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The Fox

$$ - $$$, British,
21 Frensham Road | Lower Bourne, Farnham GU10 3PH, England
+44 1252 716395
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good13%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Frensham Road | Lower Bourne, Farnham GU10 3PH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the pub over the festive period with friends. The pub is beautifully decorated throughout. The staff were polite, friendly and cheerful. Nothing was to much trouble for the new manager Michelle. We were seated upstairs in the restaurant, right by the Christmas tree. The...More

Thank Check R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited the fox with a few friends for a christmas get together. The decor is lovely but missing something as feels abit cold inside. The food wasnt anything to write home about , it didnt taste fresh ( not that it had alot...More

Thank HJculleton1984
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for lunch for 6 last week to try again after refurbishment and was disappointed to see that staff training remains inadequate with regard to customer service. We had been to the pub before the refurbishment was complete and were not happy, and...More

2  Thank TheKeighleys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Fox in late November initially and was warmly greeted by the new staff after it recently reopened. Impressed by the décor and ambiance but most of all the new manager. She worked with us to plan a special Christmas Eve lunch for six...More

Thank Kensei_77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The refurb is great and the food is good, but not great. But it is SO overpriced. £15 for an ok but small Full English Breakfast, and £8 for simple scrambled eggs is too much. Tiny portion of egg, average bacon, and definitely not “speciality”...More

3  Thank deaks99
TheFoxFarnham, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Deaks99, thank you for your feedback on our refurb and food and we are sorry you felt that our food was overpriced. The brunch menu that you mention was a one-off for NYD and used local, quality, ingredients which is why we had to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live very close to the newly refurbished Fox pub and were regulars over the summer having been impressed with its revamped child friendly garden and internal decor improvements. When we were looking for somewhere to hold a small gathering after our sons’ christening in...More

1  Thank Sarahlloyd_surrey
TheFoxFarnham, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sarah, I'm sorry to hear about your recent experience. Please accept our apologies. We have taken your comments on board and are addressing the way bookings are being handled. We appreciate that the lack of contact is not acceptable but we hope this experience...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

We dined at the Fox last week to try out the new menu. Menu is quite restrictive but we enjoyed our starters (cheese soufflé, and prawn tails), followed by burgers which were very good. We shared the cheese board - highly recommended! Good real ale...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Must be 5 years since last visited; what a difference. Looks totally different. Lots of work/money obviously spent on this. In mentioning this fact to the bar staff, the bar manager overheard, and took me on a tour of the new upstairs dining area. Will...More

Thank AdyPalmer
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Popped into The Fox after a walk in Bourne Wood with two friends and our four month old puppy. I phoned in advance to check if they were dog friendly and we were confirmed for a downstairs table for the six of us. When we...More

Thank chrislunch
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The Fox has suffered from a lot of disastrous reviews over the past year so it was a no-go for us. The pub re-opened on 24th November after an extensive, and no doubt expensive, full refurb. We went for lunch on Friday 1st to try...More

1  Thank RayPhC
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Questions & Answers
16 December 2015|
Response from foxy123123 | Property representative |
Hi , Sorry for delay in answering didn't see the question, yes we always open on bank holidays but we normally only serve food from 12 til 4 pm. It is always best to check around Christmas time as this year we did close on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Frensham Road | Lower Bourne, Farnham GU10 3PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 716395
  • E-mail
24th November marks a new beginning for our beautiful 15th-century pub, with a new menu, new chef, and a new state-of-the-art kitchen. It’s our family mission to make sure that The Fox delivers fantastic food, great service, and an atmosphere that keeps you coming back.
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