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The Saracens Head Inn Restaurant

Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
+44 1600 890435
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked ahead to ensure we were served food. Food was very good and staff kind, friendly and helpful. The kitchen closes when too busy so it's well worth booking a table. A very good choice of pub food presented attractively and extremely tasteful. We all...More

1  Thank AshleyandHoney2000
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's location is stunning but we were served a flat pint of a half of Doom Bar which cost £4 a pint. I know you can't compare wetherspoons to this type of place but charging double for a pint which wasn't particularly enjoyable was a...More

Thank Daisy21Duke
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, fabulous location, nice staff, stiff prices. Given the weather and the ambiance of the Saracens Head our lunch and post canoe pint was as close to a perfect English summer's afternoon as I can imagine. Of special note has to be the children's...More

Thank paking2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic spot on a hot summer's day, watching the boats, kayakers and stand up paddle boarders go by. Although very busy, the staff are friendly and the food arrived in good time. I ordered a sandwich which was good. Lovely spot -...More

1  Thank Graydon W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch, it was very busy ! ordered food and grabbed some drinks , good selection of local beer, it was an ok menu , when the food came ,it was hot and pleasant but nothing to get to excited about. Considering...More

Thank ivan b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regularly visit The Saracens as we live close by. The food is always excellent but the pub does get VERY busy and they stop serving to allow the kitchen to catch up. Definitely the best place to eat in Symonds Yat. They also have rooms...More

1  Thank Michele018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a quick drink one lunchtime, which was very pleasant with friendly staff. The food looked amazing so we decided to pop back that evening. Sadly, a sign said they were only serving people who had booked a table, even though there were lots...More

1  Thank Heather B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can highly recommend, good atmosphere good food, and a fantastic surroundings right on the river. Couldn't ask for more

1  Thank Garry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were saved from the far bank by the ferryman who zipped across to pick us up. Luckily, we were just in time for lunch which was excellent pub fare and just what was needed on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Would definitely recommend making this...More

2  Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time staying here and will not be the last! Staff are fab, food is delicious and the rooms are immaculate. Room 1 was spacious and had a balcony overlooking the river. Next time we’ll pay extra for the upper boathouse x

2  Thank secretsquirrel74
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9 March 2018|
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Response from rolo25 | Property representative |
Hi Sally, We usually run the ferry until dusk, however we are unable to run at all at the moment, as the river level is too high following the snow thaw. Apologies.
2 June 2017|
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Response from rolo25 | Property representative |
Yes, in the bar area only.
Sam M
5 May 2017|
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Response from rolo25 | Property representative |
You can call us on 01600 890435, or e-mail us ( this site will not let me write down our e-mail address though ).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Ross-on-Wye  >  Symonds Yat
  • Phone Number: +44 1600 890435
  • E-mail
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