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Bordon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little concerned that we arrived on their first night of opening after completing a refurbishment project, however everything was fine - we were their first and only guests staying overnight but the inn was busy in the restaurant and bar. The second night there were more people staying; the bar and restaurant were always busy. The menu...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Fox inn in Ansty following the re opening on Friday 4 March 2017. From the web site you would be thinking that you were going to experience something outstanding. Sadly No. A very hit and miss make over. No welcome when we arrived from the staff. Just told (If you want a table you will have...

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5Thank nobbytedda1
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Fox after reading about its recent refurbishment and new owners in our local magazine. We were not disappointed at all. We just enjoyed a really great meal here tonight and would highly recommend it to everyone. Friendly owners, tasty food and a super refurb. Dog and teenager friendly! We'll definitely be coming again. My daughter ate the...

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2Thank Alison W
Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We went to the fox last Sunday for my Dad's Birthday, and it was lovely as always. I was worried as they were shutting the next day for a refurb, but everything was as fantastic as always, Friendly, helpful staff, piping hot & very yummy food & very reasonable pricing. I can't wait to go back after the refurb to...

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Thank sami2706
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great service and helpful staff at this very dog friendly pub, with an overall warm and welcoming atmosphere. The food is excellent. Apparently the owner has only recently taken over and is due to shut for refurbishment in February. Will definitely be back when they re-open. Highly recommended.

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2Thank BonnyMcGee
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Despite them having no record of our booking our meal started well enough. Luckily they had space and asked us to wait in the bar while they got our table ready and then apologised for the wait. After we sat down the waitress was very friendly and helpful. However after we received our carvery tokens the service seemed to disappear....

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1Thank C_Gupp
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Used to be a favourite until the new management took over. I'll keep it simple so I can erase it from my mind quicker! The landlord is a vile individual who thinks nothing of making slimy innapropriate remarks about his paying female customers. An absolute disgrace. The staff sneer and glare and are often talking blatantly about customers in a...

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8Thank Helen L
PBurw29, Owner at The Fox Inn, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your poor experience whilst visiting The Fox Inn back in September. Since your visit there has been another change of management and myself and my wife are now at the helm of the Fox. We sincerely hope that you give us another chance as we would be delighted to welcome you back with...

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

we went yesterday and had no idea that keith and sharon had left. we had a table for 4 people plus our friends dog. first of all there was no brandy in stock but that was explained to us by one of the 2 girls that still work there. these were the only 2 that were friendly to us who...

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1Thank s2nedebbie
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and will be back again. Ideally situated for the jurassic coast. The room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. The staff in the bar and restaurant were attentive and friendly. All in all a very positive experience.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I went into The Fox pub in Ansty, Dorset, with my family for a Sunday carvery. I had booked the table two weeks in advance. On arriving, the staff were very helpful. They showed us to the table and we confirmed we were all choosing the carvery. After getting our food from the carvery it was noticed that the meat...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Fox Inn

Address: Ansty, Dorchester DT2 7PN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $97 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fox Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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