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Northallerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Fox and Hounds was chosen for a family Sunday lunch because of its reputation for food. On the positive side, the location on the green at Exton is lovely. On a damp day it was nice to walk in and be greeted by a roaring open fire, but the atmosphere was very smoky from the logs. There were two...

Thank RomanbyRamblers
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I booked The Red Room for a stay to celebrate our anniversary. The management decided to change our room, then the room we were allocated was freezing cold, no heating on. Their work around was to give us a tiny blow heater. We were given blankets to cover us to keep us warm and my wife had...

Thank dknightr66
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Hi Viewers. What a perfect place to go for a meal. 7 of us went there for my wife's birthday and all was perfect. We sat around the fire had a drink and looked over the menu and a great menu too. Nothing was rushed and the food perfect. If you are looking for a great place to eat this...

Thank Angels1963
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Checked into a very lovely room. Went to the bar for a drink and barman had made it very clear he does not want to be here on New Year's Eve. Asked if we could have something to eat and were offered crisps or nuts only, not impressed is this really how you get customers back. So far I would...

Thank Mike M
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Lovely old hotel in the middle of a gorgeous historic village 5 miles from Oakham and/or Stamford and within a stones throw of Rutland Water. Fantastic and very friendly service throughout, excellent sized rooms, very tasty breakfast, and a lovely old bar. Plenty of parking, easy to find, very comfortable, and highly recommended. We stayed in Room 1, which was...

Thank Paul_Will_79
Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

A number of us came together to celebrate our sons 21st and we couldn't have chosen a better place. Arranged over the phone and deposit paid, the staff were very friendly and helpful on the phone and throughout our stay. When we had to drastically reduce our planned number for dinner due to a conflicting event, there was no worry,...

Thank Yve W
Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The interior of the Fox and Hounds is wonderfully oldy woldy and atmospheric... the candles with the all the dripped wax hanging from them on the bar a sight to see! the library just needed an Agatha Christie body in it! We had a drink in the bar on arrival, the settee/chairs being very comfortable and a relaxing way to...

Thank dedicatedtraveller
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went here for an evening meal on a Wednesday. Despite being the only two people in the restaurant it was more than a half hour wait between finishing our starter and the main course arriving. When it did, one on the dishes was as expected if a little overdone, but the other was just a mess, I suspect they had...

Thank usjq
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great friendly small hotel, good location not far from Oakham. Very good service in the restaurant, both for lunch and breakfast. Spacious comfy room with a large bathroom. Would like to book again and try the evening menu.

Thank Mark S
Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Decor and furniture in room outstanding, one concern was could have done with a rail in bathroom, 3 foot drop from top of stairs landing to bathroom floor, not suitable for elderly people. However the bathroom once you were in it definitely had a wow factor.

Thank ac88fairfield

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fox and Hounds Hotel is a handsome former 17th Century coaching inn that dominates the Green in the picturesque Rutland village of Exton. The building oozes character, with a number of fireplaces for cosy winter evenings and a pretty garden for lazy summer days. Privately owned, you can be assured of a warm welcome, with every amenity to make your stay a pleasurable one. The entire building has benefited from a major refurbishment and now offers four boutique hotel luxury rooms. All rooms are ensuite, are individually decorated, and come with broadband internet, Netflix, digital free view, complimentary White Company toiletries, Egyptian cotton linen & bathrobes in the bathrooms, and Espresso coffee and tea making machine. There is also free parking. Dining at the Fox and Hounds 2 AA Rosette restaurant is a treat. We have recently been awarded a place in the Good Food Guide, (the Waitrose UK's Best Restaurants book). We offer some exceptional seasonal menus, a weekly Prix Fixe lunch menu, and a number of British Classics. We also offer various weekly specials, such as our Tuesday Steak Night (see our Offers & Events page for details). The bar menu offers a quirky take on the British classics, from share platters to sandwiches. For more formal dining, the restaurant and deck offers Modern European inspired dishes. On Sundays, a traditional menu is served from noon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fox & Hounds Hotel

Address: 19 The Green, Exton LE15 8AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Exton
Price Range: €137 - €182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fox & Hounds Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask about the rooms when you book, all nice in an individual way, We had fun looking at them all as we booked most of them!”
 of 5 bubbles yvew2016, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room at the back as those at the front suffer from the noise of customers leaving the bar and restaurant at night”
 of 5 bubbles JulianC549, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Room no 2 the largest double”
 of 5 bubbles Mushroom217, 5 Sep 2014 | Read review
“1 is the best double, 3 is a bit cramped, 4 doesn't have en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles 97davidc97, 28 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Room 2 is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles JRD32, 31 Mar 2014 | Read review
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