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The Falcon Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Fotheringhay €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
+44 1832 226254
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been three times now, the first visit we couldn't fault. Second visit I asked for medium steak and well done was served, waitress took it away and came back with a rare steak. Third visit I had Barnsley chops, meat was warm, vegetable...More

Thank Sandra3179
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and i originally traveled from Southwell Notts to Fotheringham (1 1/2 hours) to look at the castle where Mary queen of scots lost her head and Richard the 111 was born well on that point i did not do my homework because there...More

Thank stuart m
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very pleasant pub situated in a stunning village location. We all chose from the bar menu, which contained a reasonable selection of pub lunch favourites. Food was well presented and tasted good but there was nothing that stood out as exceptional.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago

...make a booking and go soon, the food here is too good to wait for! An excellent menu beautifully served in a lovely location - what more could you want. We especially loved our sharing seafood platter which, for £18, was more than generous and...More

1  Thank gillianbendall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this pub-restaurant occasionally over 40 years & it has maintained a pretty good standard. On this occasion, we went for the set Sunday lunch, choosing the lamb option. We ate after 2 p.m., having not booked early but ringing ahead to ensure...More

Thank Owen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here en route to an evening engagement in Peterborough, having long read positive reviews of the Falcon. Staff were immediately welcoming and happy to accommodate us despite the fact we hadn't booked. They were also receptive to the fact that we were under...More

1  Thank John-frae-Banff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of four had a lovely meal. Great choice from both a la carte and bar menu. Could not fault anything. Excellent, value for money. It was our first visit and will certainly be going back. Can recommend the fish sharing platter, mushrooms on toast,...More

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing, me and my friend enjoyed a 3 course delicious meal. Service was good, but they did forget to bring us bread and they took a long time to take our dessert order despite not being busy. But it was still a...More

Thank Kirsty582
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A dozen of us ate at The Falcon Inn back in February for a works evening out. We were asked to pre-order because of our size so getting seated and sorted was easy enough. The service was very slow though and not very attentive. Given...More

Thank Samantha O
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went to The Falcon as a couple on Easter Sunday. The place was busy as you would expect. Service and food was excellent as it always is. Highly recommended!

Thank viper696
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Fotheringhay
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 226254
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The award winning Falcon Inn nestles with the heart of the village of Fotheringhay, famous as the birth place of Richard III and the place where Mary Queen of Scots ended her days after being held captive in Fotheringhay castle for 12 years. From fine ingredients, sourced locally where possible, our frequently changing menus offer something for all, from traditional wholesome bar food to delicious a la carte cuisine. Our friendly and enthusiastic team will welcome you back again and again.Enjoy our wonderful food, along with fine wines and real ales, in charming surroundings. Log fires, fresh flowers, a beautiful garden and conservatory overlooking the splendid church... a truly lovely experience.