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Saracens Head

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100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
+44 1704 840204
12:00 - 21:30
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 19:45
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last minute , wasn't disappointed. Lovely food and helpful friendly staff. Food was lovely and fresh and presented lovely. Will be back again

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Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't fault the food, but expensive . The staff were not rude, but neither were they welcoming. Decor inside and out was smart, and if you don't mind having to search for someone to pay then it could be OK.

Thank lorraine388
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for some late lunch today. Informed only one area of menu available, all sandwiches. Explained I can't eat bread and could they offer extra salad as an alternative to the bread and no chips as all sandwiches come with chips and a dressed herb salad. Told me that I could just basically eat around what I can't eat and... More 

Thank NursePrincess
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my mum and sister for lunch. They have been here a couple of times and raved about it. The restaurant is spacious overlooking the water and friendly staff. The menu is extensive and something to suit all palettes. We opted for Cajun chicken burger which was delicious and so filling. The fish sandwich was huge... More 

Thank malagamolly
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night - we are frequent patrons of the pub. What a disappointment. Two fish cakes for starters ( should I rephrase tasteless potato cakes). We ordered 2 salmon and shrimp risotto for main - yuk. No seasoning, no taste just gloop. Sent both back and had 2 basic burgers which were good but meant we all ate separate.... More 

Thank Tim A
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were a large business lunch table and the service was excellent. Food was brilliant couldn't fault our visit and I would definitely recommend

Thank lem2705
Rainford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

had a really nice meal ,then a nice walk along the canal, highly recomended ,told our friends and family

Thank linandalan8
Southport, United Kingdom
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375 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Well you certainly won't go hungry here. We only managed half a main course each but then it was lunchtime. I had homemade quiche served hot with skinny fries, coleslaw and salad and my father had fish and chips. Both portions were far too much but very tasty. I have been previously and been less impressed but was pleased with... More 

Thank ElleBee14
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It was not my first visit to The Saracens Head, far from it, however this visit was not as pleasurable as previous times. This was not due to cleanliness (as a whole) or ambience, food etc., but service provision. Do not misunderstand, the two waitresses were extremely well mannered, polite, accommodating and as efficient as they could possibly be! However,... More 

Thank Barbara P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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580 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited at night so difficult to see how good the exterior gardens and canal side seating was but it looked very good and very neat and clean and inviting. The inside is equally as good - looks quite recently redecorated and has a semi homely feel to the place. Well greeted and invited to drink or eat when ready. Eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:45
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 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
Canal-side restaurant with good food and service, in countryside location

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?