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The Red Fox

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
01446 772352
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has some really bistro type dishes worth trying like the belly pork, it has quite a good range of dishes on the menu both traditional and gastro and some great ales on. The desserts were very good if you had room! The bar area is always decorated with hops, lights type things and looks inviting. Good for a... More 

Thank ChristopherMorris
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is a favourite in our family. Fab food, lovely staff and a large garden to keep my football mad son entertained! I recommend the prawn cocktail and the steak and ale pie.

Thank seren468
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One night wondering what too do for food and heard so many good reviews from friends and family about this place, so thought I would give it a try. We certainly weren't disappointed, on arrival we were greeted with a warm welcome as soon as we entered by a young gentleman behind the bar (Matthew) and shown to our table,... More 

Thank Oliver B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very happy customer!! Took my parents out for lunch (fussy eaters) They thoroughly enjoyed, large meals,not enough room for dessert! Will definitely return

Thank Sgjg1
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Very pleasant evening. Food great. Menu extensive. Food served hot. Service good. Waitress pleasant. Very good ale. Cosy and clean environment.

1 Thank Patricia C
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Having been constant and satisfied customers ,the good standard of the Red Fox has plummeted.Prices are higher, portions and plates are smaller and the quality of our food was sub standard;my husband's lasagne suffered from a paucity of mince ,was tasteless,inedible and resembled slops: my gourmet burger was tough, tasteless and so small .Unfortunately the landlord and his wife were... More 

Thank Pam R
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Took my mother for lunch and was very satisfied. The staff were brilliant and attentive, we were greeted as soon as we we walked in and by friendly staff. We had Sunday lunch even though there was a full menu. My mother doesn't eat much and they suggested the small plate of turkey, my wife had pork and i went... More 

1 Thank Nick K
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Always have a lovely meal when we visit the Red Fox, huge portions ceertainky get your money's worth, very friendly staff

Thank Dibdabs1
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Visited the Red Fox for lunch. My daughter had enjoyed her visit so I thought I'd give it a try and I wasn't disappointed. The staff were helpful and full of life. They made us feel welcome and brought our drinks to the table after ordering at the bar. The lunch time menu had a good choice of meals. I... More 

1 Thank colin j
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Went for sunday lunch, as part of a birthday celebration on the 5th June, as past meals there had been excellent. What a huge disappointment this turned out to be. Firstly we were only shown the Sunday lunch menu and not informed we could order from the everday menu, luckily my husband had printed a copy of the menu out... More 

2 Thank Paula J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: 01446 772352
cf71 7rq near bridgend

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?