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Fox and Hounds

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Bar, Pub, British
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Silver Hill, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4PS, England
+44 1494 872151
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic pub, really tasty home cooked food. Cut above the usual chainy fare you get these days. Great beer too

Thank hungryvagrant
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you ever wondered what pub use to be like enter this time warp and take a big step back in time! Good beer and the service was not overly done, very basic but worth a visit just to get away from themed pubs!

Thank KalvinFX
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in here just before Xmas for a lunchtime pint or two. Very nice 'old school pub' with open fire, no music, no sport on TV! Limited lunchtime menu (we didn't eat) but apparently the food is good especially the Sunday lunches. Publiclican was fair quiet but locals at the bar were very welcoming and chatty.

Thank 66Ihughes66
Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I have been coming to this restaurant for years now and the food has never once disappointed. A fairly small but varied menu, portions are spot on and value for money is unrivalled. All lovingly cooked by the landlady, this is the epitome of delicious pub grub. I can honestly recommend every dish, though the garlic chicken is a particular... More 

Thank bncol
Windsor, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Make sure you phone and book ahead. For the money you will not get a better steak. Locally sourced meat lovingly prepared and cooked to perfection. You could go in to London and pay in excess of £25 for a steak but why would you when you can come here and get it for under £16. Chunky chips with a... More 

Thank Mr W
Sandton, South Africa
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Whilst paling through with family we made a quick visit to Fox & Hounds. Nice homely atmosphere spoiled slightly by a grumpy publican! Not a place to visit if you have dirty boots or your children

Thank Francois P
Traditional Lan... I, Owner at Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

Nothing like MUDDY BOOTS to upset the Landlord, the polite NO MUDDY BOOTS sign outside the pub is self explaining. Thank you for your input. More 

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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A great rest break for touring around. The pub is typical English and wonderful hospitality. As always make sure you engage with the patrons and staff it makes for a rewarding experience and who knows what you'll learn about this interesting area.

Thank Xxed
London, United Kingdom
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373 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It has been some time since I last reviewed this pub so felt it was time for an update. The standards are as high as ever. It is very welcoming, stocks excellent, well kept ales and any food we have ever ordered has been delicious. Other pubs and publicans could do better if they modelled their premises on this one.

Thank Hamish42
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a wonderful old fashioned pub with low beams, open fire and friendly staff. The food is wonderful in particular the Sunday roasts the potatoes are to die for.

Thank Sally B
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I asked the man behind the bar if they did snacks and he say 'no'. I said I wanted to eat and what did they have and he indicated the menu. He should change his job - unless this is a joke to see how awkward and negative you can be to customers. Anyway I chose chicken in a mustard... More 

1 Thank woowoo77
Traditional Lan... I, Owner at Fox and Hounds, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your meal. If you make yourself known to the Landlord next time you are passing ,I am sure he will show you his legendary hospitality. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$25
Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silver Hill, Chalfont St. Giles HP8 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chalfont St. Giles
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 872151

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