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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%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (7 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place in a great setting right on the canal, food lovely all freshly cooked service great and the staff really nice we have eaten here now over a dozen times never had any issues we will return again .

Thank malcolmh317
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! We're glad to hear you have enjoyed your many visits with us! We look forward to welcoming you for many more! Kind regards, The Saracens Head Management Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a place, great view, nice staff, amazing food, lovely atmosphere, comfortable surroundings and decent prices:) what more could you want?

Thank Paul W
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Paul! We're glad you enjoyed your visit with us! I think you have summed us up in one review, we don't think there's much more you could want either! We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Kind regards, The Saracens Management Team

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Food doesn’t seem to be as good as it was - steak and ale pie was ok but the chips were quite hard and the cabbage dry. The sticky toffee pud was quite dry as well with not much sauce. Ok but certainly not worth...More

1  Thank Lynda P
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the comments about your recent dining experience with us. I'm sorry to hear that our food was not up to our usual high standards, I assure you your comments have been passed on to the kitchen team, and we have looked in...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Met with friends for a light lunch, we all had something different and all were very pleased with the quality and presentation. Service very friendly. A lovely spot.

Thank gundogs
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review, we're glad to hear you and your friends were able to sample different things from the menu, and all found something you enjoyed! We look forward to welcoming you all again soon! Kind regards, The Saracens Head Management Team

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We've been going to the Saracens for dinner for years and have always enjoyed our meals there. We've treated our families and friends for several special occasions and it's always been the place to go for celebrations. However today we decided to pop in for...More

3  Thank Dee D
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here for a quick bite to eat on a longish journey. Very welcoming and a surprise inside as it was a lot more contemporarily furnished than I expected from the outside. Just had a nice Guinness porter although there were 6 real ales...More

1  Thank neddyb1
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I work as a Senior carer at The Shielings Residential Home and enjoy my work. We organized at trip for our residents to go for a pub meal. We were welcomed by friendly staff who made us feel at home, drinks were ordered and brought...More

2  Thank jackconor1
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Been here lots of times. Xmas meal, lunch, drinks, even cycled here on a summers day. Always lovely and today didn’t disappoint again. We had the 3 course Sunday lunch. Well worth the £20.95 and the kids ate off the main menu and one of...More

Thank Angnboo
Reviewed 19 October 2017 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

2  Thank 1978louise
Reviewed 8 October 2017 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

1  Thank JonoT1863
Saracens H, Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

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

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
Canal-side restaurant with good food and service, in countryside location
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