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The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone

$$ - $$$, British,
Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
+44 1604 821251
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful building, warm and cosy. Had a lovely meal here for the second time. Very tasty food served by attentive staff with a smile. Nice location and plenty of parking space.

Thank D T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions were really good. Lovely pub in the country. Lots of parking. Roaring fires, tasteful decor, friendly/polite staff. Had the Festive Menu. £26 for 3 courses - slightly on the expensive side for a lunch. However, my starter of mushrooms wasn't amazing (small, cold...More

Thank Millie_Boon
Hilary F, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Firstly, I’d like to say thank you for taking your time to write us a review. Secondly, I’d like to apologise that you hadn’t been informed that the table was rebooked. That is something we have a strict policy on, and I’m saddened that this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for Sunday Lunch as we were in the area. Food and cocktails are amazing . In a lovely location. Friendly staff. Really good value for money. I would highly recommend this place , food is absolutely delicious.

Thank mirchew
Hilary F, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5* review! Here at the Fox and Hounds, we strive to provide excellent service and food, and we’re pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Waiting staff appeared bored and totally disinterested in any conversation. Food was okay but overpriced for what it was. Better country pubs in the area for a nice meal, good service.....somewhere you want to leave a tip. I wouldn't go back.More

Thank Lorraine M
Hilary F, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Firstly I’d like to apologise for your experience here at the Fox and Hounds. We strive to give the best service, and excellent food, and I’m sorry this has not been the case during your visit. Please call me on 01604821251 to discuss this matter,...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I visit here regularly as I love the food and atmosphere but this was a rare bad experience which I hate to say. I did leave a survey review response about our experience and unfortunately have not had a response. We visited on a Friday...More

Thank Bexxcx
Hilary F, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Firstly I’d like to apologise for your experience here at the Fox and Hounds. We strive to give the best service, and excellent food, and I’m sorry this has not been the case during your visit. Please call me on 01604821251 to discuss this matter,...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We went here on a Monday evening for my daughters birthday. There were 8 of us. The place was quite empty, but it was a Monday in Northampton. However the upside was we received very attentive and prompt service. ✅ We ordered 8 different mains...More

Thank Lagerlout61
Hilary F, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Lagerlout61, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I’m glad, overall you enjoyed your experience with us, although you found it on the pricey side. Throughout the week, from 12-6pm we offer a fixed price menu, starting from £12.95 for...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit in a long time as I gave up , as I couldn't be ripped of any longer for average at best but often appalling food at a premium price , anyway I thought I would give it another try after...More

Thank EglandWilliam
Hilary F, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Firstly I’d like to apologise for your experience here at the Fox and Hounds. We strive to give the best service, and excellent food, and I’m sorry this has not been the case during your visit. Please call me on 01604821251 to discuss this matter,...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

This establishment caters for all: walker in from the countryside who need a place by the woodstove with a hot chocolate right to a fine dining party. This might be a reason the staff seem a bit on the stressed side of things but pleasant...More

Thank UniqiProductions
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for a lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again soon. The Fox & Hounds Team

Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place has been consistently good for a while. We have visited for evening dinner on several occasions and always been well served with excellent food. Well done.

1  Thank Wizardblue14
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you so much for the 5star review, We hope to see you again soon. The Fox & Hounds Team

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed first visit went for Sunday roast , there was no stuffing wrapped in bacon left was not advised this at time of order , went to query this but serving at bar so slow meal got cold and no reduction , chicken over...More

Thank Titchlittle
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

We are very disappointed to hear that your first visit to the fox & hounds was not up to our usual standard, we take a lot of care and attention to make sure that all of our guests leave happy and wanting to plan their...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 821251
Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Fox & Hounds serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
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