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The Fox House Inn & Restaurant

) #17 of 62 Restaurants in Holmfirth $$ - $$$ , British,
Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
+44 1226 762536
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mixed grill” (19 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here for a family meal as we were in Yorkshire visiting family. I had the hunters BBQ chicken with no bacon, and it was really nice. The chips were absolutely delicious. As a table of 12 all the food came quickly & there wasn't...More

1  Thank EmilyJHx
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a family of six staying at the wonderful "Smallshaw Farm Cottages" just six minutes drive from "The Fox House", and we booked Sunday Lunch there that turned out to be a great choice. A restaurant isn't often the best environment when you've got...More

1  Thank CreweAlexForever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Fox House to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We wanted a country run with an eatery with good views and a nice atmosphere. My wife had mustard & pork steak and I had the lasagne. Both meals were excellent, served hot and with...More

1  Thank Keith H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First walked into the restaurant and was pleasantly surprised at how well presented the place was - very posh. Was greeted at the bar by a wonderful young man named Jake who was ever so helpful to me and my friends who had never visited...More

2  Thank hellomynameisbob3005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous food, gorgeous refurb, lovely and friendly staff. Very clean place and looks gorgeous after the refurb earlier this year. The menu has lots of choice and everything that came out was presented beautifully. We both enjoyed what we had and we're both stuffed from...More

1  Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fox on paper has everything, varied menu with specials and a good selection of desserts. Nice environment surrounded by nice views and a nice atmosphere inside. Unfortunately though the main reason for the visit was a let down. The food and service was lacking...More

1  Thank Neil E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dad,Son, Daughter in law and Grandchildren visit early on Thursday evening. The Fox is in a lonely location outside Holmfirth. Large cosy interior split into a Bar meal area and a more formal Restaurant at the rear. We chose a comfortable large round table. Drinks...More

2  Thank STEPHEN E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last visited this place 40 years ago when it was just a country pub with a reputation for a good steak. Whilst on a run around today stumbled across it and thought we would give it a try for lunch. What an excellent surprise. Beautifully...More

3  Thank Pd2170
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visit! Never had a Carvery as hot, they plate it up for you too so there's no mess, abundance of veg and meat. The home made yorkies were huge! Thought the ice cream sundaes were a bit pricey but still had one

1  Thank georgewoolie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't going to review this place but after reading the last two reviews and the managers comments I felt that I should. I was there on the same day. I cannot quite understand the managers comments about getting the potatoes 'to behave'. I had...More

1  Thank SheffieldLainie
MichaelMillas, General Manager at The Fox House Inn & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for that....Your culinary skills have been duly noted. When full we seat 400 people so half full on a lunch isn't too bad I don't think. Constructive criticism is always welcome thank you for your comments Head chef.

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Chris G
30 August 2016|
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Response from MichaelMillas | Property representative |
Sorry we don't allow dogs in the pub restaurant, only outside in the beer garden. regards the manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:45 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penistone Road, Holmfirth HD9 2TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Holmfirth
  • Phone Number: +44 1226 762536
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Traditional British country pub just outside of Holmfirth serving a modern British menu from local suppliers. Carvery and bar menus served in a traditional country setting. A la'carte private dining available in the restaurant.
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