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The Saracens Head Inn Restaurant

Symonds Yat | Ross on Wye, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
+44 1600 890435
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Symonds Yat | Ross on Wye, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very poor , 11 pounds for a cheese board that was straight out of the fridge, and a peppercorn sauce that had never seen let alone been any where near any cream ,(tasted like gravy with peppercorns added). Gin's where great that was about the...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited to celebrate my other half's birthday and were certainly NOT disappointed! The location of The Saracen's Head is wonderful - a fabulously appointed country inn right on the banks of the River Wye. The ambiance inside matches the location - fabulous staff -...More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great surroundings on the river. Very welcoming and lots of staff around to help. Food was of a high standard. Partner is Coeliac and Dairy intolerant which wasn't a problem. Manager booked us a Taxi to get back to our B&B and it never turned...More

1  Thank kevtherev2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here twice during our visit to Symonds Yat and were very pleased on both occasions. The service is friendly and efficient and the food well cooked, tasty and well presented. We ate in both the bar and the restaurant and enjoyed both environments.

1  Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a really nice pub with a very good restaurant .The menu has plenty of locally sourced items and the food was delicious .The ladies working here were very efficient and friendly .I would definitely return again.

1  Thank peterw69
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked table for five by email three weeks prior to arrival. There was no trace according to staff. A table was found for us. The main course of beef, etc was disappointing for three reasons. Firstly one of our group asked for beef well done....More

1  Thank Sam M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped off at The Saracens Head for lunch during a team building day canoeing down the Wye. There were 29 of us, all hungry and thirsty, all wet and loud. There was hardly any wait for the food or drinks considering how many lunches...More

1  Thank Boon75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue, pleasant staff,good choice of drinks. Food, limited choice and you get an over reduced sauce with all meats. Tasted like balsamic vinegar added.(Sunday lunch) very salty and distracts from your meal. Food is slightly over priced but guess the setting helps them get...More

Thank Pgb16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked Sunday Lunch as recommended but still had a long wait, beef too rare and fatty, but otherwise a generous meal. Evening meal was spot on, minimal wait and very tasty. Only oddity was having to order food and drinks separately when not in the...More

Thank Cliff W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at a nearby bed & breakfast but they did not do evening meal so we decided to try the Saracens Head. The staff on reception were very helpful and we booked a table for 6.30pm. On arrival the staff asked us if we...More

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Sam M
I am finding it difficult to book a table for lunch. Where can I do this online please?
6 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 ).
Hi Will you be doing a Christmas menu this year? We are coming to stay in the area and looking to book up a Christmas dinner for 10. Thanks
24 October 2016|
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Response from Majik67 | Reviewed this property |
As previously advised I would contact them direct
Hi, I was just looking at booking a room online for May. What are the rules regards to bringing dogs? I've looked on the website but it didn't say much on there. Thanks
16 December 2015|
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Response from 89colin | Reviewed this property |
Hi cannot ans your question about taking a dog with you ,But I am sure if you ask them they will accommodate you as long as you can approve they are ok . Its a great place for walking with a dog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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, 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