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I’ll keep this pretty simple. I love the Fox.

The Fox is another of my local pubs and it is my favourite haunt for a Sunday afternoon drink. The Fox is pretty unparalleled when you are perched on the rooftop beer garden and the weather is lovely. Look at that view back to the city!

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While most of my time at the Fox is spent in said beer garden, making my way through a cheeky bottle of rose, I also enjoy a pub meal there too. The Fox has an extensive menu that spans the standard pub favourites (parma ($18), burger ($16), fish and chips ($18)) and veers into more interesting choices (morton bay bug pie ($19), duck risotto ($19), pork belly ($23) or kangaroo fillet ($20)). It also has a very impressive vegetarian menu (think eggplant and zucchini stack ($17), marinated tofu steak ($17) or vegetarian moussaka ($17)) and is gluten-free friendly (the menu denotes which items are GF or can be prepared GF). So it’s perfect for your dietary challenged friends (yes that includes me).

I usually go down the more traditional pub route when I order and I’m yet to be disappointed. Here is a selection of what we had the last time we visited – Smokey beef burger and a parma that really is big enough for two (just order extra chips!):

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Chicken burrito, $17 & an old favourite, the Foxy fish plate, $25 (this is mine and it’s GF – the fish is battered in polenta):

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So there you have it! Good pub food that is well prepared and great value. With a cracking beer garden. I’ll be there soon.

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I’m not the only blogger that has loved the Fox – Brian declared it his new favourite pub, Cindy and Michael have visited many many times and Joyce gave it a HOT.

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The Fox Hotel
351 Wellington Street, Collingwood
Ph: (03) 9416 4957

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4 Responses to “The Fox – a local favourite”

  1. Cindy says:

    You know we love it too! My favourite selection of veg pub meals anywhere.

    • Emily says:

      Yes – I was so happy that you liked the Fox too! I actually meant to link to your posts in mine – will update now (that’s what I get for blogging while sleep deprived!)

  2. Simon G says:

    The Fox is a supporter of my favourite local alternative music station PBS FM, but that wouldn’t have been enough to get me there for a possibly dodgy parma– now, however, I got two great reasons to check them out!

    • Emily says:

      Yeah the food is great there. When I first started going to the Fox, a few years back, I wasn’t that enamoured with the food. But it has been consistently good for a while now. Would love to know what you think if you go there!

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