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The Fox Inn

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Front Street, Ousden, England
+44 1638 500740
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We popped in for Sunday lunch last weekend & for £15.95 for three courses it was a lovely tasty good value Sunday lunch. Has recently been taken over & they are doing a great job, nice atmosphere & very friendly.

1 Thank jane2715
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Fox Inn is a nice pub, like many others. However, the food was shockingly bad.By reading the previous positive reviews, I can only think that I was very unlucky or that something has changed. I could have cooked much better myself. So, even though I could go back again for a beer, never again dinner there!

Thank pm430
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Hardly need say more . Popped in for lunch and enjoyed very good meal ( interesting menu ) in a good atmosphere with a great value landlord .

Thank roger k
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Just what you want in a country pub. Friendly welcoming locals say around the bar having a group conversation. We eat here twice a month. It's not our local but we treat it as such as far more warming than our local!!

Thank vixen_j
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We called in to this pub whilst on a day's cycling trip round villages near Bury St Edmunds. We were there shortly before they closed for the afternoon - note they are shut between 2 and 4pm. We didn't tackle their full menu although it looked deliciously tempting but were treated to some wonderfully tasty plates of hors d'oeuvres as... More 

Thank 80Sue
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We were cycling from Cambridge to Bury St Eds and stopped here after visiting the great church at Denham. The proprietors were very friendly, the beer and cider were excellent and the food... was magnificent: we had just starters, of goat's cheese, honey and walnuts on bread, and also plates of charcuterie and vegetarian items: all absolutely delicious, with superb... More 

Thank Tandemjamesandsue
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We wanted to find a local dog friendly pub for lunch after a walk with the dog for my birthday and chose the Fox. Reviews here were very good so we gave it a shot and were not disappointed. The pub is very cosy, with a few locals having an afternoon drink and chat. The dining area is in a... More 

Thank Kevin H
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great food served by friendly and welcoming hosts. Really interesting and well balanced menu with plenty to choose from without being overwhelming. Will definitely go again.

Thank Estherboff
Ousden, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Tucked away in the suffolk countryside 6 or so miles from Newmarket, this wonderful little pub and restaurant in the village of Ousden and is just what you would imagine and look for to stop for a drink book for a meal. This is a typical village pub with a lively community of customers and a centre for the village... More 

Thank TheNobleman
Newmarket, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

very friendly and welcoming with a lovely pub garden dogs welcomed and made a fuss of. We will definitely be going again.

Thank Karen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street, Ousden, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ousden
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 500740
Always a friendly welcome at The Fox Inn!With a strong commitment to quality be it Beer, Wine or Food and of course atmosphere.Four hand pumps for real ale (a fifth is planned!) always available: Woodfordes Wherry & GK IPAAt present we serve meals Thursday to Saturday evenings and Sunday Lunch (with plans later in the year to extend our serving hours) as with our other products there is no compromise on quality in the kitchen! The new pub landlords, Douglas & Emna Lindsay have spent all their careers working in quality establishments gaining many accolades to their names and hope to do the same for The Fox Inn!

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