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The Fox & Hounds at Ardley

$$ - $$$, British,
Main Road | Bicester, Ardley OX27 7PE, England
+44 1869 346883
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“venison pie” (7 reviews)
“cajun chicken” (2 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road | Bicester, Ardley OX27 7PE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff, pub and food all great. Very reasonably priced. Would definately go back. Make sure your ravenous though cause the meals are huge

Thank S345TOdonnab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve visited this lovely country pub many times over the years, as it’s a hidden gem and easily accessible from the M40 and a great opportunity to break up a journey. On my recent visits, the venison pie was as delicious as ever (I hope...More

1  Thank sweeney05
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Ate here whilst staying close by (but in the M40 services, so in need of "proper" food !). This is a good old fashioned country pub with low ceilings, wooden beams and a cosy atmosphere. The menu is shorter than some, but varied in choice....More

Thank colemen
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Saw the blackboard on the roundabout advertising "good pub food", having pulled off motorway to stop at service station. Great decision to turn left instead of right! Bar lady rushed through our lunch order despite the kitchen closing in 5 minutes and our baguettes with...More

1  Thank caroline h
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The menu is varied, the food is always cooked fresh by the landlord, and the friendly service is from the landlady. Lunch, evenings, and weekends, it's always good sized portions, reasonably priced.

Thank martyngood
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Cherwell Valley services on way to Countryfile Live. Called in for tea. Staff ,food, atmosphere absolutely spot on. Highly recommend to anyone

Thank mf867
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Went to this pub on Silverstone Grand Prix weekend. Amazing food and friendly staff. Parking spaces available as well! Would definitely return if/when we return to the Grand Prix!

Thank _karaoswin
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed around the corner in a great BnB... Came here for a meal in the evening. Nice staff and pretty good pub grub.. Nothing special but just what we needed...

Thank CornishCarlos
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We visited on the way to Gatwick Airport and spent an hour or so here, sitting in the sun and chilling out. I would describe the food as "good pub grub" with friendly service. Two of us had the Angus burger and chips, one had...More

Thank DevonPeg
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We dropped in on the off-chance as we were staying locally, and we were able to get a table. The staff were friendly and attentive and the menu varied enough to cater for most tastes. The food was served quickly and was delicious. We decided...More

Thank Devonsea
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24 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from nbroxholme | Reviewed this property |
Of sorts around the car park but is limited
7 March 2015|
Response from oliver s | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, the number is: 01869346883.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Bicester, Ardley OX27 7PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Ardley
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 346883
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