Christmas and New Year celebrations

Join us at The Fox & Hounds this December for a fantastic festive celebration. Christmas is a time to relax, have fun and catch up with friends and family, so why not do all of this over a delicious meal? With our festive guest ales, mulled wine and Christmas treats, the Fox really does get that Christmas sparkle in the atmosphere!

Christmas Menu

Our 3 course Christmas menu has been carefully created to include some new and exciting dishes alongside the traditional Christmas favourites.

Our Christmas menu will run from Friday 29th November to Tuesday 24th December 2019 alongside our normal menu.


Puy lentil and roasted root vegetable broth finished with vegetarian Parmesan and fresh parsley, served with Henllan brown bloomer bread (v, vgo)
Panko bread crumbed smoked brie served with candied walnuts, red apple & rocket salad and cranberry & port jam (v)
Pan seared king prawns in a roasted red pepper, basil and tomato sauce, finished with spinach leaves & crispy smoked pancetta lardons
A terrine of pheasant, duck and wild boar with a blackberry and pear chutney and toasted seeded bloomer bread
Chestnut and portabello mushrooms in a creamy sherry velouté with an oven baked rosemary butter bruschetta (v)
Steamed hand dived king scallops on a tenderstem broccoli and ginger purée with soy & miso dressing and caramelised cashew nuts (£3.50 supplement for this dish)

Main Course

Traditional roast turkey crown, pigs in blanket, goose fat roast potatoes, wild boar sausage & cranberry stuffing, honey roasted parsnips, braised red cabbage, pancetta & rosemary sprouts and our delicious homemade gravy
Pan seared Gressingham duck breast with a confit duck, orange and cranberry bon-bon, dauphinoise potatoes, braised red cabbage, green beans and port wine jus
Savoury bread & butter pudding – oven baked butternut squash, sage, goats cheese and brioche bread served with Chantenay carrots, buttered leeks and tomato & herb sauce (v)
Slow braised shin of beef with rich red wine, caramelised shallots & smoked bacon sauce served with a bubble & squeak rosti and thyme roasted carrot & swede
Pan fried sea bass fillets, with a fennel & dill risotto, asparagus and savoy cabbage finished with lemon & stem ginger butter and Parmesan crisps
Caponata of roasted aubergine, black olive, red pepper, courgette, butternut squash and sweet potato finished with a tomato, onion and sage ragu, served with tenderstem broccoli and parmentier potatoes
28-day matured 8oz aged sirloin steak served with crispy fried onions, portobello mushroom, grilled tomato and pub chips (gfo), served with either brandy & peppercorn sauce or port & Blacksticks blue cheese sauce (£3.50 supplement for this dish)

Homemade Desserts

Traditional luxury Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce
Baked vanilla cheesecake with a blackcurrant & cherry compôte with vanilla ice cream
Sticky toffee & date pudding with Cheshire Farm rum & raisin ice cream
Rich chocolate torte served with fresh raspberries and clotted cream
Classic crème brûlée with an orange & cinnamon shortbread biscuit
Selection of Carron Lodge cheese served with celery, grapes, bread, crackers and winter chutney (£3.00 supplement for this dish)

2 courses – £20.95    3 courses – £25.95

(v – vegetarian, vgo – vegan option, gf – gluten free, gfo – gluten free option)


Download a copy of our Christmas Menu & Booking Form HERE.


Booking is required when dining from our Christmas menu along with a pre-order no less than 14 days before dining. Christmas party bookings must be made by telephone or in person ONLY, unfortunately they cannot be booked through our online system. Please call 0151 648 7685 to check availability and book your table.

A non refundable deposit of £10 per head is required to secure the booking.

Book your table now – 0151 648 7685.

Wines & Champagnes

We will happily suggest some options for wines and champagnes if you would like to organise these in advance of your party, please just ask if you want some help choosing!

View our wine list.


Christmas Opening Hours

Tuesday 24th December (Xmas Eve) OPEN AS USUAL
Wednesday 25th December (Xmas Day) 12pm – 2.30pm NO FOOD
Thursday 26th December (Boxing Day) 12pm – 9.30pm 12pm – 8pm
Friday 27th to Monday 30th December OPEN AS USUAL
Tuesday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) 12pm – 1am 12pm – 9.30pm
Wednesday 1st January 2020 11am – 10.30pm 12pm – 8pm
Thursday 2nd January 2020 OPEN AS USUAL


New Year’s Eve…Bring in the New Year with fizz, food and laughter!

We pride ourselves on our homely, heartfelt pubby atmosphere…perfect for a relaxing and friendly New Year’s evening.

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