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The Fox Den

New Road Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8TJ +44 1172957665

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

very relaxing

Andrew Venn 08 February 2017
from Bristol

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In the hometown of the Concorde, The Fox Den in Stoke Gifford has old world charm in the face of modern engineering. The cobbled stone design and cosy oaken hearth aid the rustic atmosphere, and the food can be savoured from the al fresco beer garden in summer.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Fox Den 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 Den ‘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 Den Filton is only 15 minutes’ walking from Bristol Parkway Train Station, or a 10-minute drive from the city centre.

The Fox Den

New Road Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8TJ

Contact +44 1179791861
Reservations +44 1172957665

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Customer reviews for The Fox Den

4.1 ((((* (based on 49 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (38)
  • lunch (25)
  • business (15)
  • value (15)
  • private dining (12)
  • large parties (9)
  • child friendly (7)
  • romantic (7)
  • trendy (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • (((** 8 March 2017 by STARR from NORTH BRISTOL

    It is difficult to rate this pub, the food was excellent, the setting is nice, the atmosphere is inviting, the staff are friendly, 8 of us for sunday lunch to celebrate an 85th birthday. Try explaining to an 85 year old why she's still waiting for her Turkey dinner at 1.45 pm when the table was booked for 12.30 and we were on time.Eventually her dinner arrived and it was beef instead of turkey but she didn't want to wait any longer. We were told it would be looked into along with our deposit which hadn't been taken off of the bill so with all the confusion we forgot to use our £10 voucher when paying so that was frustrating too. Maybe my husband and I would return again just the two of us but probably would worry about booking for a larger number.

  • (((** 3 March 2017 by Jo Davies from Bristol

    Nice pub but the food service was slow even tho wasnt that busy.

  • ((((( 8 February 2017 by Andrew Venn from Bristol

    very relaxing

  • (((** 6 February 2017 by Patricia Allen from Bristol

    Bit disappointing, order didn't go through, so waited 20 mins for our drinks to arrive after speaking to the waiter. Seating was a bit cramped, even though there were plenty of empty tables and the menu seems to have gone down hill (a bit boring).
    Used to consider this a favourite of ours but will probably give it a miss for a while.

  • (((** 23 January 2017 by Steven Jeremiah from Coventry

    I enjoy the food and ambience. It is also very convenient for the hotel next door which I often stay in. My one complaint is that I nearly always have to wait ages to get a drink.

  • ((((( 21 January 2017 by Anita Guiver from Bristol

    We had a nice evening, helpful staff and always lovely food

  • ((((* 12 January 2017 by Sam Damani from Bristol

    We had difficulty finding the restaurant so ended up being late for our reservation.
    The restaurant itself is nicely decorated, the menu was varied and the food itself was good.
    I also liked the option of having a mini dessert with a hot drink that's a nice option.
    The service was good initially but then a big group arrived so it was difficult to maintain but overall she did really well.

  • ((((( 29 December 2016 by John Cottle from Bristol

    Good food and Service we both had Ripeye Steaks both cooked perfectly and we shared Eton Mess

  • (**** 16 December 2016 by Barbara Sherriff from Bristol

    Meal was nice, service left a lot to be desired. Not a pleasant experience.

  • ((((( 14 December 2016 by Chris Davies from Bristol

    Very pleasant. The food was delicious- - all 5 of us sent back almost completely clean plates, which was an indication we had enjoyed it and, as those who had dessert had the mini ones with a hot drink, that shows the plates were empty because the food was so good - not that we were still hungry! We all had something different for our main course - pies, scampi, ham and egg and Caesar salad which, I think sows the whole menu must be tremendous. The ambience was really welcoming - a warm cosy atmosphere- particularly nice on such a grey day.

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