The Saracen's Head, Shirley, is a country gastro pub where traditional meets contemporary food. Renowned for it's fresh, homemade modern English food, made using the best local, seasonal ingredients.




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Our blackboard menu changes on a regular basis, the following is a sample menu to give you an idea of our style.



All our starters our accompanied with homemade artisan breads and Netherend farm salted butter

Classic prawn Marie Rose salad £7.50

Crispy battered cod bites with garlic mayonnaise £6.75

Chicken liver pate with onion marmalade and toast £6.95

Pan-fried goats cheese wrapped in pancetta with pear chutney £6.95

Fresh crab and avocado mayonnaise salad £8.25

Pan-fried Tiger prawns Pil Pil £8.50

Fresh asparagus and parmesan salad £7.25

Cream of leek and potato soup £4.95



Pan Fried 10oz Rib-eye steak with creamy peppercorn & mushroom sauce, chips and salad £21

Slow roasted shank of lamb, rosemary jus and creamy mash £14

Half a crispy roasted duckling in a orange and ginger syrup, with Lyonnaise potatoes and vegetables £19.50

Fresh lager battered haddock with chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce £12.50

Fresh cod loin baked with a cheddar and garlic crust and fresh tomato sauce £17.50

Traditional Lasagne al forno served with chips and salad £11.25

 Fresh and spicy Goan style fish and tiger prawn curry with steamed rice £16.50

Slowly braised beef bourguignon with creamy mash and vegetables £12.50

Creamy chicken and coriander curry with rice £11

Warm quiche of cheddar and caramelised onion served with new potatoes and salad £10


Desserts all £5.95

Sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream

Double cream rice pudding with plum jam

Lemon posset with ginger cookies

Chocolate fudge brownie with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream

Fresh strawberry pavlova with cream and strawberry ice cream

Warm treacle tart with custard

Vanilla Crème Brulee with shortbread biscuits

 A selection of English cheeses of your choice served with fruit, crackers, walnuts and fig chutney £7.95

Teas and coffees from £2.05


Please note that this is a sample menu of our daily changing blackboard