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Griffin Inn Pub

| Dale, Haverfordwest SA62 3RB, Wales
+44 1646 636227
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish” (172 reviews)
“razor clams” (29 reviews)
“sea bream” (21 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Dale, Haverfordwest SA62 3RB, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We've dined at the Griffin a number of times in previous years and were impressed each time. This time, the menu wasn't as enticing as before (far less choice for fish) and the food was satisfactory but unimpressive. Whereas previously the service was lively and...More

Thank G7443
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after walking from Marloes deer park, so definitely ready for a hearty meal. I had the fish pie, which was delicious and my OH had the John Dory - which was quite pricy but very tasty. Granted there is not much local...More

Thank NDoncaster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called for a light lunch and decided on soups. The mushroom was ok if a bit thin. The fish soup (purée) tasted alright but the bowl wasn't very large and it was only one third full; £8.50 was too much for so little.

2  Thank yvonne w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dale is not in Haverfordwest, it is in fact a village more than thirty minutes away by car. Any fool with Google would be able to see that. Since TripAdvisor does not seem to desire to fall into that category, and their usage of the...More

Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely pub with good grub and a perfect location by the sea in the little village of dale can get very busy in the summertime.

Thank iwan p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go to this pub for a meal if you do not like fresh fish and seafood. Other reviews have criticised it for chicken and leek pie or the frozen fish off its main menu totally missing the point. The just out of the...More

Thank Jay1954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like everyone else we'd read the reviews and weren't disappointed, yes the Griffin is a bit compact but what a view over the bay. The staff were really friendly and helpful and their knowledge of the seafood specials menu very welcome. Our food was amazing...More

Thank Sheffield-MR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this pub after seeing the reviews online and my partner was intrigued by the fish menu so we booked a table by phone the day before. The pub is quite small and the dining area is crampt. The menu choices were good -...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed nearby and called in for drinks on a number of occasions. On the first evening we called in for food and hadn’t booked. Despite being very busy they managed to find us a table after a short wait. Food was superb Hake and Cod....More

Thank andrew w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose a delicious mackerel pate followed by perfectly cooked sewin served with a medley of green vegetables and a delicate mustard and tarragon sauce. Highly memorable and to be repeated.

Thank PeterandHelenWalker
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from Sharon F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a gentleman in wheelchair dined at the Griffin when we were there. I would suggest booking to ensure access to the table is unhindered, however the staff are really helpful.
June 15, 2017|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are only allowed on the outdoor terrace.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Dale, Haverfordwest SA62 3RB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Pembrokeshire  >  Haverfordwest
  • Phone Number: +44 1646 636227
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Sian & Simon welcome you to their award winning water front pub, which offers, quality home cooked food, real welsh ales and fine wines and a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Specialising in fresh fish and seafood caught by local fishermen. Roaring log fires in the winter and eating out on the water edge during the summer, the Griffin Inn really is the perfect place all year round. The fantastic views over Dale Bay only add to the atmosphere, offering a memorable pub experience. Situated just around the bay from Marloes Sands, one of Pembrokeshire's most beautiful beaches and only a few miles from the village of Marloes and Skomer Island. We proudly hold the Pembrokeshire Produce Mark for using local ingredients wherever possible. The seasonally changing menus will ensure that you truly get the best of Pembrokeshire produce.* Good varied menu available lunch & dinner time* Daily specials board featuring fresh local seafood* Children's menu available* Roaring log fires in the winter* Outside patio area with stunning views over Dale Bay* Free WiFi available
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