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The Folly Inn

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Folly Lane, Napton-on-the-Hill CV47 8NZ, England
+44 1926 815185
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“kidney pie” (5 reviews)
“pepper pot” (4 reviews)
“pies” (12 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Folly Lane, Napton-on-the-Hill CV47 8NZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrived earlier than booked by 10 mins and was told “we can’t find your booking - are you sure you made a reservation”? Fortunately girl at the bar remembered taking the booking. Was not asked if we wanted a drink while we waited. Shown to...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is how a proper pub should be. No pretensions, just excellent reasonably priced food and great beer. The staff were all very accommodating and friendly and the service was highly efficient even when they are full to capacity. I imagine The Folly would fit...More

Thank InnocentAbroad365
Reviewed 5 days ago

Perfect unique canal side eatery / drinkery / entertainery. Friendly welcome, good ale and hearty food. Muddy boots and other welcome (including well behaved dog). Fully recommend adding this to your watery adventure. May well return without the hired boat.

Thank QualityAdam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in during a canal holiday - very welcoming and cosy with homely pies and good beer. Wished we had been able to spend more time here. Great music selection as well

Thank Klodder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting this pub for the first time, although our friend with whom we travelled had been before. I ordered Fillet Steak and husband and friends all opted for various pies. The steak was disappointing, as it was over cooked (served well done). I don't think...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a group of 8 and were looked after perfectly even though was really busy. Quirky decor, great people and good food with ‘proper’ portions all in a beautiful canal side rural spot. Highly recommend.

Thank HwswswH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a cottage close to the Folly for the Easter week-end so tried it for dinner on Friday night. Enjoyed the meal and atmosphere so we went again on the Saturday night, enjoyed that so booked in for Easter Sunday lunch which was also...More

Thank james s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a special effort to come to the Folly after a previous visit. We were on our narrow boat so travelled from Norton Junction, a total of 11 miles by canal, 6 locks and one long tunnel to find it was closed. We had...More

1  Thank denise l
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My family & I have been today Sunday 11th of March for Mother’s Day . Fantastic food proper Sunday Lunch cooked to perfection with plenty of it Excellent staff that are very friendly could not of done anymore for us .A fantastic family day ....More

Thank GJfellhire
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We enjoyed a perfect roast lunch at the Folly today, meeting up with family for Mothers day, food and service could not have been better. We were so well looked after , and our little grandson in his highchair was very well accommodated. A beautiful...More

Thank westbrook09
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Response from catherine l | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it to be honest best ring them direco
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Response from mudlid | Reviewed this property |
I think when we went there was only a couple of vegetarian items on the menu. but it changes daily..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Folly Lane, Napton-on-the-Hill CV47 8NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Napton-on-the-Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 815185
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A real pub in a canal-side setting at the end of Folly Lane in Napton on the Hill near Southam. You can expect a warm welcome, great beer, good food and on many occasions live music. The Folly has been a pub, lubricating local residents and canal folk since at least 1840 and possibly earlier. It continues to fulfil this role as a 'real pub' with individual style and quirkiness.
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