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The Red Fox

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Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
+44 1446 772352
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Pontyclun, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I visited for dinner after work. The pub was beautifully decorated inside and out ready for Christmas and we had a great table near the open fire. The menu choices were good with plenty of home cooked food options but we all ordered the cajun chicken and wedges. The meals were delicious and the barman/waiter was very... More 

Thank susaq12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub with my partner for the first time today, we could not be more pleased with our experience! As soon as we stepped foot inside we were made to feel at ease with the twinkly lights placed above the fire, it was so atmospheric and cosy! Not to mention the friendly greeting we received as we entered. When... More 

Thank Kate D
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends love this pub and took us there for a meal on Saturday. We had a wonderful friendly welcome, great service from all the staff and really tasty food. I had deep fried Brie followed by sirloin steak which was cooked to perfection. It has a lovely cosy atmosphere with a real fire. No wonder our friends love this... More 

Thank Beverley T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bar/Restaurant area was very welcoming, the menu offered a great choice of food at reasonable prices. The service was prompt and friendly and most important of all the food was delicious. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this pub, I will definitely be going back again soon..

Thank davidwL9690LR
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for Sunday lunch and although the staff were lovely and friendly the waiting time and food were disappointing . Starts were lovely and piping hot but the roast dinner was a massive let down . Both the roast and boiled potatoes were undercooked and hard as were the carrots . Desserts were nice . So after an... More 

1 Thank Jane C
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The best Sunday lunch I have had out for a long time. Excellent food and excellent service - we will be back!

Thank Siobhan98
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Locally sourced food, cooked to perfection and served by extremely friendly staff... a hidden gem for a lunchtime treat.

Thank Richard N
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem in the local area! If you want a traditional pub with amazing hosts, food and a wide range of beers then visit the red fox! I visited with my family for a birthday meal and loved it. Really lovely people run the pub and make you feel welcome. Highly recommend a visit if your passing through or... More 

Thank LCEC17
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I booked a table for Sunday lunch with my Mum and Aunt last week and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The Sunday lunch was first class! Plenty of roast lamb and fresh vegetables and extra gravy available too! Staff were extremely polite and friendly and I will definitely be returning again! Also, a beautiful pub. We ate in the bar which... More 

2 Thank Cheryl E
Horsham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We went to this pub a couple of times during a summer holiday at nearby Pen Fistla Barns. It is a fantastic place - the service is really friendly and helpful, the locals in the pub were also friendly (not always the case in pubs), good ambience with seating both out front and garden in back. The food is lovely,... More 

1 Thank Cheri M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1446 772352
Charming village pub serving home cooked meals, real ales, great wines. We offer a choice for most diners including Gluten Free and Vegan.

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