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Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
+44 1832 226254
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12:00 - 22:30
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Elton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been a regular diner at The Falcon for the last 30 years or so. During this time have witnessed and enjoyed many changes in management and staff. Sally Facer the current Patron and her team are doing an excellent job. Took family for lunch on 29th January. As good as ever in terms of food, wine selection and beer.... More 

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Thank Ray R
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a positive review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly I could fault the experience we had this afternoon. From table booking / allocation (to accommodate our four legged friend) to the welcome it was a great experience, food wise mackerel, goats cheese starters, lamb and beef Sunday roasts all great. Good wine list and great beer selections. Great coffee too! Chef and team are clearly very talented. Really... More 

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Thank MikeEdw
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - we look forward to seeing you and your four legged friend again soon! More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time for my husband and I at the Falcon but what a great place! We were warmly welcomed by the staff who attended us beautifully. The food was fantastic - generous portions and really tasty. We will definitely be back - thank you!

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1 Thank Lisa T
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Kind of you to write such a positive review - thank you! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Warm atmosphere friendly staff good home made bread. Very generous portions of delicious food. We could only manage two courses.

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Thank alisonk63
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Not sure where some of these diners went to, but I suppose it just a matter of opinion....for my wife and myself I found the service excellent and the food to match. We visited for a lunchtime treat and were not disappointed. The starters were fresh, full of flavour and if anything - slightly large! We both had the brisket... More 

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3 Thank Alan R
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review.... glad you enjoyed your lunch with us and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Oundle, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We came here on New Year's Day and finally got to eat The staff were lovely, but unfortunately the food wasn't, hubby ordered lamb and received beef, over priced child's meal & a vegetarian dish they left me utterly disappointed, sautéed potatoes were burnt beyond serving to a customer, the toast potatoes on the wrong Sunday lunch were dry and... More 

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1 Thank MCBlake79
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Hello MCBlake79 I'm really sorry to hear this - did you mention it to a member of staff on the day? I'd be more than happy to discuss with you if you would like to contact me. Kind regards More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Something has happened to this pub. It appears to have fallen into the hands of clueless women who can't even take constructive criticism. On New Years Day four of us arrived having paid a deposit for the privilege to find a half-empty room of down-at-heel cutomers (noticeably changed from previous experience of the smug cashmere clad brigade) Problems began right... More 

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1 Thank Michael O
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Dear Michael O Goodness. When one of my staff came to me within a few minutes of your arrival stating that the most rude man had been seated I obviously didn't realise quite how rude you were! I will respond to each of your points. Firstly I don't think my other customers would appreciate your snobbish comments and hopefully anyone... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Came for a lovely meal out quite far away from home from good recommendations but was very disappointed. Food seemed overpriced and service was slow even though there were only two tables filled. We ordered the lamb and asked for chips instead of potatoes, yet had to send it back because my request was ignored and received a very sparse... More 

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Thank chrisandsasha
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this review

Hello chrisandsasha I was obviously deeply concerned to read your review. Having spoken to both my front of house and kitchen teams noone can recall any such events - we also haven't had lamb on our menu for a number of months now. I wonder, could you have reviewed the wrong place? If not then please get in touch as... More 

Cambridge
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251 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Genuinely unspoilt historic village location. Stunning country inn next to a beautiful church. Small tap bar, larger bar, conservatory, private function room, outdoor seating with pizza oven...the falcon has a lot to offer. Staff were great and tolerated our groups screaming and unruly kids. Always busy and has a good seasonal atmosphere. Food choices were ok and they offer a... More 

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Thank KnownTravelWriter
Northamptonshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went to the Falcon last night for our staff Christmas meal. Went the year before and the food and service was amazing. Unfortunately not so this year. We had a great evening but not due to the Falcon. Food was average, which is a first for us here, and one meal was so slow to arrive we all ended up... More 

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1 Thank MrsHNorthamptonshire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Fotheringhay
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 226254
Description
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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