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The Fox Inn

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The Fox Inn | Thorpe Waterville, Northamptonshire, Thrapston NN14 3ED, England
+44 1832 720274
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol

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  • 9
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Handy for a meal on the way back from Norfolk to the midlands, we found this welcoming pub ideal. Food was freshly prepared and service efficient and fiendly from a young front of house team. We will definitely call here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

First visit: Got there at 14:15 on a Saturday, and was refused full serve because they close at 1500. Had to beg for chips (French fries) and a beer. Second visit: Got there at 1920 on a Tuesday evening. Advised the bartender we needed a table for 2. She asked if we had a reservation. No, we did not. She... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My husband, mum and I booked this for a Saturday lunch as we had always driven past on the way to Wells. Firstly mum has a walker (88 yrs old) and upon coming in Charlie and Katherine moved us all to a table that would be better suited to mum then moved the chair next to her to make room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Visited The Fox Inn for the first time yesterday on our way from picking grandaughter up from Peterborough. Had an excellent meal staff very friendly.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Handy for a meal on the way back from Norfolk to the midlands, we found this welcoming pub ideal. Food was freshly prepared and service efficient and fiendly from a young front of house team. We will definitely call here again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Took my mum there for a birthday meal and the food was poor and over priced. Admittedly we went on a Tuesday evening, maybe they had a trainee chef but the batter was hard and tasteless on the fish and the chips tasted like they'd been cooked a few times. My steak was tepid at best and the best meal... More 

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Not been in The Fox for ages, it has changed hands a few times over the years and thought we would give it a try having checked out their menu on t/advisor first. We were a party of five and all had different mains ranging from monkfish risotto to lamb shanks. The food was fresh (as stated on menu) and... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is my second review of this restaurant, the first was in 2012. Again I have to say that the food was excellent. All three of us were very impressed. There was also a good wine list and I enjoyed my choice which complimented the meal very well and was not unreasonably priced. So why only four out of five?... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We had a lovely meal here on May bank holiday, there was quite a few tables filled as we arrived not as busy as we thought it would be as we had been told we had to have a seven thirty booking. Service was very prompt in fact we felt a bit rushed and had to ask for more time... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were again slightly disappointed by our recent visit. It was a Saturday night and we were a party of six crammed onto a table that would seat four at best. We couldn't fit the six plates onto the table without them overhanging the edge and that was with all the glasses etc put onto the window cull behind. Nevertheless... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Not a bad little pub, typical small town pub, punters don't tend to interact with out of towners, no trouble though, nice quiet night!

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Address: The Fox Inn | Thorpe Waterville, Northamptonshire, Thrapston NN14 3ED, England
Phone Number: +44 1832 720274
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Thrapston
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: The Fox Inn | Thorpe Waterville, Northamptonshire, Thrapston NN14 3ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Thrapston
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 720274

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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