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The Fox Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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The Fox Inn | Thorpe Waterville, Northamptonshire, Thrapston NN14 3ED, England
+44 1832 720274
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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Called in on the way back to Rugby from the seaside. An excellent choice! Quality Sunday Lunch. Roast Pork dinners and also Dressed Crab were delicious. Very clean also.

Thank Jonathan A
Kettering, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub, restaurants good food was spolt by being over booked on mothers day after booking a time for lunch when finally got our table we had other diners standing close to us waiting for our table. Would go back but not on mother day. Felt preasherd to eat and go quickly.

Thank girlingtrish
Northampton, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Fox Inn for only the second time recently. From the moment we came through the front door to our departure, the service was of a very high standard. We had time, over a drink, to look at the menu and our orders taken. When shown to our table we were asked if we wanted water and our starters... More 

Thank Mike S
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fab Saturday evening, booked in advance, restaurant busy which is always a good sign. Service and food very good, lots of choice, great value, all in all would probably return, thankyou

Thank Helen B
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first started visiting The Fox Inn for their Fox Cubs sessions on Mondays and Fridays 11-2. It's really nice to have a chilled space to meet up with friends, with toys, a cheap lunch menu and a very welcoming attitude. Since then we've been visiting more and more, making use of the garden at the back, and sampling most... More 

Thank Haybr
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here with friends on a Saturday night, good atmosphere, prompt service, good food, I had the mixed seafood main and it was scrummy. Staff friendly

Thank booby1961
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A very nice place to eat. The food is excellent and you get a lot for your money. Try the lamb shank, delicious. The staff are very nice and the decor is spot on.

Thank Sue M
Stamford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends for lunch and was not quite sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. We had a very warm welcome as soon as we arrived and were provided with a very extensive menu. Lots of choice and lots of locally sourced food - we went for the ciabattas from the lunch menu and they were great -... More 

Thank Lloydy2048
Rushden, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Yes , not olde worlde, ( Hoorah ! ! ) nor too Bistro ,( clattering wood floors , echo walls.) Happy polite staff , plenty of Menu choice , average prices , quick service . We are going to try their Fish Night , but happy to go again.

Thank starla100
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We visited the fox on the 21st May. We found the food to be very good, we both had calves liver, and the bill to be very reasonable. Service was good,no downsides to the fox at all.

Thank colin1733

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Fox Inn | Thorpe Waterville, Northamptonshire, Thrapston NN14 3ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Thrapston
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 720274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?