The Fox Inn

The Fox Inn

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Hours
Sun
12:00 - 22:00
Mon
12:00 - 22:00
Tue
12:00 - 22:00
Wed
12:00 - 22:00
Thu
12:00 - 22:00
Fri
12:00 - 22:00
Sat
12:00 - 22:00
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Ratings and reviews
3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
3.8 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.1 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.7 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
features
Can a gluten free person get a good meal at this restaurant?
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles75 reviews
Excellent
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Very good
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Average
3
Poor
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Terrible
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

GlobeTrotting828973
Manchester206 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 couples
We were fortunate enough to have won a free meal at The Fox Inn. We live locally and had often said ‘we must try that pub’! There was initially some confusion but it was dealt with very quickly and politely. The menu is pub grub, with the usual staples of burgers, sandwiches etc., all very reasonably priced. We opted for the buttermilk chicken burger and the desperado burger. Clearly everything is freshly cooked, and it seems only one person in the kitchen. The portions were very large! My chicken burger came with chips, onion rings, salad and BBQ sauce (missing the slaw?). It was very tasty and I nearly finished it all. My husbands desperado burger was a glorious sloppy mess of patty, bun, cheese, chilli, nachos, chips drenched in cheese and sliced chilli. He can normally eat everything but he just couldn’t manage the side of chilli nachos! We will go back and take our family as it was an inexpensive menu - which cost us nothing!
Written 17 September 2022
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elliebobs2016
Sandbach32 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 friends
Arrived on Steak night, went to place food order, they had ran out of steaks by 6.45pm! Ordered alternative meals, curry didn't have much meat in the dish, scampi tastless and not crispy, peas tasted like they had been rinsed in washing up liquid. Meals pricey.Drink prices reasonable. Staff were friendly. Would visit again for drinks only and a bag of crisps!
Written 7 August 2021
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Karl K
Sandbach60 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 couples
This is our local pub, offers a good selection of real ales and the food menu is varied and if good quality. Highly recommended for lunch and dinner!
Written 7 December 2019
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Sarah
Cheshire12 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 family
After hearing great things, we decided to book a table and go. I think it probably was an early warning sign when the bartender looked confused when we asked where our reserved table was. Service slow, 20 mins just to order. 45 mins for starters to arrive. Nachos as a starter was a JOKE. £12 for a tiny bowl and all bar the cheese and the tortilla chips were missing despite the promise of many more ingredients on the menu! There wasn’t enough for a child portion let alone to share. Not that it mattered as staff snatched plate away before we’d finished without even asking if we had - there was a fivers worth left at least! Mains no better. Everything under or overcooked to point of being inedible. I had a pot of mayo that was swimming in something - yuck. Went to get a bottle of mayo which was 2 weeks out of date!!! Couldn’t be bothered complaining as it took 15 mins to be served. Just wanted to leave. Worst meal out I’ve had in years. Never again. What a shame for a local pub to be this bad!
Written 5 August 2022
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Blakes71
Sandbach109 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 none
Our first and last visit to this pub. We waited 45 minutes for our food in a pub that wasn’t very busy. I had ordered the steak pie and the meat in it was disgusting. Not sure what was wrong with it but didn’t taste like beef steak. I was unable to eat it. My partner tried it and agreed it was awful.
Written 4 March 2020
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David E
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 none
Arrived about 1pm, ordered food- scampi n chips and steak n mushroom pie which didn’t arrive for 45mins even though there were only 3couples there. Pie was a bog standard bought in pie, green beans were rubbery, peas and mash were ok. Scampi was soggy, chips were reheated , not appetising at all. Coffee was very bitter, the replacement was not much better. Didn’t complain as was embarrassed that the chef should have sent out such mediocre food. Won’t be going there again.
Written 28 July 2022
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Michael B
West Midlands58 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 friends
Our party of seven had a long wait to place orders at the bar. Food was delivered almost an hour later in dribs and drabs. Main meals arrived without sides and then diners had to wait over ten minutes for sides to arrive. Some of our party had finished their meals before others had their food brought to the table. Not a pleasant or satisfactory experience. The young waitress said it was not her fault as she was new and so was the chef. If this was explained to us before we had ordered our meals we would have gone elsewhere. Wrong items were delivered to eat or were missing. Service at bar was atrocious too. We will not be back and will tell all our
Written 29 July 2023
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ineedsleep
Walsall2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 friends
Atrocious service. We waited well over an hour and 15 minutes for food, which meant our party of seven all ate at different times. One of our party had only 10 minutes in which to eat their meal as we had a theater commitment. Lengthy wait at the bar to order food and drinks. added to the unfortunate experience, won't be back, and suggest others don't even try this restaurant.
Written 30 July 2023
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Stephen H
Sandbach16 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 couples
This pub used to be lovely but now looks unkempt & uncared for. The price of a glass of wine is astronomical, the decking was unswept & the whole place looks like it's falling into disrepair. On a beautiful day at 1300 hrs, it would've been packed had the previous owners been still there. Instead of that there were 3 people inside, a foul mouthed foursome with their children outside & us. We won't be hurrying back. Note to owner/manager: If you want to sell drinks, it helps if there's someone behind the bar to serve you when you arrive. Not almost 5 minutes later when she deigned to make an appearance.
Written 21 May 2023
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Josie W
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 couples
Horrendous meal!. Gammon, egg chips, huge tomato and frozen peas. Served luke warm. Only people eating food! Despite signs saying dog friendly. If you're happy to stand at tables in the drinks area, this is where you eat your food or you're expected to eat outside despite the weather! Wine glass covered in lipstick! Definately will not return!
Written 21 September 2022
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John D
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 family
Visited this place today new years day will definitely not be going back what a start to the year. Where to start firstly the beef roast vegetables cold & hard the beef was rare & I mean rare awful. Fish & chips the fish was still swimming the water wow the 1 good thing was the steak everyone enjoyed. If you are passing this place trust me pass it & don't look back unless you want steak. To top it all off this was my mother's birthday party event food come out randomly cold uncooked very very disappointed never again.
Written 1 January 2023
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Lee-Ann
Cheshire4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 friends
Been a few times and have not really been impressed but keep trying as it's my "local". Sunday roast was disastrous - freezer to table via oven/microwave; how it can be advertised as "home cooked" is beyond me! Chicken burger tastes ok but is not grilled so looks unappetising. Fish and chips - batter rubbery on outside yet undercooked inside, chips tasteless. Steak was tasty although a little on the tough side, chips & onion rings were excellent. Steak sandwich was also very good with tasty chips. The staff are friendly enough on the whole.
Written 13 January 2023
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surfbunnyoo7
Holmes Chapel12 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 friends
Food ok, but drinks expensive outside of Happy Hour. Tables / menus need some TLC . Staff rarely smile and not overly welcoming. Unfortunately a very loud and quite aggressive family marred the evening- time to find somewhere more welcoming to spend my time and money.
Written 26 March 2023
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Tricia1928
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 friends
Excellent service. Food very good & wine reasonably priced. Last time that I visited I was very disappointed. But, a huge improvement since the change in management
Written 17 July 2024
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DannyDecadance
5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 couples
Terrible establishment. What has gone wrong here??? Dirty, neglected and quite honestly an eyesore to the neighbourhood. I wont even go into the drug use witnessed. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY!
Written 9 June 2024
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