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The Fox Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Great Barrington, Burford OX18 4TB, England
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Ranked #12 of 16 Burford B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
siwazzer Charlbury, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Charlbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've known the Fox Inn for many years, having regularly visited when I ran a small company up the road in Rissington on the old air base. That was at least 5 years ago now. My wife and I visited again a few months ago on her birthday and we had a lovely lunch. A couple of weeks ago we... More

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Bristol
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, really charming setting. Next to river. God choice of drink and Ales but the food! I actually ordered a Cheese Ploughmans. What I got was a triangle of cheddar, some limp salad on the side a little dressing/pickle stuff. Oysters, well they advertise them many times there and state quite clearly you can order immediately. But its not that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything said about the surroundings and character and charm of this pub is completely true and unexaggerated and the menu sounds interesting and is crammed with references to locally produced ingredients . There also appears to be a steady stream of willing customers to its doors. Perhaps that is why the management is prepared to watch good paying customers walk... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for Sunday lunch and were not dissapointed. Great local food and great traditional cloudy cider.. Loved it and will certainly be back to visit, probably for a evening meal. Would highly reccommend to anyone looking for a food, drink by the river.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pub was next to the river windrush,its grounds were lovely with a small lake which had numerous water birds on,the room my wife and i stayed in was quite quaint and comfortable,Paul and his staff made us feel quite welcome,if you want a place that is set in a very quite location then this is the place to go.the... More

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We were just one couple of a pre-booked party (classic car rally referred to in another review!) for lunch on Sunday 15th June. Location for such an event, with reserved car park and separate dining room, was more than we expected. Considering how busy you were the food was served in reasonable time - and it was freshly cooked and... More

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Maryland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My wife and I stopped here for lunch whilst on a tour of the Cotswolds. The pub is a delightful building with lots of character, good parking and a sparkling river running by. Our lunch was good and what we expected and we would certainly return again, our bar lady was very pleasant and helpful. The prices were a bit... More

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LordyTwizzle, Owner at The Fox Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we endeavour to keep the 'English Country Pub' alive with making the most of our fabulous setting and serving traditional Pub food with a twist ! More

Witney, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
7 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch, Fathers Day. I rang and booked before hand and even though they had a car rally stopping for lunch there was space. I was pleased as I had looked at the pub's website and it looked lovely and the river setting looked perfect. Unfortunately our experience here not perfect. Food over priced for the portion size,... More

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews 126 reviews
29 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Our local Cotswold tour guide took us to this scenic country side pub and B & B for lunch. We had a nice table in the back overlooking the stream crossing the property. Food and service was very good. The front old pub area is very charming. If your in the area, it should be a must stop!

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LordyTwizzle, Owner at The Fox Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are very lucky to be in such a beautiful part of the cotswolds with the fabulous river Windrush running through our property, now with a pair of Swans & 6 cygnets parading up and down too !! More

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights whilst at a friends wedding nearby. Landlord and staff were great, very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast and dinner were lovely, well cooked and clearly using good ingredients. Stayed in one of the pub B&B rooms, it was spacious, well equipped and very clean. Bathroom was spotless and included items such as shower gel, shampoo, conditioner etc..... More

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LordyTwizzle, Owner at The Fox Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are proving to be a great Hotel for nearby Weddings in the Cotswolds, and ourselves a great Wedding venue. We do pride ourselves on sourcing local meats and eggs for our Full ENglish Breakfasts to make them as tasty as possible for guests. B&B Cleaners are very particular and... More

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Address: Great Barrington, Burford OX18 4TB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Burford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fox Inn 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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A traditional 17th-century Inn, The Fox Inn is set in the prettiest pub setting in the Cotswolds, on the Banks of the River Windrush, just a minute from the A40. It offers a traditional pub bar with Log fire as well as s gorgeous riverside Dining bar with Wood burner. The Fox has 7 en-suite Letting rooms, 3 pub rooms and 4 Riverside Mews Rooms which have been completely renovated, to create 4 fabulous individual rooms including a Large Bridal Mews Room. Each room comes with exclusive fishing rights for a private area of the river.(free Wi-Fi and free private parking). Guests at the Fox Inn can enjoy accommodations with breakfast included with locally-sourced, home-cooked food and real ales. There is an eating area in the bar, a riverside dining bar, and an outdoor riverside heated patio. Just 4 miles from Burford, the Inn is set in the heart of the Cotswolds. It is only 5-10 miles away from Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold. Oxford, Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon are all just a 40-minute drive away. ... more   less 
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