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Evesham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here based on it's old good reputation. We were a bit surprised when we were told no reservations were needed for a Friday night, On arrival only three tables were occupied at 8:00! It stayed that way. So they were right, you don't need a reservation! The decor is very dated and tired. The menus are old, worn,... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wife had the duo meat Sunday roast of Turkey and Sirloin beef. I had steak and ale pie with home made chips. The food was served within five minutes of ordering. However both dishes should have been warmer. But they were well presented. We then had brownies and treacle sponge for desserts. The sponge was cold and the custard... More 

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Thank dougall45
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

this is more a restaurant than a pub - had several visits here and always been pleased with value for money honest food - sunday roast is good - selection of veg cooked well, decent beef - plenty to choose from - mid-week menu is good too - parking is easy as is disabled access - reliable.

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Thank michael s
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Tired, dated room. Bathroom best part of room. Breakfast could only be likened to that you'd expect to watch on Fawlty Towers. Thank goodness we 'upgraded' to a full English as continental breakfast consisted of a choice of cereal (from grubby plastic tubs) which were powdery and obviously the bottom of the box and a round of white sliced toast.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Nice friendly staff and food was fab. Location was a million miles away from Sheffield arena it was as if we were in lower Leeds, which was very disappointing. Taxi cost a fortune to get into Sheffield too!

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Barnsley
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We pre booked for Sunday lunch last week. There are two beef dishes on offer, roast beef dinner or confit of beef. We chose the confit and the chef told us we could eat it with plastic cutlery because it is so tender. She was right, the whole dinner was superb, it was one of the best Sunday lunches I... More 

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Thank Annabell W
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Just finished a long dog walk, called for a pint, to be told it would be 5 minutes as setting up the bar, no problem for us but as leaving the pub to wait outside most definitely did not appreciate the female bar staffs comment 'they like to test you don't they'. Rude! Needless to say we are now at... More 

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Thank Adele M
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and myself went here last week for a meal. I have been many years ago when it was extremely popular and I often struggled to get a table. My partner had never been. It was a Tuesday night and the pub was very quiet with only another couple eating. The staff were very friendly and polite and there... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stopped off for our tea we have been before we both had the steak pie which was not too bad ,lots of meat and tasty, home made chips and peas the chips were not bad,I have no time for anywhere that serv serves up frozen chips,also a good selection of beers the staff are great and there some nice Monet... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The much vaunted Fountain Inn left me wondering how the 5 star reviews could have been so different from my own experience. Dreary, threadbare and unwelcoming, the place should be closed for a month and totally revamped. The food was relatively expensive and very ordinary. Service was indifferent and our group of 9 were shoe horned into a space which... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Truly Traditional Country Inn set in beautiful countryside. All returning & new guests will be greeted with a warm welcome and assured of a luxurious break away from home. Close to the Peak District National Park and well renowned for being located within "last of the summer wine" country . Within 20 minutes guests can easily reach Wakefield, Barnsley and Sheffield. Whatever your occasion, you are sure to find a 'warm welcome' from us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fountain Inn

Address: Wellthorne Lane, Ingbirchworth S36 7GJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > South Yorkshire > Ingbirchworth
Price Range: ₹ 4,227 - ₹ 5,114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fountain Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“ROom 3 on the ground floor was lovely and bed so comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Meganfranklyn, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Did not stray over.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnabellW197, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Came to eat only, and it's great”
 of 5 bubbles OutNaboutagain, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 with the 4-poster bed is great!”
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