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The Fox and Hounds

6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
+44 1664 452129
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“belly pork” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a return visit to the Fox & Hounds after a fantastic meal in 2016. Our decision to do so confirmed our view that this is a hidden gem of a place. The bar area has so much character, the restaurant is totally in...More

Thank npyfs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place never disappoints. Lovely setting, brilliant service and delicious meal. We do not hesitate to do a fifty round trip to visit one of our favourite restaurants. We always call to ensure we get a table as it is so popular. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for Sunday Lunch with my wife and 2 children. The pub clearly caters for the upper class and people who speak with plums in their mouths and drive expensive cars on finance. No chance of a table You need to put a sign...More

Thank Charlesthe3rd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From past experience this has always been reliably good since Kate took over a few years ago. 4 of us went last Friday night. It was busy with diners and drinkers which added to the great atmosphere. We all live a fair step away from...More

Thank Antwasthere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the previous two reviewer's must have been in a different pub. This is an olde worlde village with a pub to match. Never seen so many thatched roofs in one place. Food was great, very interesting twists on classic British menu. Good choice...More

Thank bryds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our favourite places to eat. Always great food, great wines/beers, great service and just a lovely place to visit.

Thank bexieball
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, it's a weekday night in April. Made a last minute reservation for 3. Very relaxed, comfortable. Dining areas set up to insure privacy, conversation without interference from other diners, etc. Well appointed. Pleasant bar where we had drinks beforehand. Really, the food was unexpectedly...More

Thank Picky-Missy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight. This is always my go to restaurant when I want to impress people. The meat is always perfect. The wine well priced. The desserts a treat. Cannot fault the food or service

Thank Richard T
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I have come here a few times with friends and family, i cannot fault the restaurant. Food has been outstanding on each visit and service has been friendly.

Thank Rosie G
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Four of us dined for Sunday lunch, it was brilliant, three really good courses each and well priced for the quality. Nice friendly staff and suitably far off the beaten track to give it a real feel of exclusivity. This is an excellent pub and...More

Thank RonEd1960
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Hi, does the restaurant have wheelchair access, many thanks. Robert Wood
March 21, 2017|
Response from Leicesterlady1234 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the owner I think there is a step up into the pub and a narrow hallway in. Tables are tight and I am sure the loo is up a step and not a disabled loo with handles an raised height seat. Suggest... More
Hi are smallish very well behaved dogs welcome?
January 8, 2016|
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Jenny R
Does it have a childrends menu
October 3, 2015|
Response from LandLady_Kate | Property representative |
Hello , thank you for your inquiry, we cater for children Sunday lunch times only, we do a inclusive 3 course and the children can have as small portions as they wish. We open in the evenings but do not cater for children... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 452129
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Welcome to the Fox and Hounds in Knossington. We aim to provide a fine dining experience within the homely atmosphere of a country pub. We welcome reservations.Opening timesMonday - ClosedTuesday - Saturday - 6pm-11pmSunday - 12pm-5pm