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The Fat Fox Inn

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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average9%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely pub, wonderful food, the home made bread is to die for. The beers and ales on offer are delicious and the staff is very friendly. My room was spacious (I had a twin room), the bed was comfortable and the shower was superb. What...More

Thank Franziska_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fat Fox is a traditional-style pub (not chain, theme etc.) with a small number of rooms mainly located in a refurbished barn building at the rear. The pub faces onto a fairly narrow but quite busy road through the village of Watlington and has...More

Thank ITTraveller
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Fantastic inn with comfy rooms and very friendly and helpful staff. We ate in the evening and for breakfast before setting off and both meal were excellent. The scotch egg was particularly delicious, thanks!

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We stayed here just over a week ago on a Friday evening - never again. We arrived and were given Room 5, a really lovely quiet room nicely decorated, but we suddenly realised there was not blind over the window, just two little net curtains....More

Thank Kate F
Response from ox495bu, Owner at The Fat Fox InnResponded 14 May 2018

Dear Kate, Thank you for taking the time to write, I am so sorry to read that you didn’t enjoy your stay with us. I met you & your very kind husband when I repaired your blind. The blind was fixed to the blind makers...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

I'd booked a room and turned up at 5:30pm. Walked into the pub and felt like everyone stopped talking to look at me, the building I was to stop in was shown to me and I was given the keys and told 'I don't know...More

Thank peterandwendy595
Response from ox495bu, Owner at The Fat Fox InnResponded 14 May 2018

Dear Peter & Wendy, I am sincerely sorry for the poor stay that you had with us. We take great pride in our rooms being clean and comfortable. To address your points directly, I have ensured that all staff know which key is for which...More

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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! We do have a dog and live locally. I agree with previous responders - give them a ring. Just wanted to say that there are some great walks to enjoy nearby, Why not try The Ridgeway and Watlington Hill as two of our... More
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"Upstairs and away from the road will be quieter"
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"Room 5 is a lovely spacious room and is upstairs in one of the barns at the back, so relatively quiet."
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"Stay somewhere else"
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"Right at the back"
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