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The Fox

$$ - $$$, British,
469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
+44 1582 713817
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
“pastry” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
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1 - 10 of 595 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the restaurant for a family evening meal. Many items were unavailable, which is fine however no one told us. After choosing different meals three times because of items missing we decided to leave. Duty manager was defensive and didn’t handle the situation...More

Thank S123456123
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped at The Fox for a quick lunch. The pub is conveniently located on Luton Road with plenty of parking available. Inside the pub has atmosphere albeit in need of some brightening up with decoration. The menu is comprehensive but rather pricey for what is...More

Thank realisticr99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped using The Fox a year or so ago after a few bad meals, but my Mum really wanted to go for her birthday so we booked. Service was really good and it's a nice place. Scallop starter was really good. The chatueabriand for...More

Thank david c
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi David c, Many thanks for your review. I'm very glad to here that you made a return to us here at the Fox, and that you all enjoyed your visit. I'm very sorry to hear though that the double cooked chips really let us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for a large group for a 40th birthday, our meal was very poor. Used to visit the Fox and the food was always nice so we were very surprised and disappointed. The crispy chicken starter came out on a large plate with three pieces...More

Thank corina204
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi corina, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your visit to us here at the Fox. I remember your table well, and I'm extremely sorry that some of the food you received was below par and not to your liking....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fox does gastropub well. It's another of the Mitchell and Butler pubs and I'm sure it's one of their premium inn ones...... And we find ourselves in those quite often. I'm guessing that's because we think they are pretty good and because there are...More

Thank simon d
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Simon, Thank you very much for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed the food and your overall experience at the Fox. As you say we are part of a group, but we do work very hard as a team to try and go...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just cant get enough of this place, never disappointed. Food is top quality, service is spot on 10/10

Thank css1970
General Manager A, Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We really do enjoy getting feed back from our regular guests. Myself and the team are looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here yesterday evening for a family night out, overall very impressed. Good selection of dishes on the menu to suit most tastes.More

Thank barry a
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi barry a, Thank you for your review. I do agree that you can't beat a good steak. I'm delighted to hear you and your family had a great evening, and there was something on the menu for everyone. Looking forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent attentive service and a varied menu with some interesting variations from the norm. A relaxed atmosphere with contemporary decoration and comfortable seating. Tables adequately spaced. The food was of a high standard and very enjoyable.More

Thank Rick H
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rick H, Many thanks for your great review. When I read reviews like this, it really does give myself and the team great joy. I'm glad you and your Gran enjoyed all elements of your visit, and myself and the team look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last minute on a Sunday, hadn't reserved but they were happy to find us a table. Decor is lovely and there was a pleasant buzz about the rooms. I went for a starter or pate which was lovely and served with plenty of...More

Thank dorset111986
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi dorset111986, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to us here at the Fox. I have passed your comments in regards to the veg to my head chef. Delighted to hear...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit for a year or two and very good it was. Good portions of well cooked food, pleasant waiting staff and well mannered fellow diners, .

Thank John T
Michael R, General Manager at The Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John T, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to us here at the Fox. Myself and the team look forward to welcoming you back (hopefully) soon :-).

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Patrick G
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Response from KCatravels | Reviewed this property |
No they are not.
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Gail B
24 November 2016|
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Response from Dewi J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a car although not in the traditional sense. It's a gravel car park both at the side and in front of the building
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 57 - USD 57
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 Luton Road, Harpenden AL5 3QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 713817
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