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The Fox

Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England
+44 1256 381210
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (6 reviews)
“jacket potato” (2 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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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 days ago via mobile

Excellent pub lunch here. Pleasant staff. Super value for money. Nice country pub tucked away in north Hampshire.Good country walks all around.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great find this pub is. A lovely country pub with traditional home cooked food, a roaring fire and friendly staff and atmosphere. I enjoyed a beautiful chicken and chorizo pie with the best chunky chips and perfectly cooked fresh veg followed by a...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely dinner. Very friendly service and great food. We all had something different and all enjoyed it. Hunters Gammon was great.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Had the small plate Ploughmans, very good, nice ham and cheese. Shame they have a archery set (stickers on the end of the arrows) for children and adults to play with, especially in such a small area. Blood annoying. Apart for that, worth a visit

Thank brianswannell
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

For the price of the food was expecting something more. My friend had the ploughmans, the ham had no flavour and the roll came out burnt. My gammon was quite small and felt hadn't got my money's worth as the jacket potato was mushy and...More

Thank floridanewby
Reviewed May 18, 2017

ordered a bacon and Bree sandwich, chef had just popped out for 5 mins ( highly unusual ) but told the girl can cook it as its only a bacon sandwich. 10 mins later the plate arrived and looked very nice and a very large...More

Thank Rogerbungeystra... B
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We were recommended to visit the Fox Inn by our Daughter. We booked a table and reserved our main courses. Very pleasent and welcoming staff. Food not cheap, but full of flavour and homemade. Will visit again soon.

1  Thank tpsltd
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Called in for lunch on 1st May. Pub wasn't too busy but a few walkers turned up later on. Ordered jacket potato lunches and was very pleasantly surprised at the excellent quality and quantity of the food. Plenty of fresh salad and very tasty filling....More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Simple food served in a very traditional two bar pub off the beaten track. Nothing fancy but comfortable and cozy. Very friendly service. Well kept beer. Beer garden. Well wort a visit to experience a rapidly dissapearing part of British culture. I look forward to...More

Thank 589MichaelP
Reviewed March 3, 2017

We came here as a group, pre booked and since the weather had been freezing, unusually for me in a pub, I just wanted a pot of tea for one to start. This soon arrived but I was surprised to find two sugar lumps just...More

3  Thank binonatrip
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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, Validated Parking
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
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
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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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