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The Fox and Hounds

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Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
01359 232228
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Pub Resonable Prices

We enjoyed our visit to this pub. The food was good and very reasonably priced. Service was also good despite the fact that they were very busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Skegness, United Kingdom
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Skegness, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to this pub. The food was good and very reasonably priced. Service was also good despite the fact that they were very busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

What a lovely place to eat!I came along yesterday lunch time and stumbled a cross this lovely pub. I loved the relaxed atmosphere and the traditional deco was lovely to see! Having worked in many different pubs,restaurants and eateries I enjoy finding new places to dine. I had the stilton crumble and it was delicious! The staff were brilliant and... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

First time i have eaten there ..didnt need breakfast following morning the portions are huge and very nice too

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I really can't fault the place, they don't run the bar with a skeleton staff .All the staff are friendly and helpful. The food potions are the biggest Ive had in a while, and the quality of the food was really good. The prices are very fair too.I thought they might be bragging when I was told that It was... More 

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London UK
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Excellent beer selection. The food portions are enormous! I had steak and kidney pudding which was OK - not sure that the food is 'fresh' but there is lots of salad etc which is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We love coming to the fox and hounds, food always excellent. Nice to be able to get normal food rather than everyone else who seems to think people want upmarket, overpriced tiny portions of average food. If you don't book get there early especially on Saturdays! only problem is I'm always too full for dessert! O and the chips are... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I have eaten here twice this month and both times it was excellent. The service was great and the food was delicious with generous portion sizes. Always a joy.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am coeliac and don't normally have a problem sorting out food. On this occasion myself, husband and friends had decided to opt for the specials meals displayed on the wall which on the face of it were good value at 3 courses for £10 per head. Unfortunately my choice of starter was limited so my husband enquired as to... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Our 3 course Monday Night Menu is very popular with our customers, and offers a value for money SET MENU for £10 per person. It comes with a choice of 3 starters, 4 mains and 3 desserts, at least 1 starter, 1 main and 1 dessert are always suitable for a coeliac/gluten free diet. All... More 

Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The first thing that hits you in this pub is the noise, been there several times and it's always been the same, way over other pubs with the same number of diners. The service was friendly but the food was only average, it looked good, but my steak and kidney pudding, which should have had a soft suet pastry was... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you did not enjoy your visit. We call ourselves a traditional Pub that serves traditional Pub food, we do not have a restaurant, only a dining area within the Pub and therefore can at times be noisy, especially on Friday evenings. We are very proud of the fact that we, unlike alot... More 

East Anglia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

We went for the curry night, it was so nice, choose you curry, rice and side order, we didn't know what sizes were so paid extra for the other side order, but we didn't need to, one side order of poppadums were 4 massive proper made ones as a portion, it was beautiful can't wait for my next meal

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

Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to serving you again soon. 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, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St. Edmunds  >  Thurston
  • Phone Number: 01359 232228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
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

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