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Ye Olde Saracens Head

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Balsall Street, Balsall Common, Solihull CV7 7AS, England
+44 1676 533862
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here to celebrate a new job - what a cosy and romantic place! Beautifully furnished and such a nice experience on a winters evening thanks to the open fires. Staff were most attentive regardless of the full restaurant and were happy to recommend the specials board. Gastro pub and therefore on the pricier side, but this is to be... More 

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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We live locally and have seen the many changes made to this restaurant over the last few years. I can honestly say this is the best it's ever been. The staff are friendly and the place seems to be a lot more organised with defined eating and bar areas. The bar allows dogs which is great after a long walk.... More 

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1 Thank foonoo
London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful Sunday meal here for our son-in-law's birthday. Very impressive with the pub/restaurant and the staff so welcoming and friendly. So much choice but wanted a Sunday roast which I had - it was delicious. Can't recommend this place enough and look forward to another visit soon

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1 Thank 22Linda
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't booked a table (thinking it wouldn't be very busy on a Thursday night) and arrived at 6pm for our meal. It's a good job we decided to go fairly early as the pub soon filled up. We took advantage of the 2for1 pizza offer and were soooo impressed! The pizzas were with us within 10 minutes and we... More 

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1 Thank Jess H
west midlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on an impromptu diner out as it was such a lovely day. We wanted to eat outside. We found ourselves a table outside and met some friends so sat chatting for a while. When we went in to get menus as no one had brought us any we were told we couldn't eat outside, even though everyone around... More 

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1 Thank snowqueen23
Norwich
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful & knowledgeable service with special requests no problem. Perfectly cooked and served to unique requirements of party of 3. Steak exactly as requested, tender and flavourful plus sides. Duck breast exceptional. Nice friendly atmosphere. Timing must meet charcoal replacement between 4 & 5 pm.

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1 Thank mikekimberley
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited today for a birthday lunch. We had provisionally booked for 14.30 but turned up at 1pm and asked if we could be seated sooner. The gentleman was so accomodating and had a table for us straight away. We had a lovely table in the corner nice which was nice and relaxing with plenty of room.... More 

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1 Thank emmabid
Warwickshire, England
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for Mothering Sunday dinner with low expectations. From previous experience at other restaurants on this particular day we have always been disappointed because they are normally overbooked and levels of service tend to fall short. However, we were pleasantly surprised. Although there were still quite a few families with young children when we arrived, which you would expect, our... More 

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1 Thank Richmond238
Solihull, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for a last minute mid-week dinner just for a change and I really wished I hadn't bothered. Whilst the young lady serving did her best she was clearly pushed even though there were not many diners at 6.30pm. I ordered a dish which, unwittingly, i hadn't spotted came with mash potato. I ordered a side of new... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the neighbourhood and stopped here for a meal on Sunday evening. There was no problem in getting a table. The pub itself is very quaint with old world charm and low beams . All of the staff we encountered were extremely friendly and helpful. We both decided on the roast beef and what a treat it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gastropub, Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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.

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