pgc all green working and signpost with lettering new colour 2
pgc all green working and signpost with lettering new colour 2
facebook icon twitter icon

Forum topic: Fox to reopen this week

Fox to reopen this week

Basil Clarke

06 Mar 2024 23:55 #7103

Share share on facebook icon share on twitter icon Share by email

[Original article]

The Fox is expected to reopen on Friday 8th March under new management.

fox pub palmers greenWithout tables and chairs outside, the Fox currently looks a little forlorn. But PG's landmark pub is expected to come back to life this Friday

Good news! The Fox is expected to re-open on Friday, after a closure of exactly one week following the departure of Whelan's, whose business model depended on being able to host live music. It remains unclear whether it will be possible to install sufficient soundproofing to prevent music from inside the pub creating a nuisance for residents of the new flats built on the former pub car park.

The new lessees are a small company with only two pubs: the Victoria Stakes, at the bottom of Muswell Hill opposite the entrance to Alexandra Park (the pub's name reflects the fact that at one time there was a racetrack in the park); and the Gipsy Queen in Kentish Town.

To date the new operator hasn't responded to a request for information about their plans for the Fox, but it's worth pointing out that the Victoria Stakes has a high reputation for its food, while the Gipsy Queen was last month named as its Winter Pub of the Season 2023/24 by the North London branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra). Branch chair Colin Coyne commented that the award was due to the pub's "great beer and its community focussed ethos", adding that "The team have thought creatively as to what local people want".

Which all looks very promising!

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Fox to reopen this week

Darren Edgar

07 Mar 2024 09:02 #7104

Share share on facebook icon share on twitter icon Share by email

Stakes is a great pub. Used to do really good comedy nights too.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Fox to reopen this week

Simon Broughton

07 Mar 2024 10:09 #7105

Share share on facebook icon share on twitter icon Share by email

I was disappointed with Whelans. The beer was poor and the food not great either but it looks as though the new lessees are exactly what's required. If they have the approval of CAMRA members then that sounds great!

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Moderators: PGC WebmasterBasil Clarke
Time to create page: 0.550 seconds
Powered by Kunena
Clicky