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The Saracens Head Restaurant and Bar

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High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG, England
+44 1371 873901
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00:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 00:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Sat 00:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cannot fault anything - spacious room and clean with parking right outside the door excellent evening meal and breakfast . Abi was superb looked after us from the minute we sat down to the minute we left ! Will definitely return next time we are in the area .

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Thank Mick M
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely building and restaurant looks nice. Service also very good but on occasion I have found the food to be average, however I love the pub part. Relaxed feel with a nice ambience. Pub 4 star and restaurant 3 star.

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Thank drogers1001
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited briefly one lunch time while passing through GreatDunmow. The staff were friendly and welcoming. We chose from the bar menu and we're not disappointed although a salad garnish I would have expected to have salad ingredients including some tomato and cucumber and not just salad leaves. We will definately call again when in the area.

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Thank Happy_Tripper46
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Wow had an amazing meal at the saracens head today, not only great food fantastic service 10/10! Looking forward to going back soon!

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1 Thank Melanie C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Welcome was great, friendly and informative. The room is a little walk (not too far as I was in the furthest option room 21) so I will have a quiet night The room is good, large (ish) but everything is arranged like a higher quality group / chain. I would have liked an ironing board. Small detail Paper covers on... More 

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3 Thank seanmckerrell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere very cosy staff attentive. Food was lovely and great service. Good selection of cocktails nothing was too much trouble.

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3 Thank Sarah C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We needed somewhere to eat in the warm. What a find on a dark wet Saturday afternoon. Had the BBQ ribs. I can honestly say the ribs were the best I have eaten, all meat no fat..and lots of it. Fell off the bone so tender. Chips very nice too.

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3 Thank Jackie W
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Had a lovely Sunday Roast here with my husband. And had a nice evening meal on two separate occassions which were both very nice.

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3 Thank Susan D
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This restaurant/pub always serves a good lunch menu and the dinner is traditional but good value. I just wish they didn't have carpet in the dining room. I dislike carpet in restaurants.

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3 Thank mickchicken
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

So so disappointed. Been in here a few times and the beer and the food was lovely.. really nice. However went in on a Saturday evening for a drink of Samuel Adams.. only to or dismay that it was swapped with seem cheap italian beer which was poor tasting and weak. People where drunk at the bar which made it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$50
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 20:30
Monday
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
00:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Great Dunmow
  • Phone Number: +44 1371 873901
Description
This historic coaching inn dates back to the 1700s and has been a traveller's retreat and local favourite ever since. The Saracen's Head was newly refurbished in May 2012 and is now thriving as the heart of Great Dunmow. With cozy spots near the open fire to relax and enjoy a pint and a beautiful restaurant to enjoy fresh cooked food with friends The Saracens is the perfect place to come for all occasions. Why not spend the night in one of our 31 en-suite bedrooms and wake up to our full English breakfast.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?