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Fox

469 Luton Rd, Bourne Green, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
+44 (0)1582 713817
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Ranked #24 of 56 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
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW 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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 restaurant reviews
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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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Harpenden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We used to come here for consistently good food and atmosphere. Not sure we will try again after a very disappointing meal tonight.We are celebrating 38 years of marriage today...and yes that makes us quite old...but we usually enjoy the contemporary food and style of service. However smiley and welcoming the staff are(all extremely pleasant and trying very hard to... More

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Hemel Hempstead
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Took my Mum here for her birthday on Saturday. Service was terrible- had to repeatedly ask for drinks and chase them up - stater of prawn cocktail was very basic. had to go up to the bar eventually to get drinks as we waited so long but I desperately needed water before I could start my main (was a very... More

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

When in the UK my associate and I always visit The Fox. Ella always has a warm welcome and outstanding service with a smile. The Fox has an excellent staff and food selection. I always look forward to returning.

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