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The Fox & Hounds

) #119 of 434 Restaurants in Northampton ££ - £££ , British,
186 Harborough Road | Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 8DJ, England
+44 1604 714209
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
186 Harborough Road | Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 8DJ, England
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was lovely, I had the fish and chips. The batter was lovely and crispy everything tasted very fresh. Excellent friendly service and a lovely pub.

Thank ZD216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been twice since the refurbishment. First time for a meal - 6 of us and 3 of the main dishes chosen were unavailable. Food was nice though. Second time for just a drink on a Friday and sat outside in the sun. Unfortunately, there was...More

Thank solofarrell
McManusPub, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Firstly thank you for taking time to leave a review, I am only sorry it was not a more positive experience for you. I would like to discuss and rectify your recent visit and would be grateful if you could contact me at feedback@mcmanuspub.co.uk....More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Just the spot across the road from the cemetery for a funeral wake/tea. Fabulous food - everyone commented on how good it was and reasonably priced for what we got. Tea/coffee and soft drinks included. Lovely pub and helpful staff.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our last visit was a little disappointing. The menu has changed - many of our favourites are no longer available and the 'Specials Board' had 3 dishes - 2 vegetarian and the only meat dish was a sandwich - for a Saturday night?? and yes...More

Thank Christine_B_12481
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Can't thank or praise Louisa and her team enough for what she did for us yesterday . We told her briefly what we wanted and left it to her to decide the final menu . We had hot and cold, the cheese/pate boards , home...More

1  Thank hoildaymaker019
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

After an hour of waiting for our food, we inquire why we are waiting. They have lost the ticket for our table. 30mins later only 4 of the 6 meals came out. Waited for another 30 minutes for the next 2 meals to come. They...More

Thank bananahall
McManusPub, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi Firstly thank you for taking time to leave a review, I am only sorry it was not a more positive experience for you. I would like to discuss and rectify your recent visit and would be grateful if you could contact me at feedback@mcmanuspub.co.uk....More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Pub grub at fine dining prices with small portions. The new ethos is to encourage clientele of a a bistro / wine bar mentality rather than that of what was its core local customer base. However it appears that they are still welcome to spend...More

Thank SupportUKForces
McManusPub, Guest Relations Manager at The Fox & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi Firstly thank you for taking time to leave a review, I am sure you will agree the Fox & Hounds looks amazing since its recent refurbishment. We still have a great core of local people who are really enjoying their new surroundings as well...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have used this local pub many times - the food and service is normally excellent, unfortunately they have changed the service. Whereas in the past, if you found a table in the upper area it was all waiter/waitress service, tonight it wasn't - but...More

1  Thank Christine_B_12481
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful mothers day, three generations very happy, especially with free cocktail once seated. Genuine staff, value for money meal & quality food all in an outstanding atmosphere suitable for all. Looking forward to visiting again soon! Thank you to you all x

Thank MrsSloth01
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Been here twice now. We live in Kingsthorpe and have been waiting for a good pub in the town. I love it here. Great range of G&T's which is a favourite tipple. The food was mixed when we ate, my husband had an amazing meal...More

Thank sazzlemich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Harborough Road | Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 8DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 714209
Description
The Fox and Hounds is everyone's friendly local pub that brightens up the Harborough Road in the heart of Kingsthorpe, Northampton. This popular pub welcomes all its customers with its warm and traditional decor, great food and lively entertainment. Inside there is plenty of seating and also a raised dining area tucked aside for those that prefer to escape the bar. Here we also provide a drinks/smoking terrace with outdoor seating, Sky Sports coverage on plasma screens, free Wi-Fi and car parking facilities. The Fox & Hounds offer Real Ales, a wide selection of wines and malts alone or to accompany any meal and always have some great value drink offers for customers including the 'Four Pint Pitcher' offer.
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