Welcome to The Cow & Plough, a quintessential British pub nestled within the picturesque Stoughton Grange, Leicester.

Embrace the essence of country living as you indulge in our diverse offerings – from hearty pub grub to nature-inspired foraging adventures.

At The Cow & Plough, we pride ourselves on providing a variety of dining experiences for every palate. Whether you’re craving a wood-fired pizza from our pizza shack, a leisurely afternoon tea amidst the changing seasons, or a bespoke dining affair in our private room, we have something to satisfy every craving.

Join us from 11 am daily to savour our freshly brewed coffee, relish in our delectable lunch offerings, or unwind over a sumptuous dinner. For the adventurous souls, we offer tutored foraging experiences, allowing you to connect with nature’s bounty before indulging in a thoughtfully crafted meal.

We extend a warm welcome to well-behaved dogs in our bar area and outdoor spaces. We do ask that they are kept on leads and do not sit on the furniture, even on a blanket (it’s not fair for other guests who may have allergies).

As stewards of the land, we are committed to environmental sustainability, striving to reduce waste, conserve water and energy, and minimise food miles by sourcing locally and ethically. At The Cow & Plough, we’re more than just a pub – we’re a community-driven, eco-conscious establishment dedicated to preserving our planet for future generations. With this in mind we are a cashless venue and can only accept payment via card or contactless methods.

Experience the charm of The Cow & Plough – where good food, good company, and good intentions converge.

Opening Times

11am – 9pm
Food served 12 – 2:30pm & 5 – 8pm
11am – 9pm
Food served 12 – 2:30pm & 5 – 8pm
11am – 9pm
Food served 12-2:30pm & 5 – 8pm
11am – 10pm
Food served 12 – 2:30pm & 5 – 8pm (Pie night)
Pizza 12 – 2:30pm & 5 – 8pm
11am – 11pm
Food served 12 – 2:30pm & 5 – 8:30pm
Pizza 12 – 2:30pm & 5 – 9pm
11am – 11pm
Food served 12 – 2:30pm & 5 – 8:30pm
Pizza 12 – 9pm
11am – 7pm
Food served 12 – 4pm
Pizza 12 – 5pm

For bookings of 8 or more people please email cowandplough@steamin-billy.co.uk or call 0116 3440067. Please note a deposit of £10 per person will be required to secure your booking.

Booze & Blues at Stoughton Grange Farm

Friday 24th – Sunday 26th May 2024

Rock out with some of the hottest bands around, including The King Brasstards and John Coghlan’s Quo Reimagined! And, that’s not all – stay tuned for more incredible acts that are sure to amaze you! While you’re grooving to the music, indulge in the finest craft beer and real ale that will be served. Want to stay longer? Pitch a tent for the ultimate festival experience! But, if camping is not your thing, no worries! Day tickets are also available.
Plus, with 20 Leicestershire real ales, 10 Leicestershire craft beers, a Leicestershire gin bar, on-site farm shop and butchery, and a café and pub, you’ll have everything you need for a fantastic time!

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Woodland Feasts At Stoughton Grange

Discover a unique dining experience at Stoughton Grange and join us for an unforgettable evening in our secluded woodland.

Enjoy a  feast among the trees, surrounded by nature, good company and seasonal food. You’ll indulge in a woodland-inspired cocktail and watch as our chefs expertly cook your food over an open log fire. The menu is based on seasonal ingredients, sourced from Leicestershire’s best local farmers and producers alongside our own foraged ingredients from the grange itself to create a unique dining experience.

Don’t forget the wellies as we take you for a tour of the grounds too!

Join us at Stoughton Grange for an unforgettable dining experience like no other. 

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Events at the Cow & Plough

Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering in our cozy restaurant or lively celebrations in our spacious bar, we have you covered.

Host up to 150 guests in style, with the option to utilise our stunning gardens for outdoor events or embrace the rustic charm of our milking parlour. Imagine summer soirées amidst the trees with live music and sizzling BBQs or opt for a formal sit-down affair. Kick off your event with a welcome gin and tonic crafted from our on-site distillery, and make the most of your experience by spending the night in one of our charming glamping pods.

Ready to create unforgettable memories?

Reach out to us at cowandplough@steamin-billy.co.uk to discuss your event needs today.

Kitchen Garden

We have just over an acre of kitchen garden where we grow heritage varieties of salads, tomatoes, courgettes, cucumbers, numerous herbs, edible flowers and much more to supply our chefs for use on our menu. We believe in sustainable business practices and our garden allows us to use fresher ingredients while also reducing food miles, it’s the best of both.

Stoughton Grange Farm Shop

We have recently opened the Stoughton Grange Farm Shop, offering the finest, freshest local and quality produce alongside our own homegrown fare. Sourced from marvellous, passionate suppliers, producers and creators who all share our values when it comes to quality.

At Stoughton Grange, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and preserving the environment. To achieve our goal, we have adopted some unique practices that transport us to a century ago. Here’s what we do:
  • We have created a kitchen garden and grow as much fruit and vegetables as we can. About 10% of our annual usage comes from the restaurant.
  • We avoid using blueberries or avocados and recycle our food waste into compost for our garden.
  • We purchase from local producers to minimise food miles and reduce our carbon footprint.
  • We harvest rainwater from our roofs and are fitting them with solar panels to promote renewable energy.
  • Our efforts have earned us a 2-star rating from the food made good accreditation scheme, which encourages sustainability practices such as smaller portion sizes, more vegetable dishes, better quality meat with provenance, fair pay for team members, and community support.
We are proud to say that our business is making a positive impact on the planet while providing our customers with delicious, sustainable food.


Escape to the tranquillity of Stoughton Grange’s rural glamping retreat in Oadby, Leicestershire.

Nestled on 12 acres of natural beauty, our six well-appointed glamping pods and shepherd’s hut feature king-size beds, kitchenette, and shower room. Cherry Tree Lodge and Barn Owl offer wood-fired hot tubs for added luxury.

Enjoy leisurely strolls by the lake and visit the adjacent farm park for a wholesome rural experience. Gather around the communal fire pit for enchanting evenings beneath the stars.

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The Cow & Plough

Stoughton Park
Gartree Road

0116 3440067


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The Cow & Plough is a fantastic venue to host your special event, whatever that may be. Get in touch today to see how we can help you.

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