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The Fox & Hounds Restaurant and Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
2 High Street, Hunsdon SG12 8NH, England
+44 1279 843999
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“black pudding” (20 reviews)
“duck egg” (10 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
2 High Street, Hunsdon SG12 8NH, England
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1 - 10 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mother always made the best Sunday lunch until now !!! Totally astonished by the recent review - certainly no fancy food on fancy plates here- just good honest cooking and full tummies all round. Interesting to notice that the person who wrote that review has...More

Thank 304beverlyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super friendly privately owned pub with renowned chef Amazing Sunday lunch Fantastic home baked bread on arrival Lovely garden for summertime Offer a fish and chip take away at times during the year - proper fish and chips!! Locally sourced, high quality produce Beautifully decorated...More

Thank RIOBOC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy place, which offers tasty, good quality food. Also, service is good. Highly recommended for a Sunday lunch.

Thank Cristabolito
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been twice, first time for dinner and second for Sunday lunch. Both were excellent. The staff are super friendly and welcoming. The front of the pub is lovely and cozy, the back room is more restaurant style. The food is really nice, a...More

Thank Paschan1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on recommendation. A big let down, nothing special. Food a big let down. Nice service but not match by the food. Very small portions, and not that good. The parfait was a joke, the shell fish soup extremely disappointing. Had to send the steak...More

1  Thank timh0p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always wonderfully friendly welcome, open fires and a glass of a rhubarb gin fizzy delight! The food is always outstanding, it’s so difficult to choose from the outrageously delicious list of desserts but I did manage 😁

Thank lorraine p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's always a pleasure to eat in this friendly well run pub. I tried out the mid day bar menu this time and thoroughly enjoyed the mussels and chips together with a pint of local stout. Was also pleased to find out they do take...More

Thank jeffoclarko
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for 10 years but recently every now and then to meet my sister with spouses for lunch. Well over that period I have never had a bad meal and the friendly service is a welcome addition in this day and age....More

Thank GarrodG
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We've been eating at the Fox and Hounds for upwards of 15 years. I must confess that over those years we've had a couple of duff experiences. However, today we went to celebrate our birthdays. Once more they totally nailed it. While the staff front...More

1  Thank chrismatthewsv2
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch with family and friends including 2 year old! Food was incredible, surf and turf sharing meal for 2 was to die for, the lobster particularly. Chateaubriand was immense, huge portions, beautiful wine, desert and cheese. Brilliant service, nothing was too...More

Thank Emily Charlotte P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 112
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Hunsdon SG12 8NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hunsdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 843999
  • E-mail
Description
At the Fox & Hounds, the atmosphere & service is friendly & informal with select local beers & a choice of continental lagers & great wines. Diners have the option of eating award-winning Chef, James Rix' sophisticated, but simple menu in the bar, lounge, or the superb chandeliered dining room. In the summer months, you can enjoy eating on our heated, covered terrace. All our steaks are now cooked on the Josper oven, along with whole fish, squid, scallops in their shell and mussels. Our whole ribs of beef for Sunday lunch are also finished in the oven. The oven keeps fish really juicy - it cooks fish rapidly with great flavour & keeps flesh moist as well as enhancing the flavour of our steaks from the sweetness of the charcoal.
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