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“Proper pub.”
Review of Nag's Head

Nag's Head
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Sawley
Price range: $1 - $15
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Description: The Nags Head prides itself on its outstanding Cask Ale Beers and Home made traditional English food at a fair price. At the Nags Head Inn it retains many of its original features with the lounge having beamed ceilings and the bar having a wood burning stove for the colder months.
Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Get down there for a proper pub experience. Good food good beer good atmosphere..... what else to say!

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Thank camptastic
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

Finally an honest down to earth, real pub that hasn't been mucked about with and has a lovely feel about it. I went with a large family group for a meal and can say without hesitation that everything we ordered was excellent and made from scratch. It was extremely good value and would definitely recommend and will be going again. Excellent choice of beer and staff were lovely too! Made a welcome change to find somewhere that hasn't got the 'manufactured' feel.

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Thank Kathryn M
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

12th July, very hot day so we went for a walk in Sawley. We have lived in Sawley / Long Eaton for about 38 years but never been in the "Nag's Head", ( not sure why) . We were hot and in need of a cool drink & some food. We had heard some good reports about the food at the Nag's so in we went. The pub is small but full of character, I'm sure the wooden bar with it's carved heads is very old. The staff very helpful & took our order from a menu with a great choice of meals all home cooked at a very reasonable price. The food was of very good standard, great value, will go again soon.

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1  Thank johnboynotts
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had just got back from a two week vacation travelling through France and Spain. Had some really nice meals out and some not so nice while away. When we arrived home with work looming we decided to finish our holidays off with a final meal out at our local the Nags. Have been in many times for a drink but never had a meal. What a treat the meals were really tasty I didn't want mine to end!! Would highly recommend anyone to eat there. The staff and locals in there were friendly and the price was a suprise, great value. We shall definatley be eating there again very soon.

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1  Thank jane s
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

Met up with family just for a get together and catch up. Friends had mentioned the Nags was serving good food so we called in. Proper pub inside with character and none of the new building trying to look old rubbish. Good selection of ales. Wychwood was the guest ale which was great for me as I'm a fan!

We had only been seated a short while when when of the staff came across to take the food order. The menu had a good selection and variety to suit most tastes including a good vegetarian selection. Food was delivered in a timely fashion and was of a good standard. Desert followed and certainly delivered on all fronts.

The biggest surprise was a bill for four, two course meals at under £31!! Value for money? Oh yes. To be honest I'd have expected to have paid more like £12 or so each. To sum up, good drinks, good food at an exceptional price in a proper pub. Will definitely be back. Highly recommended.

2  Thank PetLuc
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