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The Fox at Willian

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Willian Village, Willian SG6 2AE , England
01462 480233
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Gastro Pub with the best food in the whole area.
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 138
    Excellent
  • 91
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
ACI Pub crawl

Excellent boozer in the real sense. Saturday afternoon, six nations, pints of very good Wherry, a genuine crack through out the bar. Bliss.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Top-Half
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East Anglia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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311 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
East Anglia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent boozer in the real sense. Saturday afternoon, six nations, pints of very good Wherry, a genuine crack through out the bar. Bliss.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We went to the Fox for the first time after having said for well over two years that we should go there. Delighted not to be disappointed! It probably wasn't the best of times to go there right in the middle of a very lively Six Nations game, which meant that the volume in the pub was probably a bit... More 

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Sack the rude curly haired bar man he is horrible, food was good though shame about the nasty chap on the bar think he was called Ryan

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

So firstly the food was really Scrummy and we had no complaints on that score. However. The service didn't match the standard of the food and the main restaurant lacked atmosphere. Firstly the service. Yes it was a bit slow but more importantly some of the staff were a bit indifferent. We didn't particularly feel looked after. Whilst the restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I went to The Fox for the first time about a week ago. I've got a very specific taste in food, so usually when I go to a pub to eat my choices are fairly limited. Therefore I was very pleasantly surprised when I had issues choosing my meal at The Fox! Brilliant Menu filled with various options to choose... More 

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Codicote, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Had dinner at the Fox for the first time and was very happy. The food was delicious. I had the sea bass which was perfectly cooked with a sauce to die for. The desserts are superb and far superior to any I have had in the area and indeed in many London restaurants. Service was exceptional, attentive without being oppressive... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food consistently good. However a couple of years ago we were put off by very slow service. We waited 20mins for plates to be cleared despite asking the waitress several times. Thought it was time to give it another try. Glad to say they are back on form ! Great service and food , will be back soon

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Letchworth, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This village pub serves great food at reasonable prices. Excellent seafood straight from the Norfolk coast. Local meat beautifully cooked. Desserts to die for. Nice atmosphere. Booking essential on Fridays and Saturdays.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We very rarely get together as everybody works away and what a fantastic venue to reunite with friends. I have been to the fox numerous times and knew that they would not disappoint. The food is just out of this world. The mussels are massive and fresh with lovely fresh bread, the duck melts in your mouth with all the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The only positive thing to say about my lunch today was that it was piping hot. I ordered a well done cod and chips, on slicing into it the batter was not cooked. I did send it back and it was promptly replaced, unfortunately with a piece of fish that still had some raw batter on the inside, this problem... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Willian Village, Willian SG6 2AE , England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Willian
  • Phone Number: 01462 480233

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Gastro Pub with the best food in the whole area.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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