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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 1 week ago
Simon W Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    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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Bristol, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here on many occasions over the years; Motorcycle ride with friends and a quick stop for a drink and a bite. Staying nearby when paddling and an evening in the pub. "Date" night with my partner. Dinner with friends. Overall I've never been let down by the welcome, the food or the drinks. Cider is always well served,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in lodges in the Forest of Dean and had already made plans to walk to Symonds Yat and have lunch at the Saracens Head as we'd heard good things about it. Turned up after the kitchen had closed but the chef managed to rustle up a delicious Ploughmans and a bowl of lovely thick-cut chips. Lovely food... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Saracens Head on the eve of a canoeing adventure down the river Wye. As well as having a lively friendly atmosphere the staff were very helpful and attentive. I ordered the Pie of the day and my girlfriend had the chicken and both were exceptional. The prices were similar to London Gastro pub prices but the helpings... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did. Worth it for the view alone. After a great pub meal I found it very difficult to get motivated to continue our trip. I could have spent all afternoon watching the world float by. How long does it take to train to pull the ferry. A slightly drunken passenger thought he could do it ... no chance nearly... More

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overheard a conversation singing the praises for this place so decided to give it a try and we were not disappointed. The overall experience was very, very good. Lovely clean bedroom and bathroom, excellent breakfast with 10 different kinds of fresh fruit, evening meal equally as good. The weather was wonderful so plenty of people around but with loads of... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here before and been pleased with the choice as it is a great location. A business trip meant an overnight stay and I also opted to eat there. A very good decision! The welcome was efficient and friendly, the room was excellent with big windows overlooking the River Wye and a lovely bathroom. The pub and dining... More

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Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub/restaurant/hotel is most famous for its position on the river banks of Symonds Yat. Yet we experienced an lovely surprise when we dinned there this evening. The bar was very busy, yet all of the staff that we encountered were friendly, helpful, polite and courteous. The food we ate was excellent and of a much higher quality than you... More

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Saracens for a number of years and our latest stay was as good as ever. Even though we were there over one of the hottest (and busiest) weekends of the year the service was very quick, friendly and efficient. There are always plenty of bar staff and so you never have to wait long... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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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