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The Fox

Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England
+44 1256 381210
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (7 reviews)
“gammon” (2 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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Bar, International, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner. Very friendly service and great food. We all had something different and all enjoyed it. Hunters Gammon was great.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Had the small plate Ploughmans, very good, nice ham and cheese. Shame they have a archery set (stickers on the end of the arrows) for children and adults to play with, especially in such a small area. Blood annoying. Apart for that, worth a visit

Thank brianswannell
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

For the price of the food was expecting something more. My friend had the ploughmans, the ham had no flavour and the roll came out burnt. My gammon was quite small and felt hadn't got my money's worth as the jacket potato was mushy and...More

Thank floridanewby
Reviewed 18 May 2017

ordered a bacon and Bree sandwich, chef had just popped out for 5 mins ( highly unusual ) but told the girl can cook it as its only a bacon sandwich. 10 mins later the plate arrived and looked very nice and a very large...More

Thank Rogerbungeystra... B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were recommended to visit the Fox Inn by our Daughter. We booked a table and reserved our main courses. Very pleasent and welcoming staff. Food not cheap, but full of flavour and homemade. Will visit again soon.

1  Thank tpsltd
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Called in for lunch on 1st May. Pub wasn't too busy but a few walkers turned up later on. Ordered jacket potato lunches and was very pleasantly surprised at the excellent quality and quantity of the food. Plenty of fresh salad and very tasty filling....More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Simple food served in a very traditional two bar pub off the beaten track. Nothing fancy but comfortable and cozy. Very friendly service. Well kept beer. Beer garden. Well wort a visit to experience a rapidly dissapearing part of British culture. I look forward to...More

Thank 589MichaelP
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We came here as a group, pre booked and since the weather had been freezing, unusually for me in a pub, I just wanted a pot of tea for one to start. This soon arrived but I was surprised to find two sugar lumps just...More

3  Thank binonatrip
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in and hadn't booked, although they had quite a few bookings they still made us feel very welcome. It was the first time we have dined at The Fox for along while. The great surprise was it was Friday Night Steak night, 2 x...More

1  Thank waterpit
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went there for a birthday lunch. Service and food excellent. Owner and staff chatty and knowledgeable. Food excellent. Good choices of every day food. Children's menu. Cheesecake the best I gave tasted outside Germany.

1  Thank Janet F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England (Formerly the fox)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Ellisfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 381210
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The Fox at Ellisfield is a free house country pub, offering residents and visitors alike an informal, comfortable experience, serving quality ales and wines and freshly cooked locally sourced food. There is a well tended pub garden and ample car parking.Tables are only laid when food is ordered, meaning that if all you want is to sit having a quiet drink, alone or with friends, then you can.
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