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The Fox

Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England
+44 1256 381210
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, International, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointing... It is very obvious there is no cohesion in the staff dynamic - no friendly welcome (except for the chef who came out to the bar to serve us food) but once we were served the food and drinks took a while to arrive....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FrequentFlier675915
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing cheese soufflé. Great fish pie. But I so wish I’d ordered the sausage and mash. Wow wow wow. There was one tiny problem - the English mustard was Heinz so had to go back to the car and get the Colmans. They’ll remember me....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JanDLondon
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Lovely warm welcome from this cosy pub. Food was home cooked and delicious. Will definately visit again soon.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shirley V
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We were after somewhere new to enjoy our Sunday breakfast and The Fox did not disappoint. The food was clearly cooked fresh and was delicious. Reasonably priced too with a full English costing £6.50 although extras such as mushrooms or black pudding were 50p each....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nataliewl0202
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Good quality pub grub. Came here based on the reviews and it did not disappoint. We shared three starters, all well cooked and then the main courses were excellent, though large. My sons shepherds pie was very well flavoured, as was the hunter's chicken and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Ray M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Not been here for many years, probably changed hands a few times since then, anyway, was looking for somewhere for a Sunday morning breakfast and this place popped up on the radar. I can't vouch for any other items on the menu, as we all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Very nice authentic pub, great food and lovely service. Highly recommanded! Isabelle and Charles from Belgium Ps. Good luck with the quiz 😉

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Charles G
Reviewed July 27, 2018

A wonderful traditional country pub set in quiet Hampshire countryside. We received a cheerful welcome and enjoyed the plentiful food, of which the options were many including a number of choices for vegetarians and of good value. This is an establishment that we will be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank M P
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We didn't dine but others did and were delighted with the platters of grub, good solid English fare at very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Barry B
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Booked The Fox for 15 of us - a walking group. Lucy was very accommodating. We arrived early, left our food order and set off for an evening walk. Arrived back on time and didn't have to wait long for the food to arrive. All...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michael W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England (Formerly the fox)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Ellisfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 381210
  • E-mail
The Fox at Ellisfield is a free house country pub, offering residents and visitors alike an informal, comfortable experience, serving quality ales and wines and freshly cooked locally sourced food. There is a well tended pub garden and ample car parking.Tables are only laid when food is ordered, meaning that if all you want is to sit having a quiet drink, alone or with friends, then you can.
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