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The Foxhunter

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Nantyderry | Near Abergavenny, Abergavenny NP7 9DN, Wales
+44 1873 881101
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stumbled upon this lovely pub by chance (as the Chainbridge Pub near our campsite didn't serve food Sunday's or Monday's). Initially came for a drink, but recommendations from other customers and a look at the menu convinced us to come back the next day for dinner. We were rewarded by a lovely meal and great service. A lovely country pub,... More 

Thank miggles2016
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191 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A picturesque country pub, which had a renowned reputation under the previous owner. The setting is lovely, the welcome friendly, clientele were chatty and happy, service was prompt - just the food was a bit average. Crab cakes were thin did it feel home made and lacking taste. Home made steak and ale pie has generous, the flavour s bit... More 

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Had the special boards crap fishcakes, I have not seen fishcakes like these before they looked like they had been deep fried several times and when I finally managed to cut them open it was filled with a thin paste of what I only presume is crab paste. We did decide to have a desert and asked for the sticky... More 

Thank laurie1kp
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Me and the Mrs found ourselves off work on the same day, with no childcare responsibilities, and, not knowing what to do with ourselves, we said, let's go out for lunch. The last time I was in this place was about 20 years ago, when a neighbouring building was the old Gwent County Council training department. It was rubbish. I... More 

Thank Pete B
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

5 of us went for lunch, it was my first time, it was very quiet but still had atmosphere. The staff were polite and friendly. The menu has something for everyone from sandwiches, jacket potatoes to steaks. The desserts sounded great but unfortunately we were to full to try them, maybe next time as we will be returning.

Thank R B
Holt, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Recommended to us by relations, we booked in here for Sunday Lunch. The staff were extremely accommodating and made us really welcome. We both had the Sunday Roast. My husband chose the Sirloin of Beef and I had the Pork, both meals were absolutely delicious. The range of vegetables that accompanied the meal were cooked beautifully and we thoroughly enjoyed... More 

Thank 103ChrisK103
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

A lovely country pub in beautiful surroundings, we visited here for dinner with our 8 year old son and received a very warm welcome. Our starters arrived promptly, along with our son's meal. We ordered bacon and black with beetroot relish and the goats cheese tartlet, both of which were beautifully presented and quite delicious. Our mains of chicken and... More 

1 Thank Heather T
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to this little pub and we received a nice warm welcome. A good pint of beer and a varied menu on offer. The food as others have said is really nice, tasty, hot and very well presented. I wish we had been staying longer so we could have had the opportunity to visit again. We gained a... More 

1 Thank dollywales
St Albans, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We had a lovely meal at the Foxhunter. Food was excellent and so was the service. We were visiting family who live close by, so we'd definitely like the return.

1 Thank CHMerry
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We are in Pont Kemys with our motor home and saw that the Foxhunter was 30 mins walk away. I have rarely be so impressed by a Sunday Lunch. It was more than worth the walk. The staff were incredibly friendly and welcoming to us and our small dog who was allowed in the bar area. We had booked one... More 

1 Thank Gerard T

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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
Average prices
US$10 - US$86
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nantyderry | Near Abergavenny, Abergavenny NP7 9DN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny
  • Phone Number: +44 1873 881101

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