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The Fox and Hounds

££ - £££, British,
Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
+44 1359 232228
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in last week and had a really nice meal. Great value and service. We were excited to book for a second time and took advantage of the Thursday steak night. You would be forgiven for thinking that if a pub makes a thing...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At £9-50 for a "all the works" roast, either beef, pork or both, this is hard to beat! The staff, were friendly and helpful and there's a pleasant atmosphere. There were even newspapers to read. This is the best place for Sunday lunch and we...More

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We had a lovely evening after a difficult day, the Landlady put herself out to accommodate us. The food was excellent. One of our party was in a wheel chair, that was no problem for them at all. I had the steak and ale pie...More

1  Thank Ballena49
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much for your great review. That's very kind of you. Really glad you all enjoyed your meals and we made your evening a bit better than your day! We look forward to serving you again soon. Take care & kind regards.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Visited here due to the great reviews on Tripadvisor, but also because it was my wife's birthday treat and we had recently moved house to the general area. Firstly the landlady and our waitress were really friendly. A high chair was provided for our 14...More

Thank davidneil
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your great review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Next time just let the staff know you'd like a slightly smaller portion of chips or potato. We look forward to to seeing you again soon. Many thanks again. Kind regards.

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely polite staff! The food was fresh and delicious. The staff are attentive, friendly and polite. Can't wait to eat there again!

Thank waddilotw
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It's always good to hear my staff have made a good impression. We look forward to to serving you again soon. Kind regards.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I took my mother uncle and aunt out on Wednesday 12th July for lunch and we visited an old haunt of mine the Fox and Hounds.I hadn't eaten in here for some 15 years so was a little apprehensive of how it would be (I...More

1  Thank elliston61
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your meals and look forward to seeing you again when your next in the area. Kind regards.

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We came to this lovely pub for dinner on Wednesday. It was packed outside and the bar was busy too, we found a table, sat down and went in for menus. We chose what we would like so went inside to order. We ordered 2...More

Thank Bubbly-Holly
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit even though you didn't agree with our policy on garden orders. We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind regards.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Our local and we eat here at least once every couple of weeks which indicates how good it is as we love eating out and trying new places. In fact the pub had a big influence for us for wanting to buy a house in...More

Thank Missnice93
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your amazing review. We're so pleased you enjoy your visits and come often. And we're obviously very pleased the pub helped make the decision to move to our village. It is a wonderful village. Thanks again & kind regards.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went to the fox the first time with friends who live locally....the food was great. We had the ribs and couldn't finish everything!! Service was very good too... We are due to stay at the fox accommodation in the summer so really forward to further...More

Thank tim1261
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your great review. We look forward to to seeing you on your return visit in the summer. Kind regards.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Fantastic food and huge portions all cooked to perfection. The staff were all very helpful and very attentive. Would return at least every week if I could.

Thank Robert M
Thurstonfox, Owner at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your great review. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and my staff looked after you well. We look forward to to serving you again soon. Many thanks and kind regards.

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Marilyn E
5 August 2017|
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Response from Thurstonfox | Property representative |
Hi, well behaved dogs on short leads are welcome in the bar area, but not in the dining area. Of course they are also welcome in the garden.
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bernie101
28 October 2016|
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Response from cyrilostridge | Reviewed this property |
They are doing Christmas deals there for the whole period.
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CLH94
30 September 2016|
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Response from bambi0212 | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barton Road, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds IP31 3QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Thurston
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 232228
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