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The Falcon Inn

Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
+44 1832 226254
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lamb” (28 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“roast dinner” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today for my birthday lunch. I had spicy potato balls, sweet potato curry with chick peas and spinach and a brownie. All the food was delicious and staff very friendly and welcoming. Stunning building too! Definitely will be returning!! x

Thank Boffers22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Friday 6th April, we booked a table for 5 for 7pm as a birthday meal for my son and my mother. On arrival we were shown to our table and were informed that our drinks order would be taken promptly by our waitress. We...More

3  Thank Peter P
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Peter P Of course we were concerned to learn that your experience with us was unsatisfactory and as you have written me a similar length email I will respond to that in more detail. In the meantime, whilst the waitress thought she had made...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had many meals here and been more than pleased with the choices quality and price. Not their finest lunch today. Starter 3 pieces of sun dried tomato and small amount of lightly seasoned chicken and a few bits of pineapple. This was with a...More

1  Thank alisonk63
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear that your experience with us was disappointing on this day - hopefully your many other more than pleasing meals with us will tempt you to return and you will enjoy once again. Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to The Falcon many times, but not for a while, so we decided to have lunch this week. As always the staff are very pleasant and only too willing to please. We do not cook chips at home and occasionally when we...More

1  Thank gruline
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Popped in for a quick bite to eat & ended sitting by the fire tucking into a wonderful 3 course meal! I could have spent the whole afternoon beside the fire with a lovely local beer, but unfortunately the school run brought this laid back...More

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed February 25, 2018

The Falcon Inn is next door to The Church of St Mary the Virgin and All Saints and 150 metres further takes you to the remnants of Fotheringhay Castle. The pub is all that you could want in a small village tucked away from the...More

Thank Graham B
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you. We love our village! We hope to welcome you again.

Reviewed February 22, 2018

The last time I came here I was underwhelmed with the food and gave it an ordinary review. However it seems to have got the message and is much improved. Well done and we will go back.

Thank BrushM
Sally F, Owner at The Falcon Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you BrushM. I've been here for almost 11 years now and it is always our aim to improve where we can. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 18, 2018

We visited The Falcon to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. I had been for lunch a while back and the lamb was excellent so expected the same standard on this visit. On arrival all seemed nice, the ambience was lovely and we enjoyed a glass...More

2  Thank HolsPeterborough
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Super Saturday evening meal at The Falcon. All our food was wonderful. Pate and terrine for starters. Pie and goats cheese tart for mains. Lemon tart and chocolate cherry fondant for desserts. Service was excellent despite what was clearly a busy night. We are not...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Returned to the area for the day which gave us the opportunity to return to a former regular haunt which is still as good. Great menu choice including roasts, specials, a la carte and bar food - you can choose from any wherever you sit....More

Thank SolihullRichard
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December 27, 2017|
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Response from MANDH W | Reviewed this property |
No idea, I am a customer not the owner. Why not check their website or phone them?
Joanna B
August 19, 2017|
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Response from Dobby4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on a Monday. Sorry I took so long to reply.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Fotheringhay
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 226254
  • E-mail
The award winning Falcon Inn nestles with the heart of the village of Fotheringhay, famous as the birth place of Richard III and the place where Mary Queen of Scots ended her days after being held captive in Fotheringhay castle for 12 years. From fine ingredients, sourced locally where possible, our frequently changing menus offer something for all, from traditional wholesome bar food to delicious a la carte cuisine. Our friendly and enthusiastic team will welcome you back again and again.Enjoy our wonderful food, along with fine wines and real ales, in charming surroundings. Log fires, fresh flowers, a beautiful garden and conservatory overlooking the splendid church... a truly lovely experience.
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