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Llanbedr Dyffyn Clwyd, Ruthin LL15 1UP, Wales
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Griffin Inn
Ranked #5 of 14 Ruthin B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a nice B&B and pub just east of the town of Ruthin that can be used it as a base for local exploration, attendance at the International Eisteddfod in Llangollen (about 40 min away), or a night's stop after hiking in the area. The host, Huw, takes hikers to various paths in the morning as noted on the... More

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We organised a Church day out for 30 people, which ended at the Griffin. Huw, the landlord, was really helpful in the run-up, offering us a great two course menu (which we tried out on a recce- delicious!) for a very reasonable price, and he was very easy and businesslike to negotiate with. We arrived a little early, but Huw... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Three friends and I had just tackled Moel Famau (mountain overlooked Llanbedr DC and Ruthin) in incredibly wet and cold cold conditions. With one of us injured, and all of us soaked through and shivering, we needed a place to stay as camping wasn't an option. A local cabbie recommended the Griffin and called through to them to arrange a... More

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My wife were staying at the nearby Castle Hotel and we're recommend this restaurant by a member of staff for dinner. By no means plush, the dining areas were quaint but basic, well used tables & chairs. But the saving grace was the food, fantastic liver & onions with real mash potatoes, and the superb posh fish platter, cod, haddock... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Visited the Griffin last Saturday night fir the first time - my friends early retirement - they were so hospitable from the outset - greeted at the entrance into room on left to see a lovely oldey world traditional pub !! Once food ready we were escorted into a dining area where the most lush and lavish buffet fit for... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We've not stayed at the Griffin, but have eaten there several times, and the food is absolutely fantastic, and I am very pickky with my food. Couldnt believe how good it was, and the staff are so lovely. Top marks Griffin.

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140 reviews 140 reviews
31 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

having visited the griffin on previous occasions and never fully satisfied with the meals which we thought were all frozen and microwaved, we decided to try the new owners out on a test drive well the result was that we had a perfectly enjoyable sunday lunch in nice surroundings and a lovely girl behind the bar who served our drinks... More

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North wales
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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Under new management and well worth visiting this popular local and village inn. The food is excellent and you'll receive a warm welcome and pleasing level of personal service. Parking is easy, plenty of room and you're only five minutes from the centre of medieval Ruthin.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My wife and I were on our way to the welsh coast for a day out when came upon The Griffin. We were taken by its quirky old looks and decided to pop in for a cold drink. Well I love old pubs and the Griffin was just great. We sat outside in the sunny beer garden taking in the... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We had a wonderful meal at the Griffin on Saturday 29th June 2013. The staff were excellent and made us feel very welcome, the food was done to perfection, and although other reviews on here said about the decor being old fashioned, we actually felt this added to the ambience of the Pub, the atmosphere was electric and buzzing but... More

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Address: Llanbedr Dyffyn Clwyd, Ruthin LL15 1UP, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Denbighshire > Ruthin
Also Known As:
Griffin Inn Ruthin, Wales

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Idyllically located in the heart of the beautiful Vale of Clwyd, a rambler’s and hiker’s paradise, the Griffin is an inn for all seasons. Huw, Ffion and their team work hard to provide good food and drink in a cosy and inviting atmosphere which makes this quaint old inn the focal point of a lively and picturesque village. ... more   less 
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