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The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel

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Eggesford, Chulmleigh EX18 7JZ, England
+44 1769 580345
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Eggesford, Chulmleigh EX18 7JZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Travelling to North Devon, we booked a table for dinner en route. We stood at the bar whilst a barman fiddled in the till and then disappeared for five minutes without acknowledging us. Meanwhile several people were soon waiting. On his return we introduced ourselves....More

Thank B0bbybill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The team were so accommodating the hotel is set in a beautiful setting. We enjoyed the grounds as there is lots to do including a lovely walk/trail for children and families. The breakfast and dinner here was also great. We enjoyed our stay.

Thank Imran K
tarakell, Owner at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That is wonderful to hear thank you for taking the time to comment

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We had a one night stopover here following a four day trip away. The staff were all lovely and polite. The room was comfortable and clean (although the shower chord was too short and I had to stand on the side of the bath to...More

Thank zoenfletch
tarakell, Manager at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, I'm please to hear you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon

Reviewed 27 February 2018

We were on half board so eat breakfast and dinner excellent every meal, two highlights for me, lion of lamb and a pear and apple crumble.

Thank Achillesandgrace
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We are pretty local to the Fox and Hounds and have often driven past it but never thought to venture in as its a big place which looks like its going to be expensive. Anyway to cut a long story short,its not expensive and produces...More

Thank Ridgebacker
TaraMillEndhotel, Manager at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal, we look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Could not fault the meal and washed down nicely with a Chardonnay. Breakfast good also. Lovely place to stay if you like fishing. Apparantley the tree house is very popular.

Thank 251Deedee46
tarakell, Owner at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment and we're really glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Come back soon.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Not what was anticipated. First 24 hours no hot water in bathroom basin and no heating in our friends room. Items on menus not available, draft beer pumps not working. Owner preferred to respond to our complaints in writing rather than offer a one-on-one discussion....More

Thank Jean S
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you for your comments to which I would like to respond to each in turn. We did unfortunately have a boiler go down one Sunday evening overnight which affected the heating in some of our bedrooms that night and in the morning. Your particular...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We found this on travel zoo while looking for a few days peace and quiet .really lovely hotel , spotlessly clean ,so lovely to be able to take our beloved four legged friend with us and have a room that was really nice . All...More

Thank wendy t
TaraMillEndhotel, Owner at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Your comments are so very kind thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and we hope to see you again

Reviewed 19 October 2017

I stayed for a couple of nights with my sister for a break away from the hustle and bustle of city life and this was a really lovely location. It was easy enough to pick up the main roads to take you to Exeter or...More

Thank Colleen S
tarakell, Manager at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, we would love to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely hotel.. old hunting lodge I believe... comfortable room and large grounds to exercise the dogs. Very friendly and helpful staff. The food was good (my fish and chips was great!) but the selection rather limited... I suspect that they were short of kitchen staff...More

Thank Bernard C
tarakell, Manager at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed both your stay and the food. I am sorry that you feel our menu selection is limited, with 8 different main course options available on the menu (and 2 sharing boards) as well as regularly...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:45 - 09:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:45 - 09:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:45 - 09:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:45 - 09:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:45 - 09:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:45 - 09:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:45 - 09:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eggesford, Chulmleigh EX18 7JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Chulmleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1769 580345
  • E-mail
Description
The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel in Eggesford (near Chulmleigh), is set in grounds bordering the River Taw, in the heart of the Devon countryside. This family-owned hotel and restaurant is a delightful and unpretentious spot for meals and riverside walks before or after. The dining room has a smart, relaxed ambiance, and the menus feature the freshest and most seasonal local produce imaginable. Booking is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome too.
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