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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 18 December 2020

Have just had a wonderful (socially distanced) family get together "outside" in a greenhouse pod. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was wonderful. Even though the food had to be carried outside it was all piping hot. The Christmas turkey was gorgeous...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2020

Just had a fabulous lunch at the Saxon Arms in one of their greenhouse pods. The food and service were excellent- as always - and made extra special by the location.if you are looking for something a bit different in these strange and challenging times...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 28 October 2020

I visited the Saxon Arms yesterday (Tuesday) with my family. It was a last minute decision to go out for lunch and by the time we got there it was nearly 1:30 and hadn’t booked.We were greeted at the floor by a friendly waitress who...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 19 October 2020

Excellent roast, a choice of either beef, pork or lamb. All three of us chose the lamb and it was beautiful. Everything was cooked and served perfectly and the lamb was divine. Great reception we were showed to our table straight away and drinks arrived...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 17 October 2020

Warm welcome on arrival, really great Covid measures in place throughout the meal, the service was , as usual very good and quick. We had the Saxon burger, the fish and chips and the curry, all excellent . Will always recommend this pub/restaurant as the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 10 October 2020

We arrived at the Saxon Arms before it opened, they opened early for us and welcomed us in. The staff were very kind and warm. While we were there they had to deal with difficult customers who refused to wear masks, but the staff remained...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

I recently visited the Saxon Arms and it was very pleasant. The roast was delicious and offered gluten free alternatives. Desserts were yummy but wasn’t a huge selection to choose from especially with dietary requirements. The pub itself is in a lovely location being set...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

First visit for a while due to covid. Very impressed with standard of service and precautions that they have in place. Previous visits had taught us to expect good food and value for money. Our 3 courses were excellent. Presentation was top class. I have...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Good food and great beer at reasonable prices. We were lucky to have lovely weather so sat outside. We were a family group of five and we all found something we fancied on the lunch menu which centred around a two course offer of starters...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

Well I said we would come back and this high class restaurant masquerading as a pub didnt disappoint, started with goats cheese mousse with beetroot and my guest had a king prawn and pork belly salad with yummy sticky sweet chilli sauce, beautifully presented and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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hughr320
27 September 2017|
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Response from gregoryo2013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know the exact opening times. However opening hours & kitchen times vary slightly during the mid-morning/afternoon sessions & again for the evening. Closed each mid-afternoon until early evening.
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    The Saxon Arms at Stratton is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5