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The Fat Fox Inn

3.0 of 5 13 Shirburn Street, Watlington OX49 5BU, England (Formerly The Fox and Hounds Inn)
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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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overnighter for a local business meeting. A big hot bath after a long drive with a mug of tea and some chocolate. A very comfortable night and a memorable breakfast made with local, organic ingredients which looked and tasted wonderful. A good start to a long day.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat at the Fat Fox Inn regularly and the standards are always high with delicious meals and friendly service. When we had a family reunion many of them stayed here and all enjoyed their stay. The town of Watlington, reputedly one of the smallest towns in England, is worth a visit lying at the foot of the Area of... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for three nights at the end of June/start of July. John, the owner, was incredibly helpful. He offered great suggestions of what to visit, which roads to take to limit traffic and time, and how to navigate roundabouts which was very helpful for me as it was my first time in the UK. The twin room we... More

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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 September 9, 2014

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
5 helpful votes 5 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
33 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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*
Number of rooms: 9
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