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The Fox

$$$$
British, International, Pub
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Luton Road, 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: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 139
    Very good
  • 70
    Average
  • 49
    Poor
  • 38
    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
Good ambience, great food, very friendly service.

Very pleasant ambience, interesting menu and very good food. Very friendly service - if at times a little slow (although it was a very busy Sunday afternoon when we visited. Will most definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
HadHam1966
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Much Hadham, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really good high quality food, we had to wait a little but it was well worth it. Would definitely recommend the puddings!

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Thank o_beky
Much Hadham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very pleasant ambience, interesting menu and very good food. Very friendly service - if at times a little slow (although it was a very busy Sunday afternoon when we visited. Will most definitely return.

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Thank HadHam1966
St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food great friendly service never been disappointed have eaten here several times always good service

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Thank Suetxb
Luton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited The Fox yesterday (3 Feb) for our Anniversary, and after receiving mixed feedback about what to expect we sat down and waited eagerly! The food was presented, and it looked amazing, but then I tried it... Wow! To make a simple fish and chips taste that damn good is commendable, and for my girlfriend not... More 

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Thank Ieuan B
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a work meeting, the food was fantastic, it was very fresh and came out in good time. Great location.

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Thank OXD2013
Herts.
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135 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite living very close by I have not eaten here for a couple of years because My last experience was dreadful. As my wife had been recently and enjoyed it I decided I'd drop my boycott and go with her. Must confess the food was a lot better than last time and overall it was pretty pleasant. My main criticism... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday night table booked for 8.30 pm got table at 8.55 pm not a great start ! . Starters ordered and arrived quickly then from finishing starter and plates cleared by waiter 45 minute wait for main course .... not very good is it ! Main course when it eventually arrived just ok , it looked better then it tasted... More 

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Thank Peter S
Hertford, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As pubs go The Fox is about par for the course. Nicely done out, decent selection of drinks...counteracted by mediocre food (read as "usually overcooked") with hit and miss service. However the biggest issue is this... ...the STENCH of the toilets. The horrific smell of the gents penetrates your nose the second you open the door. But this pales to... More 

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Thank Dan G
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for a 5pm tea with 3 young children and my disabled mother in law on crutches.... on arrival told our table was not ready when we asked how long we needed to wait the very rude manager told us he had no idea how long it took people to eat their meals..?! we were told we could... More 

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Thank nikkirhys
Luton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a Sunday evening with the wife. Good was good, unfortunately they had ran out of beef and pork (a problem if your looking to have a roast!). The service was good and the food was nice, prices are ok and nothing to pricey. The only thing that was slightly off putting was the amount of families with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Luton Road, 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: British, International, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?