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The Fox and Hounds

$$ - $$$, British,
6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
+44 1664 452129
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely Friday evening meal for six of us , excellent food and service , warm and friendly welcome. The food was well presented and cooked to a very high standard, all served with a smile and superb service throughout the evening. Highly...More

Thank Vaughan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner booked this for us to meet another couple so we could relax and chat. Really having trouble faulting this place. Walked into a warm welcome from the staff the young man & lady had very professional yet friendly attitude, nothing was ever a...More

Thank MrBipolar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We three went to celebrate my wife's birthday. It was our second visit . (The previous time had been a year ago for a celebration for a graduation.) We were welcomed well and steered to a wine which met The auburn one's demanding requirements. The...More

Thank Merlin1946
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this gorgeous cosy restaurant , with roaring fire and amazing decor and tooty bits ! Just the recipe on a cold winters night ! From the beautiful fairy lit entrance to meeting the wonderful Land lady / owner Kate , who went out her...More

Thank annesail1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will be hard pushed to beat the food ,service and atmospher at the Fox &.Hound Knossington ......many thanks to Kate ,Darren and staff for another fab Sunday lunch today . John & Jenny

Thank jimcatLeicester
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic dinner ! We got married on Friday in Gretna green and then celebrated with our family on the Sunday at the Fox and Hound There was 5 of us for dinner and everyone of us enjoyed our meal . Outstanding services and...More

Thank gsxr-fjr
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I was at the Fox and Hounds with 3 old friends. Range of beers pretty minimal . The food was OK but nothing to write home about. Safest option is the steam, which came out pretty well. Decent service.

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, friendly atmosphere, and a good choice of well kept beer. Good choices on the menu. The restaurant was very clean tastefully decorated.

Thank Rooster253
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Sunday lunch for 5 and superb value.Our second visit and hope to be back soon.And so good to.meet another Kate !

Thank 23Tournay
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

As usual, great service, friendly atmosphere and above all well presented, quality, tasty food. The Lamb Rump was exceptionally tender and flavoursome !

Thank Chilto
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Questions & Answers
21 March 2017|
Response from Leicesterlady1234 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the owner I think there is a step up into the pub and a narrow hallway in. Tables are tight and I am sure the loo is up a step and not a disabled loo with handles an raised height seat. Suggest... More
Jenny R
3 October 2015|
Response from LandLady_Kate | Property representative |
Hello , thank you for your inquiry, we cater for children Sunday lunch times only, we do a inclusive 3 course and the children can have as small portions as they wish. We open in the evenings but do not cater for children... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 452129
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Welcome to the Fox and Hounds in Knossington. We aim to provide a fine dining experience within the homely atmosphere of a country pub. All our food is local produce and freshly cooked to order by our wonderfull chef Roy. We welcome reservations.Opening times :
Monday ...closed all day
Tuesday... Food served 6pm - 9pm
Wednesday.. Food served 6pm -9pm
Thursday...food served 6pm - 9pm
Friday...Food served 6pm - 9.30pm
Saturday...Food served 6.30 9.30.
Sunday lunch... 12- 2.30 pm
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