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469 Luton Rd, Bourne Green, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
+44 (0)1582 713817
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 37
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Poor service

Table booked on line for 18.15hrs, arrived 15 minutes early, tried to book in at bar yet they had no reference of our booking, was seated and asked what drinks required, which took 20 minutes to arrive, food was good, ordered dessert for my wife and an espresso for myself which arrived some 10... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Peter A
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visit The Fox 2-3 times a year and the food is always very nice but the service is terrible. Arrived for lunch with colleagues around 12.30, restaurant was fairly quiet but it took 25 minutes to bring some olives and over an hour for our meals... I will always go back as not normally in a hurry and the food... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Table booked on line for 18.15hrs, arrived 15 minutes early, tried to book in at bar yet they had no reference of our booking, was seated and asked what drinks required, which took 20 minutes to arrive, food was good, ordered dessert for my wife and an espresso for myself which arrived some 10 minutes after my wife had eaten... More 

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Chalfont Saint Peter, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

If I turned up twenty-five minutes late for my table, I'd be surprised if it was still available. It was only because we were hungry and with friends that we made ourselves still available for our table after waiting for twenty-five minutes at he bar... ...and that was twenty-five minutes of being ignored by the bar staff. Very poor. The... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Nice place and good food but did get quite noisy on weeknight. The staff was friendly. Parking is bit of hassle.

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Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went of a Busy Sunday evening, the food was good but we had to wait a long time to be seated and the staff did not seem to be that interested that they had customers waiting. Once seated the food was good and we had a good time.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Went there for Good Friday lunch and it seemed to have been reinvigorated since my last visit 12 months ago. Excellent set Menu(available Monday to Friday) with a good choice and offering good value. Place was buzzing, staff friendly, well cooked food. I will try again at a weekend, but it left a very positive impression.

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Hitchin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have visited many times over the years and sometimes its quite good and sometimes less so. Last Sunday was absolutely terrible. Arriving at 6pm the time we reserved a table, we were ignored for 10 minutes by the staff. We waited for a further 20 minutes in the bar which was covered in dirty glasses. Opposite us was a... More 

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The quality of the food was amazing. My husband and I both had lamb although he had the special. Both cost around £18. Both were amazing quality and very tender. Veg and potatoes were also good quality and cooked to perfection. It was a Wednesday evening and so was not expecting the restaurant to be as full as it was.... More 

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Little Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Busy Thursday lunchtime but great service. Fish platter was yummy, chips good. Friendly, clean, stylish, buzzing. Have been before and will go again.

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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Stop by at around 3pm without a reservation this Sunday to a busy looking restaurant. Went to the bar to be met by the very accommodating manager who quickly found us a table for two. Once sat down we quickly ordered drinks and food, one roast beef and a trio of roasts. Food came out quickly, the beef was extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 469 Luton Rd, Bourne Green, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1582 713817

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 57 - 57
  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?