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The Saracens Head

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Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
+44 1604 770640
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I brought my Mother to this venue after reading the rave reviews and travelling from Hampshire we were ready to sit down to the fabulous fare we were expecting. After arriving slightly early we were greeted very warmly, we were shown to our table which seemed to be out of the way as we were on our own but as... More 

Thank Ray M
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found The Saracens Head while passing through the small village of Little Brington. Thought in such a small village the pub would be shut on a Monday lunchtime and if open would not be serving a lunchtime menu. How wrong we were. Excellent meal and beautifully presented. Very pleasant and attentive staff without being over bearing. We shall definitely return... More 

Thank Foxhound12
Northampton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visited the Saracens again after a year or so and had lunch in the 'library' which has a very nice ambience. Food was good as ever, with lots of vegetables served separately. Not a huge menu but more than enough to satisfy most people; will not leave it so long to return again

Thank Janis J
Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Party of 10 booked for lunch on12.3.17 Very warm welcome excellent service great food. Will most certainly return

Thank Mick B
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

A crowd of us went to the Saracens Head on what was a dreary January weekend and it was very welcoming and we were very well looked after. Most of us were very happy with the food, mostly having the Sunday lunch (lamb or beef) with the notable exception of a gammon steak. All was good. Service was very warm... More 

Thank dmerry
Northampton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We visited this establishment for the first time and will certainly be returning. We decided to have lunch which was served in one of the cosy traditional rooms. The menu was not extensive but there was something for most people. We had the parsnip and apple soup to start followed by the pie of the day, which was turkey and... More 

Thank Linda C
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

lovely all homemade Sunday lunch. we had the sunday lunch sharer for 2 and it didn't disappoint.. included lovely meat, yorkies, tasty gravy, red cabbage and cauliflower cheese. Washed down with spiced warm cider and we could take our dog.. our new favourite

Thank Helsbels260274
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349 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here. There is a good choice of foods, and a Tapas menu with lots of choices at around £4-£6. We shared chiperones, black pudding/goats cheese dish, a fish finger butty (great!) and some very tasty chips, cooked in duck fat and with a wonderful rosemary sprinkling. Service was brilliant (it was quiet) and we agreed we would... More 

Thank AndyLFC_9
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant never fails to please. We gave always had exemplary service and nice family touches every time we visit. Excellent all round.

Thank Eline A
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106 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went for a late Sunday lunch - car park was busy which was a positive sign before entering the building. The bar area is welcoming with lovely wood burner and some nice nooks to sit in. Restaurant area was nicely busy (but not overwhelming) and we did not feel on top of the other diners. Staff were very friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 770640
Situated in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside 2 miles from Althorp House, the ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales. A traditional village inn with character and charm. We are a privately owned and run free house with a selection of well kept real ales and lagers plus an extensive wine list. Runners-up in the Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards 2009. A great place to spend a lunchtime or evening.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?