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469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
+44 1582 713817
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the gammon looked like it been put the plate then under a heat lamp dried out and turned up at the edges Not impressed

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Thank derycktaylor5
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi derycktaylor5, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your visit to us at the Fox. I'm very sorry to hear that on this occasion we fell short in both yours and our own high expectations. We are first and foremost a restaurant, and it is extremely disappointing to hear when a guest didn't enjoy their... More 

Luton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After my previous review you will see I have my reservations about the fox, however I decided to suggest coming here for dinner to a group of friends this evening. The food was faultless, absolutely beautiful, everything cooked to perfection and very generous on the portion sizes. The range of festive drinks are fantastic, wonderful little touches like the cinnamon... More 

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Thank Benjamin G
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi Benjamin G, Many thanks for your recent review. It is really great to hear just how much you and your guests enjoyed the food. I will be sure to pass this on to the entire team in the kitchen. In regards to the service issues, myself with the rest of the management team will continue the hard work we... More 

Oulton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pub had a friendly ambience, we enjoyed our wine and beers. Some of us had the roast, the 3 children enjoyed their roasts pork and chicken, l was amazed at the portion size, however when my pork arrived it was stacked on the plate but smaller than the children's only 2 small potatoes, not really roast potatoes 2 carrots... More 

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Thank Gillian S
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi Gillian, Many thanks for leaving us a review of your recent visit to the Fox. I will be certainly taking the points you have raised in regards to portion size on our roast dinners and discussing with our Head Chef. I'm very sorry that the price of the adults roast dinner did not replicate what was on the actual... More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose The Fox as our venue for a parents meal and wasn't disappointed! Having lived round the corner from the pub for over 10 years I've eaten there before but was greatly impressed this time. Lovely food; all had 3 courses, sticky duck wings especially were delicious. Pub itself was decorated very nicely and always a clean establishment with a... More 

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Thank pc-the-farmer
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi pc--the-farmer, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit to the Fox. Myself and the team are delighted to hear you all enjoyed your meal. The Duck Wings have certainly been a guest favourite since they have been on the menu. We are looking froward to seeing you and your family again over... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to The Fox on a regular basis always great food and cosy log fire in winter and tasty roast dinners

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Thank MMAbroad
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi MMAbroad, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Its great to hear from our regular guests, and we are looking forward to seeing you over the Festive period More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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514 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch on a Friday in The Fox. It was quite busy and very noisy. We asked for a quiet table, as my Mother is quite hard of hearing. We were shown to a table at the edge of the restaurant, but it was still very noisy. The food was all good - my husband chose breaded brie for... More 

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Thank Bluesprout61
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi Bluesprout61, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to the Fox. I'm glad to hear that you all enjoyed the Food, and I send my apologies for the error in service in regards to your husbands starter. I will certainly be talking this through with the whole team, and we will be... More 

London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with a few friends and had a lovely pub lunch. I had a pumpkin starter, a roast and some delicious deserts! The only downside was the slow service.

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Thank Zoey O
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi Zoey O, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Its great to hear that you had a great meal. Thank you for your comments on the speed of service, myself and the management team will be making that a key focus going forward. We hope to see you again over the festive period. More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good was Beverly good but seemed expensive fur what it was cos were over cooked and soggy. Service was not very attentive. Liked the mini dessert. Some coffees were Luke warm only. Environment waa nice. Bit bright lights

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Thank dvmchris
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi dvmchris, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review of your recent visit to the Fox. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the environment we offer and that the mini desserts went down well. It's disappointing to here that we let you down in other elements of your visit. I can assure that we will be... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Sunday around 7 PM. The restaurant was initially quite busy and buzzing so, having arrived early we opted to wait for our friends in the bar area. We ordered white wine which was not cold and when the friends arrived they waited around 20 minutes for 6 drinks. I asked for a colder drink and my... More 

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1 Thank Liz H
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi Liz H, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit to us here at the Fox. It is very disappointing to hear that your evening was not up to the high standards, in both service and food quality, that you or indeed myself would expect. I would very much appreciate a chance to... More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited the Fox twice now and both times had a very good meal and was looked after by efficient and friendly staff. Good value good menu choices definitely be back and will recommend to friends.

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Thank allypally27
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this review

Hi allypally27, Many thanks for your review. Its great to hear that you have enjoyed your last few visits to us here at the Fox. Myself and the rest of the team are looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 713817

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