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The Saracens Head

€€ - €€€, British,
Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
+44 1604 770640
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (12 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
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1 - 10 of 278 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Late Sunday Lunch. First time visiting the venue for all of us. I thought the place had real character and the food was fine, Sunday roasts for all of us, 3 beef and 1 chicken, we were all satisfied. Service was good. I would enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in hoping to get a table for Sunday lunch and we were lucky enough to get one which was reserved but the people hadn’t turned up... we eat Sunday lunch out regularly and have tried many local pubs and this was the best yet....More

Thank Helsbels260274
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Did a circular walk from here around the fields to Nobottle and Great Brington and back to here for lunch I thought the risotto was very good indeed and I would say it was above average for a pub at lunchtime. At £11.00 it was...More

Thank Sybil_Fawlty
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went for lunch, nice place but the quality of the food didn't complement the price which was unfortunate. the food looked good but lacked flavour. Good hospitality.

Thank johnny p
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Visited on a saturday night with a large group of friends who we regularly dine out with. Usual busy pub/restaurant as they had 2 large bookings in that evening (one being us). good range of real ales on at the bar. most people had 3...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely picturesque pub full of charm and character. Menu is fairly priced and food quality was excellent. As a coeliac it is a rare treat to find a eating establishment so ready to cater to my needs. The menu makes it clear which options...More

Thank Stuartmwilson
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went here on the good reviews on trip advisor but wish we didn't! Ordered the Sunday mixed roast as could not make make my mode up what meat to go for, the rare beef, blushing lamb or pork with all the trimmings!! The welcome...More

Thank richardiow
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We booked Sunday lunch at the last minute today, glad that we did as it was superb. Everything was freshly prepared, the meal was very well presented and served; it was very tasty to eat. We found the whole experience very enjoyable and we will...More

Thank Trevor N
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We are regulars and find the atmosphere, food and service is still as great as always.It is one of our special restaurants along with a couple nearby.

Thank 0xymoron
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Love the saracens head little brington. The staff are very friendly .They make the best food they do very good gluten free food to and are very happy to help with what I can and can't eat. We took our dog to and they are...More

Thank gembodaventry3000
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Questions & Answers
28 September 2016|
Response from Duncan E | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we have wifi, although we do not have superfast broadband it is acceptable for streaming. Some of the tables in the bar are quiet enough for discreet business meetings (2 - 4 people) or for larger groups we do have... More
28 September 2016|
Response from HannahsTA | Reviewed this property |
I connected to their WiFi successfully when visiting, and it was sufficient for my needs, though these were personal not business. I would say this place is suitable for an informal business meeting.
Terry O
4 August 2015|
Response from Duncan E | Property representative |
Hi Terry, Yes, dogs are very welcome in both the bar and garden. Regards Duncan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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