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The Saracens Head

$$ - $$$, British,
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
+44 1704 840204
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Opens in 23 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very honest and realistic review !! Having visited this pub for the last ten years from afternoon coffee to lunch with friends to Xmas dinner I have experienced all this pub has to offer. This is a beautiful pub in an idilic setting on...More

Thank 1978louise
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Im a big food lover and contributor to trip advisor & take my review's very seriously... Nested just within the beautiful area of halsall is the Saracens head, it sits proudly alongside the beautiful Leeds to Liverpool canal and boasts stunning views of the waterway....More

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Saracens H, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

UPDATED: Following your review, and escalation to the management team. This review was investigated fully. As such, it has come to our attention that this is highly likely to be a fraudulent review. Whilst we appreciate genuine, honest reviews of our establishment, and comments received,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday Evening - 8/10/17 The worst service and food I have ever eaten Firstly, a list as long as your arm of stuff not available inc the roast Starters for 10 delivered over 15 mins window?? Soup chased for as well after the 15 mins...More

Thank JonoT1863
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Saracens Head. I am disappointed to hear that this was not to our usual standards. Unfortunately, with regards to menu choice, as all of our food is freshly prepared to order, during...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Celebrated. Our Ruby Anniversary in the canal room with close family. Holds 20 people and overlooks canal. Food was pre ordered and was faultless. Staff were superb, efficient. Children's menu perfect for smaller appetites and good selection. Our guests were impressed with varied menu. Perfect....More

Thank madaboutdaxis
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Saracens Head, I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us, and chose us to celebrate such a lovely occasion, and you and your guests had such a lovely...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

We found the Saracens Head on the internet and decided to visit because of its close proximity to the Leeds Liverpool Canal.The location is lovely you can walk alongside the river and admire the various barges moored there On entering the pub we were very...More

Thank Marysia D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely service ..lovely decor..lovely canalside seating area....the food was ok nothing special...i had the scallops and they were so bland...and oughmans board wasn't up to much ...id go back again but choose something different

Thank lesley d
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited as a large group for an aniversary meal. We pre-ordered our meals due to the party size. Staff were quick to take drinks orders and the food arrived pretty promptly. It's all very well presented and portion size is just about right. There...More

Thank kevinyork
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

If you fancy a tipple by the side of a lovely stretch of the Leeds to Liverpool Canal then call in here. This pub has a fantastic location and is less than a ten minute drive from the historic market town of Ormskirk. The interior...More

Thank GeographyJon
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice old style canal side pub. Food is a little pricey but is very nice. they serve bar food and also restaurant food. Clean and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Scousemidwife
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I decided to visit this restaurant / pub with my wife and brother and sister in law who were visiting us from South Wales following a recommendation from some friends and we were not to be disappointed one bit. We hadn't booked and took a...More

Thank andrevillas
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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:30 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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