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The Fat Fox Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   13 Shirburn Street, Watlington OX49 5BU, England (Formerly The Fox and Hounds Inn)
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Ranked #1 of 1 Watlington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Steve J Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had a three course meal as an offer and booked a Friday night. Although parking had to be further down the road (can't be helped in Watlington) we settled in at our table after a warm welcome. We were very well tended to and service was prompt all evening. The food was really top-notch and better... More

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Sheffield
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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, quaint old pub. We stayed the night in one of their individually designed rooms. Good hearty food. Breakfast surroundings and choices definitely unique. The waiter was very entertaining. The bathrooms are a little small. Taps, water, lights etc a little temperamental.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best Inns around. Excellent hospitality, stunning customer service and beautiful food. The rooms are fresh, airy, spacious and welcoming. Charming atmosphere and quiet location. Great value for money with 5* breakfast too. John and his staff are amazing and go out of their way to make you feel at home. Highly recommend.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed overnight with two children and had breakfast the next day. It is a charming and lovely dining pub which is highly recommended. Attentive staff, a clean and beautifully done room (it was a large double that had been made into a family room for me with mattresses on the floor for the children). Little touches such as the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
34 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We chose this pub Inn due to its close proximity to Garsington Opera at nearby Wormsley Estate, Stokenchurch and it was not too pricey The old coaching in has outbuildings in the car park at the rear of the pub. They are modern and well fitted out. We had a room on the first floor which was a reasonable good... More

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Timbuktu, Mali
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

great beer ; lovely staff ; good management ; wonderful breakfast ; tidy rooms ; highly recommended . great beer ; lovely staff ; good management ; wonderful breakfast ; tidy rooms ; highly recommended .

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LIVERPOOL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I stayed at the Fat Fox for one night while on a business trip to High wycombe. It is located just a few minutes from the M40 but is set in a lvely quaint village. The rooms look like they have been converted form a barn at the back of the pub. The room i stayed in was immaculately clean... More

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Huddersfield
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

From the welcome from the young staff to my departure, the friendliness of the staff was wonderful. Room clean with all amenities, food excellent and wine list to behold. Congratulations, I will be back !

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at the inn whilst walking the Ridgeway which is conveniently situated half a mile from the hotel. The welcome was very friendly and our room was spacious and clean. We like the trend towards purpose built accomodation outside the main building as it means that both bedroom and bathroom are larger than if both rooms had to be... More

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birmingham uk
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great, quirky b&b. A nice change from the usual Travel Lodge or Premier Inn to stop somewhere with character. Great service from checking in to ordering food to checking out. Food in the bar was great and a decent selection of wines and beers. So close to the M40 you would be daft looking anywhere else!

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Address: 13 Shirburn Street, Watlington OX49 5BU, England (Formerly The Fox and Hounds Inn)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Watlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fat Fox Inn 3*
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