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survey result

Summary

£53
   ££
3
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3
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “very smart and much-renovated old coaching inn” sits on the village green of one of the settlements bordering Rutland Water, and serves “high quality” fare in a cosy traditional setting.

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In a “pretty village setting in Rutland”, this vine-covered 17th century coaching inn has been “delightfully refurbished with foxes everywhere” (and four luxe boutique rooms); “tables are set well apart for privacy” and “food is always excellent” in the dining room, though it’s also “simply a great pub” with its own, more snacky menu.

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fire, candlelight, and the charm of a fine old building” are a highlight at this “romantic” inn, by Rutland Water, but its fairly traditional cooking is also consistently highly rated.

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Owner's description

The Fox and Hounds Hotel is a handsome former 17th Century coaching inn that dominates the Green in the picturesque Rutland village of Exton. The building oozes character, with a number of fireplaces for cosy winter evenings and a pretty garden for lazy summer evenings. Privately owned, you can be assured of a warm welcome with every amenity to make your stay a pleasurable one.

The entire building has benefited from a major refurbishment and now offers four boutique hotel standard rooms. All rooms are ensuite, and are individually decorated and come with broadband internet, Netflix, digital free view, complimentary toiletries in the bathrooms and free parking.

Dining at the Fox and Hounds is a treat. Our kitchen is headed up by Omar Palazzolo (Nobu, Tom's Kitchen, The Arts Club), with some exceptional seasonal menus. The bar menu offers a quirky take on the British classics, from share platters to sandwiches. For more formal dining, the restaurant and deck offers Modern European inspired dishes. On Sundays, a traditional menu is served from noon.

Located 2 hours from London and 40 minutes from both Leicester and Nottingham, Rutland is England’s smallest county. Expect rolling English countryside, with Rutland Water only a mile from the hotel. Famed for its wildlife and leisure activities, including miles of walking and cycling paths, sailing and fishing to name but a few. Explore other local attractions — Burghley House, Barnsdale Gardens, Rockingham Speedway and Belvoir Castle. Local towns such as Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham offer a variety of unique shops, and no trip would be complete with a famous Pork pie in Melton Mowbray.

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £16.00  
SundayLunch £21.00 £26.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.75 £17.00 £3.50 £5.25
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Bread £3.00
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

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Highchair, Menu, Portions
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60
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19 The Green, Exton, LE15 8AP
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3:30 pm

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