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The Fancott

The Cottage Fancott, Toddington LU5 6HT, England
+44 1525 872366
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (11 reviews)
“scotch egg” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Cottage Fancott, Toddington LU5 6HT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The worst roast dinner i have ever had tough meat cold veg cold pots and Yorkshire the meat was so tough could not get knife through never againMore

Thank Debbie T
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There Debbie, " Roast " Well thanks for that appalling review that doesn't put us in a very good light eh? Especially as apologies and compensation were made on the day, you didn't mention that why? We thought disappointing visit was sorted you even...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for family lunch today and had excellent time. Friendly greeting as soon as we walked in door. Wanted seat in bar area as only wanted to choose from Bar lunch Menu. Good selection of food to choose from the lunch menu. Really enjoyed...More

1  Thank Jeff C
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jeff, " Saturday Family Lunch " Oh thank you for taking time to review us here at the Fancott, much appreciate by us all. Regards, Paul

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came for a quiet lunch on the weekend and were greeted by a woman with blonde hair who told us we could sit in the bar area as we didn't book. All good so far, but as my boyfriend is a...More

Thank jadebasham45
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jade, " Not gluten free! " We were all so disappointed to read your review as we take great care in our Gluten Free menu and I was also surprised you say not much to offer..... We have 4 starters 8 mains and 3...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Son takes me out for meal food great staff welcoming but you need to book its always busy. Big out side area great for kids.

1  Thank madgolfecafe
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hallo " Birthday Meal " Thanks for review, much appreciated. Regards, Paul

Reviewed 6 October 2018

I live in Northampton, my friend lives in London and we picked the Fancott, simply as it was in the middle. We had a fantastic afternoon and i could not fault it. I walked in and was greeted with a warm, welcoming smile, as i...More

1  Thank SKJP
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There! " Excellent Saturday Rendez-Vous " Oh thank you so much for taking the trouble to review us here at The Fancott Country Pub and Dining. Sounds like you and your friend had a great day. Regards, Paul

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here overnight in the carpark after a day at Harry Potter studios. I emailed in advance and was told I’d be very welcome. There’s even free EHU but I didn’t have the right adaptor (my fault). Had a lovely glass of wine and a...More

2  Thank mumpelina
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There! " Highly recommended " Oh thanks for reviewing us here at The Fancott, glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards, Paul

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Great atmosphere and great food. They serve a lovely Guinness. In the back garden area of the pub they have climbing apparatus with a slide which is a hit with the children and a bonus addition of a running ride along train. I would recommend...More

Thank Connector811971
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hallo There! " Sunday evening Dinner " Great review thanks, much appreciated by all The Team at The Fancott. Regards, Paul

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Visited with my family (8 persons) for my wife's birthday meal. Service was generally slow once we were seated. Quality of food was nothing exceptional. Scampi that I ordered was predominantly batter with very little in the way of scampi content. Meal had obviously been...More

Thank Minellalloyd
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi There " Nothing Amazing " Oh what a disappointing review to receive of us here at The Fancott and I won't add insult to injury by attempting to make excuses for such a disappointing visit. We obviously got it wrong on this occasion and...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I've actually visited The Fancott on two separate occasions recently. The first was just for a drink, which was very pleasant in the garden during the sunny weather. It was an extra treat that we got a ride on the train - it was a...More

1  Thank Emma D
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi Emma, " Fun train and tasty food " Oh thank you for taking the trouble to write such a comprehensive review of us at The Fancott. Sorry you don't like our no dogs rule in the garden (we do allow to sit with owners...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Fish and chips are unforgettable! Desserts are not recommended Очень неплохо, традиционный британский паб

Thank Belzon
Paul W, Owner at The Fancott, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Hi " Good! Very British! " oh thank you for review, sorry you didn't reccomend the desserts о, спасибо за обзор, извините, вы не рекомендовали десерты regards Paul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cottage Fancott, Toddington LU5 6HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Toddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 872366
  • E-mail
The Fancott is a traditional family pub located near Toddington, Bedfordshire.A warm welcome awaits you and your guests at The Fancott, where food is available all day, everyday.We have been refurbished to the highest standard. We also have a beautiful large garden, great play equipment for the kids and our famous Mini Railway!
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