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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another lovely stay in starbotton . We love this pub lots . Mike and Eileen serve great food and beer . Cannot fault it . We enjoy the company and settings . Can't wait to return . A must stop on your way through the dales

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Conwy, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Mike and Eileen did us proud when a dozen of us got together to celebrate a 70th birthday. The decorations and atmosphere were brilliant and everyone appreciated the good food , beer and excellent service.

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1 Thank waleshols
Preston
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42 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Stayed at the Fox and Hounds for one night. Read the reviews and was expecting the worst. Turns out its a great pub and the landlord was a pleasure to be with, no problems at all. The evening meal was good and the breakfast set us up for the day. Dont know how he has got this reputation of being... More 

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Yorkshire
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

A cosy, characterful building in a beautiful Dales setting. Sounds like a recipe for the perfect pub? -Wrong! The landlord's utter contempt for mankind in general and his customers in particular is manifested in everything from his unwelcoming manner and the cynical tone of his conversation to the erratic opening hours and the overpriced, badly kept beer. Within a couple... More 

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18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a perfect night here when passing through on the dalesway, Saturday 30th July. Both our meals were excellent sitting out in the beer garden and after pitching our tent we returned for a warming courvoisier. Landlord was very friendly and welcoming and would love to return, good Yorkshire pub, seemed popular too with locals.

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Location a beautiful picturesque village, the pub is just overflowing in character. The landlord was very friendly and helpful, the food was delicious and the cider was perfectly cold and my excellent glass of red wine at room temperature.

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Churchtown uk
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54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The fox and hounds is a unique dales pub. The landlord does not suffer fools hence the odd bad review. This is due to people who,are used to be waited on by people not able to give opinions ! Perhaps southerners We live in southport and have dined here for 15 years and would challenge anyone who could say they... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Great wee weekend here . Lovely room with magnificent view . Food brilliant . And great breakfast. . We always look forward to going to starbotton . The fox and hounds is a lovely dales pub with loads of character . Our room was comfy with t.v and coffee n tea making facilities .. The view is pretty also .... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2016

After reading some negative reviews we were naturally reluctant to go there. However, as we were staying in Starbottom and it was so handy for us we decided to give it a go. We called in to get a menu to browse and chose our meals in advanc as we were a party of 12. Mike was very helpful and... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

A group of us stopped here for some drinks whilst we were on a long walk around Upper Wharfedale. We all sat outside and dutifully took off our boots after reading the sign on the door before going in. We stood waiting to be served whilst the landlord carried on his conversation with someone sitting at the bar. He was... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about Fox and Hounds

Address: Starbotton BD23 5HY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Starbotton
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Fox And Hounds Starbotton, Yorkshire
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