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Fox & Duck

££ - £££British, ,
149 Arlesey Road, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4HE, England
+44 1462 732434
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (70 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“parfait” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
149 Arlesey Road, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4HE, England
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

food is amazing from the Sunday roasts to the pizza 5* really friendly service great with friends and the family

Thank Aaronevans2017
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Aaron always a pleasure, thanks for review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here many times, mainly because the location is convenient and there is a play area for the children. The food is always just ok (not so bad that you wouldn't go back but not good enough that you would recommend it either). There...More

1  Thank Ashlea4444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The landlord clearly doesn’t care about locals and potential customers. The Facebook page shows an extremely unprofessional post regarding some disturbances in the area which were caused at this pub. Keeping thousands of people up at night for the sake of a party for 25...More

2  Thank Jen M
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

There was no excuse needed Saturday night we held a party for a mother who is going though a terrible time, the face book comments about it are heavily in favour of the nice thing we done and appalled at the negative comments. Therr was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we visited this establishment for a birthday party for myself and 11 guests, food was pre ordered so you think it would have come out quicker. Food arrived in dribs and drabs and the child’s meal came out after I had finished my steak...More

3  Thank Gina S
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ok firstly the meal was NOT ! Preordered they came in with list at just before 6pm no preorder ! Hence why the food was slow 11 meals at once, no other restaurant would of done this ! We do not serve chicken nuggets we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be lovely with the old landlady, but new management have turned this from a lovely gastro pub to somewhere resembling a Wetherspoons, but with overly inflated / much higher prices! Landlord doesn’t seem to care about locals & will happily abuse them via...More

3  Thank mrshayleyrobinson
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We new this was coming this lady have never visited our venue, we had a private party on Saturday from 9-1 and the lady lives close and complained about the noise, the police were informed and everything was above board. On the point of lovely...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat it was! Delicious food the roast lamb was succulent and the sticky toffee pudding a delight. Great afternoon great atmosphere and very chilled wine just like the guests! 😋

Thank Linda S
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great thank you for feedback and delighted you were happy everyone said about the lamb ;-)

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

So disappointing on website said there were plenty of gluten free options in reality no starters and only 2 mains offered, forgot to tell us the kitchen had closed before we ordered our desert. No real atmosphere food not bad but nothing special the wine...More

Thank Amanda F
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

So sorry you were disappointed Amanda and will address your concerns. We have ordered a separate fryer today so we can add more gluten free options on our menu. Sorry you felt that was not happy with the service this shall also be addressed.

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

If you look at my review of the fox and duck three years ago, I said it was the best Sunday roast I'd ever had out. Today, not so, nowhere near. Back then it was a food place first and foremost and the food shone....More

1  Thank Colin E
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Sorry you felt like this Colin, but yes we have simplified the menu as our a la carte menu was not drawing the customers on a regular basis, think you said it in your first paragraph last visit 3 years ago ? We are now...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

After a few beers we had pizza and burgers, best in the area. Can’t wait to go back again. Well done to the new chef.

Thank Barry G
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thanks Barry, crazy weekend glad you enjoyed

Reviewed 28 April 2018

I'm always on the look out for a pub lunch that offers something a bit out of the ordinary - too often menus play safe with old favourites and there's nothing to tantalise the tastebuds. The Fox & Duck became a destination only because I...More

1  Thank John F
Gary C, Owner at Fox & Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks for feedback John all points taken on view Gary

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Jbooth1992
1 September 2015|
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Hi, Thank you for your email. All our marquee events are tailored made for the event. So we can organise the event based on your requirements, number of attendees and any other special requirements. Best thing to do is give... More
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31 May 2015|
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Hi, Absolutely we can arrange a gift card for your son and daughter in law. Pop into the restaurant if your local and let us know the particulars and we can personalise it for them. If your not local give us a call on... More
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Response from HollyD16 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure why a question has been directed to me. What I can say is that my experience of The Fox & Duck have been 100% positive since the arrival of the new incumbents. The manager is highly professional and has been... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Arlesey Road, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin  >  Stotfold
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 732434
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Description
Fine dining Restaurant serving locally sourced fresh produce, cooked to order. Fine Wines, Beers and Ales. Garden. Great for Business meetings and celebrations. Separate enclosed venue for marquee events.
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