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The Red Fox

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
+44 1446 772352
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wedges” (3 reviews)
“cajun chicken” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been here a few times over the years. This visit was not great. The menu is limited to start with, but they were out of the thai green curry and lasagne which further limited the choice. Service was average and the place was empty. Won't...More

Thank CJ101A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this pub a couple of days ago . Lovely welcome by landlady . Food . Very good . cosy country pub in the most beautiful village . Would recommend it . Will definitely be coming back .

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this very welcoming pub last night with friends. We ordered a mixture of meals, some steaks, some fish and one special. All were nicely presented and all plates were emptied. The atmosphere was warm and friendly with a fire crackling away in the log...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We re-visited this pub after decades. On entering you are immediately standing at the bar. The welcome from the landlady is warm and hearty. Other staff are also friendly. They have a good range of beers. The pub is nicely decorated and kept. There is...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Red Fox is situated in a lovely little village which is just a little too far from us for a regular visit but is somewhere we enjoy for special occasions. We booked a table in the bar to celebrate a family birthday and as...More

Thank D10genes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoy visiting the Red Fox Inn. We've been a number of times both with family and as a couple. The welcome is extremely warm and nothing is ever too much trouble. The meals are always piping hot and very tasty. It really is...More

Thank AimMorg
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Recently had lunch here with friends, very warm welcome from the landlady who can only be described as very excitable, and I mean that in a good way, she oozes enthusiasm and she certainly brought a smile to our faces. Food freshly cooked, ample portion...More

Thank Choc-queen374
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent pub food!! I had the thai chicken curry, it was beautifully cooked and presented. The young waitress was attentive and hospitable considering it was a sunny busy day.

Thank Tr6velgur104
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

A little out of the way, but the better for it. In a beautiful situation. Really friendly staff. Good beer and reasonably priced food. Perfect.

Thank BuffaloWTT
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Good pub grub. Excellent service an overall pleasant experience. Rural slightly off the main road but well worth the visit.

Thank jones_58044
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Response from ScottishMhairi | Reviewed this property |
just re read your question sorry cannot day for ALL credit cards, don't know. might be best to check first
16 October 2016|
Response from Cheryl E | Reviewed this property |
12 noon - 6pm food serving times on Sundays I believe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1446 772352
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Charming village pub serving home cooked meals, real ales, great wines. We offer a choice for most diners including Gluten Free and Vegan.
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