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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%
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“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 6 days ago

I remember the Fox Hole when it was a bikers pub although you would never know it now. I visit every time I am back in the UK. The food is just excellent, well prepared and presented. The staff is friendly and attentive cannot recommend...More

Thank LightPacker726898
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out for dinner with friends and decided to eat here. We reserved a table in the early evening. We were greeted very warmly by all the staff. I had the plaice and my wife had the duck breast. When my wife’s meal arrived...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very good nut roast for Sunday lunch and always consistently good food and the service is second to none.

1  Thank val3ward
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We visited with friends. But we only had an hour and 15 minutes As we had another appointment. The staff were attentive and pleasant. The food was good, celeriac and apple soup very tasty. Chicken burger was delicious. Our guest had sausage,mash,gravy and greens which...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Called in here by chance, was going to have a drink but saw the menu and ended up eating, we had the ploughman’s lunch to share and prawns, food was lovely! There was a good choice on the menu! Was busy when we was there....More

1  Thank oli563
Reviewed 30 September 2018

First visit to the Fox Hole after hearing some good reports. Booked in for the Sunday lunch and we were not disappointed! The Sunday platter was a perfect way to share our Sunday lunch meats and the food was of good quality and delicious. The...More

Thank nicola h
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in again, late booking and they for us in. Incredible food, made fresh to order. Staff polite, friendly and welcoming. Ambience is wonderful. Never had a bad meal whether lunch or dinner.

1  Thank Claire M
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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 14 September 2018 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 9 September 2018 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
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
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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