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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
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Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 22:30

Lovely meal, the winter vegetable tart a particular favourite. The trio of desserts also a hit. The meal with the chicken and vegetables in the brown paper bag did have way more garlic than needed though.

Andree Holder 30 December 2017
from Solihull

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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 73 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (59)
  • lunch (40)
  • child friendly (27)
  • romantic (23)
  • private dining (22)
  • large parties (20)
  • value (20)
  • business (18)
  • trendy (18)
  • al fresco (10)
  • luxury (7)
  • views (7)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* 8 January 2018 by Adrian Murley 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

  • ((((( 30 December 2017 by Andree Holder from Solihull

    Lovely meal, the winter vegetable tart a particular favourite. The trio of desserts also a hit. The meal with the chicken and vegetables in the brown paper bag did have way more garlic than needed though.

  • ((((( 23 December 2017 by Anon from Kenilworth

    Excellent and friendly service. Food was lovely. Thank you

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Diane Rawlings from Sutton coldfield

    Fabulous place, warm fire inviting ambience, staff friendly and efficient, food excellent.
    It is my new favourite place to eat, we will be going back.

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Kay Wakeman from Leek Wootton

    Great service, wonderful food and lovely ambienc

  • ((((( 18 December 2017 by Chris Richards from Sutton Coldfield

    First time I had ever visited. The restaurant was prepared for Christmas so had a lovely atmosphere. We were attended to upon arrival and given a good table fairly close to the kitchens which you could view through a window.(always a good sign!) The service was excellent with friendly staff and the food was good value, was presented well and tasted lovely. Highly recommended.

  • ((((( 14 December 2017 by Deb Soesan from Coventry

    Easy to book.
    Excellent service by all the staff.
    The food was really really good, beautifully presented, hot and a decent portion.

  • ((*** 28 November 2017 by Regular from Coventry

    Not as good as usual. Soggy shepherds pie. Mentioned it to waiter. Not put me off coming again

  • ((((( 24 October 2017 by Richard Bolton from Solihull

    excellent food & service for Sunday dinner

  • ((((( 12 October 2017 by Jackie Millar from Coventry

    What a gem of a find, greeted by a friendly lady (the owner?) who lead us to our table and instantly focused on our grandson 4 & 5 year olds- she brought them an activity pack over- which the adults were thankful for. The food was wow, absolutely fantastic-portion, taste, quality second to none. Service very good. Price a little more than expected but for what you pay and what you get spot on I would say. Overall a lovely experience and will definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a wonderful place to eat, catch up, drink. We will be going back for sure.

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