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Fox & Goose

Main Street | Illston-on-the-Hill, Leicester, LE7 9EG, England
+44 116 259 6340
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  • Very good6%
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“roast beef” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
“chef james” (3 reviews)
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British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Illston-on-the-Hill, Leicester, LE7 9EG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It takes a lot for me to rate a place with top marks.......but the Fox and Goose pub in Illston delivered on all levels. Setting was great - a choice of eating in the bar or the restaurant. The bar feels like a traditional bar...More

Thank Mike5670
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We are regular Fox and Goose visitors but ate there for the first time last week for my brother's birthday for the Thursday night 'Steak Night'. Our group of 8 included a mix of steak aficionados and some who usually aren't fans, but all of...More

Thank lolapupsy
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Stopped for lunch in this quiet, traditional pub in a small village in a gloriously unspoilt part of East Leicestershire. Great service and splendid food. Will visit again and thoroughly recommended.

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Visited tonight after searching through Leicester top restaurants and found this. So glad we decided to eat here! Every bit of food was a delight to eat but especially the sticky toffee pudding! What a treat! Our compliments to the chef! We have already booked...More

1  Thank Louise K
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Super Sunday lunch. The beef was first class & to follow we had the apple crumble which was was excellent Will definitely go again

Thank 861,234,567
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch a few weeks ago with my boyfriend and we were both very pleasantly surprised with the food. I had soup and he had a sharing board, both were delicious and very well presented. Lots of good recommendations for their Sunday lunch too...More

Thank TabsAllingham
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The food is super, the service great and it is the real deal. The locals are friendly and they are able to bring their dogs in the bar area.

Thank Blighty43
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I have reviewed this delightful country inn on a couple of occasions but felt I must yet again write and sing it's praises. The place really is unique and under the overall supervision of Maitre D. Henry it buzzes with friendliness, charm, and serves the...More

Thank LeicesterActor
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

You must come here if you like: Excellent traditional pub atmosphere Fabulous food ! perfectly cooked, presented and served ! Roast beef best around for miles for great value for money! Great beers and wines Warm and friendly staff - with humour Wonderful ambiance -...More

Thank Muddy663
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Our third time here and honestly, amongst the very best restaurants we have ever had the pleasure of dining at. Superb service from Henry and all of his staff, and the food is a taste of simple, honest well made perfection by a chef who...More

Thank alexmaswrat1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 31
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Illston-on-the-Hill, Leicester, LE7 9EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire
  • Phone Number: +44 116 259 6340
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Quintessential village pub tucked away in the Leicestershire countryside serving freshly cooked food daily. We have real ales and a real log fire to warm up the colder months.
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