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£10 - £24
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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely warm welcome … lovely outside area but too windy was welcomed into the Bar area & what a welcome … cosy ,quaint and attentive service

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cozy pub warm welcome, log fire and comfortable seating , fantastic food . Dog friendly We will certainly come again when we are in the area . Thank you for a lovely meal

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was an ok lunch but I do think you should get veg with meal , it should not be extra for cauliflower cheese . I had one piece of broccoli ( uncooked! Two tiny florets of cauliflower and two slithers of parsnip and same...of carrot , 3 roast potatoes which were very pale . Not good enough for a Sunday lunch I expect a bowl or dish of veg ? I said nothing as I was. a guest but had I been paying I would not have accepted it ,More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 18 February 2024

I found this pub on google after googling the best place to eat in Rutland. We arrived early and were instantly welcomed by I presume the landlord, he shook our hands, guided us to a table by the open fire, absolutely amazing!! The food was...1st class, the whole experience was magnificent and we will definitely almost definitely be returning. PERFECT.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2024

Thank you for spear time for sharing your nice experience with us. We are looking forward seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 February 2024 via mobile

Fabulous valentines meal last night at one of our all time favourite places.Couldn’t fault the service food and ambiance. Can’t wait to return.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2024

Hi Jenny, thank you for coming back, we are very pleased to have customers like you. Looking forward seeing you soon.

Reviewed 3 February 2024 via mobile

What a wonderful place to spend an evening. From the warm greeting as we walked through the door to the excellent food we received! We were made to feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and the wine went...down beautifully but to be honest it was the cosy beautiful warmth that radiated from the place & the people who served us that really made the evening so lovely for us. Fabulous food, lovely setting, great staff! What more can I ask for! We wish we lived nearer to visit more often.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2024

Hi Michelle, thank you for the sweat words. we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 30 December 2023

We stopped off with the family - had a great warm welcome, fab food - cosy and warm - did not want to leave.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2024

Thank you verry much for sparing time to share your experience with everyone. looking forward seeing you again.

Reviewed 17 December 2023

We came across this little gem by accident. We originally wanted to eat at Gates Garden Centre but it was too busy and came across The Fox & Hound by chance and boy am I glad we did! We have had a lot of bad...experiences when it comes to popping into somewhere new so was a little unsure but the guy who runs the pub (sorry I'm terrible with names) was so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We went in for lunch and cannot fault anything! The serve was great, food was amazing (everything came out hot) and never felt rushed at any point. I had the Pork Chop and I didn't want it to end, it was that good. My children were with us at the time and they were amazing with them. They wanted pasta so they cooked them pasta! We enjoyed it so much that we have been back with friends for dinner and the service and food was just as amazing! This time I had the Duck Breast and it did not disappoint. We will definitely be gong back again!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2023

Hi there, thank you very much for sharing your experience with everyone. Looking forward seeing you again. Happy Christmas 🎄

Reviewed 10 December 2023 via mobile

I can only give this place top rating on all elements. Its a traditional pub and really quaint. The welcome was warm and homely. The menu was reassuringly Sunday lunch but with a couple of dishes and vege, so a good selection for those not...eating meat. The beef was pink (unless you didn't want pink like the table next to mine, no probs whatever you wanted it seemed!) the yorkie massive and fluffy and EVEN enough gravy! Desserts choice wide and portion sizes that made me shed a tear to have to leave some. Service was relaxed and attentive but not rushed. Perfect all round treat! A small place so bookings essentialMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2023

Hi Sue, this is very nice of you. Thank you for visiting our little gem. Looking forward seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 December 2023 via mobile

There wasn’t a dish on the menu that didn’t tempt me. Opted for a baked Camembert followed by a delicious short rib of beef with a fantastic glass of Rioja. Service was excellent and very quick. We had a fantastic meal at this quaint and...charming pub and we will definitely return thank you.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2023

Hi Neil, thank you for sparing time to share your experience. We're looking forward seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 November 2023

We as a family were looking forward to dine at the Fox and Hounds as we have always enjoyed our previous meals there which have been to a high standard. This time was different. I ordered chicken as did my wife which was over cooked....I called over the head of house who offered to exchange it for another choice from the menu which I accepted. The service was on the slow side. There were no specials on the menu. One of the wall lights opposite to where I was sitting was out and needed replacing. A small detail but that’s what good management should look out for. All in all I felt the experience was not up to expectations.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2023

Hi Sir, we are really sorry for your bad experience with us, as you know this is not a common thing to happen. We are also really sorry that we are getting review from the only two unhappy people visiting our lovely pub that week...More

Reviewed 15 October 2023

Booked for sunday lunch today. The cold starters that required no preparation, took 3/4 hour to arrive. Ordered PINK roast beef. It arrived cut very thick & very overcooked. Consequently I abandoned trying to finish it. The roast potatoes were cut small, so they too...were overcooked & tough. My wifes fish & the sauce tasted of absolutely nothing. A customer on the next table sent back his lunch as the vegetables were cold. He said the replacements were also cold. Based on this experience we will not be returning as it would appear the cook cant supply a half decent simple roast beef dinner, tasty fish or warm veg. All in all the food, the service & the interior is shambolic.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2023

Hello sir, we apologise that at this time we fell short of our normal standards which we hold to a very high state. This is not the level of food that we expect. if you would like to give us a call on 01664 452129...More

Reviewed 4 October 2023 via mobile

Lovely place, clean and tidy. Fantastic food and value for money. Has a spacious outside seating area which is newly done and well put together. Staff are very attentive and the manager Rangel looked after us extremely well. Would definitely return and recommend.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2023

Thank you verry much for visiting us looking forward seing you again.

Reviewed 2 September 2023 via mobile

An absolutely amazing place - second visit for Saturday lunch with family and once again a delightful experience. Ambience is great, the welcome and service wonderful and the food is fantastic. A rare find in this day and age. Highly recommend and we will be...back again soon.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2023

Hi Charlie, Thank you very much for the sweet words. We're very thankful how much you like our pub and you're always very welcome.

Reviewed 13 August 2023

Just got back from a wonderful Sunday lunch today. All of the staff were lovely and the food and drink was fantastic. All 5 of us had a variety of choices from the Sunday lunch menu and every course was of an exceptional standard. This...place is a ‘hidden gem’ in the Leicestershire countryside.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Rangel Gadzhonov, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds Knossington, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2023

Thank you very much for visiting us. We really appreciate every single customer and try to give everyone best possible experience. Looking forward seeing again 🤗.

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The Fox and Hounds Knossington is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5