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64 Main Road, Danbury, England
01245 699024
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  • 30
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always good.

We have been to the Griffin several times and always enjoyed it. This last time it was particularly busy and there were only 2 staff working the dining room and although the service was a little slower than normal the staff serving were excellent and very friendly. The food was good and reasonably... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Hotspur1984
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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222 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Having had lunch there with a few friends I was given a voucher for a 50% discount off food for my next visit. It being my birthday, I decided to treat some of my family to an evening meal and chose The Griffin in light of my discount voucher. It so happened that my birthday coincided with a "Steak Night".... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have been to the Griffin several times and always enjoyed it. This last time it was particularly busy and there were only 2 staff working the dining room and although the service was a little slower than normal the staff serving were excellent and very friendly. The food was good and reasonably priced. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We met friends there as it was halfway between our houses. The food was very good but they were short of staff and forgot to bring my meal. Waitress was very apologetic and found me something else very quickly. Much prefer it as it is now rather than its previous life as a "bistro" style place.

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Took my wife and daughter for Evening meal and found the service excellent and the menu just as good. Catered happily for Gluten intolerance and it was a most enjoyable experience

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My sister and I had decided on a lunch date catch up and as she lives just around the corner from the pub, we decided we would eat here. I was expecting something a little more than the usual pub grub. She pre-booked our table for 2, although when we arrived at 12.30 the place was empty. We waited at... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My wife and I selected this restaurant in which to celebrate our 9th anniversary and I booked ahead, mentioning it was for our anniversary. The evening started well, as we announced our arrival we were greeted with 'Happy Anniversary'. Nice. That was also the high point of the evening, the rest swiftly slid downhill. Despite booking in advance, our table... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

not a great deal of choice on the menu, starters were very poor, main meal were not great and some had to be returned. Service was poor, long time between courses.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Saturday night/group of 4. Called and booked Saturday afternoon before reading TA reviews. I was slightly concerned about some reviews but remained open minded. Warn greeting from bar staff and smiles from other staff in the vicinity. Took recommendation from our very polite and attentive waitress on a starter. (great choice) All four mains didn't disappoint either. (Burger, Ribs, two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had a great time, the service from the staff was excellent just a shame there was no dj on the Friday night that we were all used to it was such a great time the atmosphere was really good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Service is very good shame about no dj on a Friday night would of been excellent visit Griffin for the first time with my mates and no dj

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64 Main Road, Danbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 01245 699024

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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