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The Fox & Hounds

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AA Pick of the Pubs
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In the sleepy village of Carthorpe, the cosy Fox & Hounds has been a country inn for over 200 years, and the old anvil and other tools from its time as a smithy are still evident. Landlady Helen Taylor's parents bought the pub over 30 years ago, and in her hands and that of her husband Vincent's, they have established an excellent reputation for their food which comes from named suppliers and the daily delivery of fresh fish. A typical dinner could begin with duck filled filo parcels and plum sauce, followed by pan-fried fillets of sea bass and stir-fry vegetables, and ending with pear and almond tart with vanilla custard. There is a separate vegetarian menu of dishes that can be chosen as a starter or a main, such as pea mash and asparagus flan with hollandaise sauce. Beers include local Black Sheep, while the wine choice is global in scope. Home-made produce such as jams and chutneys are available to buy. The entire wine list is available by the glass.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 Dec & 1st 2wks Jan
  • Days closed: Mon
  • Opening times: Tue-Sun 12-3 7-11
  • Lunch opening: Tue-Sun 12-2
  • Dinner opening: Tue-Sun 7-9.30

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Real ales: Black Sheep Best Bitter, Worthington's, guest ale
  • Real ciders: Thatchers Gold

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions

Getting here

Off A1, signed on both N'bound & S'bound carriageways

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01845 567433 01845 567433
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