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Saracens Head

) #26 of 101 Restaurants in Ormskirk €€ - €€€ , British,
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
+44 1704 840204
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Very disappointed with my meal today. I had lamb kofti, which was quite nice but the sauce served with it was tasteless. For my main I had Pan Fried Chicken which consisted of 2 rubbery small pieces of chicken (one on the bone still) with...More

Thank J3KTN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called to the Saracens Head with the dogs and found a nice table outside. . Went in to order food and was told that the kitchen staff were too busy and that they had suspended serving any bar food outside, I could have come inside...More

1  Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really limited choice of beers/lagers and the wine was awful. Not enough staff on to msmage the bysy sunby afternoon croud. Really expensive too. We'll not be going again despite living in the village. Such a shame.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality food. Excellent service. We sat outside on a lovely summer evening. We didn't have children with us but there was a little park to keep the young ones occupied while waiting for food.

Thank NikkiOrmskirk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for years and its a good 20m round trip. We called in for lunch at 3pm and upon ordering food are told theyre not serving until 5pm. The sign outside clearly states food served monday to saturday 12 - 4pm. I was...More

Thank AndyGilligan1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I met family there on a gorgeous sunny day intending for a light lunch outside having walked the dog along the canal bank only to be told at 13.30 the kitchen was closed due to it being busy but instructed to try...More

Thank Trouble2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled up here on the canal, great pub, menu looked great, staff very helpful and polite and nothing was too much trouble. Would recommend this place. Very clean and nicely decorated etc inside.

Thank markyc70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a bit of a two for one this review, so apologise for the length. I first visited November last year, introduced to the place by a friend. set back off one of the main routes to Southport I must've driven past numerous times without knowing...More

Thank JFergo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is always hot and delicious. I would always expect it to be very busy but service is still OK. Very polite and attentive staff nevertheless but sometimes babies (during afternoons) can be crying. I considered 5 stars for the quality of the...More

Thank steve g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pub itself is in a lovely setting by the canal, great for a drink. I can't say the same for the food or the service. The menu looks decent but they fail on the delivery. After arriving we were asked to wait as our...More

Thank Jo A
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is it dog friendly
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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