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The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone

) #24 of 433 Restaurants in Northampton $$ - $$$ , British,
Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
+44 1604 821251
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (20 reviews)
“roast dinner” (6 reviews)
“gastro pub” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
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1 - 10 of 527 reviews

Reviewed today

we both had crab and fish cakes , consisted of potato and parsley no crab or lobster complained but told thats the way they are at £13.95 a go, and chips cold on hottest day in 40 years, Lidls do better at £2.20 for 2?

Thank saintwright
Reviewed yesterday

Watch the service charge, it is not obvious they are charging it. Only noticed when we got home!!!!!

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon as we were passing through the area. We sat outside as it was such a lovely day and each of us ordered baguettes. The waiting staff were very chirpy and friendly and we didn't have to wait...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been here a few times now with family... I can honestly say that every time we've been the service has been fabulous and the food simply outstanding! Yes, maybe it's a little pricey but you do get what you pay for and it's...More

Thank TraceyDL76
Reviewed 6 days ago

On walking in we were greeted and seated, atmosphere quiet, liked the lighting which added to the evening, to start I had mushrooms, presented well, very tasty, followed by the butternut and beetroot tart, throughly enjoyed it, staff were attentive,helpful, on the whole an enjoyable...More

Thank sandyra0960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ever since moving to the area we have wanted this to become our local, however since our most recent visit I don't think we will bother again. It's such a shame as the food is normally what brings us back but that was also substandard...More

Thank lizsamgunn
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're sorry to hear that you feel that you had such a disappointing visit. If you would like to discuss your visit further please contact us on 01908 821 251, The Fox and Hounds Management. I

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first impressions decent size car park lovely garden area (shame it was raining!) inside nice and clean bar area with ample seating .....(dogs welcome in this part with filled water bowl and jar of dog biscuits on the side:) We waited to be seated...More

Thank lola584
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5* review Lola, We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again soon The Fox and Hounds team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this food led pub with friends on a Friday evening and had an excellent evening. To start the four of us had mushrooms, squid, chicken pieces and pate which was well presented and liked by all. For mains two of us had fishcakes whilst...More

Thank Phil J
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your 5* review Phil, The team we're pleased to read your lovely comments, We look forward to seeing you again, The Fox and Hounds team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful pub . lovely staff, food was cooked and we'll presented. Would recommend this to anyone .parking was easy,

Thank leslie b
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful review, Leslie. We hope to see you again in the near future, The Fox and Hounds team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked in advance on the phone as there was 6 of us to be told they would struggle to fit us in on a Monday night. We arrived and the entire restaurant was empty. It made for a nice change though, actually being...More

Thank Bexxcx
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. The restaurant can get very busy so I would always recommend booking with us. Also, it can also get a little loud during peak times, however, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere on this occasion. Apologies for some...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Vesinghoorbe
Thank God you don't have TV and show football. Do you bar people who want to watch such drivel?
10 August 2016|
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Response from Nick C | Property representative |
Well answered by Chris W!
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Thomas F
Hi, do you have TVs and show football? Thinking of coming in for lunch on Sunday, thanks - Tom
12 December 2015|
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Response from Nick C | Property representative |
We don't have TVs sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 821251
  • E-mail
Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Fox & Hounds serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
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