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Foxhouse

Penistone Road | Carlecotes, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
+44 1226 762536
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Ranked #11 of 59 restaurants in Holmfirth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Traditional British country pub just outside of Holmfirth serving a modern British menu from local suppliers.Carvery and Bar Menus served in a traditional country setting.A la'carte private dining available in the Restaurant.
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English first
Huddersfield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Ate in a la carte restaurant and everything was great. Tasty, well presented and plentiful, all four of us really enjoyed our meals and would recommend it. Service was also very good and we will visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Celebrated a family birthday at The Foxhouse and we had an excellent evening. The service was first class and the food was freshly cooked and top quality. This was supplemented with delightful ale from Two Roses Brewery a truly memorable evening and a restaurant that I would highly recommend.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

my husband and i along with 6 friends from NZ stayed near the fox house and ate there nearly every night. Richard and his staff were truly amazing. very helpful, friendly and welcoming . Every night we had a lovely meal felt like home. the meals were large and very reasonable. Thank you Richard for your hospitality we hope to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We visit the Fox house pretty often and have never had a poor meal, great staff too.We wouldn't go anywhere else.

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Holmfirth, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

There was 4 of us turned up without making a booking on a Saturday evening.After choosing a table we decided on our food.Once we had ordered it was soon served to us by friendly staff.The food was tasty, hot & plentiful two mixed grill, one gammon & one mixed fish , all served with nicewell done chips.Cannot make any comment... More

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My partner always has the cavery here which from what he says is amazing. You get some Much food! I'm not into cavery so I normally get something from the menu. I had a beef curry, I could of cooked it better at home. It tasted like a bad stew. Nice pub though and friendly staff. Stick to the cavery

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Sheffield
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The food here is so good me and my husband come here often. The pub has a lovely traditional feel and always warm and welcoming. There is usually plenty of room so we usually don't have to book a table. The food is always cooked fresh to order and everything is homemade including the chips and Yorkshire puddings! Very generous... More

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It's funny how often we talk about other options for a meal out, then end up at the Fox House! Why? Well, it's consistently good, with a varied menu to suit everyone (although the portions are huge!), food is well and freshly cooked and nicely presented, there's always a good selection of local beers, service is efficient, the staff friendly... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We called the other day with friends from Australia. We had 3 different menu choices between the four of us and everybody was impressed with the meals taste, quantity and presentation. We will be revisiting when our friends return to Australia. it was very busy but the staff coped very well and service was excellent. The only thing I don't... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Just eaten here and although the lasagne was average my boyfriend was very disappointed with the belly pork, it tasted incredibly bitter and the £5.00 they took off isn't really much compensation for an inedible meal.

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