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Fox @ Excel

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Warehouse K 2 western gateway | Excel Centre, London E16 1DR, England
+44 20 7473 2288
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I travelled here with a friend to attend a ticketed event a couple of years ago. However, a few hours after we arrived my friend was thrown out for no apparent reason. When asked why the bouncer gave no reason at all. Naturally, my friend was quite angry about this (the tickets were £20 each). So in their professional capacity... More 

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Thank Mr M
Bergen, Norway
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like the pub, but the food was really disappointing. Overcooked and dry burger. Took payment without showing how much they charged, didn't give receipt from card machine. Beers only next time.

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Thank TravellingBobo
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

drinks are at good prices but the service was so slow !. it wasnt even that busy when we went,i`d dread going there if there was a event on at the excell

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Thank michKent
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello Mich, On Monday evening when you visited we were caught unawares by how busy we were going to be. With the BBC Music Concert happening at the ExCel centre and with the new addition of our weekday happy hour, our venue saw a large influx of people. We can assure you that customers were waiting no longer than 20... More 

Bexley, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Family member at an event at Excel so left to amuse self. Good features, some comfy sofas, friendly enough bar staff, a bestie boys tune played, err alcohol. Ok drinks expensive, mini bottle of Prosecco £8.95 better off going for a big one. So I went big, so I'm gonna need food too. Major disappointment, the burgers looked lovely but... More 

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Thank kimmicrazy
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello Kimmy, We are pleased that you enjoyed our general ambience, with comfy sofas and friendly staff! Indeed, we offer an array of burgers suiting everyone, from two vegetarian options, chicken burgers, beef burgers and even a double beef burger! I have spoken with the head chef who assures me that the nachos were cooked to specification. The nachos portion... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

a colleague I was with had cold food served to them - not idealwhen it is supposed to be hot I wouldnot eat here again

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Thank papapp
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello, We are very compelled to get to the bottom of this matter. Since all of our food is cooked fresh on the day, food is made to order and kept under a hot light at all times until service. Please could you email eventsmarketing@foxbars.com, we endeavour to find out what happened, so this never happens again. Could you please... More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I visited here after a trade show at the Excel, not sure why else you'd be out at this part of London otherwise. Drinks - ok, service was good as we attended a function. We wanted to have food but it looked a bit basic and bland. We ended up going next door to the Italian. Worth a visit for... More 

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Thank Scott M
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello Scott, We can't help but disagree, the London Docklands area has lots to offer. Whether it be a show at the O2, a visit to the Cable Car, the Crystal or to escape the corporate vibe of Canary Wharf, the Docklands has a lot to offer and Fox@ExCel is at the heart of that. All our food is cooked... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely Chicken Caesar salad.Venue is basic and 3 of us had to sit on stools on a round small table.Once our meals were on the table there was no room for anything else.

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Thank Little00715
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello, We are happy that you enjoyed your Chicken Caesar Salad. We feel that our salad, with pomegranate, hard cheese shavings and anchovies, really takes the Caesar Salad to the next level! Our restaurant area seats 70 customers. And our Warehouse Bar seats around 100. We do also have some poser tables and sofas with stools, which seat more, as... More 

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Decent menu but expensive drinks - snacks mainly. Better value than the hotels around but still pricey. BUT You can turn up and find out it's closed for a private event.

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Thank TheScubaDuo
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello, We are glad that you enjoy our menu. We offer far more than bar snacks, with a wide range to suit everyone. From salmon fillet, to a Roast on a Sunday, to burritos, Fish&Chips and Quinoa Bites Salad. We are proud of the variety we offer. Our drinks are priced according to our area. A medium glass of wine... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Paid £38 for 2 wines and 2 burgers. Miserable staff bun on the burgers so hard would break your teeth I would not recommend anyone to eat in this place it was awful

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello, All our burgers are received fresh each morning from our bakers. Our burger buns are lightly toasted so they retain the burgers shape to hold the jam-packed fillings! Our burgers range from £11.70, which is our classic burger with bacon, cheese and rustic chips. A medium glass of wine ranges from £3.95 to £6.75. For our area we feel... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

What's wrong with this picture? Was it a surprise to them that loads of people turned up wanting lunch at 13:00 as they only had one person serving when there is a conference with 5000 attendees next door! I visited the Fox while at the Microsoft Future Decoded event today and there was a massive queue. As I only had... More 

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Thank Mikedg
FoxBars, Events Marketing Manager at Fox @ Excel, responded to this review

Hello from Fox@ExCel, Fox@ExCel benefits from being right next door to the ExCel centre. As such we are the perfect venue to escape the ExCel centre for a delicious lunch or after exhibition drinks. The ExCel can host exhibitions for over 115,000 people. At the weekend for example, the ExCel center hosted the London MCM Comic Con which had over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Warehouse K 2 western gateway | Excel Centre, London E16 1DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7473 2288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?