WednesdaY, saturday & SUNDAY |10am – 2pm


November update 

With great disappointment, we are closing the pub again until Thursday 3rd December. We continue to support the Hertfordshire community, and keep our business ticking over, with Fox at Home meals and essential food at the Fox Shop.

Order Fox & Hounds ‘at home’ meals and other treats.

Visit our new online shop >


The Fox Shop

Our twice weekly shop is open on  Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays 10am – 2pm. The Fox Shop is packed with essentials like bread, meat, eggs, deli goods and more from local producers and some of our favourite suppliers. We also serve coffee and pastries to take away though our take-away hatch.

Meals to finish at home

Our popular Fox & Hounds ‘at home’ meals are available to pre order and collect on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Menus will be shared on notice boards, Instagram & Facebook and will include all our usual favourites such a soups, pies, curry, desserts, & weekly specials. We will also have a range of frozen meals. Telephone 01279 843999 or order online now >

Take-away Fish & Chips

As always we offer take-away Fish & Chips on Fridays between 5.30 and 7.30. Please call us to place your order – we have a limited number of slots so call early to make sure you don’t miss out.

Sunday Lunch

Tuck into our popular take-away Sunday roasts. To order please call 01279 843999 by 6pm on Friday for collection Sundays between 12.30 and 2.30.

We’re really grateful to all our customers for their support over this difficult year and we hope you will continue to support us and other local businesses during the lockdown. With your support we can get through this again!

Bianca & James and all the team at The Fox & Hounds.

Best Steak Hertfordshire

Welcome to the Fox & Hounds

Home to James and Bianca Rix and their children since 2004, The Fox & Hounds is the only Michelin BIB Gourmand restaurant in Hertfordshire, the award is acknowledgement by the Michelin Guide of good quality, good value cooking.

We have made some exciting changes alongside re-opening The Fox & Hounds, including ‘The Fox Shop’, opening earlier for coffee & pastries (Take away also available) and an outside bar! 

Our ready meals to finish at home are also still available to pre order and collect  or you can just pop along to The Fox Shop  and decide on the day!

We look forward to seeing you soon.

James & Bianca 


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

Ready meals to cook at home


The Fox Shop & Deli


Take away fish & chips

Available every Friday

Bib Gourmand set menu

Currently unavailable

Lunch and Dinner menu

Wednesday & Thursday 12 – 1.30 & 5.30 - 8
Friday 12 – 1.30 & 5.30 - 8.30

Sunday Lunch Menu

Available Sunday 12-2.30

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Opening Times

Monday & Tuesday Closed
Wednesday & Thursday 9 – 2.30 & 5.30 – 9.30
Friday 9 – 2.30 & 5.30 – 10
Saturday 10 – 2.30 & 5.30 – 10, Sunday,  Lunch only 10–4

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