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The Saracens Head

$$ - $$$, British,
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
+44 1704 840204
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mid-Week lunch and chose the Market Lunch Menu - the menu was most appealing and the food excellent with regard to all choices but the portion sizes (main course) were abysmally small, less than a few mouthfuls and this was not a Michelin Star experience!...More

2  Thank Jeremy1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely pub, beautiful decor/furnishing. But the food... yummy!! Haddock goujons amazing as was the black pudding.

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Negatives - Went for Sunday roast at 4.30pm with children , meal very disappointing and service very slow . The broccoli and carrots were rock hard , roast beef was awful , very tough and fatty although two of the party had turkey and that...More

2  Thank Goldikova
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here once before, meal was lovely. For our second visit we went here Easter Sunday and had a roast dinner. The meal looked lovely however it was very bland, no taste and my potatoes were a little hard. Very disappointing as we drove 45...More

4  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came last year and was really disappointed, but what a difference this time.....lovely food, lovely wine....would definitely come back.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

my husband was given a chicken burger which had accidentally been coated with piri piri spices. while i found it very amusing the staff where horrified and could not do enough to apologise. the meal was taken off the bill and they where so lovely....More

Thank janey108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation here for 7pm On a Friday evening. While 5 meals on our table were lovely, unfortunately one meal was badly burnt. The staff apologised and replaced the meal with no fuss. The waiting and serving staff were friendly and pleasant, however,...More

1  Thank w0man111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After having been at Halsall, St Cuthbert’s, my grandparents and I enjoyed a two course afternoon meal off the “Market Menu”. The food was amazing and well worth the asking price. The servers were well-mannered and attentive and we left in a fantastic mood. Thanks...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Its a faux gastro pub... good simple grub done well but expensive. For example the burgers are great but you cant get them cooked rare which would please me better. We are always happy after our vist and it is alway busy so i guess...More

1  Thank deadly f
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely lunch in this perfectly situated canalside restaurant. Must be lovely in the summer. Food was excellant as was the service.More

Thank patriciacopple
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you Patricia for your kind review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your lunchtime visit with us. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon - hopefully the weather improves so you can enjoy our outside dining alongside the canal! Kind regards, Alison...More

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6 July 2016|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
Outside only I would imagine but phone the Saracens Head and ask. They are very pleasant staff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 840204
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Canal-side restaurant with good food and service, in countryside location
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