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The Griffin Hotel

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Bar, British, Pub
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19 Church Street, Attleborough NR17 2AH, England
+44 1953 452149
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a pleasant one night stay here, all the staff were so friendly and accommodating , I was made to feel very welcome, even by the locals in the bar, my room was very clean and warm and comfortable, my steak meal was awesome and very reasonably priced , and the full English in the morning was the best I... More 

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Birmingham
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I stayed for one night on a business trip. My evening meal was good and a convivial atmosphere afterwards with locals and other guests in the bar. My en-suite room (No3 which is on the side adjacent to the church) was fine with a pleasant view of the church through the window. Some reviews have said the decor is a... More 

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Thank kiwiBirmingham
Thetford, United Kingdom
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495 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We stopped in for hot drinks at Attleborough's Griffin and found it a relaxing and well run hotel/restaurant. The bar area is timber framed and decorated in a style in keeping with the history (opened circa 1560) of the building. It has a nicely bricked fireplace, and the dining area has well placed tables for quiet chats while dining. There... More 

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Attleborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Visited this pub with friends for lunch, had a toasted sandwich which was very good served with a side salad. Friendly staff and good service. Décor is very dated although clean and tidy really could do with updating without losing its coaching inn look

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Thank Sue B
Channel Islands
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night on 14 May in room 2. Single room which was more of a corridor with a grotty bathroom, curtains which were faded and half hanging off the poles, filthy with dust, bathroom had a shower and the doors were not even on the Hinges and hairs in the shower tray. I was too scared to look at... More 

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Otley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

Stayed 2 nights, but, unfortunately the resteraunt was closed, so cant comment on that. However, the breakfast was just the job to start the day !. Room was clean, warm & had everything you would want, towels, tea & coffee etc. The staff were great. Had a decent pint in the bar, good choice there. It could have maybe done... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

I Had a day out with my Wife & Son to Attleborough we find The Griffin Hotel what a find. The staff were excellent the beer was great and from the local brewery. The food was excellent well worth the money, the plates were very very hot so the food was hot all the way till we had finished eating.... More 

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Thank Micky B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

We met up with friends at this venue. What an unpleasant experience. They only had one hand pump real ale on which was Abbott ale. My wife wanted a glass of Pinot Grigio but they only had a single serve bottle of sauvignon blanc. It was served in a dirty glass. The pub smelt of cigarette smoke which I soon... More 

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1 Thank Stephen H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Always a good eat. Solid inn food well prepared but not too imaginative - prepare to be fed rather than impressed by presentation or originality.

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Thank David R
Norwich, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

So, this is not a chain with huge budgets to spend on creating an identical experience to that you would have in the next town. It's unique, locals drinking local beer propping up the bar. But that's what helps with creating a warm atmosphere. Yes the decor etc could do with a bit of a refurb, but a few drinks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Church Street, Attleborough NR17 2AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Attleborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1953 452149

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?