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The Saracens Head

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Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
+44 1604 770640
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Situated in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside 2 miles from...
Situated in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside 2 miles from Althorp House, the ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales. A traditional village inn with character and charm. We are a privately owned and run free house with a selection of well kept real ales and lagers plus an extensive wine list. Runners-up in the Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards 2009. A great place to spend a lunchtime or evening.
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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great find

Our family, five adults two small children , needed somewhere to eat on Easter Sunday. We were pleasantly surprised that the Saracens Head was able to fit us in. The meal was excellent, generous portions, tasty food. The staff were really pleasant and helpful, couldn't do enough for us. We will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Irene R
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Chacombe, null, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Chacombe, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our family, five adults two small children , needed somewhere to eat on Easter Sunday. We were pleasantly surprised that the Saracens Head was able to fit us in. The meal was excellent, generous portions, tasty food. The staff were really pleasant and helpful, couldn't do enough for us. We will certainly visit again soon. A really great find.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Food here was excellent, better quality than I would expect for the price (~£15 for a main), so very good value too. Everything we ordered sounded interesting and came out well cooked and nicely presented, and most importantly was delicious.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

All i can say is perfect .Still has the charm of a traditional pub not spoilt by a big chain and corporate stamp and image .Staff excellent and food fantastic and great value .Nice to to see them supporting local producers.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I went to a works leaving do last Saturday eve 28/03/2015. We had a private room which was great. the food was ok. I had the Posh Ham Egg and Chips. the Gammon was warm not hot which was a pity but it went down well. The staff were tentative and we mostly had a great night. A little more... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I was at the same group meal on Saturday evening (28 March) and can honestly say it was the best meal out I’ve had in ages. It’s a small country pub and we were a large group of 20, the pub was also full of other customers (we were in a separate room), but the staff were great, really helpful... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

we had a get together yesterday and the food was very disappointing Some people left some others eat their as they were very hungry. My pie was dry, my partners gammon was tuff. There were other plates on the table with food still on them as they clearing away. some comment around the table were: " could do with a... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We have been to the Saracens Head Restaurant a few times now and have thoroughly enjoyed our experiences. The food and service are very good indeed. Love the presentation.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

It's a really attractive pub (full of dogs!) that we'd heard was good, perfectly placed for a group of nine of us to 'meet in the middle'. Very impressed with the quality of the food and the cheery service. Will certainly go back.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Two of us had a poor lunch, the quality of the food was really not up to scratch, after reading so many good reviews!! It was a cold winters day and the place has a frosty feel about it and to be quite honest it is shabby and could do with a makeover or to start with a quick lick... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a Quiet country pub with really good food. Staff were very helpful too. Although it was very quiet they did not have everything on the menu so I couldn't be certain how this pub would be under pressure. I will however return to this establishment at a weekend or a busier night and rate it again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street | Little Brington, Northampton NN7 4HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 770640

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: European, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Situated in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside 2 miles from Althorp House, the ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales. A traditional village inn with character and charm. We are a privately owned and run free house with a selection of well kept real ales and lagers plus an extensive wine list. Runners-up in the Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards 2009. A great place to spend a lunchtime or evening.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?