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The Griffin

64 Main Road, Danbury, England
01245 699024
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Ranked #5 of 6 restaurants in Danbury
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Just of the busy boring A12 near Chelmsford or if your heading to the ancient town of Colchester ( once the capital of England) take the A414 and you will arrive within a few minutes at " Delightful Danbury" .Stop off and take a break at the delightful gardens at the "Anchor" and then have dinner at the wonderful "Griffin... More

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Maldon, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Four of us went to dinner at the Griffin last week and our opinions are rather "divided" ! First of all i found the place tastefully decorated and homely. The young lady behind the bar , sadly i cannot remember her name. was very welcoming and friendly . Our friends were already sitting in the garden with a drink each... More

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Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We rang at 1.00pm to ask if this pub served food all day - yes we were told by a member of staff. We arrived At 4.15 pm quite abrasively told we don't start food till 6pm even though we explained we had rung - no explanation why we had been told this plus the Manu was headed "all day... More

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Essex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Plenty of choice on the menu and wished I could have tried one of the real ales on offer too. I opted for a burger with fries and wasn't disappointed although, unlike on previous visits, I was not asked how I wanted it cooked and the relish was a little unusual/not to my taste. Overall I was very happy with... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My son and his family live nearby to the Griffin and frequent same. They informed us of the Thursday "steak night" promotion which includes a bottle of wine and two steak meals for £20 per couple. We had a most enjoyable evening, friendly prompt service, excellent cut of steak, non greasy chips/onion rings and a salad garnish with a choice... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Went to The Griffin for their Thursday evening special offer of 2 rump steaks & bottle of house wine for £20. Couldn't fault it in any way - steaks were full of flavour & cooked just as my husband & I asked, excellent value, friendly staff, nice atmosphere. Will definitely be going back.

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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stopped for lunch at the Griffin today. The food was fine, we weren't looking for a roast so other choices were a little limited but something was different from our last visit and I can't really put my finger on what it was. The service was a little slow, the music was a little strange and it felt like... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My daughter booked this venue for her wedding reception. They were great in setting things up just as she wished. She had a good choice of menu so the guests could choose their food in advance and so could have what they wanted. All of the food was of ample portions, well cooked and presented. The staff were polite and... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We visited The Griffin with family and all 6 of us had a fantastic Sunday lunch and were extremely impressed with the delicious food and excellent service. None of us have ever tasted Yorkshire Pud's like it, they were amazing. I would definitely recommend eating here, the interior is also very stylish, warm and welcoming.

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London, England
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Everything you hope for in a pub meal. Great service, great food and great value. We enjoyed Sunday lunch at The Griffin as we were in the area and had no complaints. Everything was fresh and well prepared, service was friendly and the bill wasn't top much of a shock either. Tip: Save room for desert! If only we lived... More

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