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The Fox and Hounds Whittlebury

€€ - €€€, British,
44 High Street | Towcester, Whittlebury NN12 8XJ, England
+44 1327 858048
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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44 High Street | Towcester, Whittlebury NN12 8XJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 14 celebrating my Granddaughter's birthday. The Food was delicious and nothing was too much trouble, thank you Maizy for looking after us so well. and with a lovely smile.. Wish we had this place as our "Local". We recommend the...More

2  Thank Bethsmum2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first meal in this pub and I wasn't disappointed. My choice of starter was cauliflower soup, as main I ordered nut roast and I finished it all with apple crumble & custard. I truly enjoyed all three dishes and portions were bigger...More

1  Thank komodo8297
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had Sunday lunch here. The roast beef was truly delicious and in ample portions, with plenty of roast potatoes and other traditional trimmings. There was a choice of 3 different roasts, including a vegetarian option, plus plenty of other menu options. Service was efficient and...More

1  Thank JohnBonza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb service meal absolutely delicious vegetables cooked to perfection Yorkshire puddings yummy. Although it was very busy there was no waiting just cheerful helpful staff. Manager very competent making sure everything ran smoothly. What a lovely late Sunday afternoon, can't wait to repeat the experience.

1  Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The good: - really friendly team who were super helpful with everything - parking is great - close to Whittlebury Hall, Silverstone and Towcester The not so good: - despite submitting my dietary requirements in advance I got bland chicken, 3 new potatoes halved and...More

Thank MissV-MiltonKeynes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First ever visit, and very surprised to catch up with the manager Robbie, who has been in the pub trade locally for many years.Light and airy and nicely decorated it makes for a lovely place to eat. Great value for money, good food delivered by...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were staying with friends in the neighbourhood and had been eating at different establishments on each evening. Had been out for the day and on the outward journey passed this place which looked nice so decided to stop on our return journey. Went inside...More

2  Thank happygardenerKent
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Been here a few times and the service and food regardless has always been top notch. Booked a table in the bar online for a "date night" with my wife". When we arrived we were told could eat where we wanted to as not very...More

2  Thank NorwichNige
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We are regular customers at this lovely pub but was shocked by rudeness of chef. We took friends with us on Friday and had a nice meal up until the dessert. We shared the 'doughnuts and coffee'. The doughnuts were not cooked and we politely...More

4  Thank Helrog52
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Had an excellent dinner here after returning from Towcester races. Good menu with lots of variety, excellent service and very tasty food. Great country pub with character and charm well worth a visit

2  Thank Michael F
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Keith H
2 June 2017|
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Response from Jsilk65 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure if you ring ahead they will accommodate your requirements.
12 March 2017|
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Response from Nigel J | Reviewed this property |
Open all day at weekends. It does get busy so you can reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 High Street | Towcester, Whittlebury NN12 8XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Whittlebury
  • Phone Number: +44 1327 858048
  • E-mail
We are an independently owned friendly village gastro pub and restaurant, just a stones throw from Silverstone. We have real ales on tap from local brewers as well as a carefully selected wine list. There is ample parking at the rear.
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