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The Foxhunter

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Nantyderry | Near Abergavenny, Abergavenny NP7 9DN, Wales
+44 1873 881101
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Wales UK
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420 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Dropped in for lunch, haven't eaten here since Matt Tebbutt had the place despite passing it frequently. The place was quiet, so there were plenty of tables to choose from. The lunch menu is complemented by a specials board and a baguette menu, so plenty of options be it a light snack or something more substantial. Had starters of soup... More 

1 Thank Commz
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

Only when we went to pay did they ask about the quality of the meal. They were worried as the chef was away. Next time he/ she is away just don't take bookings that might just save the business.

4 Thank D4VYP
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Lovely real ales at a nice price of £3 a pint; nice to see varied options changing each week. Food smells nice and the environment is clean and fresh. Owners are nice also, as is the chef. Food though is bland, no taste and overpriced in some instances. Good deal on a Monday at £6 curry night, portion good, rice... More 

1 Thank SaltySurf
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Stopped by this evening without a reservation and they were fully booked but were extremely helpful and fitted us in at a table by the entrance which was fine by us. Very friendly and accommodating. Had soup and a smoked salmon starter, all good. My husband had the fish and chips and I had belly pork with creamed leeks. Really... More 

4 Thank devonkellys
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Visited here Friday night after hearing it changed hands.very impressed.Good food, good prices and friendly staff.

Thank Jessica J
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We visited this charming rural pub on a Sunday afternoon in late April. We were aware of its amazing reputation but were also aware the celebrity chef had since departed. However, I am pleased to say it will not disappoint and have certainly upheld its long tradition of fantastic food - well done to the new owners/managers, kitchen and waiting... More 

2 Thank Sure99
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

Foxhunter Inn has returned to being a pub and a very good one it is too. Excellent food and drink and a very warm welcome from the new people Sue and Alan. We have been a few times and will visit again regularly. They also have accommodation in two cottages.

2 Thank paddy222015
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

Bit worried about what the changes would bring, but no need. Sunday lunch was excellent and so reasonable...not worth cooking at home from now on! Love the new bar. They are still doing work on interior and garden, will be a good excuse to go back soon and see how it's all coming along. Real ales, warm welcome...all the right... More 

2 Thank foodienews
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Well Matt has gone and taken with him any need to travel far for his superb food. What is now on offer can be had in most pubs with far better service. Sorry I won't make the effort in future.

6 Thank Howard W
United Kingdom
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283 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Visited the Foxhunter near the end of 2014 and really enjoyed our family meal there (I did do a review at the time but it since seems to have disappeared from Tripadvisor). We stopped by on our way to visit family on Saturday lunchtime and were surprised to find that the place had changed hands. The welcome was warm but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 86
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nantyderry | Near Abergavenny, Abergavenny NP7 9DN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny
  • Phone Number: +44 1873 881101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?