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The Fox and Hounds Whittlebury

44 High Street | Towcester, Whittlebury NN12 8XJ, England
+44 1327 858048
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 High Street | Towcester, Whittlebury NN12 8XJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Superb service meal absolutely delicious vegetables cooked to perfection Yorkshire puddings yummy. Although it was very busy there was no waiting just cheerful helpful staff. Manager very competent making sure everything ran smoothly. What a lovely late Sunday afternoon, can't wait to repeat the experience.

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The good: - really friendly team who were super helpful with everything - parking is great - close to Whittlebury Hall, Silverstone and Towcester The not so good: - despite submitting my dietary requirements in advance I got bland chicken, 3 new potatoes halved and...More

Thank MissV-MiltonKeynes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First ever visit, and very surprised to catch up with the manager Robbie, who has been in the pub trade locally for many years.Light and airy and nicely decorated it makes for a lovely place to eat. Great value for money, good food delivered by...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying with friends in the neighbourhood and had been eating at different establishments on each evening. Had been out for the day and on the outward journey passed this place which looked nice so decided to stop on our return journey. Went inside...More

2  Thank happygardenerKent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a few times and the service and food regardless has always been top notch. Booked a table in the bar online for a "date night" with my wife". When we arrived we were told could eat where we wanted to as not very...More

2  Thank NorwichNige
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We are regular customers at this lovely pub but was shocked by rudeness of chef. We took friends with us on Friday and had a nice meal up until the dessert. We shared the 'doughnuts and coffee'. The doughnuts were not cooked and we politely...More

4  Thank Helrog52
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had an excellent dinner here after returning from Towcester races. Good menu with lots of variety, excellent service and very tasty food. Great country pub with character and charm well worth a visit

2  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Popped in for lunch after a morning track session at Silverstone. Very friendly and helpful staff. We kept food simple with menu from the bar and ate in the garden. Really nice fish and scampi and a couple for good beers I am told! Perfect...More

Thank Neil J
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

As soon as we entered this charming pub/restaurant. The staff were very warm and friendly. The restaurant was fully booked so we sat in the bar area. Nothing was too much trouble for this superb pub and staff. The food was delicious and well presented....More

1  Thank southseafee
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

very nice very quiet. a locals pub not much more to say. fair prices. more focussed around food than beer

Thank RobertD36
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Nearby Attractions
Whittlebury Park - Golf Course
23 reviews
.31 km away
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1.87 km away
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Keith H
2 June 2017|
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Response from Jsilk65 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure if you ring ahead they will accommodate your requirements.
12 March 2017|
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Response from Nigel J | Reviewed this property |
Open all day at weekends. It does get busy so you can reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 High Street | Towcester, Whittlebury NN12 8XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Whittlebury
  • Phone Number: +44 1327 858048
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Under New Management Since September 2013. A friendly village pub and restaurant just a stones throw from Silverstone. Offering both a Bar and restaurant menu. With real ales on tap as well as a carefully selected wine list, we aim to cater for all tastes. There is ample parking at the rear.
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