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The Fox and Hounds

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Wytheford Road, Shawbury SY4 4JG, England
+44 1939 250600
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Wem, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely menu selection for lunch time and service was prompt but not intrusive. We did however want to have a starter drink at the bar, just to chill with our friends but the waitress seemed anxious to seat us at our table, would have preferred a more relaxed start to the meal but will visit again.

Thank Sheena H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a regular at the F&H now for nearly 18 months and have recently come to the realisation that I have yet to have an experience there that doesn't involve some form of disappointment with the service. As a general rule, the food is consistently good and the quality of the offering rarely disappoints. This, along mainly with... More 

13 Thank Luke F
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Works get together, excellent food, good service and cheerful staff. Would highly recommend and will be going again :-)

Thank Freybird
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

A warm, friendly, sincere welcoming smile says it'll be a nice lunch - and so it was. The bar and table service was excellent and engaging. Mostly, the lunch for 5 of us was very good, with one exception that was noted and reported to the kitchen. The beer was magnificent - Rowton Pure Gold was just beautiful. If I... More 

Thank Malcolm C
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Four of us came for a meal. The whole experience from walking through the door to leaving was brilliant. The waitresses were very attentive and the food was served hot and in great time. We all chose something different and none of us were disappointed. We are all still talking about it days later. We will defiantly all return and... More 

Thank rambler1980
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Visited for a small birthday meal with the family and had a great time. Friendly staff, great food and not overly expensive. I would recommend the faggots on the specials board or the chicken rarebit on the main menu. Will definitely return soon.

1 Thank dave81shrewsbury
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I visited this Pub in the summer whilst visiting Hawkestone Follies after a long walk. My immediate was how clean and fresh the pub was, very attentive staff, great fine ales and most of all fantastic range of fine food on the menu. I visited again this evening with my wife and two young children and I will most definitely... More 

Thank D S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Visited 3 times in the past month or so and absolutely love it! Delicious food at reasonable prices within lovely surroundings, just fabulous, the Sunday lunch is a particular favourite of mine.

Thank Lisa T
Telford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful Christmas meal, could not be faulted. Party of 6 and everyone in agreement that the food and service was outstanding. My starter of goats cheese tart was lovely and the turkey dinner with seperate side dishes of veg and potatoes was fabulous, piping hot and full of flavour. Finished off with creme brulee and filter coffee. First time... More 

Thank Dawn M
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We came for a lunch menu on a Saturday, it wasn't particularly busy which was handy and we managed to get seated with one of the grandparents in tow. It was great that she was able to move about freely and it was spacious between tables. We were served by a lady who took the time to acquaint herself to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wytheford Road, Shawbury SY4 4JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shawbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1939 250600

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