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The Saracens Head Inn

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4.0 of 5
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Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
The Saracens Head Inn
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Ranked #2 of 6 Symonds Yat B&B and Inns
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Roger E Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Our family of five stopped here for lunch during a 6-mile walk with our dogs. We sat on the terrace over-looking the river, taking in the view. It's a perfect spot with a hand-operated ferry. run by the pub, to take you across the river. The dogs were welcomed, the menu was varied and the food and service excellent. We've... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been to this wonderful pub/Inn on many occasions. Its an hour & a half journey for us, not too far to enjoy amazing food or a great restful sleep either in one of its pleasant rooms in the main building or in the Boat House adjacent to the pub. The location & scenery is just beautiful, one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to eat here as it was recommended on the Forest Holidays website. It didn't disappoint at all. The theme in Forest of Dean is friendly service, and that was in abundance here. We had a great table with a view out over the river. We were feeling greedy after a day of walking so we all ordered a... More 

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10 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, Saracens Head Inn, and everything that goes with it excelled itself! Staff professional, helpful and polite. Food and drink was once again outstanding, all food served freshly prepared and cooked to perfection, and a fantastic selection of beers and wines. Well done to all for making my girlfriends night a special one for her birthday. Big thanks also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had duo of lamb was fabulous, other half had sirloin again fabulous, would recommend, shame they are booked up tomorrow night 😞 Just finishing off with a tia Maria coffee. Seems to be a ghost in the lighting system, lots of flashing!!

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Avon
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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful location. We enjoyed lunch overlooking the river with the sun out, eating great food. The dogs were welcome too and there are good walks straight from here. Lots of different drinks to choose from as well with a big and varied menu. The pull boats and river cruises go from here. We preferred Symonds Yat East to... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed here for one night earlier this week and it was expensive at £89 but this is an excellent hotel. Staff were friendly and helpful and we had a room at the front overlooking the river which was very nice. Wifi was good. The breakfast was included in the price and it was really good with... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

myself and my fiancée went here for a night out, a bit of a treat for us both. We were pleasantly surprised, a beautiful setting with a well kept, light, airy and modern building. the staff were more than happy to ensure all our needs were met both in the restaurant and the bar. a big thank you to Alex... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here numerous times over the last few years and as i have recently started using trip advisor thought it time I posted a review. This place is excellent. its owned and managed by two brother who are both really nice guys but also clearly have a good eye for hiring and retaining excellent staff. As a result... More 

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Manchester, UK
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33 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at the Saracen's Head several times before and they always keep their high standards. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the food is well prepared and delicious and the bedrooms are clean and comfortable with lovely river views. It's a great place for relaxing and seeing the area and always a delight to come back to.

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