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The Fox Inn
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“good menu”
Reviewed 3 August 2013

The food here isways of a very high standard, the staff chatty and friendly. The wine choice is adequate and the parking is convenient. Pricing is quite high though but given the good level of food it is justified I supposed. Look forward to my next visit.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled on business
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bury st edmunds
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

We have used the Fox for some time and have enjoyed high quality meals on most visits the food was always locally sourced and freshly cooked. I was so disappointed last evening, my first visit since Greene King took it over, to find a long,fairly ordinary menu, not especially well cooked and the tables not laid. Sorry Greene King you have turned what was a good individual eating place into something very run of the mill.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 15 July 2013 via mobile

So we decided to try out the fox now it's been taken back by Greene king as its only down the road . It was great, better than expected. the food was well presented nice and hot and very tasty . We'd go again.the only fault was the generator in the car park was a bit load not sure why its there and if it will stay ??

  • Stayed July 2013
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England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Me and my new husband stayed here for the weekend following our wedding for a very short break away. We stayed two night in the Hayloft suite which was gorgoeous. I wanted the bring the bed back with me so comfortable and pillows lovely. There are lovely features in the room with beams and chandeliers and a open bath. Staff friendly and breakfast lovely. You can walk to Bury town centre in less than 10 minutes and walk through the park to for a more scenic route.

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013 via mobile

I am usually very critical of places I stay at or dine but I really could not fault The Fox in anything. We stayed in one of lesser rooms on the ground floor and even this was above standard that could be expected in this price range. The room was big, clean and quiet. All fixtures were new and bathroom was roomy and well appointed.
The breakfast was a other example of how carefully every detail was thought of. Good quality juices, yogurts and spreads and then amazing cooked breakfast with choices of smoked fish, eggs or meats.
We dined at the Fox for one evening of our two nights. Very inventive menu and reasonably priced.
I look very hard to find faults but here could find none. Well done to The Fox and their staff!

  • Stayed June 2013
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Leicestershire
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

This was our second short break here. We stayed for 3 nights in the Hayloft suite. Fantastic is the only word to describe it. Was so nice to go back somewhere where nothing had changed, food was excellent, accommodation excellent and the staff very efficient and friendly. Have to say its a real pleasure to eat somewhere that has excellent food that is freshly prepared and that even the simple things like the marmalade is home made. Would definitely recommend a stay here.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

We have visited Bury St Edmunds several times, but this is our first stay at the Fox Inn, the staff are friendly, helpful and welcoming. We stayed in Room 3, has a spacious car park, the room (Room 3), was exceptional, with underfloor heating. It was clean, comfortable and luxurious. We're going back in August and looking forward to staying in the Hayloft! The food was very enjoyable, although I found it a little too dark in the dining area, would have liked more light to see what I was eating, but still enjoyed the food!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Fox Inn
Address: 1 Eastgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1XX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bury St Edmunds
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Bury St Edmunds
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Fox is a friendly family run 500 year old inn with a contemporary fresh food restaurant and large luxury boutique hotel rooms converted in an ancient barn - complete with Hayloft Suite. Nestled next to the Abbey Gardens and yet only 5 minutes walk to the town centre in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds, with Newmarket and Cambridge close by. An ideal venue for business or pleasure. Open all day, every day with an emphasis on quality and friendly service. Fresh food served from 7am weekdays and 8am at weekends and bank holidays prepared by our team of chefs using only the best quality local ingredients. Free parking & WiFi. Our air conditioned rooms include: handmade super king beds with natural hand stitched mattresses for a good nights sleep. Handmade oak furniture & room fittings, luxury stone tiled bathrooms with natural French toiletries, flat screen TV, Fair Trade tea & coffee, spring water, safe, steam iron, cosy underfloor heating. ... more   less 
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The Fox Inn Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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