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The Fox and Hounds at Sproston

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 20 December 2020

This was our first restaurant visit since the first lockdown. The fox and Hounds have adapted well to the covid restrictions we felt very safe whilst dining there. The food was fab as always, fillet steak to die for and the fish pie was lush...(my girlfriends words!) The staff were so friendly making sure we had drinks and such a lovely touch that the manageress came over to chat too. Thankyou so much to The Fox and Hounds team...you are all amazing...Have a lovely Christmas.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

I love coming to this restaurant, honestly one of the best restaurants to visit in the Holmes chapel area. Helen was amazing being our server for the night and Rebecca being so kind and helping on arrival. The food is truly amazing and never fails...to please.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 17 December 2020

Exceptional! Without doubt the best meal you will have in Cheshire. This is essentially fine dining in a pub setting. The staff are fantastic, its evident that they are highly trained in customer service and standards. The setting is incredibly homely, comfortable and incredibly clean....The menu is fantastic with a wide section of foods but not so much you are overfeed with choice. Its clear these guys have done their research as to what people want from a meal. Its also great value with the average per person cost of £25 for a starter, main and a drink which for good food is reasonable. Would I recommend.... Yes 100%More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 15 December 2020 via mobile

Unsure if to submit a negative review as restaurants are struggling and need the business. Unfortunately the food on the day was inedible raw sausage & bacon & uncooked parsnips and tasteless gravy poured over the top. We were unable to eat the meal. This...information was passed to the manager but instead of accepting the feedback and trying to retrieve the situation she spent her time explaining how they cook sprouts & roast potatoes. She didn’t grasp that the food was uncooked and a health risk. A Christmas meal is a special occasion and she should have responded appropriately. After lengthy discussion we were charged for the starters and drinks and given free liquor coffee. Left very dissatisfied and hungry.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

Came recently with friends and sat outside in the indoor eating area (which by the way is lovely!!) Helen our server was so lovely and nothing was too much trouble. She was attentive and made sure we had everything we needed; she even moved us...to a table nearer the heater 😊 the only drawback this time were my husband’s chips which were more like scraps. He obviously got the tail end of the batch which should have been avoided......More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

Visited this afternoon with friends. Seated in the outside area. Very comfortable and warm . Great food and terrific service . Special shout out to Gemma who was superb in every aspect , made us very welcome and excellent standard of service. Thanks

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2020

Even though the pub was busy, we were seated very quickly the food was fantastic sorry we did not get the servers name as she was so helpful nipping to see the chef a couple of times as I am vegan so she sorted out...an item of the normal price menu and some of the Xmas menu. Also the chef is going to order in some vegan pasta so I have more choice next visitMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2020

Took my own advice from last time and booked in advance for lunch. This turned out to be the right idea as they were fully booked. There is also a marquee outside, not sure whethere that's for people who don't qualify to eat in under...Tier 2. Friendly welcome, shown to table and ordered drinks. Bit of a delay and another young lady went to check and I was served two! Lovely, warm Christmas ambience; great to see people out and enjoying themselves. Ordered a prawn sandwich and chips and my friend had a steak sandwich. Unfortunately I got a prawn cocktail but it had bread with it so I was not particularly bothered. The chips were very good. Whilst we were eating, the lady manager came over to apologise. I thought this was a nice touch as the young lady had already offered to take it back. Really good customer service. This is a handy place for the motorway and a great place to meet up with friends. Must book again soon.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 November 2020

Before the current lockdown Myself and husband had a nightmare with the constant rule changes and our wedding so in the end we decided to cancel what we had and just go and get married and very kindly the fox and hounds were more than...willing to allow us to have our meal with family/friends there following all rules perfectly.. They were allowing us to our own section (household to a table), to decorate and to just enjoy our wedding as we would have without the rules in place. However Boris changed the rules again and what we had planned we had to change again last minute and with 3 days notice the fox and hounds were amazing!! They managed to fit us in an already full schedule by moving things around and we managed to have the most perfect day! From start to finish the fox and hounds were incredible, accommodating throughout. Morgan was on hand whenever I needed her, we dropped decorations off to them and told them what we would like and it was done beautifully when we arrived. The day was perfect!! The food was insane as always and everyone loved it!!! Everyone who helped us from start to finish especially Morgan we can never thank you enough for managing to help us on our day and make it perfect especially at such short notice!! We will be in again soon but I will never hesitate to recommend you to anyone! Thank you again xxMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

If I could give 10 stars I would ! Came here recently and the food was amazing, love coming here !!!

Date of visit: September 2020
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17 February 2018|
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Response from Pinacolada30 | Property representative |
Hi Yes we do have good disabled access and a proper disabled toilet. Thank you for your question. Kind regards Becky
11 April 2017|
Response from Pinacolada30 | Property representative |
Hello yes we do. If you would like to call us on 01606 841180 or visit us we can arrange this for you. Kind regards Christina
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