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The Fat Fox Inn

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stayed here when walking The Ridgeway to Tring. Lovely decor, old school and quirky pub feel. Our room was outside the main building in a coach-house. Twin beds that were very comfy, but bathroom a little small, would have liked a bath, and some...More

1  Thank Chloë A
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Stayed for one night during a Ridgeway walking holiday. Friendly reception on arrival and a very helpful lady showed me to the accommodation at the back of the parking area. Lovely room and bathroom, though some minor repairs need doing to keep it up to...More

1  Thank Anniej57
Response from ox495bu, Owner at The Fat Fox InnResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Annie57, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, it is only with your help that we can improve our standards. I was appalled to read that you were made to feel uncomfortable during your visit. I pride myself on...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Excellent Sunday lunch for group of 8. Had mixture of roast and and a la carte options. Were confident and able to deal with allergy issues. Good service and food, good value, better than the Crown at Bray.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Lovely pub, wonderful food, the home made bread is to die for. The beers and ales on offer are delicious and the staff is very friendly. My room was spacious (I had a twin room), the bed was comfortable and the shower was superb. What...More

1  Thank Franziska_UK
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The Fat Fox is a traditional-style pub (not chain, theme etc.) with a small number of rooms mainly located in a refurbished barn building at the rear. The pub faces onto a fairly narrow but quite busy road through the village of Watlington and has...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Carol D
15 June 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! We do have a dog and live locally. I agree with previous responders - give them a ring. Just wanted to say that there are some great walks to enjoy nearby, Why not try The Ridgeway and Watlington Hill as two of our... More
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"Not all rooms are within the main pub building so check where yours is before booking."
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"Upstairs and away from the road will be quieter"
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"Room 5 is a lovely spacious room and is upstairs in one of the barns at the back, so relatively quiet."
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"Stay somewhere else"
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