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64 Main Road, Danbury CM3 4DH, England
441245699024
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whilst we did not dine here the menu was comprehensive for pub food. Sitting on the main road from Danbury to Chelmsford, we were very pleasantly surprised by the quality and quantity of garden furniture and how the road was obscured. Sitting beneath the trees my brother and I enjoyed some quality lager and cider and can heartily recommend this... More 

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Thank Terry L
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and family have visited The Griffin many times now and have never been disappointed. Lunch with my Daughter, Granddaughter and a friend - 2 of us had baguettes with chips and salad,reported to have thoroughly enjoyed. I love the fish and chips and my Granddaughter always goes for the pizza which looked very tasty. Complements all round for... More 

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Thank sharon c
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On previous occasions I have been very disappointed with the Griffin but with new management and a new menu I thought I would give it another try. The menu is not vast but there are dishes to suit most tastes and none in our party were unhappy. Two of us had Paella, which was more like Risotto and having a... More 

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Thank david m
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is generally ok. Starters were ok, and the roast fairly nice although the beef was rather fatty. The child's portion of sausage and mash had very little mash (our 3 year old is not a massive eater and polished it off in no time) but taste wise was fine. Service was on the slow side, but friendly.... More 

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Thank hellothere29
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried the new menu which is fairly extensive. Had the prawn linguine which had just the right amount of sauce. food well presented and tasty. The staff were friendly and helpful especially Gemma and Louise. Good atmosphere.

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Thank mazza2903
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here and we will be returning. Really nicely done inside. The food was very nice with a decent choice - it was a nice change to see a pub offering pizza as a main course also. All food served was of good quality and tasted good. Our only slight criticism was the 'pie of the day' (chicken... More 

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Thank Rob K
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Haven't been here for some years and but has been smartly refurbished - a nice setting and good attentive service. Speed of food arriving was on the slow side but well presented and worth waiting for.

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Thank Alan M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Griffin is one of the pricier pubs in the area but the food is always good. The staff are friendly and you are made to feel welcome - we will drive to the Griffin rather than walk to other pubs for this reason! It's always worth it.

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Thank Kirsty D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Sunday lunch was very nice, I had the roast beef and my partner had the braised lamb shoulder. Very tasty and portion size was perfect, the Yorkshire puddings are great! I hadn't visited for a few years as I found it was lacking consistency, we'll be back soon and hope the standard is just as good as this time! Would... More 

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Thank Danielle S
essex
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This was our first visit in over a year and boy what a difference a year makes.... from the warm welcome to the warm farewell it was a pleasure to be there. The menu was brilliant something for everyone and the portions were very good. Our waitress Louise was so friendly and professional. Definitely be going back on a regular... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Main Road, Danbury CM3 4DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: 441245699024

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