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The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone

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Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
+44 1604 821251
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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los angeles
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168 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here with a party of 10 and was very impressed with the level of service and the quality of the food. Well priced mostly traditional English cooking was served immaculately and above al hot!. IT is hard to get 10 dishes out and presented at the same time but they did marvelously. I was in the area for a... More 

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Thank lafineart
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It would be wrong to call this place a pub, even though that's what it is. You can eat in the bar or casually to one side of the bar or have a more formal experience in the restaurant either is great. The food is beautiful and the presentation of the food is spot on. The menu has a range... More 

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Thank Mike K
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Hello Mike, Thank you for such a lovely review! We're glad you like our pub so much. The whole team are pleased to hear your comments. I'm sure we'll see you again very soon. The Fox and Hounds team More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating our first anniversary. Our 3rd visit here and we have never been disappointed. Busy, but with an intimate feel. I think our waiter was called Ed, he was wonderful. Very attentive and friendly as are all of the staff. The food was excellent. I have vowed to try something new every time we visit. My only small snag was... More 

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Thank Badlove1
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review, Ed was please to hear your comments. We do usually serve the cookie cold, however if you would like it warmed then we would be more than happy to do this for you! We look forward to seeing you again soon, The Fox and Hounds team More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal great selection of starters main course and dessert. A good selection of drinks. Cocktails were well presented and added a sparkle at the end of the meal. It was very busy at 8pm but the service didn't suffer because of this and staff were friendly. Good atmosphere quite noisy with chatter so maybe not for intimate dinning. I... More 

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Thank margaret d
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Our outside dining area is perfect for summer dining, hopefully when the sun comes out you'll pop by to enjoy a meal in the sunshine The Fox and Hounds Team More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times and the food is delicious. The service is great and they were so friendly when we kept chatting too much and forgot to look at the menu. Their dessert chocolate bomb is great and they have little violas on their desserts. Their cheese starter is lovely too. A very relaxed but upmarket dining experience and I... More 

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Thank Laura B
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thanks for your 5* review! Were glad that the staff made you feel welcome and you enjoyed the food. The chocolate bomb is always a popular choice! We look forward to seeing you soon The Fox and Hounds Team More 

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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in for lunch, got a table straight away which was lucky as it was already busy and we had not made a reservation. We ordered the fish platter plus sides all of which were out to us quickly and it was all really good. Loads of great sounding dishes on the menu too, lovely place for a meal... More 

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Thank WStandell
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, We look forward to seeing you soon, The Fox and Hounds team More 

Midlands
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch with parents and in laws, was delicious as ever! I'm a veggie, hubby is picky, dad loves meat, mum always tries something new, and we were not disappointed. By far the best restaurant in the M&B chain in my opinion.

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Thank Holidayaddict051
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your lovely review. Great to hear that we managed to cater for everyone's needs! Hope to see you soon The Fox and Hounds Team More 

clacton on sea
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was fantastic, very friendly lovely fire and the atmosphere was ideal. We had never been here before and were out for a drive when we thought. It looked interesting. There were a few people who had been dog walking who sat down with their very well behaved dogs and everyone was chatting to each other and us, The food... More 

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Thank lazydaze72
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5* review. We're pleased to hear that after stumbling across us that you had such a lovely experience! We look forward to seeing you soon The Fox and Hounds team More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Son treated his Mother and myself to a meal at this restaurant, and we all enjoyed the very good menu for the Day, and the food we were served. The staff were friendly, and the service was good. If we go again, we would make sure we asked for an early time, and a table near a window. Some... More 

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Thank Gourock186349
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your Mother's Day treat! Sorry about the stairs, we do have an easy access toilet located on the ground floor for those who might find the stairs tricky! We hope to see you again, The Fox and Hounds team More 

Rugby, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been in the past and thoroughly enjoyed previous visits we booked to visit again for lunch. We were quickly shown to the table but they waiter didn't know if they did kids drinks - I later found on the menu that they did. He also didn't know what the scallop dish was today - even though the menu said... More 

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Thank Hayley S
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Hi Hayley, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Firstly I'd like to apologise for the service you received. I can assure you this member of staff has now been retrained and we consistently update training for all members of staff to ensure we have good knowledge of both food and drinks menus. In regards to the... More 

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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
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 821251
Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Fox & Hounds serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.

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