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The Saracens Head Inn

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Ranked #3 of 6 Symonds Yat B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
SchMonster Cardiff, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was totally amazed at the standard of food and the service of the waiters and waitress who were attentive, bubbly and accommodating. My partner and I both had a sirloin steak, and we both agreed it was the best steak we had ever had! Proper homemade chips too- and a good portion at that! Thought nothing could top the steak... More

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to eat there Saturday eve but was shocked when told kitchen closed at 9! However they asked the chef if anything was possible and the outcome was two superb meals and great service, we had the sweet potato and leak dish and the monkfish followed by amaretto and ginger glory and a ginger and lemon cheesecake, superb,will return some... More

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east sussex
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at this busy hotel for lunch after our river cruise. Both ordered the pie of the day which was steak and mushroom. Well it was the tastiest pie ever just loved it. All the food looked super and was cooked fresh. It was busy but we didnt wait long for our excellent meal. cant wait to visit again as... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the first phone enquiry to paying the bill the staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. They really did go out of their way to ensure we had a fantastic, relaxing and enjoyable break. The food is excellent and there is a great selection of real ales. It was so easy to just sit outside on the terrace and watch... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food - chilli-chocolate-venison sausages and Welsh lamb were particularly delicious, good humorous service from a Scottish lady who went by the nickname of Jezabel, and reasonable pricing, who could ask for more. Thoroughly recommend.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you arrive at The Saracen's Head, at beautiful Symond's Yat East, you know you're in for a treat. This 12 roomed family run Hotel has an enormous array of very friendly & helpful staff under owner Pete's guidance. Excellent beer & wines are available at very reasonable prices & the food is definitely not 'pub grub'! We... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch mid week. Pretty busy, but the service on food delivery was average. A long delay between bringing out the meals meant we all are at different times. We would return due to location.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a two night stay at the Saracens. The pub/hotel is situated in a beautiful location along the River Wye, walking distance from Yat Rock (which offers incredible views of the surrounding area - well worth a visit). We stayed in room 2, which was nicely decorated, very clean, and had a lovely view over the river.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never written a negative view before but we came in for a drink and felt that the bar staff were pretty unfriendly - referring to us as "City folk" apart from the chef - Miles - who was a genuinely nice guy and very helpful. That said the position of the Inn is fabulous and well worth a... More

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warfield England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just come back from this beauty spot today. We ate both evenings in the Saracens head. The first night in the restaurant which was excellent. Good food good service. The second night had to be in the bar because there were no tables available whilst I don't dislike dogs, I feel that a place where people (dogless) are eating the... More

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Address: Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Ross-on-Wye > Symonds Yat
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Saracens Head Inn 4*
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The Saracens Head Inn has stood for centuries in its spectacular position on the east bank of the River Wye where the river flows into a steep wooded gorge, on the edge of the Forest of Dean. Popular with walkers, cyclists, canoeists, fishermen and fans of good food and real ales, the Inn has a relaxed ambiance throughout, from the flagstone bar to the cozy lounge and stylish dining room. ... more   less 
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