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Ye Olde Saracen's Head

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

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

We had Sunday roast and it was delicious the beef was excellent. Service and staff very efficient and friendly. We will definitely l come again and will recommend to friends and family !

Jennifer 22 May 2018
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

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Customer reviews for Ye Olde Saracen's Head

4.5 (((() (based on 82 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (66)
  • lunch (45)
  • child friendly (29)
  • romantic (27)
  • value (24)
  • private dining (23)
  • large parties (21)
  • trendy (21)
  • business (20)
  • al fresco (12)
  • luxury (8)
  • views (8)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • breakfast (1)
  • (**** 13 June 2018 by Neil from Birmingham

    It was a shocking meal i will never eat their again infact McDonalds is better value and quality, no way was the steak 8oz no salad or garnish,staff miserable,very exspensive for what you get and thats not a lot. very poor sevice alround.

  • ((((( 22 May 2018 by Jennifer from Coventry

    We had Sunday roast and it was delicious the beef was excellent. Service and staff very efficient and friendly. We will definitely l come again and will recommend to friends and family !

  • ((((( 14 May 2018 by Stacey from Coventry

    Lovely restaurant with yummy food! Have been before and will definitely be going back.

  • ((((( 9 May 2018 by Hayley from Coventry

    Smashing service and food as always

  • ((((( 5 May 2018 by Terry from Coventryu

    Great setting and service. Steaks cooked exactly right, brilliant meal

  • ((((( 1 March 2018 by Diane from Sutton coldfield

    Fabulous cosy fire roaring pub excellent food and friendly efficient staff, we have been two or three times since we discovered it late last year

  • ((((( 24 February 2018 by Karen from WARWICK

    Excellent service. Lovely surrounding,.
    Have only been twice but will most definitely be using regularly.
    Both times weve had sharing platter starter (delish) and I've had the fish and chips and hubby the steak. Both impressed with our choices. Lovely local to us so will be back regularly.

  • ((((( 4 February 2018 by Diane from Sutton coldfield

    Large car park, lovely inviting exterior, fire burning inside, absolutely lovely efficient waitress and all of our food was excellent, a rib eye steak cooked medium, a fillet cooked rare, and a aubergine and lentil pie with a side order of salt and vinegar onion rings all delicious, would definitely recommend ??

  • ((((( 3 February 2018 by Chris from Solihull

    Great food - all four of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We had two different waitresses and both were welcoming, smiley and caring. Altogether a lovely atmosphere

  • ((((* 8 January 2018 by Adrian from Balsall Common

    The white wine by the glass was extemely expensive for a St Clair sauvignon. There was a Chilean white on offer which was not nice and was sent back.
    There should be a more moderately priced New Zealand wine other than the St Clair

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