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Fox and Hounds

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
+44 1664 452129
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went to this pub/restaurant this weekend with some friends for a 3 course Christmas dinner. was fabulous, went last year, as it was soooo good and such a good price, we agreed to meet up again this year and will definitely be going again next year. food and services was faultless, thank you fox and hounds :)

Thank belvoirbuilders c
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food was exceptional; the wine list great.....however, to shrug off a missing starter from our table as 'Oops! oh well, we are like Faulty Towers...' was not a good move. Whether the waiting staff or the kitchen made the mistake - they should have just said, really sorry, we made a mistake. We were entertaining clients and it just... More 

Thank Leicesterlady1234
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

My wife and I had Sunday lunch with our son and his wife. He had heard good things about the venue as must have many others as this was the first time it was not fully booked when he tried to make a reservation. We all had the 3 course lunch, two of us had a roast and two the... More 

2 Thank Brian E
Kimberley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were on our way back from Norfolk and came across the pub. The staff were very friendly and the dogs were welcome. The menu is quite extensive and although we only has a wrap there were some delicious looking meals being served

Thank Tony M
Rutland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Superb atmosphere in a small intimate restaurant. A gem on the Rutland/Leicester border. We haven enjoyed evenings here on many occasions and it's our No 1 restaurant in the area. the food is always first class.

Thank Sylvia R
Oakham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is our third visit so not a novelty anymore and I have to say that it is a most enjoyable experience but not exceptional in relation to the price. With starters ranging from £7 to £11 something for scallops and £17 to over £23 for fillet steak, it should be very good.There is plenty of good choice in the... More 

1 Thank Jasprhi
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We ate at the restaurant on a Friday night. The bar area is so cosy and beautifully decorated. The staff were very friendly and made us feel at home. The restaurant area is small and intimate. The food was amazing and very nicely presented. Would definitely recommend it!

Thank DoretteV
Leicester, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My friends and I visited the aqua park at Rutland Water today, and afterwards were famished! As this was only 2 miles away we decided to pop in. We were worried that maybe we couldn't eat there as they usually only take bookings (obviously very popular) but thankfully they could accommodate us. The food was absolutely delicious, good value and... More 

Thank Jessicat2007
Oakham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at the restaurant and had drinks outside which was very pleasant. The food was superb and the staff were fantastic. Definitely worth another visit.

Thank Carol S
Oakham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

My husband and I chose to take a fussy food oriented friend here to eat, based on our previous outings. The food was better than ever, and the service, as usual, was impeccable. If you are looking for something cheap and cheerful, this is not the place for you. However, if you appreciate excellent food and elegant service in lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 52
British, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Somerby Road | Knossington, Oakham LE15 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 452129
Welcome to the Fox and Hounds in Knossington. We aim to provide a fine dining experience within the homely atmosphere of a country pub. We welcome reservations.Opening timesMonday - ClosedTuesday - Saturday - 6pm-11pmSunday - 12pm-5pm

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