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The Falcon Inn

Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
+44 1832 226254
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited The Falcon a number of times. Usually as a great. The decor is great as is the food. Maybe a little expensive, But a lovely treat. I would definitely recommend The Falcon.

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, despite a bad meal last year, we decided to give the Falcon another chance. We had been told that last christmas was a bad time but things have improved. They have not. Meals were just about warm, over cooked, poor quality. Christmas puddings...More

Thank MrsHNorthamptonshire
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my husband for saturday lunch. Welcoming friendly staff, fire roaring away. We were advised that there was a large party in the function room and there may be a slight delay with our food. There was delay at all. We both had...More

1  Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We booked this last minute to meet up with friends, walk the dogs and have Sunday dinner after. Although fully booked they told us to come at 2-30 and they would accommodate us which they duly did. The service was fantastic and the food was...More

Thank percy77
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Let's start by saying that we like it here and this review won't stop us visiting but there are some things that need to improve. Whether the stench outside when you get out of the car is from the Falcon's premises I don't know but...More

Thank JTDaprince
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal this evening. Sally and her staff were charming. Tip top ***** There wasn't anything to fault ....... thank you.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Falcon is a lovely, quaint pub which serves very good food. We ordered a drink in the bar and were given our menus and called to our table when our meal was ready, nice touch. We cannot fault the food presentation, taste or quality,...More

Thank GailJB64
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went there for a family celebration lunch. We arrived a bit before opening time but a lady kindly let us in and showed us to our table, apologising for any disturbance as they finished off preparations for lunch service. The atmosphere is delightful, we...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Walked to venue from the river, cruising on the River Nene. Table in the bar for 6 was slightly awkward, more like a 4 + 1.1/2 Food was all excellent, and well served but the presence of an extremely large party in the restaurant meant...More

Thank Lhomme d
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Dinner out with the girls, one of whom is a vegetarian who doesn't eat goat cheese as it 'smells and tastes like goat' - and she's right - as a meat eater I love it for exactly those reasons. Only start option for the veggie...More

Thank 50ShadesofRose
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28 December 2017|
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Response from MANDH W | Reviewed this property |
No idea, I am a customer not the owner. Why not check their website or phone them?
Joanna B
20 August 2017|
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Response from Dobby4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on a Monday. Sorry I took so long to reply.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Fotheringhay
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 226254
  • E-mail
The award winning Falcon Inn nestles with the heart of the village of Fotheringhay, famous as the birth place of Richard III and the place where Mary Queen of Scots ended her days after being held captive in Fotheringhay castle for 12 years. From fine ingredients, sourced locally where possible, our frequently changing menus offer something for all, from traditional wholesome bar food to delicious a la carte cuisine. Our friendly and enthusiastic team will welcome you back again and again.Enjoy our wonderful food, along with fine wines and real ales, in charming surroundings. Log fires, fresh flowers, a beautiful garden and conservatory overlooking the splendid church... a truly lovely experience.
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