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The Fox House

Bar, British, Pub
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Penistone Road | Carlecotes, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
+44 1226 762536
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of my favourites, I visit here at least 4 times a year. The atmosphere is wonderful - I love taking a trip to Holmfirth and stopping off here on a cold winter day for some food and to sit by the fireplace. The bar area is always decorated for Christmas and Halloween. They have a great menu... More 

2 Thank Donna B
Corby, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Fox House for a sunday lunch and the adults had a carvery, grandkids ate off the kids menu. Friendly staff, food good and plentiful. Excellent value for money.

1 Thank David B
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fox house is "alright"... ...we've been plenty of times as we live about 4 miles away and it's a lovely walk up from Holmfirth. They have an average menu, not the best for our vegetarian daughter as there's only 3 options and they're not that great... the Stilton pie isn't the best flavour combo and the vegetable lasagne usually... More 

Thank Chloe_brightside
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a belated celebratory meal and having read the recent reviews was left a bit doubtful about our choice I was pleasantly suprised to find the welcome and staff very freindley and the food very good , everything hot and everyone in the party saying how enjoyable it had been

1 Thank colben_13
Cawthorne, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for 1 pm arrived on time and after getting our drinks ordered our food which arrived and all very good after we had eaten our main course decided on a sweet, nice choice went to order to be told that as kitchen finished at 2 pm and doors locked at 2.30 prompt could we hurry so no... More 

Thank tonytileit
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & nice beers too. I think the pub is now under new management & run by Basil Fawlty's son but enjoyed our visit & will go again, if only to Basil junior in action. 😄

2 Thank Jon W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a meal, as we used to go regularly years ago, it was difficult to find a seat that was clean enough to sit on, it looked like workmen had sat on all the seats with they overalls on, they were that bad. Wish we had changed our mind and gone elsewhere at that point, we decided to stay... More 

2 Thank Yorkshirelass2010
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After my last visit to the Fox House back in March, it has taken a while to pluck up the courage to give it another go, but I'm not one to be put off easily and things could only get better... Hopefully! The pub was very quiet on a cool, wet day and some of the furnishings are looking decidedly... More 

Thank Claribelle
West London
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Ate here one night whilst staying locally . All i can say is make sure you are hungry , enormous good quality meals are provided here and the choice is very good too. Friendly bar staff , would recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank saffy50
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

As per usual amazing food great staff and the chef is accommodating for cheeky little extras on the dessert front!!!!! Early bird great value for money!!! Maybe it's time for some new seat covers but it kind of adds to the character - we will be back!!!!!

1 Thank Raq694

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penistone Road | Carlecotes, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Holmfirth
  • Phone Number: +44 1226 762536
Traditional British country pub just outside of Holmfirth serving a modern British menu from local suppliers.Carvery and Bar Menus served in a traditional country setting.A la'carte private dining available in the Restaurant.

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