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The Fox Inn

££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Pound Hill | Corscombe, Corscombe DT2 0NS, England
+44 1935 892381
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This pub is fantastic from the outside and the inside doesn't let you down, having great character and friendly staff. In my opinion the food is slightly overpriced, £11 for sausage mash peas and gravy is a little steep, £8.50 was more its worth, there was nothing wrong with it, the sausages were tasty and the mash nice and smooth,... More 

Thank ttime9
Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in Pleasant Cottage Corscombe just up the hill. A friend recommended this pub, I trust his judgment and he did not disappoint. The landlord Shane is a great host, friendly locals are abundant and Maria and her team behind the scenes produce great food from the kitchen. Very reasonably priced and just how pubs should be, I cannot recommend... More 

Thank Mikeatthefox
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Decided to visit this pub again after years when it was closed for a birthday Sunday lunch. Lovely interior, bustling and lovely atmosphere with warm log fires. Warm in the nicely decorated conservatory while tables were full but they must have forgotten to keep the heating on there later on as it was then freezing in there! Food was tasty... More 

Thank Hotelhopper2014
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We moved into the village 2015 and have paid a few visit mainly in the day time and the welcome has always been with a smile. The cider is always my first option and is delicious. It's lovely to sit across the road and watch the activities of a traditional country community, there's also a small stream the kids like... More 

Thank naivincent
Dorking, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went to The Fox with friends for dinner. I had hake in batter and it was the best piece of fried fish I have had in a long time - moist but not over cooked. Service was friendly and prompt. Waiting time for food was good considering the pub was busy. I would say our main course arrived in probably... More 

Thank Net6413
tunbridge wells
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

You'll see from my other reviews that I am quite fussy. I like good service, a pleasant environment, great atmosphere and of course from a pub, hearty food and drink. We were staying locally for three nights and stumbled across this pub, literally. It's in a quaint little hamlet blessed with the friendliest most welcoming locals you could ever hope... More 

1 Thank ellenemk
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We've made the trek out to the Fox a few times now and the welcome has always been warm. What more could you wish for? A good pint, smiling faces and food should you wish. A real taste of a traditional British pub...love it.

1 Thank SomersetGary
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

What a great find, this is the quintessential English rural village pub hidden away in the valley. It is well signposted and the pub stands proud offset from the road. The smell of an open fire, great ale and a warm welcome greets you as you come in through the door. Lovely atmosphere and we were accommodated even though we... More 

1 Thank 1887andrewt
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Recommended to us by Kim Thomas whose caravan site we were staying at on Kitwhistle farm. We arrived at 6.10pm on a Sat evening - early for food - but were welcomed and accommodated immediately even though they were fully booked all night! A warm welcoming rural pub; food was tasty home cooked fayer and service very friendly. Would recommend... More 

1 Thank Alison T
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Fox is a character village pub with a good selection of beers and great food be it for a meal for 2 or a large get together. The pub has a great atmosphere and very welcoming, helpful and friendly staff.

1 Thank Trevor A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pound Hill | Corscombe, Corscombe DT2 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Corscombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 892381

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