the fox and hounds inn

A Warm Welcome Awaits You

The Fox and Hounds is a real, English, village pub situated in Cattistock, a picturesque Dorset village surrounded by beautiful countryside and only a few miles from the coast. Offering excellent home-cooked food, a menu which changes every day and wonderful accommodation, you are assured of a very warm welcome.

To make a booking call us on 01300 320444

Opening Times

Monday: Open from 7.00pm for evening meals & drinks

Tuesday - Sunday Lunch: 12.00 - 2.00     

Tuesday - Saturday Evening:  Bar: 6.00 - 11.00   Kitchen 7.00 - 9.00pm

Sunday: Bar is Open all day from 12.00     Kitchen 12.00 - 2.00 &  7.00 - 9.00pm

Great News ! We have won Dorset's Best Local Pub 3 times and Dorset's Best Allotments once.
Our customers and the judges for the Taste of Dorset Awards have all agreed that we are The BEST Pub in Dorset and that we run the best allotments too. What fanstatic accolades.Thank you everyone who supported us.




Latest News / Upcoming Events


The Fox & Hounds is now taking bookings for Christmas Party Groups.   Call 01300 320444 for more information or email us at

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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Visits

hugh fearnley whittingstall drops in for a pint

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall came to the Fox & Hounds to film his series 'Veg Everyday'. You can still see repeats of this at least once a month on the various Cookery channels.  We can honestly say it was a pleasure to have Hugh and his crew with us for the day and he worked very, very hard all afternoon to turn out some amazing food for our locals. Thank You HUGH.

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Our kitchen is open for food Monday through to Sunday in the evenings - 7.00pm - 9.00pm.

Tuesday - Sunday we are open for lunch 12.00 - 2.00.

The only time the kitchen and bar is closed is a Monday lunch time.

Our bar is OPEN ALL DAY on a Sunday.