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The Fox

) #13 of 61 Restaurants in Harpenden $$ - $$$ , British,
469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
+44 1582 713817
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
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1 - 10 of 578 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have visited The Fox on a number of occasions and had an enjoyable experience, however the previous 2 times have left us feeling very disappointed. Our second to last visit was a busy Sunday afternoon and whilst we expected to wait a bit, we...More

Thank C7947YVjess
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At to wait for table 30 mins ,booked for 2.30 4 roast beefs,1 pork Roast potatoes NOT Photo shows burnt but these potatoes were new pots probably sautéed in oil to soak then stuck in oven WORST EVER soft soggy disgusting should never been served...More

Thank Obviousnow
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bugs in food & rude management... The manager actually let the staff down. He was abrupt & ignorant of any issue brought to his attention.

Thank Sian S
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sian S, Many thanks for your review. So I can investigate this matter further could you please email me at enquiry@thefoxharpenden.co.uk Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after collecting relatives from luton airport. We found parking slightly difficult but managed to get a space. We were seated quickly and our food and drinks order taken. The children were given some colouring to do and the staff friendly. The children's...More

Thank Tinks3
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review Tinks3. I'm extremely happy to hear you all felt welcomed by the team and enjoyed your food. Looking forward to seeing you again when your back in the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute late lunch, very busy when we arrived, dining area was loud with a few young kids running around, we asked to be sat the other side near the bar area which was empty, no problem. Lovely comfortably seating, nicely laid table. Nice to...More

Thank GlobalGrazer2016
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi! Many thanks for you review. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to the Fox. I'm looking forward to passing on your comments to the kitchen and front of house team. Myself and the team are looking forward to your next visit,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd visit to The Fox and it was as delicious last time. Very family friendly and well catered for children. Delicious wine list which was very well priced. Really friendly staff and good ambience.

Thank AWilliams1978
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi AWilliams1978, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm really happy to hear you all enjoyed this visit as much a your last. Myself and the team are all looking forward to your 3rd visit...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with work colleagues who recommended it. It was fabulous we sat outside and the atmosphere was wonderful. All the food was delicious and our group had been there many times before I would go back there on my next business tripMore

Thank Judy M
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Judy M, Great to hear you and your colleagues had a great visit to us here at the Fox. When the Sun is shining you cannot beat lunch al fresco. I will certainly pass your comments on to the kitchen team. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Tuesday evening for a family birthday meal. We had a lovely meal but it was ruined by the sheer rudeness of the staff. I can only think it may have been the manager on duty that served us as she wasn't...More

Thank D_mm21
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi D_mm21, Thank you for your review. Firstly I'm delighted to hear you all enjoyed the food on your visit. We have a very hard working team in the kitchen, and they will be very happy to know you all enjoyed your meal. I'm extremely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Fox for lunch. The staff were welcoming and we were seated immediately in a very pleasant dining room. The menu was extensive, possibly too extensive but gave a wide choice of dishes. Some were "run of the mill" for those who wanted plain...More

Thank Bruce C
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bruce C, Many thanks for your review of the Fox. I'm delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your visit, and we were able to exceed your expectations with the food. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the kitchen and front...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really recommend the Fox. We had a lovely meal served by attentive, friendly staff. Thank you to Alice, Mike and the team, we thoroughly enjoyed everything!

Thank Helen H
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Helen, Many thanks for your very kind review. It was a pleasure having you and your family dine with us here at the Fox. Myself and the team hope we will see you all again over the Summer

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Patrick G
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Response from KCatravels | Reviewed this property |
No they are not.
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Response from Dewi J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a car although not in the traditional sense. It's a gravel car park both at the side and in front of the building
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 713817
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