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“Very busy pub restaurant”
Review of Fox and Roman

Fox and Roman
Ranked #273 of 945 Restaurants in York
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Fox and Roman in York is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice over Easter weekend. Both times the restaurant was crazily busy but the service was excellent and the food quality was pretty high. If you want to eat here at a weekend I suggest booking a table.
The rating for the restaurant would be higher, but on Sunday evening they were running out of all the roast menu options really rapidly and apparently that is quite common.
On both occasions we were treated to excellent friendly service from the waiting staff. Can recommend the mushroom starter and the fish cakes although they really shouldn't serve them with potatoes as they already contain potato. The roast dinner was large and exactly what you would expect from roast beef. My husband recommends a pint of the Black Sheep ale.

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General Manager A, Manager at Fox and Roman, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Otl, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at The Fox and Roman. Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day!

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Booked online, requested quiet area to sit as a special occasion, request was dealt with perfectly and we got a great table. Friendly staff, prompt service but didn't feel rushed. Shared starter of calamari and prawns, all very well cooked. I had venison main which was perfectly cooked, this has to be the best main I've ever eaten out, I was so impressed. The blue cheese sauce I ordered was lovely and cheesy, usually these are creamy with a hint of blue cheese. Had a mini brownie with a liqueur coffee for dessert, again it was faultless. Fantastic value for money. Would highly recommend, wish I lived nearer so I could go back!

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General Manager A, Manager at Fox and Roman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dushidoo, we are so happy to read such a great review about The Fox and Roman! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We booked a table online, arrived on time only to be told that their online system had been an issue and they couldn't seat us straight away. Promised us that they'd get us seated within 15 minutes of our booked time.... an hour later we were still chasing to be seated. We'd booked for 7.45 and eventually managed to get food just after 9pm! When the food eventually arrived some of it was wrong, some cold and some completely inedible.
The manager was very apologetic and did take two main courses off our bill plusgave us a free round of drinks but it simply didn't make up for a ruined evening.

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General Manager A, Manager at Fox and Roman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We appreciate you bringing this experience to our attention. If you are willing, please contact us at 01904 708720 so we can work towards a resolution. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Chaotic when we arrived and a few mistakes, but the staff were probably on their busiest day of the year so far! Lovely staff who deserve a raise!
Tasty food and good value offer!

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General Manager A, Manager at Fox and Roman, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Kate T, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Fox and Roman! If you ever need anything else from us, please feel free to give us a call or stop by. Have an awesome day!

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Called in on our way to york, one vegitarian, one vegan and a gluten intolerant in our party with a menu that catered for all
Great atmosphere, staff really helpful and polite.
Didn't take long for the food to arrive, well presented, plenty of taste. Really enjoyed eating here.
Would defiantly go back

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General Manager A, Manager at Fox and Roman, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Martin L, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! We do hope we can be of assistance in the future. Take care!

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