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The Fox and Hounds

€€ - €€€, British,
107 Barnston Road | Barnston Village, Heswall CH61 1BW, England
+44 151 648 7685
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
107 Barnston Road | Barnston Village, Heswall CH61 1BW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we go the basset hound alot,great staff and service,food very good,always made welcome by the staff ,

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Have been eating here irregularly since around 1998. Food is consistently delicious, and service is friendly. Sat in courtyard. Apparently closing soon for works - hopefully atmospheric interior with beautiful snug will be retained.

2  Thank NicoWilson
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I revisited the Fox and Hounds a few times for lunch while staying in the Wirral recently. Excellent sandwiches and other snacks, good beer and great service. A very friendly place. Lovely seating area outside at the back and pleasant in the sun.

1  Thank George L
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Went with family on a nice sunny Sunday afternoon. Sat outside in the wonderful newer garden. We ordered our meals and then just sat and relaxed in the sun with our drinks. Initially we thought it was taking ages for our meals to come but...More

Thank 1TRFC
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

A really wonderful meal at the Fox and Hounds. Five of us had starters and main courses....great fish and chips and steak and ale pies. Great drinks too, trappers hat and pink gin... great atmosphere and a great landlord... Recommended...but book as it gets busy!

1  Thank PhilWaterfield
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the gastro pub along with my family for an evening meal. The service was excellent and the staff were attentive and friendly throughout our evening there. It was our first visit and we will definitely return for more delicious food (couldn’t recommend the pigs...More

Thank melissawaterfield
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Good service. Food nice, however, the panini isn't panini, its baget. This made my lunch not very enjoyable as I don't like heavy bread - that's why I ask for panini as its thinner. I ate the inside but when my plate was collected, nobody...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The pub is in a lovely place, there lots of parking. There is a outdoor area and seating. The pub is quite a cute and small pub. The serving staff were very friendly and kind, they tried there best to be helpful with my intolerance's....More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Finally became so frustrated with miserable bar staff and by having to step over the dogs now filling every room of our local, we visited the Fox & Hounds instead. If it's always like this we'll visit many times. A bright, clean pub with smiling...More

1  Thank Phil S
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Nice cosy interior with lots of historical photographs on the walls. Polished copper and brasses, and lots of other interesting items positioned around the place . Friendly staff . Will be visiting on a more regular basis .

Thank Michelle T
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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