Latest news / 3 November, 2015

Character, charm and true Yorkshire hospitality await

The Plough is one of North Yorkshire’s most recent pub and restaurant openings of 2015!

The Plough sits in the picturesque village of Scalby, just outside Scarborough and has been at the heart of Scalby village since 1899. It has undergone a major refurbishment, transforming the building inside and out creating a venue full of character and charm, combining luxury and comfort in effortlessly stylish surroundings.

This friendly country pub/restaurant provides the perfect place for a relaxed lunch, a delicious dinner or just enjoying the deliberately tasty bar snacks.

James Mackenzie, of the renowned Pipe and Glass Inn, has created new and exciting lunch and dinner menus, all inspired by Yorkshire ingredients. Led by Head Chef Jon Smith, his talented team use the very best local and regional ingredients to produce great British food from seasonal game, fresh fish, aged steaks, local cheeses and indulgent desserts.

A tempting range of lighter lunch options, sandwiches and tapas-style sharing plates can also be enjoyed as well as traditional Sunday roasts complete with Yorkshire Puddings and all the trimmings!

The Plough offers a wide range of international quality and contemporary wines offering a broad geographic reach. As for bubbles there is an award-winning English sparkling wine and great champagnes. It also has an extensive by-the-glass choice.
Continuing its heritage as a place to stay, The Plough will offer next year eight luxury en-suite bedrooms. All of the rooms combine traditional and contemporary styles and reflect the owner’s passion for quality and the charm of the countryside. Stylish furniture and architectural hand-made four-poster beds are set amidst wool throws and plump cushions. Room stays can be enjoyed from Friday 15 January 2016 with bookings now being taken. To make a booking call 01723 362622 or book online at

Every Sunday The Plough hosts Unplugged – an evening of free acoustic music between 6.30pm – 9pm providing a fun-filled night!

The Plough is the latest addition to the HQ Collection - a group of family-owned pubs/restaurants and rooms which include the Copper Horse Restaurant & Cottages and the popular Mayfield Hotel, Pub & Carvery in Seamer. The HQ Collection is part of the national company, Qdos Entertainment Group ( which is owned by Nick and Sandra Thomas who have lived in Scalby village for 30 years.