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The Fox and Hounds

Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
+44 1359 232228
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for first time, hadn't booked, place was very full but they soon found us space at a table in the bar. Sunday roast was "like home made" or as my partner said, "actually better than home made". Great selection of real ales and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TractorBoy1978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always good food but be warned large portions We go back again and again . Popular so book in advance if you want to eat.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Climber818618
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Visiting some friends for the weekend, popped in for a drink. Selection of ales was brilliant and all of the ones I tried were delicious. My friend would of liked a nicer selection of wines though.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CuriosityRover
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We went as a large group (4 adults, 4 children). The staff were helpful and friendly, drinks were served promptly, and the food was all very tasty. Everyone enjoyed their meals, and the staff accommodated the children well, making sure their food came out first....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank EonsOfZaphod
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Last minute stop after finishing work, had to wait a lil while to order food, young waitress was serving and taking orders on her own, however food was delicious and such big portions, we both ordered chilli, with crusty bread and a side order of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sally G
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to serving you again soon. Kind regards and Many thanks.

Reviewed September 26, 2018

The staff were all friendly and welcoming. The food was good and the prices were very reasonable. Clearly a popular pub.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank brit2018913
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I’m pleased you enjoyed your visit. Many thanks and kind regards.

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Husband and I on a rare night out chose to eat here. We should have walked out when we spotted the plague of flies on the ceiling. I ordered salmon with a parsley sauce and vegetables....the salmon was so dry with no sauce in site,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank J M
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Well this has to be the worst review I’ve ever read. First we our pub is in a village and unfortunately this week on Tuesday and Wednesday the farmers have been muck spreading which means flies. We do everything we can to stop them but...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a good lunch at The Fox and Hounds so returned for Dinner! Service was superb and the Cuisine excellent. My wife decided on the Salmon and I choose the 10oz Filet Steak ..mouthwatering! No wonder the Pub has been voted Suffolk Pub of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Explorer811240
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your excellent review. We’re pleased you enjoyed your meal and look forward to serving you again very soon. Kind regards.

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat with my daughter, ordered a sausage and bacon baguette. Bloody lovely, proper bacon and decent sausages. A pleasant surprise. Thank you. Will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Paul N
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for your great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch. Kind regards

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We were so pleased they served food on a Monday lunchtime. Very cheerful friendly staff and good service. We had prawn salad and ham salad all delicious. Easy parking and good value

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HollyQuincey
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards

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Marilyn E
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Thurstonfox | Property representative |
Hi, well behaved dogs on short leads are welcome in the bar area, but not in the dining area. Of course they are also welcome in the garden.
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bernie101
October 28, 2016|
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Response from cyrilostridge | Reviewed this property |
They are doing Christmas deals there for the whole period.
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CLH94
September 30, 2016|
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Response from bambi0212 | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St. Edmunds  >  Thurston
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 232228
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Description
Public House with dining area, pool bar with TV's showing Sky Sports. One bedroom self catering holiday accommodation
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