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The Fox at Farthinghoe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Baker Street | Brackley, Farthinghoe NN13 5PH, England
+44 1295 713965
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is more a gastro pub. The food is really good as is the service. The village is tiny and the Fox tucked away. It's a place worth finding. Booking is a must. This is a very popular place.

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Thank Graham H
Brackley, UK
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to visit The Fox at Farthinghoe often but we felt it went "off" and had lost its way. I had heard that things had improved and so we visited for lunch and, although the food was ok, we felt that it was very overpriced (just under £12.00 for macaroni cheese) and lacked atmosphere. What also didn't help was... More 

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Thank Luigi09
Brackley, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a party of 8, we were asked to pre-order our mains and starters. When requesting advanced details of "specials" (eg the nature of the Pie listed on the menu) the response was "I don't know yet" which was rather less than helpful; having pre-ordered, we had anticipated a somewhat slick service, but sadly meals came out in batches, there... More 

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Thank Neonlites
Launceston, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for dinner, a warm and friendly welcome from the staff, a varied menu with daily specials. The food was very good and the pub had a good atmosphere.

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Thank Paul F
Thames Ditton Surrey
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Called in for lunch on a Wednesday and found the fire lit and welcoming staff. We all chose steak , which was very tasty . The sticky toffee pud, was a big portion and delicious. The bottle of Sauvignon was well-priced at £16.50.

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Thank havanamoon
Brackley, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We have visited The Fox a number of times, and have never been disappointed. They have a good food and wine menu, the staff are friendly and the food is very good.

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Thank Karen G
Banbury, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The best roast turkey meal I ever had. 2 days before Christmas I thought I better reserve a table just in case. There were sufficient parking and the place was easy to find. The restaurant was lovely. Modern and clean. Not cluttered with jugs and pictures of God only knows what. Why? This place is tidy and full of natural... More 

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Thank Diella S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The worst Turkey dinner ever! The meat was some sort of rolled up turkey, tasteless and chewy. No stuffing! The roast potatoes we're obviously cooked earlier then reheated and the sprouts rock hard. The whole meal was only lukewarm , if the chef isn't up to catering for 21 people, they shouldn't take the booking. Such a pity as the... More 

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Thank Valerie B
neil B, Owner at The Fox at Farthinghoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This does come as some surprise as the other 20 customers seemed very happy with their meals, and left a very generous tip. We received no negative reviews on the evening, and we don't re heat anything. I'm sorry you were disappointed, and would have gladly changed your meal had any problem been reported or... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We met some very dear friends for lunch as this is a half way point. The pub is very welcoming & we were immediately greeted by the landlord who showed us to our table where we ordered our drinks. The lunch was excellent, choice good, service good & the landlord is very much 'hands on'. Excellent choice, would highly recommend... More 

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Worcestershire
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Average pub lunch . Very welcoming and nicely served . Was very quiet so not much ambience . Reasonable menu at fair price. OK if in the area but would not rush back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baker Street | Brackley, Farthinghoe NN13 5PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Farthinghoe
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 713965

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