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    The Fontmell

    Fontmell Magna SP7 0PA, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good23%
    • Average5%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the pub” (10 reviews)
    “pizza oven” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Pets Allowed
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviews (123)
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    Reviewed 28 June 2016

    Cannot comment on the food as we only popped in for a drink. However it all looked good. The drinks were great and the barmaid was very adept at making a good virgin/bloody mary which is a rarity these days. Will visit again for food....More

    Thank SimpleLondon
    Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

    I have been to the Fontmell on a number of occasions in the past with my family for both lunch and dinner and all have been a really great experiences with great service, food and really friendly, helpful staff. However since the new owners have...More

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    Reviewed 21 May 2016

    This is a really nice pub, offering good real ales and the food is of a good quality and nicely cooked - I believe the Fontmell also offers accommodation, which I am sure is of an excellent quality. Great place to go for a family...More

    Thank rotiel321
    Reviewed 7 May 2016

    The Fontmell is a wonderful little pub. We recently booked 6 rooms there for the guests of a family wedding. The rooms are beautifully appointed with lovely en suite bathrooms. High quality bed linen and towels give it a 5 star luxury feel and complimentary...More

    Thank anna3palmer
    Reviewed 30 April 2016

    Firstly the food tasted fine but any competent chef can produce good food these days. What really matters to the discerning customer is true value for money and their £70 per couple was not that.. Maybe this is OK in London where you expect to...More

    Thank CRB160650
    Best Western Red Lion Hotel
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 120 - US$ 157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Room Tips
    "The Mallyshag is wonderful!"
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