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Set in the picturesque Essex village of Ramsden Heath, The Fox and Hounds Pub and Restaurant has been serving the villages of Ramsden Heath, Ramsden Bellhouse, Downham, Wickford and Billericay for over 200 years. In 2017 the pub went under a huge refurbishment updating the bar, kitchen and garden but making sure that it kept the village pub feel, atmosphere and welcoming and in 2018 we were rewarded with all our hard work as being nominated as a finalist in the Pub of the Year in the Essex Life Food & Drink Awards.
US$8 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, Pub, Pizza
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining, Free off-street parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Live Music, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 27 July 2020 via mobile

Went to the Fox and Hounds on Sunday, we met friends there and had a nice table outside on the terrace. We have been here quite a few times and as usual the atmosphere here was absolutely superb, attentive staff but nice and laid back....More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 16 July 2020 via mobile

Had a fantastic time catching up with friends, unbelievable service from a privately owned family run business. Superb beers and Pizza, can only imagine how wonderful the back gardens / festival set up is like post covid. Well done for running such a great local...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 12 July 2020

This was our first visit to a pub since lockdown and the experience was a good one. We were strangers to this pub, but the staff here were some of the most friendly that I have met in a pub. All made a special effort...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020

Excellent meals food cooked and presented to a high standard . Staff wonderful friendly . Lovely I relaxing setting

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

Busy Sunday afternoon, Sunday lunch all booked out, Rugby on the TV, lots of people watching the England game. In spite of all of this, they could still find space for me to have a lovely Beef Roast. Atmosphere is what makes this place, always...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

Amazing meal Excellent service Friendly staff Great atmosphere Will definitely recommend it to friends. 👍

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020

Myself wife and friends visit this pub for lunch on 11/02/20 I am sorry to say I drew the short straw as I ordered the sausage and mash and onions at first I thought I'd ordered a starter then no maybe I got the kids...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

I took a large group to the Fox & Hounds and everyone was very happy with their lunch and the staff were really helpful. My group will definitely return again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 6 February 2020 via mobile

We booked the fox and hounds at the last minute after one of our favourite restaurants was unavailable. We’d not been there before but were encouraged by the good reviews. Despite this, one of our friends who’s lived nearby for years said she never goes...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 16 January 2020 via mobile

Came here on a Wednesday evening for a meal in the restaurant. The car park seemed full but the pub was virtually empty. We waited quite a while for our order to be taken despite there only being two other tables occupied. I had liver...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Jean H
4 August 2019|
Response from arlettej2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am hoping you have also asked the pub directly, as I am afraid I haven’t got a clue. Hope you have a good time wherever you end up!
15 April 2019|
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Response from sarah68hood | Property representative |
Hello. I’m afraid we don’t do breakfast atm but are looking to do this in the future. You can find our new menu ton our website and apart from Monday’s where we close the restaurant we are open for lunch 12-3pm each day and... More
Linda P
6 February 2018|
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Response from Phil6767 | Reviewed this property |
No, the Fox now serves lunch and dinner all week.
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    The Fox and Hounds is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5