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Foxholes Farm Shop, Butchery & Tea Room

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Foxholes Farm London Road, Hertford SG13 7NT, England
+44 1992 552900
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A real shame

I regret to say that this place has gone downhill in recent months. We've never used the cafe, but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vikki P
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Disappointing!

Had this place recommended for afternoon tea. Walked in and saw a very poor selection of cakes and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
david b
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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Foxholes Farm is an award winning family run farm deep in the Hertfordshire Countryside. A fully stocked farm shop, butchery counter and Tea Room, serving breakfast, lunches and afternoon tea. The Animal Barn is open every weekend and throughout the school holidays and the farm plays host to a enclosed children's play area. Admission is free into to the farm and there is a small charge to enter the animal barn. Please note the Animal Barn is open 11am - 3pm
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“play area” (10 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
“light lunch” (4 reviews)
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Foxholes Farm London Road, Hertford SG13 7NT, England
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+44 1992 552900
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"play area"
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"cake"
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"light lunch"
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"fresh meat"
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"full english"
in 3 reviews
"lovely little place"
in 3 reviews
"visited today"
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"young girl"
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"feed the animals"
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"preserves"
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"ham"
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"enjoyed our visit"
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"great breakfast"
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"great choice"
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"frozen meals"
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"small area"
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"without a doubt"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I regret to say that this place has gone downhill in recent months. We've never used the cafe, but we regularly buy meat from the shop. Recently there were flies all over the meat under the counter, as they had been left exposed. And the...More

Thank Vikki P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had this place recommended for afternoon tea. Walked in and saw a very poor selection of cakes and also someone having scones and jam etc looked horrible small scones not presented very well. No atmosphere turned round and walked out Not what was expected.

Thank david b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really lovely farm tea room. We had some amazing sandwiches which made for a nice lunch. Will be back.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been back to Foxholes three times now, and have always found a friendly, welcoming and delicious breakfast waiting for me.

Thank TK00557
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We went to the cafe today, you can walk through the shop to get there where they sell all manner of meats, oils, pickles and even gin. We enquired about oerhaos having pickle on the cheese sandwich abd were astonished that the answer was no....More

Thank joolsandneil
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

My 3 year old granddaughter wanted to go for afternoon tea for her birthday, so booked foxholes (I like to use local business) we had an excellent experience. Thank you

Thank Donna P
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ManagerFoxFarm, Manager at Foxholes Farm Shop, Butchery & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased you had a lovely time visiting us and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my 2 year old. The staff in the shop were very helpful directing me as it was my first visit and there was no sign I noticed to show me where to gain entry. I’m sure it was there however with an...More

2  Thank MarieAnna3116
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ManagerFoxFarm, Manager at Foxholes Farm Shop, Butchery & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments and we are very sorry if a member of staff came across un-welcoming, we take all comments (good & bad) on board and will defiantly look into this.. Thank you once again and we look forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve always loved the shop, so thought we’d get some lunch in the tea room. Orders were delivered wrong, and when challenged were told to pick off the bits involved (not ideal with an allergy) then the drinks arrived, one skinny one not, but no,...More

1  Thank Chrissie C
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ManagerFoxFarm, Manager at Foxholes Farm Shop, Butchery & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your review, we are very sorry you were not pleased with your visit. your feedback is very important to us with so we would need to look into this further and liaise with the staff on duty. Thank you once again and...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

I was booked on the Butchery Course as a present and what a present. Terry demonstrated the best way to butcher a pig and we also witnessed how this is done in Denmark. The information was overwhelming. I didn't know there was so much to...More

2  Thank Paul P
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ManagerFoxFarm, Manager at Foxholes Farm Shop, Butchery & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your butchery class and found the class very informative. Yes, we agree Terry is one in a million and knows he`s trade very well, we hope...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great afternoon at the farm today and my son enjoyed feeding the lambs . The young girl- Amy - who was looking after the lambs was very cheerful and great with the kids. We followed it up with some tea and cake...More

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ManagerFoxFarm, Manager at Foxholes Farm Shop, Butchery & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review , we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you visit again soon.

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