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Ye Olde Saracens Head

Balsall Street, Balsall Common, Solihull CV7 7AS, England
+44 1676 533862
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
4 weeks ago
“Lovely food and service”
5 weeks ago
“Lovely Celebration Meal”
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CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
DETAILS
Balsall Street, Balsall Common, Solihull CV7 7AS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a cosy pub this is,would love to come here in the winter,nice beer,clean car park,great atmosphere,it looks really old............one problem tho........i got ignored by 3 bar staff!.........all milling around not even looking at me.got served just before deciding to walk out....barman didnt know nothing...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited this historic gastropub with grandparents, dad and partner and was very impressed from the start. We were greeted and seated by a lovely team and then had the most attentive, jolly and social waitress I've ever been served by. She was incredibly helpful in...More

Thank TLSan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here about 6 times over the last few years now - love the way they change their menu all the time - just little changes but still the same style. Went for Sunday lunch with friends a few weeks ago which was absolutely...More

Thank Bella F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here - lovely steak, good service and surprisingly quiet on a Saturday night. Will be back

Thank caryn569
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we received excellent service. Our first visit here to this historic pub (500 years old), a warm busy atmosphere with smiling attentive staff. We both had a Sunday Roast, quality food and great flavours. So good we have booked the...More

Thank Reelkp
YOSHcv7, Manager at Ye Olde Saracens Head, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words it really is great to hear! We are delighted to hear that your first experience dining with us was an enjoyable one, your comments have been passed on to the chefs and waiting staff. We look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great atmosphere and friendly staff. Enjoyed the food so much we went back the next night as we were in the area on business for a few days.

1  Thank Stuart A
YOSHcv7, Manager at Ye Olde Saracens Head, responded to this review

Wow, What a lovely review to read! That is such a compliment that you loved it so much you came back the day after! We hope to welcome you back again if you are ever back in the area! Kind regards Team Saracens!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really old pub was a very good choice to go to for a good meal while in the area. Great atmosphere, good British and Italian food, friendly and attentive staff, and prices were fine. What more could you be asking for? OK, it is...More

1  Thank gourmet_ou_gourmand
YOSHcv7, Manager at Ye Olde Saracens Head, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We love hearing about our customers experiences and I will make sure I pass your comments onto the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards Team Saracens

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food! Staff are very attentive. I had the chicken and my partner had the duck. Can't wait to return!

1  Thank stacey254
YOSHcv7, Manager at Ye Olde Saracens Head, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving such lovely feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon to try some of our other delicious dishes! Kind regards Team Saracens

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty pizzas, generous portions which I usually can't eat all so take home the remainder. Great deal 2 for 1, check the offer as it finishes at a certain time of day. Good beer, the bar is dog friendly. I just wish the house...More

1  Thank Michelle137
YOSHcv7, Manager at Ye Olde Saracens Head, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such positive feedback! It is great to hear how much you think of out establishment! You will have to come to try some of our other dishes also! We do have another offer on at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal, staff were very attentive & eager to please, food was superb. Have eaten here many times & has always been great.

Thank Sally P
YOSHcv7, Manager at Ye Olde Saracens Head, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review! It is great to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit and also that it is consistently good every time you come! We hope to see you again very soon! Kind regards Team Saracens

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dbjh
In a Coventry Telegraph article in 2015 you were listed as a dog friendly pub. Is this still the same? Thanks in advance! Justine
25 March 2017|
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Response from Malcolm R | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Yes I believe they still allow dogs in this establishment but in the bar area only not in the restaurant. However, this is not a problem as they have tables and you can still order food in this area.
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jebrereton
Hi can you tell me more about your 50% off steaks deal please. Is it any time of day / week and any steak? Many thanks Jane
19 January 2017|
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Response from Tors_89 | Reviewed this property |
its half price steak tuesdays in the month of january. i asked if the offer was continuing into feb but they werent sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balsall Street, Balsall Common, Solihull CV7 7AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Balsall Common
  • Phone Number: +44 1676 533862
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Description
A carefully crafted pub, specialisng in charcoal oven grilled steaks and authentic stonebaked pizza's. To make a booking please visit our website or just give us a call.