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The Fox and Roman

58 Tadcaster Road Dringhouses, York, YO24 1LR +44 1904595720

((((* British
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Our waitress Maria was very helpful and friendly.

Rebecca Gamble 06 February 2017
from York

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Formerly a hotel and built on Roman graves, The Fox and Roman in York is furnished with classic Victorian oak and brickwork and Roman artefacts from the site. The country pub boasts seasonal British pub cuisine, which can be enjoyed by the warm hearth, or in the al fresco beer garden.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Fox and Roman menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Fox and Roman ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Fox and Roman is adjacent to the York Racecourse, and is merely 5 minutes’ drive from York.

The Fox and Roman

58 Tadcaster Road Dringhouses, York, YO24 1LR

Contact +44 1904708720
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Customer reviews for The Fox and Roman

4.0 ((((* (based on 53 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (41)
  • lunch (26)
  • value (21)
  • child friendly (11)
  • private dining (11)
  • large parties (9)
  • romantic (9)
  • business (6)
  • luxury (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • al fresco (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((*** 13 February 2017 by Mike Moore from York

    Food was very average with a very very long wait in between starter and main. ( very nearly got up and left)

  • ((((* 6 February 2017 by Rebecca Gamble from York

    Our waitress Maria was very helpful and friendly.

  • ((((* 30 January 2017 by Susan Field from York

    I had meal from'specials' section sea bream rending and it was really good although advertised with pak choir and there wasn't any. Lovely to have additional choice from more traditional meals. Also the wine list was reasonable and varied.

  • ((*** 23 January 2017 by Mike Moore from York

    Last night we were very disappointed with the food, my chicken was very dry and hard, my wife's vegetables were very over cooked. We dine here often and last night was a bit of a disappointment.

  • ((((* 23 January 2017 by Brenda Winteringham from York

    Service a little slow, but it was busy and we didn't mind, waiter was very nice and helpful.

  • (((** 9 January 2017 by Geraldine Ferry from York

    My waiter was lovely, unfortunately I didn't catch his name. The food was mixed (again) - I chose the mushrooms for my starter - delicious, but there could've been more sauce, and the bread was two quite long pieces, not the rustic bread I have had before. For main, I chose southern fried chicken and straw fries - never again. It came stacked pretty high in a small bowl, several pieces - one or two would've been much better. The chicken tasted nice when you finally got to it, but it was difficult. The 'straw' fries were just small, thin chips. I'd not eaten straw fries chips before so looked at pics on the Net - nothing like them was served. I then decided to have a pudding and the pudding was delicious with an Americano. The ambience was spoilt a little bit by a large party who had several small children who were allowed to crawl around near the walkway where staff were coming back and forth with drinks and food - despite being told a couple of times, they didn't move, just carried on drinking. Not good - well done staff for trying.

  • ((((( 8 January 2017 by Rosemary Cook from York

    Excellent hearty food with great choices, lovely real wood fire to add to warm and friendly atmosphere. Waiting staff very friendly. Meal good value .

  • ((((* 8 January 2017 by James Rayner from LINCOLN

    we regularly go here when in York and staying at the Holiday Inn . My wife had a Duck special which was a generous portion and she really liked . She is a coeliac and the staff there are always well clued up on the gluten-free dishes. The staff appear well -trained and are attentive . I was able to sample a couple of the craft beers on offer as they were unfamiliar to me. Overall it was the usual standard .

  • ((((( 4 January 2017 by Barry Perkins from York

    Food great and service excellent. Had duck on Christmas day. Lovely time for us all.

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Derek Hinselwood from Annan

    Cheerful helpful staff lovely atmosphere and a great meal

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