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Located within a coaching inn dating all the way back to 1817, Fox & Hounds is a charming pub found in the village of Charwelton. a short drive south down the A361 and Banbury Road from Daventry. Whether its for a cosy pub lunch, a few after work pints, to celebrate a special occasion or for a traditional Sunday roast, Fox & Hounds has become a fixture in this part of Northamptonshire, a favourite among locals as well as visitors to the area, too. True to its nature, the Fox & Hounds serves up hearty, home-style British cuisine and of course, a hefty selection of real ales and craft beers. Book a table now!
Menu options are less interesting than they used to be and choices fewer. Presentation also less stylish than on previous visits and waitresses inexperienced and lacking knowledge of both the food and the wines. Thankfully the barman is very knowledgeable & helpful in selecting wines. Food still good but was excellent around a year ago. Maybe the chef has changed?
Amazing food, knowledgeable staff, lovely atmosphere. Food quality definitely some of the best I've eaten in a long time (and as a real foodie, I don't say that lightly!). The owner knows his wines and can recommend pairings with food. Will definitely be visiting again.
great food, attentive staff , wonderful restaurant , would highly recommend
Tastefully restored with a brick fireplace and wooden beaming, Fox & Hounds on Charwelton’s Banbury Road, close to Daventry, is a gastropub with lots of traditional charm, attracting guests from all over Northamptonshire. At Fox & Hounds, they are committed to providing diners with the highest quality meal, that’s why the fish is freshly-caught and delivered daily from Cornwall, the meat is sourced from the best farms in the UK, and the produce is carefully hand-selected from artisanal suppliers. On the menu you’ll find British classics as well as dishes with European influences.
Begin your meal with a bowl of homemade leek & potato soup served with garlic & chive bread, or some pressed ox tongue with fried quails egg and an anchovy & caper dressing. Then, move on to some pork & leek sausages with creamy mash and onion gravy, the baked plaice fillets with truffled leeks, mornay sauce and roasted new potatoes, or a succulent steak. Vegetarians will find plenty of choice too, like the parmesan polenta cake with butternut squash, artichokes, peas and blue cheese dressing, and desserts like the sticky toffee pudding with salted caramel ice cream and the peanut butter cheesecake are the perfect way to conclude your meal. With its traditional decor and cosy atmosphere, Fox & Hounds is the perfect place to tuck into a roast, so be sure to head on over on a Sunday! Located in the village of Charwelton, five miles from Daventry, Fox & Hound draws in diners from all over. To guarantee a table, making a reservation in advance is recommended.