Chef James Rix

The Fox & Hounds has been independently owned and run by James and Bianca Rix since 2004. James previously worked alongside Michelin-star chefs Gary Rhodes and Alastair Little, and was head chef at Tom Conran’s The Cow in Notting Hill.

James and Bianca met at school and so have been in partnership for longer than they’ve been in business – as their almost telepathic understanding of each other demonstrates. This strong partnership creates a warm and relaxed welcoming.

The couple always dreamt of opening their own place before falling in love with the striking Fox & Hounds and lovingly restoring it to create the stylish restaurant and pub you see today.

Opening Times

Monday
Closed (Open for lunch on a Bank Holiday)

Tuesday to Saturday 12 – 4 & 6 – 11
Last food orders 2.30 & 9.30
(Closed Tuesdays post Bank Holiday)

Sunday 12 – 5
Last food orders 3.30

Christmas and new year

Chef James CV

James began cooking aged 15, working in the restaurant in his local village and had work experience at the Waterside Inn in Bray and La Tante Claire with Pierre Koffmann.

In 1994, he started at the Greenhouse with Gary Rhodes. Later he worked with chef Rob Aitkens at Lake Placid Lodge in New York State, one of the Roux brothers consultancies.

After a brief spell at the Oxo Tower in London, James was offered a junior sous chef position at Alastair Little’s Frith Street restaurant in Soho, where he worked for four years working his way to head chef. In 2000, he moved to Tom Conran’s The Cow, where he stayed as head chef for four years before opening The Fox & Hounds.

Menus

The menus at the Fox & Hounds change daily using only the freshest, seasonal ingredients.

Lunch and Dinner menu

Available Tuesday to Saturday

Bib Gourmand set menu

Available Tuesday to Friday Lunch & Dinner

Sunday Lunch Menu

Available Sunday

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Opening Times

Monday
Closed (Open for lunch on a Bank Holiday Monday)

Tuesday to Saturday 12 – 4 & 6 – 11
Last food orders 2.30 & 9.30
(Closed Tuesdays post Bank Holiday)

Sunday 12 – 5
Last food orders 3.30

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