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Thorpe Waterville, Thrapston NN14 3ED, England
01832 720274
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  • 38
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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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
Most recent review
Happy anniversary.

Not strictly our anniversary but the anniversary of the couple whose wedding we met at. A special occasion nonetheless. Hubby saw the soup came with 'warm, crusty' bread so had to have it. Pity the bread was cold. His veggie main course of flat field mushroom with dauphinoise potatoes got the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
ellie_bennett
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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English first
Kettering, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Not strictly our anniversary but the anniversary of the couple whose wedding we met at. A special occasion nonetheless. Hubby saw the soup came with 'warm, crusty' bread so had to have it. Pity the bread was cold. His veggie main course of flat field mushroom with dauphinoise potatoes got the thumbs up, as did my rib eye steak. Our... More 

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March, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Welcomed by friendly bar staff and a roaring log fire. A good Rioja which is often hard to find by the glass. Menu was varied and traditional for Sunday lunch and the lamb shanks were wonderful and huge. Service caring but not too obtrusive but above all friendly and welcoming. The Fox Inn seems to have got it just right... More 

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Raunds, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Once again we had a fantastic meal, the linguini gambas starter and the fish mixed grill were fantastic and the stuffed mushroom followed by the belly pork were also very nice according to my partner. Staff are always polite and attentive without being intrusive, as for previous trippers concerned about there not being a specials board why not ask the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

This has been our favourite place for years. Every meal is consistently good and served with excellent care and attention. Last night we went with a party of 30 people and every meal came out on time and to order. Each steak was perfectly done and all courses were lovely. Thank you to the amazing team at The Fox.

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a regular eating venue when out with friends with good a la carte food and good atmosphere. Pudding menu could be more adventurous but overall would recommend. Billingsgate fish nights are amazing but you'll need to book!

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Excellent food. My favorite place to lunch. Nice grill food plus normal pub grub. They have a fish night once a week.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I love this restaurant. We have eaten here on a number of occasions and it has always been very good. The restaurant has a calm feel, the staff are very friendly and informed. We had an evening meal last week and the restaurant felt and smelt fantastic. by the time our beautifully presented meals arrived we were primed to enjoy... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have enjoyed my visits here, over a period of several years, and consider the food to be very good. On my last visit, once again, the specials options were verbally related by the staff, without them being priced. I had mussels, which were very good, but I thought rather expensive when later on I saw how much my companion... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The staff are lovely, the ambience pleasant, the location convenient, the prices fair. We have had some lovely times there. Alas we have now been offered bad fish on two separate occasions and won't be back. I'm giving an average score as we have had more good meals than bad...it's just the bad were so bad, especially for a restaurant... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A friend and I were due to meet for Sunday pub dinner but didn't want the usual Sunday roast. Most traditional pubs will only do a roast on Sundays but the fox still had other items on the menu. As it's not too far from home and we had heard good reviews we decided the fox it was! It is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Thorpe Waterville, Thrapston NN14 3ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Thrapston
  • Phone Number: 01832 720274

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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