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The Fox and Hounds

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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The Fox & Hounds is an exceptional warm welcoming pub. We boast great pub dishes, if you are looking for a traditional pub experience you will be sure to get it here. We offer a great choice of real ales and a big selection of wines at reasonable prices. We are also fog friendly in permitted areas of the pub,
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
British
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on New Year's day for a family members birthday. Lovely warm, cosy feeling and the staff were all excellent. Catered well for everyone in the group including a gluten free menu and smaller portions. All the food was excellent. I had the gammon...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank wiicks
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon Warmest regards Miles Jayne & The Fox & Hounds Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time I have been to an event at the Fox and Hounds Theale, they put on an amazing New Years Eve Party, the staff were friendly, the food was good and the entertainment finished the night brilliantly. I will certainly be back for future...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PaulineReading
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We had a fantastic time New Years Eve, and our female vocalist is booked again for this year already. Your review made all the hard work very worth while. Many thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who'd have thought being corralled in a tent could be so much fun! Our large group was very well looked after by Jayne, Laura and the team. The food was tasty and hot and the beer was flowing. Even Santa made an appearance to round...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David F
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience in Berkshire biggest Tipi. We loved looking after all 62 of you. We would like to wish you a merry Christmas and Happy New...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Extremely busy, booking required. Speedy service but the lunch was not quite as good as usual, prepared a little bit earlier lol! Staff very efficient and friendly.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. Yes December has been super busy we apologise if you think our roasts were not quite up to scratch. We do however like to wish you a merry Christmas and a...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Great portions, good tasty food. Wide enough choice. Say no more! Waitress attentive knowledgeable and helpful.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LuvFunchal
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We would like to wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New. See you in 2019 Best wishes Miles Jayne & The Fox...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

New to the area and have sampled nearly all in Theale now with this pub being clear favourite so far. Real proper pies, lovely beer served at the proper temperature. Hostesses are fantastic, great atmosphere too. Dogs welcome too which is always nice in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ihaitspolling
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We welcome you to the beautiful community of Burghfield and Theale. We are delighted you think we are the best. We would like to wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Really great roast with family. Very accommodating for the youngsters, with a great atmosphere throughout.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank noah_newnham
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your family visit. We are in Great Britain’s top five for family friendly pub 2018. We love looking after every one here. We would like to...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

Another enjoyable evening meal with family and our dog. The service here is always excellent and the staff are so friendly, guaranteed wide choice of generous meals on offer. They have temporarily installed an outside big teepee with a glorious fire pit (so you are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helen M
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are overwhelmed with the success of our stunning Tipi, supplied by Stunning Tents in Theale. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and we we wish you a very Happy...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Had been recommend this pub by friends because of its love for dogs and great food. So decided to do an 80 mile round trip to check it out ... we were not disappointed .. the friendly welcome from the staff, the fuss made of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shezza8965
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and we have set out to be as accommodating as we can. As for the fur babies, we always go above and beyond, that’s...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the Fox & Hounds for lunch, after a break of a few months & it was as good as ever. I had one of the pies of the day and my partner had the burger, both served with chips. The pie was Spinach...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rosemary N
jstils, General Manager at The Fox and Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Hi thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your return visit. You need to come back and try our new menu. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmest regards Miles Jayne &...More

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Lesley C
7 July 2018|
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Response from Escape664080 | Reviewed this property |
We were only 2 minutes away. I checked your location, about 13 minutes drive.
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MauriceD252
5 July 2017|
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Response from jstils | Property representative |
Less than five minutes away
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11 April 2017|
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Normal service 12-3pm 5.30-9pm Good Friday
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