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The Fox Hole

Piercebridge, Darlington DL2 3SJ, England
+44 1325 374286
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (22 reviews)
“crab” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Piercebridge, Darlington DL2 3SJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Often pop in for drinks and sometimes a meal. The atmosphere and staff welcome and service is always pleasant. Food is also consistently good. The downside for me is the acoustics in the dining area. Can be a little echoey and can make things difficult...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner is a fussy eater and has rather high standards of any food so when he said he has no complaints after eating here on 2 separate occasions that should tell you all you need to know! Great friendly service, delicious food of high...More

Thank 60Anon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a meal late Saturday night, 8.30, turned up slightly early where the table wasn’t ready but were situated close to the bar for drinks, and promptly following the table was ready earlier than expected. Had the full lot, starter, main, dessert, all superb...More

1  Thank raharrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated promptly and welcomed by the waitress. The menu was good, nice choice of traditional and something a little different, as well as a specials board. Food came out in good time, no complaints for any of the dishes. Would recommend the fish...More

2  Thank nnac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch with our two dogs and really enjoyed the atmosphere and food. We shared the meat platter which was outstanding. Service was very good and reasonably priced. Parking is a pain but not much they can do about that. Highly recommended...More

2  Thank Hipha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. We live in Darlington and it is our first choice for a family Sunday lunch treat. Lovely decor and service and the Sunday roast has always been perfection. However ... we went a few weeks ago and the roast was awful....More

2  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the first time last month, food and service was great, nice decor inside and out. Only thing that let it down is the parking, it could do with more spaces.

Thank 648 693
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub with good atmosphere. Food was good but maybe a Bit pricey. Always difficult to park during busy times. Would recommend

Thank CarlDawn
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We visited here a couple of times during our stay in County Durham and really enjoyed it. The customer service was terrific and the food quite good. Very cute atmosphere!

Thank wetraveltheworld2018
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Food was good service abysmal was going to have desert & coffee sadly nobody came to take our order so just left

Thank Kevin B
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Liz T
9 October 2017|
Response from JenniferJane253 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would advise you to ring The Foxhole to enquire about this. On one of the reviews I found the following: Sunday lunch is served between 12noon-4pm. Contact 01325 374 286 to make reservations I hope this is of... More
6 June 2015|
Response from TheFox H | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we are child friendly! We offer a special menu for under 12's until 7.30pm. We have a lovely secure garden area which is great for the summer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piercebridge, Darlington DL2 3SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 374286
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