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

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  • 9
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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
Meal with friends

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
LynnWray
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Kettering, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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

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