Venue & room hire

Ideal for weddings, receptions, parties, business meetings or wakes


Opening times

Tuesday to Saturday
12 - 4pm & 6 - 11pm
Sunday - 12 - 5pm
Monday - Closed

The Good Food Guide

“This is how country bar dining should be – palpable food savvy, coupled with big hearted portions & beaming smiles from genial staff.”

Gift Vouchers

A great gift for friends & loved ones. Fox & Hounds pounds can be spent on food or drink

Chandeliered dining room
45 guests for sit down meal

Whole venue
100 guests with an amazing buffet

Our elegant dining room can comfortably seat up to 45 people. With its chandelier, high ceiling and period furniture personally selected from some of the finest antique markets in London this stylish room will reflect well on any occasion.

The dining room is ideal for business meetings. Attentive yet discreet service will ensure the smooth running of your meeting in private and comfortable surroundings. The dining room is also ideal for that special occasion. Whether it is for a family gathering, wedding venue or a birthday party, we can cater for any function.

Set Menu
Two course from 26.50
Three courses from 32.50

The Chef, Food & Menu Options

Chef/Proprietor James Rix has made the Fox & Hounds renowned for its fantastic food.

His simple, sophisticated dishes are a mixture of English, French and rustic Italian influences. Whatever your budget,taste or occasion James will be happy to discuss menus and options.

  • Canapés, buffet, A la carte


Wedding Venue / Whole Hire

Music licence held 
Free Wi-fi
iPod dock available

Wake service at The Fox & Hounds.

We appreciate these are difficult times for all concerned and therefore keep things as simple as possible when it comes to the catering arrangements. Please see our traditional wake menu (attached) We can also offer other catering options according to your individual requirements.

  • No Hire Charge
  • Private dining room over looking the large pretty garden (up to 40)
  • Whole venue hire including bar/ dining room/ garden & terrace (up to 100)
  • If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 01279 843999 or

The beautiful chandeliered dining room can seat up to 45 for a sit down meal or alternatively the whole venue can be hired and we can cater for up to 100 guests with a fabulous buffet.

We pride ourselves on being able to tailor your function to your own needs and requirements. Whether it be with champagne and canapés in our pretty garden, a more formal sit down meal in the stylish dining room, a fabulous buffet or use of the shellfish bar - we are here to ensure that your special occasion will be one to remember.

Venue Terms and Conditions

We do not charge for hire of the dining room, however we do generally require a minimum spend of £500 for private use of the room (or a minimum of 15 people).

  • Friday evenings, Saturday evenings and Sunday lunchtimes there is a minimum spend requirement of £2,000 (for private use).
  • For whole hire of the bar and dining room we charge a minimum spend of £5,000 (+£500 booking fee).
  • All prices are inclusive of VAT
  • We reserve the right to alter the published prices at any time.
  • 10% service charge will be added to the bill.

Call Bianca on 01279 843999 for more information. 

Chef James CV

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

In 1994, he started a job at the Greenhouse with Michelin Star rated Gary Rhodes. After 18 months there, he visited America for a year, where he worked at Lake Placid Lodge, one of the Michelin Star rated Roux brothers' consultancies, where the head chef was Rob Aikens.

Following a brief spell at the Oxo Tower in London, he 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 Notting Hill pub, the Cow, where he stayed as head chef for a further four years.

In October 2004, he and his wife, Bianca, opened the Fox and Hounds in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire.