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The John Russell Fox 10 High Street, Andover SP10 1NY, England
01264320920
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We don't know Andover and were arriving early to eat before going to the Lights theatre. We found this weatherspoon pub and knowing its quick and cheap went in for a meal. The place was quiet when we ordered. Our starters came out within about 10 minutes, the plates were cleared away and we waiting for our main course, and... More 

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Thank suzanne n
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Hiya, I'm sorry that you weren't entirely happy with your visit, I would like to assure you that these aren't our usual standards and I will be looking into the matter further, so if you could email who served you and when you visited to p1345@jdwetherspoon.co.uk I hope this hasn't put you off visiting us again! As for the pub... More 

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109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we would pop in for a quick bite to eat, what a massive mistake. The place was dead, but must at some point have been busy as every single table in the 'upstairs' bit was filthy. Really, crap all over them, sticky, unwashed, disgusting. There were enough staff around, but they seemed more interested in chatting to each other... More 

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Thank Alan F
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the John Russell Fox. I am sorry to hear about the issues you encountered during your visit and shall look into these further to ensure they don't happen again. Many thanks for bringing this to my attention, Charlee More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub whilst parked up for the night in Andover, I had the 14oz Aberdeen Angus steak with a side of onion rings washed down with a couple of pints of cask ale, loved it, clean pub, friendly staff and a great atmosphere, will definitely be back, well done Witherspoons.

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Thank fasteddie774
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your meal and ales and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Shrewton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Come here regularly for get together with former work colleagues, the food is always good and served hot, we are usually a party of around 12 and all meals come out together. Excellent value. Staff friendly and efficient.

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Thank rachel19142014
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the John Russell Fox! I am so pleased that you visit regularly and enjoy your meal every time. I look forward to welcoming all of you group again soon, Charlee More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Slow food service - but apart from that they do great toasties, & fry up is okay, pancakes are to die for. Staff are not very smiley look like they always having a bad day - prices are good for food would be better if overall was a £1 or 2 cheaper then I would give 5 stars. Cos the... More 

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Thank chloeclp
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoy your food and I am sorry that you feel you are waiting a long time to be served. This is an area I am currently working on with all of my team and hope to improve very quickly. I look forward to welcoming you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Not for romantic dates but for easy drinks and food this is the place. Very reasonable prices with good food. Matches the cheap eats and drinks model. Happy to recommend.

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Thank Berkeley H
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the John Russell Fox. I appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming plenty of new customers alongside yourself based on this. Thanks again, Charlee More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband popped in before the cinema tonight, my husband stood at the bar a very long time to order he said they were to busy all chatting to each other only one member of staff. Food was out quick tho and very nice, but unfortunately didn't have the pudding me wanted so got us a replacement. Really... More 

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Thank Tanya19792014
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your food and shall act upon your concerns about the speed of service. Thank you for bringing this to my attention and I hope that you will visit us again soon. Many thanks, Charlee More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Came in yesterday morning with my dad for breakfast. He had the large breakfast, I had the standard, both of us had a coffee which was refillable and all for under a tenner. Breakfast quality was good this time and the plate was hot and the beans were warm. Got here about 930 and was not too many people in... More 

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1 Thank Craig R
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the John Russell Fox. I'm glad you enjoyed your breakfasts and found them to be very reasonably priced. I'll pass on your compliment to the lady who served you as I'm sure she will be as grateful as I am. Hope to see you again soon, Charlee More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Nice upper level and lower level split giving a choice as where to sit. Standard spoons food and drink but staff always seem polite and attentive.

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Thank daydrinker1966
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I am so pleased that you like tha layout of our pub and find that standards of staff to your liking. I am very proud of all of my team and love getting complements about them. We all look forward to welcoming you back soon, Charlee More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

While shopping in Andover the last few Saturdays we tried to give the John Russell another go for Breakfast, however last Saturday the Menu had been changed to only Roll's etc. & a waitress said there were no Cooked Breakfast's being served because there were problems in the Kitchen, ( we went elsewhere ). Tried again today, same Menus, inquired... More 

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Thank davejO5713JF
John Russell Fo... A, General Manager at The John Russell Fox, responded to this review

Hiya, Thank you for your feedback, we are currently experiencing some maintenance issues within our kitchen, this has prevented us from doing any fried or grilled food for the past couple of weeks. We are currently waiting on some parts so we can get the kitchen fully up and running again, and hope this will be as soon as possible.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The John Russell Fox 10 High Street, Andover SP10 1NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Andover
  • Phone Number: 01264320920
Description
JD Wetherspoon establishment located in the middle of Andover. Serving breakfast from 07:00-12:00 daily, a wide range of meals from 07:00-23:00 and a vast selection of drinks from 09:00-00:00 daily.

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