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Fox & Hounds

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$$ - $$$
British, Pub, Fusion
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2 High Street | Hunsdon, Hunsdon SG12 8NH, England
+44 1279 843999
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Today
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Ealing, London
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I've eaten here many times but this is my first review. The food here is glorious. Portions are excellent and cooking, wonderful. I love the whole place. It's in a tiny village and is glorious on a sunny day as once you've dined, you can enjoy the lovely garden which has play facilities for young children. The menu in itself... More 

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just under £139 for 4 persons for 2 courses. 1 person only had 1. Some drinks. Over priced. Husband's starter £7 for a tiny mackeral with rocket and a very little mustard. Main courses came with a speck of spinach for the green vegetables. My medium to well done lamb was bloody so sent back and still came back bloody... More 

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Thank Una C
Malaga, Spain
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, if you use the postcode for the Fox and Hounds beware, both myself and my friends ended up in Ware not Hunsdon. Check a map first. The restaurant is well decorated if a little bit cold feeling. The food was good and imaginative and at 80 pounds a couple inc tip not outrageously expensive. The most annoying thing was... More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic chillie crab and mango starter, followed by the best steak I've had in a long while. Great wine and a few pints of Camden Hells. Not cheap but I suppose it keeps the riff raff out. Another very good evening spent in the Fox and Hounds.

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Thank Gareth B
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here last night with 2 friends. The staff were very smiley, friendly & efficient. I ordered the lamb main course which was one of the best I've tasted, cooked well done to my liking, succulent and not fatty. My husband ordered the pork chop which was huge & perfectly cooked. The wine was very reasonably priced too, so... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Thanks to someone else's cancelled booking we got in at short notice and had lovely Sunday lunch with visiting family. Delicious Sunday roasts all round, roaring fire and friendly service. Bit more restaurant than local pub but very relaxed. Will definitely be back.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hertfordshire
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went to the Fox and Hounds for lunch yesterday(Sunday). Have been there before but not for a while. We were the first to arrive in the restaurant but it soon filled up. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food - whilst not the largest menu had plenty of excellent things to choose from, and the wine list... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Found the restaurant (its not a pub) from the via Michelin website which has never let me down. The Fox and Hounds is one of those places you feel at home at soon as you walk in. Lovely atmosphere, people sitting around their tables all enjoying themselves, you can tell from the volume of chatter. Good start. When we'd booked... More 

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Thank Suchard12
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Menu is great...food is lovely and service is good. Would definately visit again as there are lots more things on the menu we would like to try! Birthday lunch was enjoyed by whole party :)

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Thank Terri N
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, more restaurant than pub but plenty of character. The rosemary bread was very tasty! Good food at fair prices... a few tweaks (custard with desert would of been nice in a jug for example ) and would of been 5 star. Would visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$108
Cuisine
British, Pub, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street | Hunsdon, Hunsdon SG12 8NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hunsdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 843999
Description
At the Fox & Hounds, the atmosphere & service is friendly & informal with select local beers & a choice of continental lagers & great wines. Diners have the option of eating award-winning Chef, James Rix' sophisticated, but simple menu in the bar, lounge, or the superb chandeliered dining room.

In the summer months, you can enjoy eating on our heated, covered terrace.

All our steaks are now cooked on the Josper oven, along with whole fish, squid, scallops in their shell and mussels. Our whole ribs of beef for Sunday lunch are also finished in the oven.

The oven keeps fish really juicy - it cooks fish rapidly with great flavour & keeps flesh moist as well as enhancing the flavour of our steaks from the sweetness of the charcoal.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?