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The Saracens Head

$$ - $$$, British,
100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
+44 1704 840204
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Opens in 6 min
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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 1 week ago 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

Thank JonoT1863
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Celebrated. Our Ruby Anniversary in the canal room with close family. Holds 20 people and overlooks canal. Food was pre ordered and was faultless. Staff were superb, efficient. Children's menu perfect for smaller appetites and good selection. Our guests were impressed with varied menu. Perfect....More

Thank madaboutdaxis
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We found the Saracens Head on the internet and decided to visit because of its close proximity to the Leeds Liverpool Canal.The location is lovely you can walk alongside the river and admire the various barges moored there On entering the pub we were very...More

Thank Marysia D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely service ..lovely decor..lovely canalside seating area....the food was ok nothing special...i had the scallops and they were so bland...and oughmans board wasn't up to much ...id go back again but choose something different

Thank lesley d
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited as a large group for an aniversary meal. We pre-ordered our meals due to the party size. Staff were quick to take drinks orders and the food arrived pretty promptly. It's all very well presented and portion size is just about right. There...More

Thank kevinyork
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

If you fancy a tipple by the side of a lovely stretch of the Leeds to Liverpool Canal then call in here. This pub has a fantastic location and is less than a ten minute drive from the historic market town of Ormskirk. The interior...More

Thank GeographyJon
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice old style canal side pub. Food is a little pricey but is very nice. they serve bar food and also restaurant food. Clean and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Scousemidwife
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I decided to visit this restaurant / pub with my wife and brother and sister in law who were visiting us from South Wales following a recommendation from some friends and we were not to be disappointed one bit. We hadn't booked and took a...More

Thank andrevillas
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We are frequent visitors to the saracens head either just for a drink or food as well. The latest reviews are mixed and I can understand why. We came with the family and sat outside to order food-you need to time it right or you...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Arrived just before 7 hoping to choose from early menu. When drink order taken we told waitress we were ready to order. She said she just had to place a large order and would return. Younger girl came and said she'd have to check but...More

Thank northernlad349
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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