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The Fat Fox Inn

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“scotch egg”(12 reviews)
“the pub”(45 reviews)
Free Wifi
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

3 day working trip and I was 'told' to stay at The Fat Fox....hard life and way better than the nearby Mess although the beer would have been cheaper. Having read the reviews I was please to be given Room 5 which upstairs in the...More

Thank Stretts
Response from ox495bu, Owner at The Fat Fox InnResponded 25 December 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for your detailed and complimentary review. I will look into the green light on the fire lighting. I am sure that this can be subdued. I hope that you have a splendid Christmas and prosperous New Year. Best wishes, John Riddell

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Stopped off here for lunch, and what a great choice it proved. The staff were welcoming, the atmosphere excellent. The menu contained some great dishes, but I had to go for Shoulder of Goat, never seen it on a menu before, and the drinks list...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Booked lunch here on the way up to stay with friends in Northamptonshire. We were badly delayed when an accident closed the M40 en route. I phoned to advise we'd be very late and wondered whether the kitchen would stay open for us. I needn't...More

Thank Delightedordisgusted
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We booked a night here at the last minute. We had the premiere double which was a lovely room with very comfortable bed. We are in the restaurant and had an outstanding meal. Succulent scotch eggs to start, I had the lemon plaice with lemon...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed for one night whilst walking The Ridgeway. The room was in the eves at the back of the building and could have done with another velux window or better lighting as it was very dark. The twin beds were comfortable but the room and...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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US$112 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! We do have a dog and live locally. I agree with previous responders - give them a ring. Just wanted to say that there are some great walks to enjoy nearby, Why not try The Ridgeway and Watlington Hill as two of our... More
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"Right at the back"
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"NOT room 2"
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"Rooms 5 and 6 are a good choice"
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