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The Fox and Hounds

107 Barnston Road | Barnston Village, Heswall CH61 1BW, England
+44 151 648 7685
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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107 Barnston Road | Barnston Village, Heswall CH61 1BW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Called in for a drink on the day it opened. Re-furb very good but it has lost a lot of its originality. Its now very corporate.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paula S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked a table for our neighbour group Christmas lunch weeks ago. We arrived today to be told that we could not have the Christmas lunch menu because you have to book it two weeks in advance. This was never mentioned at the time of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Threestripe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staying locally as shopping for Xmas in Chester and Liverpool. Food fantastic, whilst pub classics available, some interesting options on the menu. Nice wine options, served at right temperature. The restaurant is complimented by a nice bar. Worthy of mention was our waitress Amy. She...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank ILookForGoodService
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped up to the Wirral to visit friends and decided to meet them for a meal in one of my old favourites . Wow !!! How glad was I ... everything was perfect from start to finish, what an impressive refurbishment,. The staff , the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SopG33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visiting the fox and hounds since it’s refurb and thought it was absolutely lovely, nice warming atmosphere to it with still a country traditional feel to it. Our waitress was lovely and chatty with us. Only criticism I would say is that we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KateKJG
Reviewed 1 week ago

been regular for few years now food wise, went today after refurb, they have extended the atmoshre of the old pub into the new parts oh and no Polar bears in the gents now its lovelly and warm. I had rabbit stew with dumplings which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rockyWirral
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit with family this evening, food and service excellent from start to finish.. Having read the previous reviews from the re-opening over the weekend the teething problems appear to have ironed themselves out. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank davekarenjones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Call today for my birthday, for a family lunch, very disappointing. The place has been renovated and done beautifully you cannot fault the design layout and the interior of the pub. We pre-booked for 2.30 and we were put in what they call the snug....More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank arnolds873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just reopened after a refurbishment and well worth the wait. Clean and modern looking but not lost its old world charm in the bar and snug. Sea Bass was superb and good selection of wines.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank capple1641
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here today to check out refurb and have a drink to maybe return to have a meal. Found a table in the bar. Looked at menus but when waitress found out we were only having a drink asked us to move from table to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Holidaymaker065
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Selina T
29 November 2018|
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Response from ritchie582016 | Reviewed this property |
In the bar I think yes.
Gilly G
8 June 2018|
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Response from seleus | Reviewed this property |
You can have a traditional sunday lunch and also special items best to book
roger f
18 December 2016|
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Response from farrj | Reviewed this property |
What a strange question! This is a great well run pub with wonderful staff who I am sure receive the tips left by customers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Barnston Road | Barnston Village, Heswall CH61 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Wirral  >  Heswall
  • Phone Number: +44 151 648 7685
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