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The Fox Bar & Bistro

46-50 Oldham Road, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge HX6 4DP, England
+44 1422 825880
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (40 reviews)
“soup” (35 reviews)
“macaroons” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
46-50 Oldham Road, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge HX6 4DP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked for a festive picnic bench. We have never been here before but my children treated me for my birthday. They bought a voucher on line. From start to finish we had such a lovely time. The staff are abundant and attentive. The picnic...More

Thank vicjon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem. Me and four friends went for their festive afternoon tea. Try this you will not be disappointed. The food was lovely the sausage roll and scone with cream were out of this world. There is plenty to eat and the...More

1  Thank Kellysmith2908
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Fox bar and bistro yesterday for festive afternoon tea and we were offered drinks but were then told that the manager would come over shortly to take our order for the afternoon tea. After being sat there for half an hour and...More

2  Thank CazOldham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really disappointed at the fox bar & bistro ripponden. Went today for afternoon picnic bench, service was terrible was told we were late when we arrived at 1.05pm for our table booked for 1.30pm they said our table was booked for 12.45pm & when i...More

9  Thank Debra F
kamis798880, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Debra, thanks for taking the time out to leave a review, we do welcome all forms of feedback good or bad. i was the manager on shift that dealt with you during your visit at the fox, i appreciate that there was some form...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early for our booked afternoon tea at the bar and bistro to a cheerful greeting. As we were early we got a drink while we waited, there seemed to be some confusion over our booking but it was quickly sorted so not a problem....More

5  Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for afternoon tea which was amazing as always, but the barman Peter made me a gin and tonic, elderflower tonic and Parma violet flavour easily the very best G & T I have ever had. Very friendly, helpful staff. Can’t wait to go back....More

2  Thank Stoja C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting, on arrival it was quiet with just a few tables in. We were greeted and promptly seated. We all chose sandwiches and chips which were served beautifully and the hand cut chips were tasty! I had the hot steak...More

1  Thank Paula C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I heard about this place from a close personal friend who works in the area, so we visited on a Wednesday evening to find a quaint venue, the upholstery was to die for and the staff gave us amazing treatment , from showing us to...More

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and her husband treated us to afternoon tea at this establishment and we weren’t disappointed. The women chose the picnic benches, whereas my son in law and I opted for the steak burger and steak ciabatta. The food was tasty and plentiful, especially...More

1  Thank Shaun W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had another lovely lunch with some friends. We opted for the picnic bench this time as had it before. While a little sweet heavy it was still very nice and enjoyable. Would always recommend as had great meals here previously.

1  Thank Halifax_Lee
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Alison U
October 17, 2017|
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Response from KellyBrighouse | Reviewed this property |
I know that it has steps to get in, but if you ring them I am sure that they would be able to help you
maria l
January 9, 2017|
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Response from plainfields22016 | Reviewed this property |
You can have exclusive use of the upstairs room but not sure if you would get 50 in. Definitely worth asking though
Stephanie O
December 7, 2016|
Response from tomgunny | Reviewed this property |
I think they do the hygiene wasn't great when we went.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46-50 Oldham Road, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge HX6 4DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Sowerby Bridge  >  Ripponden
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 825880
  • E-mail
Opening Hours Monday - Tuesday - 12.00pm-7.00pm Wednesday Thursday - 12.00pm-8.00pm Friday Saturday - 12.00pm-11.00pm Sunday - 12.00pm - 10.00pm
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