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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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Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Bar, International, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Green Lane, Ellisfield, Basingstoke RG25 2QW, England
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our Roasts. Excellent meats, pig in blankets and nice gravy. 4 stars only as the veggies were help your self style rather than put on the plate for you... The bill also just had the final amount on it, and was not itemised in...More

1  Thank Lion2017
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a brilliant all-day-breakfast at the Fox on Sunday morning which was a special opening in support of the Basingstoke Half Marathon which passes in front of the pub at mile 6.5. Good was good quality and good value. Coffee was good as well....More

2  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Visited here Sunday with my family and was not disappointed. We all opted for the traditional roast which was delicious. Choice of three meats and all the trimmings. Friendly staff and great banter between the locals. We look forward to our next visit, when hopefully...More

Thank sean w
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We came for a Family Meal Saturday, and with it being our first visit and although busy we were not disappointed. A Charming and Welcoming place to socialise and eat, with a great selection of Menu to choose from we thoroughly enjoyed our choice and...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Were treated very rudely and the food was very poor . Convenience store ingredients with a packet of dorritos on the side . Felt like we were a hindrance rather than customers . We live locally and we will definitely not be going back ....More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

A lovely building - and a pleasure to be inside. So much effort has gone into making it feel like an individual pub. Excellent home cooking. The steak pie was just that, and not a little casserole with a puff pastry lid; proper shortcrust pastry...More

1  Thank RogerReview
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Went for an evening Sunday meal. Nice welcome. Some of the things on the menu were a little over priced. But not to bad. We had two chicken roasts and our son had fish fingers and chips and peas. All very nice. Only negatives was...More

Thank tizzwaz
Reviewed August 11, 2016

After many years of saying that we must visit the fox, my husband and I finally did so last Saturday lunchtime for drinks. We had already booked an evening meal at a nearby pub for our anniversary meal but when I saw a 'proper vegetarian'...More

1  Thank LWF2014
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Came to see my old pub 5-6 yrs ago and was run down and depressing- Went to visit again last Sunday7th August 2016 and was very pleasantly surprised in the upgrade back to the old days-Lucy and the staff were very welcoming-,the bar area and...More

1  Thank mikewwills
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The Fox inn at Ellisfield Hampshire The Fox at Ellisfield is a quiet quaint English country pub situated on a quiet country road Off of the Basingstoke to Alton road (A339) A very friendly pub mostly used by locals, but visitors are always made welcome...More

3  Thank NormanJB
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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
Kids, Families with children, 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
  • 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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