7.50

Served with chips, peas or beans and a juice

Chunky Chicken Nuggets £7.50

Served with chips, peas or beans and a juice

Fish Fingers £7.50

Served with chips, peas or beans and a juice

Homemade Apple & Blackberry Crumble £4.50

Served with custard.

Homemade Bread & Butter Pudding £4.50

served with custard.

Chocolate Fudge Brownie £4.50

Served withe a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Toffee Sponge Pudding £4.50

Served with custard

Chocolate Fudge Brownie £4.50

Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Syrup Sponge Pudding £4.25

served with custard

Ice Cream £3.75

Three scoops of strawberry, chocolate or vanilla ice cream or a combination of your choice

We Can Accommodate Any Occasion £POA

Summer BBQ
Afternoon Teas
Children’s Parties
Baby Showers
Family Reunions

Hot Buffet (Cost per head) £10.00

Selection of Sandwiches
Chicken Goujons
Hot Sausage Rolls
Mini Sausages
Quiche Lorraine
Chicken Wings
A Selection of Vegetarian Veg & Dips

Cold Buffet £8.00

Selection of Sandwiches

Chicken Goujons

Mini Sausages

Sausages Rolls

Quiche Lorraine

Selection of Crisps

Selection of Vegetarian Veg and Dips



Children’s Cold Buffet (Cost per head) £5.00

Selection of Sandwiches
Sausage Rolls
Mini Sausages
Selection of Crisps
Carrot and Cucumber Sticks

Tea £2.00 Small / £2.50 large
Café Latte £2.00 Small / £2.50 large
Mocha £2.00 Small / £2.50 large
Hot Chocolate £2.00 Small / £2.50 large
Espresso £2.00 Small / £2.50 large
Coffee £2.00 Small / £2.50 large
Cappuccino £1.50 Small / £2.00 large
Rack of BBQ Ribs £12.45

A full rack of succulent ribs, marinated and slow cooked in a BBQ sauce, served with chips, onion rings, coleslaw and salad

Homemade Steak & Ale Pie £9.25

Steak & mushrooms slow cooked in real ale topped with puff pastry, served with chips or mash and peas

Homemade Chicken & Leek Pie £9.25

Chicken breast & Leeks  in a creamy white wine and fresh herb sauce topped with puff pastry, Served with chips or mash and peas

Full English Breakfast £8.95

Bacon, fried egg, sausage, black pudding, mushrooms, hash browns, tomatoes and beans served with a round of toast

Breaded Scampi £9.50

Breaded Scampi, chips and peas, Served with tartare sauce

Homemade Lasagne £9.25

Pasta sheets layered with beef mince, topped with a cheese sauce and served with garlic bread

Battered Cod £9.50

An 8-10oz fillet of cod in batter, served with chips, peas & tartar sauce

Ham, 2 Fried Eggs & Chips £8.50

A generous portion of home cooked ham served with double fried egg and chips

Homemade Chilli £9.25

served with white rice and a side of Grated cheese, jalapenos, nachos and sour cream

Egg, Chips and Beans (v) £7.50

Two fried eggs and chips, served with beans

Sausage & Mash £8.95

2 Sausages served with mash, peas and onion gravy

Steak & Kidney Pie (Homemade) £8.95

Served with chips & peas

Lasagne (Homemade) £8.95

Layered pasta with minced beef, served with garlic bread

Liver & Bacon Casserole (Homemade) £8.95

Served with creamy mash

Battered Cod & Chips £8.95

Served with peas

Cottage Pie (Homemade) £8.95

Served with peas

Hot Chicken & Bacon Caesar Salad £8.95

Pieces of breaded chicken breast and crispy bacon served on a bed of crunchy lettuce, served with a Caesar salad dressing and Parmesan cheese.

Prawn Salad £8.95

Prawns in a seafood sauce on a bed of crunchy lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and a hot baguette

Ham Ploughmans £9.50

Hot Baguette, Pickle, Apple, Celery, Coleslaw, Pickled Onions and salad

Cheese Ploughmans (v) £9.50

Thick cut cheddar, pickle, apple, pickled onions, celery, salad garnish and a hot baguette

Coleslaw £1.00
Cheesy Chips (v) £3.00
Side Salad (v) £2.50
Onion Rings (v) £2.50
Chips (v) £2.50
Garlic Bread (v) £2.00
Poached Salmon £11.25

Served with new potatoes


and peas or a salad and dressing

Lamb Shank £13.50

Slow cooked Lamb shank in a rosemary & mint gravy. Served with creamy mash, carrots & peas.

Homemade Soup of the Day £4.95

served with a fresh baked roll & butter

Breaded Chicken Goujons £4.95

served with a choice of dip & salad.

Chilli Chips or Chilli Nachos £4.95

topped with cheese, jalapeño & sour cream

Chilli Nachos £4.95

topped with cheese jalapeño & sour cream

Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings £4.95

served with a choice of dip & salad garnish

Homemade Soup of the Day £4.95

served with a fresh backed roll & butter

Prawn £5.25

Prawns in a seafood sauce with lettuce

Southern Fried Chicken £5.25

Sliced breaded chicken with tomato, lettuce & Reggae Reggae mayonnaise. , Chips or Salad and Crisps

Chicken Caesar £5.25

Sliced breaded chicken and lettuce with Parmesan cheese and a Caesar dressing. Served with Chips or Salad and Crisps

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Whats On at The Plough

Here at The Plough & Harrow we aim to provide our Customers with the widest range of music around. We are always open to new music styles and like to keep a wide selection so no one is left out.

Want to play at our pub? Please read below.

Our pub uses to see what our bands are like. If you wish to appear in our venue please add yourself to their website which is FREE. Email us the link so we can see your profile and what you sound like.

For customers, if there is a type of music you would like to hear at our venue please email us and let us know.

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How to Find Us...

88 Southdown Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 1PR