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Fox

469 Luton Rd, Bourne Green, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
+44 (0)1582 713817
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Ranked #22 of 57 Restaurants in Harpenden
Price range: $57 - $57
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I had a business meeting in the Luton area and was recommended The Fox. I arrived early and was greeted by the smiling manageress and a very friendly bar person, Hannigan (?). She recommended a good beer and was happy to set up a tab without taking my card. The patio areas to the front and side are a particular... More

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England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We were driving by and saw lots of cars so we assumed it was good! Food quality was excellent! Great atmosphere, excellent service ! We will definitely visit again!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a midweek lunch here and when we arrived the place was virtually empty but despite this the service was ridiculously slow and our meals did not arrive together so dishes came as others were finishing theirs. The scallops were great but other starters were overpriced. The fishcakes with hollandaise again was excellent but the salmon was just OK.... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Met a friend for Sunday lunch, went to order a drink at the bar but was told to go back to my table & wait for waitressing staff, which took a long time. I expected the roast to be exceptional but felt my beef was overdone, the gravy was also far too salty & potatoes tasted as if they had... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We visited for lunch. We sat outside as the weather was so warm and the service itself was without fault. My husband did not like his menu choice but in all honesty it was a poor choice and was likely to fail for him. I chose the rib eye steak and given my love of lobster I added the lobster... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

After work decided to ave a cool glass of wine and a starter. Been here many time before and it is consistently good. Loved the scallops with the pineapple and friend had chicken salad. £30 for 2 starters and drinks Staff friendly and efficient

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Upon entering The Fox we were quite impressed by the fresh new decor, however, what then followed can only be described as appalling. Rude bar staff who tutted when asked for a table, a grumpy waitress who really couldn't be bothered to be there and whom showed impatience whilst one us needed a little more time with the menu. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Brother and I went here with partners for Sunday lunch. in addition to a traditional roast dinner, the menu offered a good choice of options including chicken, pork, and fish. despite being very busy the staff were attentive and helpful. all our courses were served promptly. the roast was great as was the pit roasted chicken. choices of desserts were... More

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25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I always like to make my own mind up but, as someone else suggested the Fox, I naturally checked out Tripadvisor reviews first. Mixed opinions it would seem, but I can't fault it on this my first visit. Lunch with friends on a warm and sunny day was good. Busy, but not frantic and the young staff seemed to have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Me & my partner went here a few months ago for first time and loved it so much we keep going back. You need to book into the restaurant before hand but can usually get a table for bar menu without a booking. Food is always good and reasonable price. You can get a starter and/or desert for £3 with... More

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