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Make Bonfire Night go with a bang

27th October 2018

Why not rustle up a tasty seasonal dish to make the occasion extra special?

Spooky Snacks for Halloween

20th October 2018

Get set for Halloween by trying out these delicious seasonal recipes!

Summer Recipe Articles

2nd June 2018

Follow Jim's recipe to make the perfect burger at home using fresh ingredients.

Easter Recipe Article

31 March 2018

Delicious recipes to try for Easter - from Welsh lamb shanks, easy Easter fruit loaf to Jim's own seasonal wild garlic gnocchi with artichokes, peas and broad beans!

Gastropub Winner Cardiff Life Awards 2018

15th March 2018

We're delighted to announce that we've won the Gastropub category of the Cardiff Life Awards 2018, sponsored by Cardiff Airport and Capital FM.

The Cardiff Life Awards are the business highlight of the city and are the most prestigious, most tightly-contested Awards with the greatest number of local companies involved.

Winning a Cardiff Life Award is a powerful accolade and we'd like to thank all those that make The Fox and Hounds what it is - everyone from all our customers to our local suppliers and staff.

Find out more about the awards at

St Dwynwen's Day Recipe

20 January 2018

St Dwynwen's Day (Welsh Valentine's) is on 25th January.  Jim has created a delectable white chocolate pudding - recipe is also easy to follow - to spoil your loved one on Welsh Valentine's!

Food Hygiene Rating of 5

18th January 2018

We've just had our unannounced visit by the Food Standards Agency, and are pleased to reveal we've been graded at the highest rating there is - a 5.

The Big Lunch

17th June 2017

The Big Lunch is being celebrated everywhere.  Jim has created a summer salad that is both quick and easy to prepare - as well as delicious!  Summer on a plate.

Easter Cake

8th April 2017

Easter article and Jim's Easter cake recipe with Earl Grey!

AA Rosette award

16th March 2017

Just weeks after taking up the reins at popular village pub, the Fox and Hounds, Llancarfan, husband and wife team,  Jim and Rhiannon Dobson, have secured an AA four-star rating for the pub and a rosette for the food.

Jim, head chef, and Rhiannon, front of house manager, are delighted with this accolade.  Rhiannon says,

“It’s fantastic news, and a great endorsement of everything we are trying to achieve, creating a warm, welcoming village pub, with an excellent and varied menu to suit all tastes and pockets, along with comfortable rooms for those who want to extend  their stay.  We hope this will encourage lots more people to visit us, and sample the fantastic ‘Fox’ hospitality."