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Open all year

In the quaint village of Barnston can be found the Fox and Hounds. Built in 1911, the pub’s Edwardian character is preserved in its leaded windows, pitch-pine woodwork and open fire. In the Snug, the original bar, are impressive collections of bric-à-brac including 200 horse brasses, 30 brewery clocks and 66 flying ducks. A good variety of real ales includes Theakston and Timothy Taylor; a huge range of malts appeals to whisky aficionados; and Rosie’s Llandegla cider is made over the border in North Wales. The frequently-changing menu always includes favourites such as steak pie, curries, sausages and mash, and cottage pie, along with sharing plates, lighter bites, toasted paninis and open sandwiches. Traditional Sunday roasts showcase Welsh lamb and beef.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 11am-11.30pm (Sun 11-10.30)
  • Lunch opening: Mon-Thu 12-2, Fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-7
  • Dinner opening: Tue-Thu 5-8, Fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-7

Food and drink

  • Real ales: Theakston Best Bitter & Old Peculier, Brimstage Trapper's Hat, Timothy Taylor
  • Real ciders: Aspall, Rosie's Llandegla

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

M53 junct 4, A5137 to Heswall, onto A551 signed Barnston

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