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The Fox Inn
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

We went for a friends birthday party, and were booked into room 14 on the top floor.
The party was fab, an amazing bunch of people, guests and locals, and we laughed all night.
The room was nice, comfy bed, tea and coffee facilities, and was great for the night.
It was quite dusty everywhere though, particularly in the bathroom!
Otherwise, breakfast was yummy, as was the food for the party!
Lovely rural setting, and it's nice to see independent owners doing a great job! We will be back!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank HelenaD
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

we dropped in on a very cold day halfway through our walk.the pub itself is very nice but the hospitality of the landlady was absolutely so welcoming. we had already had our lunch or else we would've have tried the very reasonably priced and deliciously sounding menu.we will definitely go back and try the food

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank sarahT66
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

Decided with my husband and two friends to have Saturday lunch at the Inn. Having been previously on many occasions lunch evening meals and the Sunday carvery. After calling the day before to make a reservation I was told there were no tables available until 1.30, which was fine as it was Easter Saturday we assumend they were very busy, imagine our suprise when arriving at the car park there were only seven cars parked. On entering the Inn we had to wait to be seen and then eventually told yes we were booked. Entering the dining room there were only twelve people seated ( all wearing coats ) as yes it was very cold inside. I appreciate it is an exceptionally cold winter, but surely a nice welcoming warm dining room would be very welcoming. After ordering our meal which which we didn't have to wait too long for my friend had to return her meal and the replacement meal was also not eaten. We had coffee after and sadly my coffee had a large hair in it. The condiments on the table were not very clean the vinegar bottle had dirt and fluff on the side and the salt cellar did not work as the salt inside was solid. How sad this has happened to this once very popular Inn. I must say the waitress was very helpful, but had to check everything we asked her. We will not be visiting again, which is a shame. Please put some heating on! it is not good having to eat a meal with your coat on.
ps please also get rid of the smell outside. We live in the country and are used to the smells of the fields of which the farmers spread there effluent, but this smell is of sewage.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Brian B
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

We visited The Fox Inn, using a tastecard, for my birthday.
The staff were friendly, the food was delicious, I like the idea that the menu changes frequently, although we had already chosen what to have on using the menu on the website and nothing we had selected was on the menu of the day. We were all very happy with our selections. The portions were quite large, we would have been happy with them being half the size and we still would have been full. There wasn't much atmosphere, but it was a Monday night. The restaurant was a little cold. With the tastecard the food was good value, I probably wouldn't have paid the full price for what we had.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank dumdeeda
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

Not a place to stay in winter, heating poor and bedrooms not cosy enough. Not good for business if need early breakfast as don't serve before 8.00am. We found ourselves stumbling through dark halls trying to get out at 7.30am. They obviously don't get up early at the fox. Food in bar at night was good but restaurant cold and not inviting. It is probably lovely in the summer.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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2  Thank SuffolkMobo
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