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The Fox and Hounds

) #2 of 58 Restaurants in Oakham $$ - $$$ British, , Soups
6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
+44 1664 452129
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“belly pork” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this pub to eat and many times are never disappointed. The food is gastro pub style with slightly unusual but not pretentious food, large portions and well cooked. They actually offer some interesting desserts rather than the usual bought in pub...More

Thank Paul Jeremy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little restaurant is a real find. The menus are really well thought out, the food never disappoints. Kate and her staff are always so welcoming. The prices may be slightly higher than the average, but it's certainly worth it. Anyone looking for a cute...More

1  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a return visit to the Fox & Hounds after a fantastic meal in 2016. Our decision to do so confirmed our view that this is a hidden gem of a place. The bar area has so much character, the restaurant is totally in...More

Thank npyfs
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This place never disappoints. Lovely setting, brilliant service and delicious meal. We do not hesitate to do a fifty round trip to visit one of our favourite restaurants. We always call to ensure we get a table as it is so popular. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

From past experience this has always been reliably good since Kate took over a few years ago. 4 of us went last Friday night. It was busy with diners and drinkers which added to the great atmosphere. We all live a fair step away from...More

Thank Antwasthere
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I think the previous two reviewer's must have been in a different pub. This is an olde worlde village with a pub to match. Never seen so many thatched roofs in one place. Food was great, very interesting twists on classic British menu. Good choice...More

Thank bryds
Reviewed 27 April 2017

One of our favourite places to eat. Always great food, great wines/beers, great service and just a lovely place to visit.

Thank bexieball
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Ok, it's a weekday night in April. Made a last minute reservation for 3. Very relaxed, comfortable. Dining areas set up to insure privacy, conversation without interference from other diners, etc. Well appointed. Pleasant bar where we had drinks beforehand. Really, the food was unexpectedly...More

Thank Picky-Missy
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

What a delight. This is always my go to restaurant when I want to impress people. The meat is always perfect. The wine well priced. The desserts a treat. Cannot fault the food or service

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have come here a few times with friends and family, i cannot fault the restaurant. Food has been outstanding on each visit and service has been friendly.

Thank Rosie G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, does the restaurant have wheelchair access, many thanks. Robert Wood
22 March 2017|
Response from Leicesterlady1234 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the owner I think there is a step up into the pub and a narrow hallway in. Tables are tight and I am sure the loo is up a step and not a disabled loo with handles an raised height seat. Suggest... More
Jenny R
Does it have a childrends menu
4 October 2015|
Response from LandLady_Kate | Property representative |
Hello , thank you for your inquiry, we cater for children Sunday lunch times only, we do a inclusive 3 course and the children can have as small portions as they wish. We open in the evenings but do not cater for children... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 452129
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Welcome to the Fox and Hounds in Knossington. We aim to provide a fine dining experience within the homely atmosphere of a country pub. We welcome reservations.Opening timesMonday - ClosedTuesday - Saturday - 6pm-11pmSunday - 12pm-5pm
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