We are sorry to say that, due to the Very High Alert regulations, we are once again forced to temporarily close. We will review the situation if the tiers change - please watch this space for updates.
We are sorry to say that, due to the High Alert regulations and the restrictions therefore placed upon us, we have taken the difficult decision to remain closed. We do not know how exactly how long we will remain in this tier, so please watch this space for updates. Whatever happens, we will be ready, waiting and excited to see you when the time comes.
Our stunning sister pub and hotel, The Drayton Court Hotel is currently open and taking bookings. This was a difficult decision – and we will update our social media when we are reopening.
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The Fox & Goose Hotel dates back to the 1800s, and has a particularly colourful musical history. The Who played here back when they were called The Detours, and through the 1950s, we hosted the Ealing Jazz Club every Friday night. Steve Lane ran the club with his New Orleans Jazz Band, The Southern Stompers.
Fox & Goose is a common pub name, although there’s no record of why it was chosen for this particular pub. It may have been inspired by medieval tales of Reynard the Fox, an infamous character who hunted for human souls. Or perhaps the pub’s first landlord was a fan of the ancient board game of the same name – similar to draughts; it was often played in pubs