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All 4 Thurston Restaurants

The Fox and Hounds

Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
01359 232228
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Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Thurston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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ipswich
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After failing to find anywhere we fancied to eat in ipswich, we took the train to Thurston. The Fox and Hounds is 100 yards from the station, and from previous visits we knew it was one of the best for food and drink. On arrival we found the lounge very busy,after finding a table we ordered and food soon arrived.... More 

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Thurstonfox, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you came to us for a meal and enjoyed your evening. We hope to serve you again soon! Kind Regards More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Go here now rather than Moreton Hall as service and food is so much better Great meals every time and very good beer is a bonus Don't try it on a Monday lunchtime as it doesn't do food

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Thurstonfox, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoy your visits with us and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards More 

Thurston, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This place from the outside as you look from the road looks amazing in a typical country setting. Inside its warm and welcoming with a large selection of ales. The food is to die for, with huge portions at decent prices. Service is friendly, would definitely recommend.

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Thurstonfox, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and your meal and we hope to serve you again soon. Kind Regards More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had not planned a visit to the pub but was driving by, saw a packed car park on a Weds lunchtime at 1.30pm so stopped by, had not been here before. So glad I did, had a great lasagne, salad and the biggest chips I have ever had. Great food quality and excellent service. Lots of Real Ales and other... More 

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Thurstonfox, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to us and we look forward to serving you again soon. Kind Regards. More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We had thee Monday madness 3 courses for £10 thought maybe smaller portions but no they were the same great value with lovely staff that were very welcoming. We had such a great evening and with our 6 month old they were lovely would recommend to anyone!! Will be going back as its now our local!!

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Thurstonfox, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to serving you again soon. More 

suffolk
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Visited on a sunday lunch time ... had the mixed roasts.. could not cut the cauliflower it had only seen the saucepan for a minute... meat was o.k ..there was a lack of gravy what we did have was very thin with no taste... shame as this makes a good roast... i did complain to the waitress who witness me... More 

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Thurstonfox, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you were disapointed with your food on this occasion. We do cook our vegetables for longer if prefered and offer extra gravy on request. We hope you will give us another try soon. Kind regards. More 

Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

So glad we booked ahead, 6.45pm and the car park was full as was the pub, the service was first class as was the food and you don't go home feeling hungry, unfortunately couldn't do the sweet menu as the main was so big, will definitely be returning for more of the same at some point.

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Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We recently went to this place for a celebration meal on the occasion my our daughter - in - law's birthday. We had never been there before so didn't know what to expect. This establishment is very pleasant; not a modern place but has the old pub type atmosphere which is great,we went on a Thursday which is steak night... More 

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Thurstonfox, Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

Thank your for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and that you enjoyed your meal. Shame we couldnt have changed the result of the football. There were a lot of disappointed fans that evening. We hope you will be visiting us again and we look forward to serving you again... More 

Dereham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Visited here with my Fiance and his parents on Sunday, 22nd June for Lunch. Service from all staff was absolutely wonderful and the food simply scrumptious. Very big portions and piping hot, both very rare qualities when you order out these days. None of us had room for deserts, (not even to share) which was a shame as they looked... More 

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Thurstonfox, Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for our pub. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards More 

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

i am writing to this to inform everyone that is looking for a nice family pub restaurant to eat out so they never have to experience the most rude and condescending owners of this establishment. i had the most unpleasant meal on fathers day yesterday, i had just finished and paid for the meal for three adults and my 18... More 

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Additional Information about The Fox and Hounds

Address: Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
Phone Number: 01359 232228
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St. Edmunds  >  Thurston
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: British

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