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The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone

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Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
+44 1604 821251
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you can't get the basics right then you are always going to disappoint. The meal started OK with the starters arriving at the same time and were enjoyable. However things quickly took a turn for the worse. Two overcooked and very average Wagyu burgers, they could have been a cheap supermarket burger! Scallops missing from the other main course... More 

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Thank Mark J
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter and I took my 89 year old mother out for a birthday lunch and regretted not going to the tried and tested gastro-pub down the road. My daughter ordered a slow roasted tomato salad.....Two uncooked tomato quarters and green leaves, I believe the dressing was okay! She did complain, and the price of the dish, about ten pounds,... More 

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Thank JuliaAnne123
Northampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As the Fox and Hounds was serving the Valentine's day menu until the Friday, we went on the 15th as this suited us better. I had the Valentines menu with a glass of prosecco and my partner chose from the a la carte. The scallops starter was nice although I am not sure what the apple sauce added to the... More 

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Thank Chris M
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your valentines meal with us, and we hope to see you again The Fox and Hounds team More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had something to celebrate so we decided to revisit as we have always enjoyed a good meal here in both small and large groups. We were not disappointed again.

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Thank TrollmanNorthants
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Hi trollmanNorthants, We're glad to hear that you chose to celebrate your special occasion with us. We look forward to seeing you again, The Fox and Hounds team More 

Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Took a while for our food to come out of the kitchen but worth the wait. Nice atmosphere too.

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Thank Lisa_Ade_271016
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meals. We hope to see you again soon. The Fox and Hounds team More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just moved into the area two weeks ago - needed somewhere good to lunch with friends coming to see us. Through a mix of TripAdvisor and personal recommendation (during a chat with a stranger as we both stood waiting for folk in a bank queue) we settled on Fox and Hounds. Popped in on a weekday lunchtime for a pint... More 

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Thank bigcheeser
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. The staff were pleased to read your lovely comments, and we're glad that you enjoyed it so much that you visited again! We hope to see you again soon The Fox and Hounds team More 

West Haddon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has got to be one of my favorite establishments in Northampton. The surroundings are gorgeous and cosy, bar and waiting staff pleasant and helpful. The food has been superb on every occasion. The Fox and hounds is great for meeting with friends, work gatherings and family get togethers! 5 star - love it!

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Thank Rizza
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review Rizza, It's great to hear that you enjoy the food and come to us for a variety of occasions, We look forward to seeing you again, The Fox and Hounds team More 

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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Ambience - Mediterranean-influenced a la carte menu and specials. Superb staff, great food. Great for family parties - we booked late but still managed to seat 8 - would recommend reservation as seems popular. I didn't ask or count but I would imagine it seats 100+ in the restaurant

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General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, were glad that you enjoyed your visit I would definitely recommend booking, especially over the weekend! We hope to see you again, The Fox and Hounds team More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't visited this place for years so thought we would give this a go for a Saturday lunch for three vegetarians - and we were not disappointed. We started with the Mezze to share. A lovely and quite filling choice and generous for three people. It was a lovely mix of hot and cold items with warm flat bread.... More 

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Thank abhai_r
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we're pleased to hear that you enjoyed all your meals! Hopefully next time you'll get to try one of our delicious desserts! The Fox and Hounds team More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant primarily because it is equidistance between us and our friends we were meeting. Plenty of car parking space. Pre-dinner drinks excellent. We were soon invited to our table and given menus. Also given time to read menus and the given advice as to the contents etc of some of the dishes on offer. Food was hot... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The Fox & Hounds - Harlestone, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review! The team we're pleased to hear that you really enjoyed your visit, We look forward to seeing you again soon, The Fox and Hounds team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harlestone Road | Lower Harlestone, Northampton NN7 4EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 821251
Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Fox & Hounds serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.

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