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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms are lovely and they have the comfiest beds! In the room you get a kettle with tea and coffee, and there is shampoo etc in the bathroom. Breakfast is included and the food was delicious. We were served by a really friendly woman who answered all of our questions (we were probably a bit annoying, apologies to her!)....

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights in the twin room. I chose the Fat Fox as I was keen to stay in Watlington and the reviews were very good. I was not disappointed. The accommodation was of a high standard and very comfortable with easy parking and access. The pub is well located in the village within easy access of...

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here while on a Ridgeway hike. Great food. Excellent service and a small misunderstanding about the amount of beds needed was quickly resolved. I highly recommend this place. Make sure you have the breakfast.

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Thank Tom M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I stayed here as part of my Ridgeway walk – it's not too far to get to. Located in a small picturesque village this is an old Inn with rooms in annexes out the back. The room I stayed in was a loft with exposed beams in one of the outbuildings – it was quirky in that there was no...

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Higher quality pub food with good service, decent beer and wine choice and free wifi for working if you need too , not the cheapest but fair value for overall quality, car park can be a bit of a squeeze if driving

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Atlanta
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great hospitality in an historic pub, with rooms that are simple without frills, but that meet basic needs. Right around the corner from the Fat Fox is a terrific local worth visiting, the Granary Delicatessen.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

OK I wonder if the owners may have slightly taken their eye off the ball since they won an award for their accommodation ten years ago - mostly small things: a cracked basin, broken chairs in the dining room / the bleak picnic tables outside with no attempt to screen them from either the noisy kitchen or dusty car park....

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Cambs
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A group of six of us came here for an evening meal. The service was excellent and the food was beautifully prepared and presented, and also absolutely delicious. My partner was delighted to find Sticky Toffee Pudding on the Dessert menu, but then disappointed to find this only came with cream and not custard. He need not have worried, the...

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016

First the best bits. We booked a premier room beause I am tall & like a king size bed. The room was nice & the bed comfortable. And because the rooms are at the rear of the inn you don't get a lot of traffic noise. The evening meal was very enjoyable - good food, good wine & good beer....

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stopped here as a halfway point between a party in Haddenham and a day out in Oxford. Our room was in the barn behind the pub on the first floor (no.5). The room was really lovely with a huge sleigh type bed and a pretty bathroom. The room was quite warm, but came with a huge floor standing fan...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fat Fox Inn, formerly the Fox and Hounds, is a country pub with dining and accommodation in the village of Watlington on the northern edge of the Chilterns in Oxfordshire. The pub is easily accessed from the M40 at Lewknor. Watlington is only 15 miles from the heart of the City of Oxford and 35 minutes from Blenheim Palace and the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, as well as the Thameside town of Henley on Thames, home of the Royal Regatta. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fat Fox Inn

Address: 13 Shirburn Street, Watlington OX49 5BU, England (Formerly The Fox and Hounds Inn)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Watlington
Price Range: $137 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fat Fox Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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