Ploughman's lunch - traditional? (London, York, Edinburgh)
During my last trip to Britain I was shocked to be served shredded cheese not once but TWICE (in different cities mind you - Carlisle and another I don't remember) with ploughman's lunches.
Was this part of a trend? Or can one still get an interesting hunk of cheese (preferably local) with a ploughman's in some pubs these days?
Particularly interested in London, York, and Edinburgh - as that is my itinerary next month. Thanks for any ideas!
Shredded cheese in a ploughman's is shocking indeed! I have used the Good Pub Guide for over a decade, both living in and visiting Britain, and it has never steered me wrong in the matter of food in pubs. (I admit that I don't order a ploughman's very often though.) Have a great trip and please report back -- we do not get nearly enough reports on British trips.