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The Fox House Inn & Restaurant

) #19 of 61 Restaurants in Holmfirth €€ - €€€ , British,
Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
+44 1226 762536
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mixed grill” (16 reviews)
“beef” (22 reviews)
“scampi” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
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1 - 10 of 431 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the Fox House to celebrate our friends 80th Birthday. My wife had the pork steak, I had the meat & potato pie and our friend had the fish pie. All the meals were served piping hot by a very efficient and friendly waiter....More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed yesterday

We are frequent visitors to The Fox House for sunday lunch but today was 'disgusted' when I saw one of the young waiters lick his fingers twice when putting a desert back in the display fridge and then pick up someone's coffee to take to...More

Thank 80sgirl2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

£6.75p please said the barmaid after i had ordered 1 pint of john smiths smooth and 1/2 pint of hieneken lager. Can you please put that in the till again but this time enter 1/2 of lager instead of a pint i said. I did...More

Thank Russ H
MichaelMillas, Owner at The Fox House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Congratulations for making yourself a member on TripAdvisor to raise this matter when a simple phone call or email could have rectified your issues. A pint of John Smith's is £3.40 and half of premium larger is £2.85. this equates to £6.25 Our bar tarrif...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The Foxhouse is in a lovely countryside setting with modern, stylish, comfortable decor. We found the staff on the whole welcoming. It has a lovely menu that offers something for everyone with some lovely desserts and it's not at a bad price point. Our food...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect food and a much improved decor. Very happy to get my 'local' back on form. Thoroughly recommend.

1  Thank SushiMo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for Saturday lunch at the Fox House for the first time in over a decade, having heard about a recent refurb. We weren't disappointed! The carvery - the old stalwart of the Fox House - wasn't running when we were there, but that...More

1  Thank Tyke1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

place looks really good after a refurb, I had the cavery which was ok as caverys go but the Yorkshire puddings were a bit hard and my daughter usually pinches mine but she would not eat it as it was dry and hard. When looking...More

Thank lisabsyorks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were stating at a nearby campsite and wanted a nice meal. Well we certainly got one. Service and food was excellent. They stock a very good bar. Only rhing they didnt do was pimms. Shame because I love Pimms. But this didnt put us...More

1  Thank sue e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have decided to return after our last visit. We have travelled all the way from London to the Fox house inn. This time we have returned with friends 11 of us. The service was once again spot on. The staff are really attentive and...More

2  Thank Andrea N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and you can not fault the food itself. It is very nice and the portions are huge. But that is if they have not run out, they had no sandwiches. Our experience was really bad however because one...More

3  Thank Simon D
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Chris G
Do you allow dogs?
30 August 2016|
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Response from MichaelMillas | Property representative |
Sorry we don't allow dogs in the pub restaurant, only outside in the beer garden. regards the manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Holmfirth
  • Phone Number: +44 1226 762536
  • E-mail
Traditional British country pub just outside of Holmfirth serving a modern British menu from local suppliers. Carvery and bar menus served in a traditional country setting. A la'carte private dining available in the restaurant.


TUESDAYS TO FRIDAY 11.00AM - 2.00PM 6.00PM - 9.30PM
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