When you come to The Plough & The Stars, you can expect a warm and friendly welcome. The Plough is located in the Old City District of Philadelphia, just a stone’s throw from the birthplace of America, Independence Hall.
It’s the perfect place for a quiet pint, a tasty meal, your favorite sporting event, a lively music session, or just to rest your feet for a while. The Plough is an authentic Irish pub renowned for its friendly staff and patrons, its great atmosphere, and highly celebrated food.
Whether you want to enjoy the great pub atmosphere or find a quiet corner for yourself, The Plough has it all.
Hours Of Operation
Monday – Friday : 12:00 pm – 2:00 am
Saturday – Sunday: 11:30 am – 2:00 am
Food service until 9:00 pm nightly. Late Night Bar Food Available Wednesday – Sunday from 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Brunch Saturday & Sunday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
We are now open 7 days a week for Outdoor Dining on our Patio, Indoor Dining at 100% Capacity, curbside pick up & delivery.
Our bar is open until 2 a.m. 365 days a year!
Want to eat in tonight? If so, order online with Plough delivery.
Just a $5.00 Delivery with no hidden fees!
At the Plough & the Stars, our food is described as Western European with a strong Irish influence, and we are determined to bring the authentic taste of Ireland to Philadelphia. Our dishes, sauces, and breads are prepared with care in-house from scratch using as many seasonal ingredients from as many local, responsible farms as possible. Our fryer is not gluten-free; please let your server know about your allergies or dietary restrictions before ordering.
(V) Vegan • (GF) ** Or Gluten-Free with these adjustments
Salads & Appetizers
Sandwiches & Burgers
“When money’s tight and is hard to get And your horse has also ran, When all you have is a heap of debt a pint of plain is your only man."”– Flann O’Brien
Eggs & French Toast
Late Night Menu
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wednesday – Sunday
Irish Traditional Music Session every Sunday from 4pm – 8pm.
Live DJ every Friday and Saturday Night from 10pm – 2am.
Old City Eats – 1/2 priced small plates on Thursdays June 1 – August 31 from 5-7pm
Beer, wine, and cocktail specials for Bar seating only. Monday – Friday 4pm – 6pm.
Irish Language Meet Up – Gaeilgeoiri Philadelphia – 1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month @3pm
Thursday June 1st Old City Eats Block Party – kicking off a summer of Old City Eats, 2nd Street will be closed for pedestrians from Market to Chestnut as Old City Restaurants showcase their cocktails and small plates!
Wednesday June 7th Ploughman’s Cider Get’s Plough’d Ben Wenk the head brewer at Ploughman’s Cider performs live at 6pm! Ploughman’s Cider feature
Thursday June 8th Yappy Hour with Lawson’s Beers at 5:00pm with giveaways for guests and man’s best friend!
Friday June 9th @ 4 pm Walk the Plank Tap Take Over – Shipbottom brewing joins us for a pirate themed party for the whole family!
Saturday June 10th @ 6:30 pm Raymond Coleman Performs LIVE
Wednesday June 21st Mama Don’t Bite performs LIVE at 7pm!
Saturday June 24th @ 2 pm Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfetones Perform LIVE
Events at The Plough
Great Music, Proper Pints, And A Cozy Meal
The Plough & Stars combines all that's best about great Irish hospitality with the finest live Irish Music, sport, and other cultural events throughout the year.
We are the home of the 2nd Street Plough Bhoys Celtic Supporter's Club bringing in every Celtic Football Club match exclusively live on our big screen. The Plough is also your home to watch all of your favorite Philadelphia and other American and International sporting events.
We've been part of the Old City District landscape since 1997 and continue to be the favorite "watering hole" for both locals and visitors alike. We are famous for the warmth of our welcome and the sense of fun and conviviality that's such a part of our makeup.
Please, don't forget to check out our social media to keep updated on all things happening at The Plough.
As the famous Irish author George Moore once wrote, “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it”. Welcome home!
Marion & Jerome
Reservations/Private Party Inquiries
Our authentic Irish atmosphere in the heart of Philadelphia’s Old City District makes The Plough a convenient and memorable location for your big event. Are you planning a special celebration, holiday party, or work function? Our private party area upstairs, overlooking the bar, gives your group its own space while still feeling a part of the pub. And if yours is an extra-large gathering, we can work with you to plan your perfect event.
Book your next party with us!
Please request information through the form below or contact us at (215) 733-0300.