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The Falcon Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Fotheringhay $$ - $$$ , British,
Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
+44 1832 226254
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“roast lamb” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
“pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Falcon is blessed with the most amazing location and surroundings. We were greeted by friendly and welcoming staff who were accommodating 'above and beyond' the call of duty. A super table, attentive team followed by fantastic Faye and Wine. A traditional Welsh Rarebit followed...More

1  Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here before, with friends, and it was a real treat. Reading reviews it appears there are serious problems at this well-thought of eatery. To be fair, my meal on Sunday evening was very tasty, and very much appreciated. A pulled-pork pizza, followed...More

2  Thank Cottesmore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch at The Falcon with a friend last Saturday. What a treat, friendly and fast service, lovely food and a gorgeous setting. What a gem Fotheringhay is, and The Falcon is an absolute find. Superb. Visiting again in September for a friend's birthday,...More

Thank Crolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a load of Rubbish, Sunday night 9/7/17. Took my wife to the advertised BBQ and Pizza from the out-side oven, the oven must have cost thousands or pounds. Absolute waste of money. The staff had to Ho and see pre-ordered orders including mine that...More

2  Thank D C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two visits and two poor meals. There must be something wrong? After a 25 min delay we had our starters ( chicken-based terrine, onion marmalade and a leak & something tartlet with parmesan topping) which were OK but nothing special. I took liver & black...More

1  Thank YeOldOne
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Came for a meal with friends on the recommendation of our b&b owner Rod at lovely Bridge Cottage Woodnewton. It couldn't have been better! The four of us all had different courses and everyone of them was wonderful. Beautifully prepared and just the right amount....More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Had a great lunch here today - fish sharing sharing platter for the three of us - bargain at £27. Tempura prawns, special scotch eggs, smoked salmon, anchovy salad and crayfish tails. Delicious!

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Fotheringhay is a pretty East Northants village which is bathed in British history. It was here, that Mary, Queen of Scots was executed. The Falcon is a beautiful traditional pub serving great food. We come here most bank holidays this time in the Whitsun break....More

3  Thank Xxzarr2014
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My husband and I eat here fairly regularly and we love it. The food is consistently top notch, the staff are friendly, polite and the service is good. The conservatory is lovely and airy and the tables are reasonably well spaced. It is also possible...More

1  Thank Dobby4
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I have always had excellent food and drink at the Falcon. It can always be relied on to provide good food, good service and a hospitable environment to relax in.

2  Thank ABatHHL
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Response from gillianbendall | Reviewed this property |
The website has opening times – looks like it's open seven days a week.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fotheringhay, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Fotheringhay
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 226254
  • E-mail
The award winning Falcon Inn nestles with the heart of the village of Fotheringhay, famous as the birth place of Richard III and the place where Mary Queen of Scots ended her days after being held captive in Fotheringhay castle for 12 years. From fine ingredients, sourced locally where possible, our frequently changing menus offer something for all, from traditional wholesome bar food to delicious a la carte cuisine. Our friendly and enthusiastic team will welcome you back again and again.Enjoy our wonderful food, along with fine wines and real ales, in charming surroundings. Log fires, fresh flowers, a beautiful garden and conservatory overlooking the splendid church... a truly lovely experience.
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