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The Fox Inn

Certificate of Excellence
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on the A605, Thorpe Waterville NN14 3ED, England
+44 1832 720274
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Meeting an old friend we chose The Fox for its location. Turned out to be a great choice. Fully booked so we ate at a table in the bar. Great service and an excellent fish and chips and also the gammon. The special seafood on the menu also looked great as it came out.

Thank pjcpgb
Epping, New Hampshire
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staying locally in the area. This place offers great food quality and variation, from traditional pub food to the more exotic. Very well kept place excellent beer and service. Food portions good and of the highest quality.

Thank alistairmanley
Whittlesey, Cambs
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first visit to the Fox Inn, for a big family gathering. We'd booked our main course before we went, which wasn't essential but recommended. But it did mean we could get on with the business of catching-up, without everyone's head being buried in the menu. The staff were very good and came and confirmed everybody's order and... More 

Thank Norrie53
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing place to visit,lovely warm welcome from all the staff.The food was out of this world,so good and very reasonable,i actually had a sweet,which i don't usually have but there was home made bread and butter pudding and custard,was so stuffed when we left.The staff who served us were so nice especially the man with the beard,sorry... More 

Thank Christine C
Banbury, Oxon
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on our way from Northampton to Kings Lynn. As usual super charming staf and lovely food. Recommend Calves Liver and Bacon or Venision.

Thank BerryKing
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our favourite local restaurant. Consistently good. Never had a bad meal and the service and atmosphere is brilliant

Thank chrissie578
Rushden, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Our first visit to the Fox and we were not disappointed. We were made very welcome by pleasant and attentive staff which was the same throughout the evening. The food was excellent, beautifully presented and of a high quality. We both ordered the mixed grill and it came cooked to perfection. Have already booked for the special fish night.

Thank davidhigham2016
England, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Has to be one of the best value New Years Eve meal. Fulsome tasty 3 course meal with spontaneous entertainement and fireworks organised by residents of Thorpe Waterville all for under £25 a head !!

Thank Rodney B
Arklow, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Found on a Google search whilst enroute to visit family. Perfect stop for a spot of lunch, great friendly service.

Thank Helen H
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great place to meet the girls to celebrate a birthday - informal and you are left to enjoy yourself. Food was great. I had the calves liver with mash AND chips - because I can. If I was going to be picky I'd say my liver was slightly overcooked for me - but others would have loved it not pink.... More 

Thank 50ShadesofRose

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: on the A605, Thorpe Waterville NN14 3ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Thorpe Waterville
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 720274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?