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The Fox & Hounds at Ardley

Main Road | Bicester, Ardley OX27 7PE, England
+44 1869 346883
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison pie” (9 reviews)
“cajun chicken” (2 reviews)
“baguette” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road | Bicester, Ardley OX27 7PE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attending a football match across the road, I came here for a pre match pub meal. Olde world pub with exposed beams, and a fireplace. Staff very friendly. Wide variety on the menu, the usual pub classics plus a few more unusual dishes. I chose...More

Thank OxfordTim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very friendly, the staff/manageress are cheery and helpful. The ambience was further enhanced with a good open fire on a winter's night. We had no complaints regarding the food. The menu is a list of good, tasty, honest pub fare prepared by...More

Thank BucksLad186338
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the A43 in Ardley this Pub is a convenient alternative to the Cherwell services. I recently met friends there for lunch and the friendly staff quickly served us with good sized portions of nice pub food. We were welcomed by a nice fire...More

1  Thank chrisjph
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The meals were all first class and the manageress could not have been more helpful. A great experience. Shame we do not live nearer!

1  Thank keithsnatch
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I don't know why this pub isn't better used. It's just off the M40, on the opposite side of the motorway to the services at Junction 10. Who'd want to use motorway services anyway! Food was surprisingly well-priced for Oxfordshire, substantial pub food. I had...More

1  Thank Adrian_Chatfield
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We came across this place on Sunday in heavy snow, when our attempts to meet up with our daughter and husband at the nearby motorway services had to be aborted. We became stuck in snow in the car park and were immediately helped by staff...More

1  Thank Annamariaval
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Great location, easily found from M40, with plenty of parking. Staff generally friendly and efficient. Nice to see a real open fire. However, we were disappointed with the food, 2 of us had badly cracked or chipped plates, and a dish of Tartare sauce was...More

1  Thank Simon B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

My wife & I were on our way to Bournemouth & I was pleased the Hostelry was still there & open, We both had Fish & Chips & for drinks I had a pint of Real Ale & my wife had a small bottle of...More

1  Thank BrianB321
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We visit here often. The service is excellent, friendly and attentive. Good choice of real ales. They change them frequently, so always a nice choice. The food is lovely. They do a range of pub classics as well as a few more unusual dishes. The...More

Thank Nerissa12
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Met a friend for a chat & baguette lunch. Friendly service, cosy next to the fire on a damp autumn day. Basic pub grub menu - prepared individually with fresh products. If I was driving down / up the M40 and had a choice between...More

Thank Jinny232
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Questions & Answers
24 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from nbroxholme | Reviewed this property |
Of sorts around the car park but is limited
7 March 2015|
Response from oliver s | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, the number is: 01869346883.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Bicester, Ardley OX27 7PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Ardley
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 346883
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