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The Saracens Head

Saracens Head Caernarfon Road, Beddgelert, Caernarfon LL55 4UY, Wales
+44 1766 890329
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (43 reviews)
“lamb cawl” (5 reviews)
“roast dinner” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Saracens Head Caernarfon Road, Beddgelert, Caernarfon LL55 4UY, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t stay in this hotel so can’t comment on rooms or room service. Having been hiking for a few miles we stopped for a drink and it looked a nice warm inviting hotel so decided to stay for lunch. This was a mistake the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank k4zdh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to come here on a visit to Beddgelert as it was very near to where we parked and we were very glad we did! The food was delicious and the staff were very friendly. The surroundings themselves were very nice too. I didn't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank theswirly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Selected this hotel as we were advised it was the only pub in Beddgelert that allowed dogs. Friendly welcome good ale on tap and food. Worth a visit!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mesonmeri
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We had been here for a drink several times and on our latest trip to Beddgelert decided to have a meal. The person who served us was pleasant enough but not overly warm. He didn’t know anything about the wine list either but no matter....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ARC69
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Ok pub grub.Visited with my wife and daughter.We just had traditional pub food which was good enough.We had a couple of burgers and fish and chips.They had some great robinsons ales and staff very polite and helpful.We were the only customers in the pub.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tn1para
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Fantastic place to eat in Beddgelert, after reading other reviews we decided to try the Saracens Head and are so glad we did, staff are welcoming and friendly, cant do enough for you. Very child friendly, and the child menu is great too. Wife had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank IanC2172
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We had the pan fried chicken and minted lamb burger. Highly recommend this pub. A little gem in Beddgelert.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennyfromkernow
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We went here whilst away for the weekend after walking up Snowdon. The service and food were excellent. The waiting on staff were friendly and it was so busy in Beddgelert that the restaurant had stayed open later than usual to try and accommodate everyone,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Booklover-13
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is a nicely appointed, neat and tidy accommodation well located to local walks and a delightful village setting. Its a traditional pub setup with good inside and outside dining and drinking areas. The accommodation is walk up and as with many places in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We had a nice lunchtime meal at the Saracen's head at a reasonable price. The atmosphere is calm and friendly, the sort of place where you feel you can chat to those on adjacent tables. We liked the fact that our springer spaniel was made...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeremy N
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29 October 2018|
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Response from Jeremy N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the slow reply.... dogs are welcome and the staff are very friendly towards them.
Sue C
22 April 2017|
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Response from jd372 | Reviewed this property |
There was certainly a vegetarian option on the evening menu and a vege breakfast on offer. I am sure there will be an option but it may not be an extensive choice ....the food was delicious!
20 May 2016|
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Response from SaracensHead1 | Property representative |
Yes we are very dog friendly. Dogs are welcome to stay in our four Superior rooms at no extra charge and are welcome in the bar area downstairs. If you are bringing your dog to stay with us please let us know beforehand as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saracens Head Caernarfon Road, Beddgelert, Caernarfon LL55 4UY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon  >  Beddgelert
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 890329
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