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High Street | Broughton Gifford, Melksham SN12 8PN , England
+44 (0) 1225 782949
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Ranked #1 of 38 Restaurants in Melksham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Bath, England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The Fox boasts locally sourced produce and certainly the menu is interesting and extensive. However, the starter of cured meats was disappointing, although the rest of the meals were to a high standard. There are many pubs in Wiltshire and Somerset which serve locally sourced, equivalent cuisine at far more sensible prices, so I would give those consideration first.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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175 reviews 175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Had sunday lunch with friends. Table was booked from 12.30pm until 2 as they have several seatings on Sundays (that is probably the only downside). Each item on the menu is priced individually - there is no set lunch. I had the smoked salmon with celeriac remoulade. Delicious salmon, tasty remoulade (just a touch too much mustard for my liking... More 

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Seattle, WA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We have gone several times and while this is a little out in the country, it is a good restaurant. It is on my regular rotation of nicer restaurants. It isn't large but it's separated into two different entertaining spaces; one is the table area spread across several rooms and one is a casual sofa and easy chair drinks area... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

5 of us went on December 12 '14 expecting to enjoy a meal similar to those we'd had several times before . My chicken 'parfait ' was definitely a pâté ( very heavy ) however was looking forward to Turkey and the trimmings . The stuffing was really overdone ( it tasted most unpleasant ) .., the potatoes tasted deep... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I went for a pre Xmas meal with a few friends. The service was excellent although there was quite a wait for the food to arrive and it wasn't that busy. The fish and chips I had were excellent and my friends all loved their mains too. My friend and I ordered the sticky toffee pudding for dessert, a firm... More 

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Hampshire
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I read the reviews and decided to visit based on the many glowing accounts of amazing meals. My father used to be a regular here over 30 years ago so he was very interested in seeing the old place which he was sure used to be the Fox & Hounds back in his day. We both had the fish and... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited The Fox again, this time for Sunday Lunch. No wonder it has won awards it was fantastic. The Fox is a lovely village pub with a warm friendly atmosphere and food which is amazing. After lunch there is an area with large leather sofas and comfy chairs where we were able to sit and relax and chat with friends.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good food, nice place, friendly staff, quite difficult to find, will definitely go back. Very friendly staff

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Bath
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Always good. Food excellent, esp lunchtime specials Pleasant well trained courteous staff. Recommend whether you want a celebratory party or a quiet business meeting.

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Wow Sunday lunch here is great. Your joint comes to the table on a board for you to help yourselves too. Relaxing atmosphere and lovely pigs in the garden.

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Additional Information about The Fox

Address: High Street | Broughton Gifford, Melksham SN12 8PN , England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1225 782949
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Melksham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: English

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