Best Venue Devon
The success of the Fox and Hounds has been recognised by a number of awards including the Hotel Reservation Services' (HRS) National Award for Best Customer Service in 2008 (beating The Ritz in the final), a Special Commendation from The Publican for Food & Drink in 2007, the FSB's Award for Product Innovation in 2008 in recognition of the much publicised EBay Wedding Package and North Devon Plus's Award for Best Business Turnaround in 2009. The most recent accolades were The South West Wedding Awards Best Venue in 2012, National Finalist in 2013 and Runner Up Best Venue 2014, the HRS 2010 Award for Best Family Friendly Hotel and the much coveted Publican's national Chef of the Year Award in November 2009.
In addition to these awards we were finalists in the HRS's Award for Excellence in Marketing (2008) and Excellence in Business Management (2009) & Runner-up in North Devon Plus's Award for Business Innovation (2009).
National Chef of the Year
We are delighted our Head Chef Alex Pallat has just won National Chef of the Year at The Publican Food & Drink Awards in London - one for Devon we are very proud of!
Hotel Excellence Awards
We are thrilled to have beaten many chain hotels to win Best Family Friendly Hotel 2010 at the Hotel Excellence awards - apparently it was having every size welly boot available to borrow which swung the vote!
Rosette awards for restaurants
Excellent restaurants that stand out in their local area. The food is prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good-quality ingredients.
The Westcountry Wedding Awards
The Westcountry Wedding Awards are Devon and Cornwall's most prestigious awards for client service excellence. The Awards recognise those businesses which go the extra mile for their customers, providing outstanding service and inspire their customers to want to actively and positively promote them.
Winner Best Venue in Devon 3 times and Runner Up twice - all in the last 6 years!
The Publican Food & Drink Awards 2009
The Publican Food and Drink Awards celebrate the huge diversity that the pub trade has to offer consumers when it comes to food and drink, and highlight the innovative ideas that are driving the pub trade forward.
Accommodation standards Star ratings
All rooms are en suite or have private facilities. A restaurant or dining room serves breakfast daily and dinner most evenings. Courteous service, well-maintained beds, and breakfast prepared with a good level of care.