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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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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

cant beat good food, beer, bar snacks! friendly atmosphere and locals having banter with each other. staff are great too

Thank helpfullchap
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A pretty Northamptonshire village pub with a very pleasant ambience, a warm welcome from friendly staff serving excellent real ales. There is limited table capacity, so you need to book; the menus are somewhat limited but offer very good food and very good service. My...More

Thank Ivan C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

7 of us in total, we were in the restaurant just away from the bar, service was excellent and the food was amazing. Not just pub grub, it was seriously good. Compliments to the chef. The Pork, scallop and gnocchi dish was presented perfectly and...More

Thank rickipike10
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Really lovely pub in a beautiful village offering great food and a good beer. Not many covers here, so it is best to book - but worth the effort!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I came for dinner with a friend and we both gushed about the food and service. We had gin and tonics beforehand (they have a nice selection, I recommend the pink gin) and were then shown to our table. We tried the crab starter, duck...More

Thank EvaSUK
Reviewed 24 January 2018

For a country pub it was soulless, quiet and cold. The food was good, but a bit overly fancy and not normal country pub fare really. I would return but hope that there are more other pub goers and diners to create a bit more...More

2  Thank cassyl305
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I last ate here a few years ago and remember good food. However, when we went for lunch yesterday the food was dry and obviously re-heated and overpriced for what it was. The pudding was better but nothing special. Service was fine but overall we...More

1  Thank Camilla H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We ate here on new year's day and service and food very good. We had dogs with us who were very welcome in the bar.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We were visiting the area and although we had been given several recommendations for dining we went with our own choice of The Saracens Head. This was based on the location and good reviews. On the whole it was a good experience. We received a...More

2  Thank Twitcher56
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A friend and I went for lunch a few days before Christmas. We thoroughly enjoyed a three course lunch served by charming staff. The food was very good....well presented and delicious.

Thank Thea99
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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