The Saracens Head

Church Lane, Shirley, Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire , United Kingdom, DE6 3AS
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Pub Opening Times
Monday - OPEN 2nd NOVEMBER!!
Tuesday - OPEN 3rd NOVEMBER!!
Wednesday - 11am-3pm / 5pm-11pm
Thursday - 11am-3pm / 5pm-11pm
Friday - 11am-3pm / 5pm-11pm
Saturday - 11am-3pm / 5pm-11pm
Sunday 11am – 6pm

Food Served
Wednesday – 12pm - 2pm / 5pm - 8:30pm
Thursday - 12pm - 2pm / 5pm - 8:30pm
Friday - 12pm - 2pm / Takeaway service only in the evening
Saturday - 12pm-2pm / 5pm-8:30pm
Sunday - 12pm-2:30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Deli
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Free Parking
  • Dietary Needs Catered For

About The Saracens Head

Set in the historic village of Shirley just outside Ashbourne, pub favourites and restaurant style dishes, cooked by award winning Chef, Robin Hunter.

Cuisine: British, Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

A wonderful evening, good food, good service and good company.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Food epic as always, would have loved more courses but you can’t hang around with a wriggly toddler- he enjoyed himself! So nice to be out at the Saracens as a family. Thank you so much!

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Superb everytime. Terry and Robin (and staff) work so hard, the Saracens best gastro pub in the Country. Brilliant food, great service, wonderful pub and beautiful village. 11/10.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

Excellent meal, everything was cooked to perfection

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

a lovely setting, great atmosphere and extremely friendly and efficient staff serving well cooked and delicious food. We will certainly return

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

Fabulous as always. Great service. Thanks, the Roworth’s x

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

Fourth time now, and it doesn't disappoint on a repeat visit. Exceptional food and service. See you after lockdown!!!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

Best meal we’ve had in a long time. Food very fresh and delicious. Both the crab starter and fresh Sea Bass were amazing! Service was also excellent and everywhere was pristine with tables cleaned immediately a table becomes vacant. Look forward to visiting in the future with our family

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

Great food and service. Looking forward to a visit again post lockdown. And definitely a few trips to the church lane deli too!

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

My daughter and I had a lovely lunch Thank you as always x

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Gorgeous meal. Lovely attentive staff. Good social distancing too. Well done team‼️

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Yet again another fantastic meal at the Saracens. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending this place to anyone who loves great food, fantastic service and a lovely relaxing atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Outstanding as always. Excellent service. Excellent food.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Perfect every time, never disappointed every time we dine here. Takeaways are also good during lockdown!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Absolutely beautiful as usual!! Have been disappointed when out for meals since the first lockdown but you’re place hasn’t In any way lost anything it’s all still there! So pleased we managed to get a table! Worth every penny

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Lovely food again with a great choice. Social distancing is very good. All in all a lovely lunch

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Together with family and /or friends, The Saracen's Head is the first port of call for a special dining occasion.It is a wonderful restaurant and in these troubled times, I salute all involved from chef to cleaners who make this a unique place. Please continue the good work!

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

As always, a beautiful meal, in lovely surroundings with very pleasant, efficient and helpful staff. Lovely choices on the menu. Excellent all round experience.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Perfect as always. Thank you very much Robin and your team. Guess it may be some weeks before we see you again when we go back into lockdown. Take care and stay safe. Can’t wait to see you all again.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

Always outstanding. Excellent .

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

Lovely meal, everything excellent. We felt very safe too.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

Loved the new decor and the outside covered area.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Possibly more lighting now necessary in the room by the bar. The tent arrangement at the front of the pub has cut down the amount of light entering the room, which meant we ate our meal in some gloom. However, as usual, the food was delicious, the portion size astounding and the service very friendly. We will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Lovely food as always, great service, well organised within the current COVID restrictions.

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Visited On Friday, 23 October 2020

Beautiful food and lovely service. Thank you

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