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The Saracens Head

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, British,
Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
+44 1604 770640
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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LOCATION
Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for dinner recently on a Saturday evening and had a lovely time. Nice atmosphere, good food, good service. Would recommend.

Thank David B
Emma R, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear David B, Thank you so much for your kind review, we are extremely happy to receive such positive feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again. Many Thanks Emma & Matt.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food well cooked. Small but well considered wine list. Wise to book as the restaurant area only seats around 20 diners, but is very cosy. We’ve been there twice and both times have been very pleased with the standard of this lovely village inn.More

Thank milstead01
Emma R, Owner at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear milsted01, thank you so much for awarding us a 5* review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. We have finished refurbishing our second restaurant area which is now fully open and available to book. Looking forward to seeing you again. Many...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited saracens head on Sunday 5th August for our anniversary. We hadn't been there for 2 years and heard it had changed hands and was dubious about going for 2nd time , but we neednt have worried it was just as good! Food is delicious...More

Thank Amanda W
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amanda, Many thanks for your 5* review and for choosing to spend your anniversary lunch with us. We are thoroughly enjoying our new venture and are happy to hear that we are keeping the standards up. Hopefully we’ll see you again soon. Many thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet evening on the patio. The food was absolutely delicious, particularly the sea food platter which I would highly recommend. The service was attentive, yet discreet and very friendly. We had not been to the Saracens Head for a few years but we won't...More

Thank Anne-Sophie R
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anne-Sophie, thank you so much for your 5* review. We’re really happy that you enjoyed your food and have had nothing but positive feedback on the seafood platter! Looking forward to seeing you and your family again. Many thanks, Emma & Matt.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being recently taken over it is still definitely worth a visit. The new management are both lovely and the food was spot on. Fantastic atmosphere in the evening.More

Thank Jack B
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jack B! Thank you so much for your lovely review. Really glad you enjoyed the atmosphere, food and the service. We have worked extremely hard since we took over 10 weeks ago and are really happy with the amount positive feedback that we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When a favourite haunt changes ownership it’s always a bit unsettling, but no worries here. The old place was looking a bit tired and it’s had a makeover but nothing over the top - comfy dining chairs, new carpets and spruced up dining room. The...More

Thank Andrew M
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Andrew M, thank you so much for the 5* review! We are so glad you are happy with the refurbishment we have completed so far, we very much wanted to keep the style and features of the pub. So glad that you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

Been here before not very good then but it’s been revamped and food was lovely . New furniture and carpets. You can have a choice of dinner size which is great. At the moment they are not doing b/bMore

Thank penlen
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Penlan, thank you for your review. We have recieved so much positive feedback on the new furniture and carpets, which we really appreciate, along with your positive comments on the food, which we have passed onto our chefs. We will be doing the b&b,...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The garden has lovely furniture, beautiful surrounds, dining rooms been updated since last visit, food menu varied, excellent food, Sunday roast, most enjoyable, meat melted in your mouth.More

1  Thank sandyra0960
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sandyra, thank you so much for your 5* review! We are over the moon with the results of our mini refurb and are so glad that our guests appreciate it too. Our meats are locally sourced from Long Bucky, and we agree that the...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Visited on Sat 30/6/18 with a freind for lunch Wanted to eat outside in the shade and cortyard garden setting perfect Has changed hands in last month ( and since I last vsisted a while ago) Welcoming and freindly My food ( great burger with...More

Thank persister
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Persister, we are so glad that your enjoyed your visit and the setting. Our new menu launches this coming Monday and there are lots of new and exciting dishes included so hopefully you’ll visit again soon to see the changes we have made.

Reviewed 21 June 2018

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

Thank helpfullchap
Emma R, General Manager at The Saracens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear helpful chap, thank you so much for your 5* review! We are so glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere, this is so important to us. Hopefully see you again soon!

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Balex27
28 September 2016|
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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
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Balex27
28 September 2016|
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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.
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Terry O
4 August 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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Description
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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