Welcome To The Oak

Welcome to Oak, the highly anticipated new restaurant at the historic Saracen’s Head! We are thrilled to announce that our doors are officially open to the public, and we invite you to embark on a remarkable culinary journey with us.

At Oak, we have the privilege of having Chef Simon Thornewill at the helm, a seasoned expert with an impressive 17 years of experience in the culinary world. With his exceptional skill and passion for creating unforgettable dining experiences, Chef Simon brings a unique touch to our venue, elevating traditional dishes with a contemporary flair.

Lunch & Tapas Menu

Welcome to Oak, the newest culinary destination in town! Join us for an extraordinary lunch experience from Wednesday to Saturday.

At Oak, Chef Simon Thornewill infuses traditional dishes with a contemporary flair, using locally sourced produce to create a truly exceptional dining experience. Indulge in a delicious lunch that combines the best of classic flavors with innovative techniques, all served in the charming and historic setting of the Saracen’s Head. Don’t miss out on the excitement that has captivated the locals – book your table at Oak today!

Autumn Evening Menu

As the sun sets, Oak transforms into a captivating culinary haven for evening meals from Wednesday to Saturday.

Immerse yourself in the artistry of Chef Simon Thornewill’s 17 years of culinary expertise as he presents a tantalising menu that celebrates the richness of local ingredients with a modern twist.


Whether you are planning a small get together or a large party, we have fantastic spaces to accommodate the occasion.  From dinner parties, baby showers, christenings, funerals we have hosted many celebrations for multiple generations of families up to 100 guests. 

Please contact us with any enquiries and know that we will be very happy to discuss your ideas and help plan your event.

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