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Ye Olde Saracen's Head

Balsall Street , Balsall Common, Coventry, CV7 7AS +44 1676483061

(((() British
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 22:30

Always excellent service and fantastic food.

Sadie Badland 08 May 2017
from Coventry

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A 16th-century hideaway near Balsall Common, Ye Olde Saracen’s Head serves hearty and wholesome British cuisine. Offsetting outdoor dining in summer, the cosy interior offers quaint snugs, crackling open fires and squashy leather furnishings.

Using the distinctive charcoal method of cooking, Ye Olde Saracen’s Head in Coventry is renowned for its supreme grills, with offerings including baby chicken with roast root veg, or coriander lamb burger with all the trimmings. Other classics from the Saracen’s menu include fresh fish of the day battered in house ale, or seafood and chorizo linguine.

Modern takes on classic desserts at Saracen’s Head restaurant include plum soup with vanilla panna cotta, or chocolate and chilli praline torte. Boasting one of the most accomplished cellars in the area, the bar is filled with fine wines, real ales and rich coffees.

A lovingly-converted setting, Ye Olde Saracen’s Head is a favourite for honest, locally sourced produce. Central Berkswell is a 7-minute drive away.

Ye Olde Saracen's Head

Balsall Street , Balsall Common, Coventry, CV7 7AS

Contact +44 1676533862
Reservations +44 1676483061

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Customer reviews for Ye Olde Saracen's Head

4.4 (((() (based on 52 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (42)
  • lunch (29)
  • child friendly (20)
  • romantic (18)
  • trendy (15)
  • private dining (14)
  • value (13)
  • large parties (11)
  • business (9)
  • al fresco (8)
  • luxury (6)
  • views (6)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • ((((( 22 May 2017 by Phil Sterland robb from Birmingham

    Excellent service and fantastic fooday. The pedigree ale is one of the best beers in the area

  • ((((( 8 May 2017 by Sadie Badland from Coventry

    Always excellent service and fantastic food.

  • ((((( 7 May 2017 by Kevin Tandy from Coventry

    Quaint olde pub with relaxed atmosphere, good quality food and waiting staff very friendly, will return soon

  • ((((( 19 April 2017 by Dan Allen from Solihull

    What a fantastic place!! Excellent food, attentive staff and lovely service! Food was delicious without costing a fortune, will definitely come back

  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Clare from Coventry

    Great food, great service. Another lovely night

  • (((** 27 March 2017 by Trish O'brien from Nr coventry

    Very nice , except they tried to charge us for drinks we never had ! £30 worth so a bit annoying,food was good.

  • ((((( 6 March 2017 by Laura Sweetman from Balsall Common

    Excellent food and service. Best Sunday lunch around.

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Michele Gawthorpe from Balsall Common


  • ((((( 6 February 2017 by Bruce Campbell from Solihull

    Good food and attentive staff, as usual.

  • ((((( 28 January 2017 by Judy Page from Birmingham

    Fabulous meal - really impressive service although they were very busy. Charcoal grilled steak was great!

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