Fox & Hounds

High Street, Cheswardine, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 2RS
T: 01630 661 244

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The Fox and Hounds has a natural kind of charm, nestled at the top of the village opposite the picture postcard church. It has been a Joule’s house since the 19th century, look out for the original Joule’s etched glass door in the front lobby.  The Joule’s mirrors were new additions as was the new downstairs kitchen and the oak frame rear conservatory.

The name of the pub, unchanged for over 200 years is fitting in this country village, today the heart of this inn is still its hand pulled ale and hearty pub food. You will easily find carved hounds heads guarding the pub but the fox takes a bit more searching for.

The pub has over the years as a Joule's pub become the hub of the community, offering not only hearty pub food and award wiining Joule's real ale, but also entertainment and activities of the old fashioned kind; dominoes, pub teams, banter and conviviality.

New tenants, Mike & Rachael, believe in the simple things which make a pub tick, great real ale, quality simple pub food from local ingredients, homemade and hearty, an open fire and local pub banter which is sure to keep you entertained. Food is available daily and Sunday lunch is worth phoning for in advance. It’s a great place to walk from and well worth exploring this pretty corner of north Shropshire.

Cheswardine is also just ten minutes from the brewery in Market Drayton and is also a brewing village; if you find yourself that way, Cheswardine’s other pub is a brewpub – the Lion’s Tail brewery.


Opening Hours

Monday 5pm - 11pm
Tuesday 12-3 / 5-11pm
Wednesday 12-3 / 5-11pm
Thursday 12-3 / 5-11pm
Friday 12-3 / 5-11pm
Saturday 12noon - 11pm
Sunday 12noon - 11pm

Food Service Hours

Monday No Food Served
Tuesday 12-3 / 6-9
Wednesday 12-3 / 6-9
Thursday 12-3 / 6-9
Friday 12-3 / 6-9
Saturday 12-3 / 6-9
Sunday 12-3


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