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Fox and Hounds Donnington

$$ - $$$, British,
Oxford Road, Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AP, England
+44 1635 40540
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
“scotch egg” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Oxford Road, Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It doesn't really look very exciting from the outside on a drizzly November day , but what a warm welcome indoors!! Meeting half way between Dorking and Bristol for family get together and none of us disappointed including the grandchildren.....delicious food , enormous portions (whale...More

Thank handbagsbrockham
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed at a local hotel and there was a wedding on so we decided to try out the local pub. What a gem of a place, Tom and his team are so welcoming, great choice of ales, ciders etc We decided to skip are evening...More

Thank Pentland0-0
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked for 10 of us to eat here. No dissapointments. Lovely presented dishes with good service. Easy going decor. Lovely clean loos. Open fire. What more could you want on a cold winters evening. After 2 days of mediocre food in Manchester the whole...More

Thank jvb1232015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for the first time, having a family get together. Wonderful place to eat. Staff were all fabulous and attentive. Food amazing. I had ordered the haddock which was huge and tasted delicious.Every one had a great time.

Thank Hemo18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with no booking after deciding it was too late to cook. Even though it was busy the staff found a table quickly. Really nice atmosphere, good food, I had ribs and my wife had their home made burger. Both really good. Overall a...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We were looking forward to a Sunday Roast lunch at a nice village pub. It's a bit disappointing and surprising that the roasts are beef, lamb and pork but there is no white meat offered such as roast chicken or turkey. We had the roast...More

1  Thank Mel L
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Ate at the Fox & Hounds whilst staying at a local hotel, reviews looks good so called and was able to book a table at short notice that evening. Food was very good, we had the ribs which were fantastic, pepper & mushroom stroganoff which...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

There was a horrible long brown hair in my kid's ice cream - sbe was really freaked out. Never going here again.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed September 29, 2017

50th birthday dinner for 20 people. All food was pre ordered and well organised in advance. On the night, all the staff were really excellent and attentive. All the food arrived in good time and all together, no noticeable waiting time at all. Without exception,...More

Thank RobinHamblett
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Called in here on Saturday for a quick pint while staying at the travelodge nearby. We felt very welcome straight away, brilliant staff and owners. The food smelled great and although they are always busy, Steph managed to squeeze us in for a quick Sunday...More

Thank Nikoiboi22
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Questions & Answers
April 24, 2017|
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Response from CliveHunt | Reviewed this property |
If the weather is good you can sit in the garden.
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
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, 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
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A free house, serving locally sourced quality pub food, ales and wines.
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