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The Folly Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Folly lane, Napton-on-the-Hill, England
+44 1926 815185
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely setting next to the canal and a wonderful traditional old pub run by lovely friendly people. You really don't get many pubs like this any more. Been a few times and had lunch and the food has always been excellent. Had probably the best Stake & Kidney Pie I've ever had today - first class. If you like traditional... More 

Thank Chris N
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us went to the Folly for a meal and drinks and although situated in a lovely location the pub itself needs a refurb. It's very dated and cluttered inside and the rooms are dark and dingy. Could be a beautiful place if given some love. The food ruined our evening as every course was dreadfully disappointing and... More 

Thank pooges
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We moor near this pub occasionally and each time decide to give it a go for food. Both times have been disappointing because the staff are very ill-informed when it comes to providing advice about allergens in the food. I am breastfeeding my daughter who is allergic to various foods so I have to be extremely careful with my diet.... More 

Thank elcockarocho
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely little canal side pub and obviously popular. Whilst on our narrow boat we had looked in on a Friday evening to be told that the restaurant was fully booked. Perhaps our expectations were too high as we thought we must visit and have a meal on the way back, which we duly did. The menu isn't... More 

Thank denise l
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely dinner in here, 4 adults and daughter aged 4. Good pies and generous portions. I thought it was a little expensive. The pub is very traditional with a rather eclectic selection of memorabilia

Thank amywilson101
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Not been to the Folly for a number of years but heard good things from friends. A great old world pub that has changed little over the years which is a good thing. Traditional pub grub, home cooked, tasty and good value. Well kept Hook Norton beers and a good selection of ciders. Friendly staff and good service. Can definitely... More 

Thank Ian B
Thrapston, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a good pub food pub. The menu is short basic but of good quality. We had lunch and dinner. The main menu is the same for both with. The added of sandwiches pannies and jacket potatoes for lunch. Very dog friendly, great location. The staff are very friendly and supportive.

Thank Denfordphil
Solihull, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Historic canal-side pub at end of no-through road with al-fresco dining, serving 5 superb real ales plus draught ciders. With a warm welcome and nothing too much trouble attitude. Old fashioned characterful interior with homely and pleasing ambience. Excellent foods with good service. Dog friendly too. Even offered to turn the music down although it wasn't loud or annoying. Definitely... More 

Thank crowdellivanp1
Stockport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

On a narrow boat this is a must stop at venue set in a lovely position and very popular so wise to book ahead

Thank michael e
Rugby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A real traditional pub set in the Warwickshire countryside. Great food, great atmosphere and totally un-modernised. Walls covered with old photos. Like going back in time. Hope they never change it. Wonderful garden and grounds. Full of lovely staff, especially Harriet who looked after us. Would definitely recommend Sunday dinner! Excellent beers and wines too.

Thank WarwickDipple

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Folly lane, Napton-on-the-Hill, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Napton-on-the-Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 815185

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