Good Pub Food | The Old Plough Shortlanesend Truro

Bookings and Enquiries - 01872 273001
Food served daily 12 - 3pm and 6 - 9pm

Our Menu


Sharing Platter (v) – 8.95

Potato wedges, breaded mushrooms and

onion rings  served with garlic mayo and BBQ sauce

Breaded Mushrooms  (v) – 3.95

Served with garlic mayo

Potato Wedges (v) – 3.95

Served with BBQ sauce or garlic mayo

Breaded Plaice Goujons – 4.25

Served with tartare sauce

Soup of the day  (v) – 4.25

Served with a bread roll

Prawn Cocktail – 4.50

Served with a bread roll

  • If you’re looking for a healthier option with any of our mains, why not change your chips for a large salad or new potatoes
  • You can upgrade your chips to sweet potato fries or spicy potato wedges for only 1.00


Scampi & Chips – 9.95

Wholetail scampi served with chips and peas

Fish & Chips – 9.95

Cod in a real ale batter served with your choice of a side

Salmon, Lemon and Lime Fishcakes – 9.95

Salmon in a lemon and lime breadcrumb

served with chips & peas

Smoked Haddock and Mozzarella Fishcakes – 8.95

Breaded fishcakes served with chips & peas

Salmon Fillet – 9.95

Pan fried salmon served with a jacket potato and peas

Thai-Style Cod and Prawn Fishcakes – 9.95

A Thai style battered fishcake served with chips and peas


Pub Classics

Lasagne or Vegetable Lasagne (v) – 8.95

Homemade lasagne served with chips

Ham, Eggs and Chips – 7.95

Westcountry ham and free range eggs

served with chips and peas

Warm Chicken & Bacon Salad – 7.95

served with a french dressing on the side

Cumberland/Vegetarian Sausage (v) – 7.95

Sausages, served with free range eggs,

chips and peas

Chicken New Yorker – 9.95

Chicken topped with bacon , bbq sauce

and cheese,  served with chips and peas


Homemade Pies

All our pies are topped with a puff pastry lid and served with chips and peas

Chicken and Mushroom – 8.95

Chicken and Bacon – 8.95

Chicken Korma – 8.95

Quorn TM and Sweetcorn (v)  – 8.95

Steak & Cornish Ale – 9.95


Steak & Grills

All our steaks are served with chips, peas and a salad garnish

6oz Rump – 10.95

8oz Rump – 13.95

16oz Rump  – 19.95

8oz Sirloin  – 15.95

8oz Rib Eye – 15.95

8oz Gammon with egg or pineapple – 11.95

Surf & Turf – 6oz Rump steak and scampi – 16.95

Rack of BBQ Ribs – 11.95



All our burger are served in  a pretzel bun

with chips and salad

Plough Burger – 8.50

2 quarter pounder* burgers topped with

bacon, cheese and caramelised onion


Build your own burger

Choose either a beef, buttermilk chicken

or vegetable burger for 6.95

Why not double up your burger for an extra 1.00

Add any of the following extras for 50p each

Bacon, beans, blue cheese, cheese,

curry sauce, egg, onions, onion rings,

mushrooms, pineapple or sausage


Side Orders

Bowl of chips (v) – 2.75

Cheesy Chips (v) – 3.00

Cheesy Chips with bacon bits – 3.25

Onion Rings (v) – 2.50

Salad Bowl (v) – 2.75

Garlic Bread Slices (v)- 2.75

Cheesy Garlic Bread Slices (v)  – 3.25


Desserts – 3.95 each

Sticky Toffee Pudding Cheesecake

Chocolate Fudge Cake

American Style Pancakes

White Chocolate & Raspberry Ice Cream Cake

Apple & Blackberry Crumble

Syrup Sponge Pudding

Ice Cream Selection


All served with any one of the following – clotted cream, squirty cream, ice cream or custard


What’s Happening Next

Thursday 29th November 7.30  Prostate Care Raffle
Thursday 13th December 7.30 Christmas Quiz, SORRY NOW FULL
(a standby list is being kept at the pub 01872 273001)



Great Pub Food

Great Pub Food

Open For Food Everyday between          12 – 3pm & 6pm – 9pm
Sunday Carvery from 12noon until 3pm – we also serve a limited menu – book to avoid disappointment.
Friday’s from 6pm Traditional Fish and Chips with peas or curry sauce £6.50 Eat In or Take Away.