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The Fox House

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Penistone Road | Carlecotes, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
+44 1226 762536
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Description: Traditional British country pub just outside of Holmfirth serving a modern...
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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  • 25
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  • 18
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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
Always fabulous

Eaten here twice in the last month and both times greeted by a warm welcome from all the staff , portions are always big and you are guaranteed to never leave hungry, always lots of choice on the menu and specials board, the lemon cheese cake is amazing. We will most certainly be visiting again... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Katy G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Eaten here twice in the last month and both times greeted by a warm welcome from all the staff , portions are always big and you are guaranteed to never leave hungry, always lots of choice on the menu and specials board, the lemon cheese cake is amazing. We will most certainly be visiting again soon.

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2 Thank Katy G
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice and well cooked meals. Generous portions!! Lived here 19 yrs and first visit: will be returning. The service was friendly and the chef came out to check we were pleased with our meals. Happy evening 😀

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2 Thank Ann P
west yorkshire
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted somewhere nice to eat after a lovely Saturday afternoon walk. We found this place and thought we would try it out. Nice view from outside. We went straight to bar to get our drinks and to ask if we were to take a seat n Order from table or not. Women behind bar pretty miserable. Wasn't to busy... More 

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1 Thank asil85
London
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you would rather someone else to do a typical Sunday lunch roast then you cannot go wrong by trusting the Fox House to provide you with a large meal at a very reasonable price. Or you can choose from the extensive menu available also. Desserts are plentiful and varied together with special beers and wines on offer. This is... More 

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3 Thank TrueShrimperBlue
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drive past this pub every sunday, the car park is always full, so we decided to stop and have the carvery, oh dear bad mistake - 1, Yorkshire puddings are completely tasteless, the waiter told us that they weren't cooked in animal fat because of the vegetarians who came in ????? Why would vegetarians come to a carvery ????.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good do at the Fox House! Good quality meat and nice vegetables! A regular Sunday roast haunt for the family! Price is decent too

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3 Thank John E
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were out driving through the beautiful Penines and it was a rare occasion when we did not have our children with us. We came across The Fox House Inn and thought that we would stop for some lunch. The staff were welcoming and well presented. The menu was varied with a good selection of foods and drinks available. The... More 

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2 Thank Jason H
Holmfirth
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Both myself & hubby regularly dine at The Foxhouse & can in all honesty say that we have never had a bad experience yet...Christmas 2015 was fabulous, we ate out with our two little Granddaughters on the 21st as it was my Birthday, the staff always go that extra mile making sure that we are well looked after.. We also... More 

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4 Thank julie490
Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

What can I say, but there was nothing to fault with our family of three's Christmas Day Dinner in the restaurant. Once again "A BIG Thank you" to Tracy and the rest of the team for all the hard work they do to make it happen. Be back again next year for sure and of course you will see us... More 

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5 Thank Sue b
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Just eaten Christmas Day dinner! Can only say it was absolutely superb. Our first away from home Christmas and we certainly weren't disappointed. Quality food, good selection, excellent service, couldn't fault anything. Will be booking in for 2016. Meantime looking foward to trying out the a la carte sometime soon. Thank you all at at The Fox House for making... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Penistone Road | Carlecotes, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Holmfirth
  • Phone Number: +44 1226 762536

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings

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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