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The Red Fox

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
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Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
+44 1446 772352
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Brynna
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and me have been to this pub on several occasions and have always had great Sunday lunches which I would highly recommend, We called in on a week day this time and tried their evening meals we were very impressed great atmosphere and a lovely roaring fire in the log burner service was very quick and the staff... More 

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked at the last minute and despite being very busy they made space for us. Made to feel very welcome and the food was very good. Very large portions, but freshly prepared and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Chris J
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

A good local pub offering good food at very competitive prices in a traditional oak beamed setting. The quality and portion size was very good. Will definitely be going back.

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Thank TerryWms
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We chose the red fox after having a recommendation from friends. As I was looking for a warm/cosy countryside pub for both my parents birthdays. It is located in a lovely little village and with all the Xmas decorations throughout the village and the pub looked really pretty. We were made very welcome and seated straight away even arriving 30mins... More 

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Thank Helenjayne90
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pub & friendly staff but unfortunately the food was tasteless and watery, would return for a drink but not for the food, disappointing.

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Thank Paula K
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Met up with friends for a Wednesday lunch, menu and food was excellent at reasonable prices, great welcome from the staff, lovely open log fire, olde worlde type pub, good parking, set in a small village.

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Thank Stephen P
Pontyclun, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My friends and I visited for dinner after work. The pub was beautifully decorated inside and out ready for Christmas and we had a great table near the open fire. The menu choices were good with plenty of home cooked food options but we all ordered the cajun chicken and wedges. The meals were delicious and the barman/waiter was very... More 

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Thank susaq12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub with my partner for the first time today, we could not be more pleased with our experience! As soon as we stepped foot inside we were made to feel at ease with the twinkly lights placed above the fire, it was so atmospheric and cosy! Not to mention the friendly greeting we received as we entered. When... More 

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Thank Kate D
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Our friends love this pub and took us there for a meal on Saturday. We had a wonderful friendly welcome, great service from all the staff and really tasty food. I had deep fried Brie followed by sirloin steak which was cooked to perfection. It has a lovely cosy atmosphere with a real fire. No wonder our friends love this... More 

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Thank Beverley T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Bar/Restaurant area was very welcoming, the menu offered a great choice of food at reasonable prices. The service was prompt and friendly and most important of all the food was delicious. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this pub, I will definitely be going back again soon..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penllyn, Cowbridge CF71 7RQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1446 772352
Description
Charming village pub serving home cooked meals, real ales, great wines. We offer a choice for most diners including Gluten Free and Vegan.

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