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Fox and Hounds Donnington

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Donnington $$ - $$$ , British,
Oxford Road, Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AP, England
+44 1635 40540
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
“scotch egg” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oxford Road, Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A hot sunny day so we sat outside for a meal prior to going to the Watermill, a few miles away. Good service from an affable staff. A decent menu selection and we had Ribs, Calves liver. Cod and Steak - all ok but not...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with friends, they have been rating this pub very high for a long time! What a lovely evening! Staters, mine:- olive Oil and breads, gorgeous, my partners:- king prawns, absolutely divine! Mains:- lasagne with goat cheese, burger, gorgeous! Service was warm and friendly,...More

Thank Missi_Moo_69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely meals and all cooked and presented well. Only problem was the high cost, the only problem we found is that they added a service charge onto the bill which you could decline should you wish. This was not made clear until the gentlemen in...More

1  Thank Teresa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We needed dinner whilst travelling from the Midlands to the South Coast, and Donnington was about 1 hour from our final destination. First impressions were good as despite being a little isolated in the countryside (as far as we could work out), there were plenty...More

Thank jim3oaks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to meet friends and was looking for Dog friendly venue. Food better than excellent and very good value and dogs more than welcome. Staff attentive - will be back despite living 1 hour away !

Thank nessajane58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to go to this pub regularly when boarding at a school nearby. I went there today for the first time in years and the pub has improved massively. It's renovated and the menu looks delicious. I had a fish finger sandwich with fries...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

With a real welcoming atmosphere, a smile an a hello from behind the bar when you walk in. This was my first visit to the Fox & Hounds an definitely won't be the last. Just the sort of quiet country pub I like especially when...More

3  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Superb. Amazing chef and amazing meat from the owner's butcher family. Super staff too. Dogs welcome. Wonderful place, don't pass it by!

1  Thank JuliaSmart
Reviewed May 8, 2017

nice pub in the countryside, familiar environment and very good pub food. I had a burger with hand cut fried nad some olives as a starter. Choice of beers and wines.

Thank gp68
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a drive from Somerset to Suffolk, only because we were passing it about lunch time. Turned out to be fantastic though. Food (both kids and adults) was exceptional, beer was great (Adnams Mosaic) and staff were outstanding. Wish it was our local...More

Thank alastair s
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are dogs welcome ? We would like to come for a Saturday lunchtime to eat ?? Vanessa
April 24, 2017|
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Response from CliveHunt | Reviewed this property |
If the weather is good you can sit in the garden.
How to get there coming from Abingdon down the A34.
December 2, 2016|
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Response from CliveHunt | Reviewed this property |
You need to exit for the M4/Chievely Services and then take the road to Newbury (not back on to the A34) and it will be on your left after about 1 mile.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxford Road, Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury  >  Donnington
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 40540
  • E-mail
A free house, serving locally sourced quality pub food, ales and wines.
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