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The Fox House Inn & Restaurant

) #18 of 61 Restaurants in Holmfirth $$ - $$$ , British,
Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
+44 1226 762536
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (17 reviews)
“beef” (23 reviews)
“scampi” (9 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing food, we had the Sunday carvery and the food was superb. Service was excellent and the restaurant is immaculate. Fantastic dining experience set in a beautiful location, can't wait to go back!

1  Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went other week had the hunter chicken burger came with chips and lots of onion rings was a nice piece of chicken with lots of bacon cheese salad had it again today and it was a tiny piece of chicken with 2 lettuce leaves bacon...More

Thank Marie S
MichaelMillas, Manager at The Fox House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry to read that your second experience wasn't up to the first. After a major refurbishment front and back of house our popularity has significantly increased over the past four months and we have taken on additional staff...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food from extensive menu or carvery. Service first class and food well presented. Situated in nice countryside. We went on a Sunday Lunch so can't comment about any other day but we were very impressed with food and service.

1  Thank peter5252
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting friends in Yorkshire and they booked a table here for Saturday night. Just as well as it was chokka! Got drinks at bar counter, then went to food counter to be shown our table and advised procedures for ordering once we had chosen. Service...More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited the Fox House for lunch.We had not been here for several years. The restaurant was very welcoming and the staff were very helpful.The food was really well presented and plentiful therefore we didn't get to try the desserts.

1  Thank Denis S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meals are very large portions I had chicken burger it came with salad and cheese and bacon on it was realy massive all meals like looked good and a fair price nice newly done up new furniture and carpets

1  Thank Marie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in today myself and hubby after having a carvery here few weeks before..which was lovely ,but needed more choice on veg ..cauli cheese or cauliflower not tasteless leaks...we also was under the impression a carvery you helped yourself felt a bit like school...More

Thank anny998
MichaelMillas, Owner at The Fox House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We opted for this style of carvery to keep the quality and presentation constant ....personally i don't like following someone else who took the best selection of veg smashing the rest up to find it. If you ever want an...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Fox House to celebrate our friends 80th Birthday. My wife had the pork steak, I had the meat & potato pie and our friend had the fish pie. All the meals were served piping hot by a very efficient and friendly waiter....More

1  Thank Keith H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are frequent visitors to The Fox House for sunday lunch but today was 'disgusted' when I saw one of the young waiters lick his fingers twice when putting a desert back in the display fridge and then pick up someone's coffee to take to...More

Thank 80sgirl2016
MichaelMillas, Owner at The Fox House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review all our staff are trained but it looks like a refresher course is required. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention we do hold and have done for several years 5* rating for hygeine / food safety and take...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

£6.75p please said the barmaid after i had ordered 1 pint of john smiths smooth and 1/2 pint of hieneken lager. Can you please put that in the till again but this time enter 1/2 of lager instead of a pint i said. I did...More

Thank Russ H
MichaelMillas, Owner at The Fox House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Congratulations for making yourself a member on TripAdvisor to raise this matter when a simple phone call or email could have rectified your issues. A pint of John Smith's is £3.40 and half of premium larger is £2.85. this equates to £6.25 Our bar tarrif...More

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Chris G
30 August 2016|
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Response from MichaelMillas | Property representative |
Sorry we don't allow dogs in the pub restaurant, only outside in the beer garden. regards the manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Holmfirth
  • Phone Number: +44 1226 762536
  • E-mail
Traditional British country pub just outside of Holmfirth serving a modern British menu from local suppliers. Carvery and bar menus served in a traditional country setting. A la'carte private dining available in the restaurant. NOTE: OPENING HOURS ARE: CLOSED MONDAY (EXCLUDING BANK HOLIDAYS) TUESDAYS TO FRIDAY 11.00AM - 2.00PM 6.00PM - 9.30PM SATURDAY 11.00AM - OPEN ALL DAY 10.00PM SUNDAY 12NOON - OPEN ALL DAY - 9.00PM
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