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64 Main Road, Danbury CM3 4DH, England
+44 1245 699024
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were travelling to Colchester for a work conference. The trip had been long with traffic hold ups and plenty of rain. We were looking for somewhere to stop for a break and refreshment. Saw this pub as we came through Danbury and in particular the food board out front advertising Thursday special Cod n' Chips at two for £16... More 

Thank Stridey S
Basildon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Visits this lovely pub/restaurant Easter Saturday as a drive by & turn the car round to return and eat! We didn't have a table booked however we were take to to a lovely table for our meal straight away. Lots of choice on the menu - I had tomato & goats cheese tart to start and chicken & leek pie/mash... More 

Thank Lesley P
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Second visit this year, both times the food and service have been great. Very personable service and clearly a proud chef hiding back there in the kitchen and preparing amazing pub food. The Griffin is kid friendly as well, not all the pubs in the village are. We will be back again soon!

Thank toneselliott
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went with my parents for Sunday lunch, we had a lamb, beef, pork and vegetables roast - all great. I am vegetarian and it is the best roast around here. Desserts are lovely and staff are great. My mum and dad said they enjoyed it very much.

Thank zoe s
Essex, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited for a family meal before everyone had to go back to work. Great atmosphere in true old world surroundings. Friendly and relaxing welcome. Friendly and helpful waiting staff. Tables nicely spaced. The food was excellent and we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. We will return! Highly recommended.

Thank Bernie191
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Myself and my Grand Daughter had a very tasty well cooked meal and an enjoyable evening this week at the Griffin. Staff were friendly and professional and we enjoyed comfortable clean surroundings. We have been to the Griffin many times now and have never been disappointed so will be returning soon.

1 Thank sharon c
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We haven't been to The Griffin for a few years due to several changes in ownership, and not very good experiences, but we decided on a whim to "give it a go" as we knew it had once again changed hands. We were really pleased with our main meals and desserts which were piping hot, plentiful and delicious and the... More 

2 Thank tuscany079
Colchester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop at The Griffin on our way home from a wind swept walk along Maldon Prom and we craved a decent Sunday Roast. The welcome was friendly and warm, a decent range of draft beers and lucky room in the restaurant. We both ordered the roast beef, it soon arrived with a large selection of vegetables and... More 

1 Thank Spencer B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We enjoyed our food but where we ate was so underheated we ended up sitting in our coats. Staff told us that the heating was on (rad was barely warm) and that as a listed building installing better glazing was too pricey. A small fan heater would have made a massive difference, encouraged us to order more and made it... More 

Thank Helen L
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We were trying to book over the phone for about a week before our visit but couldn't ever get through on the phone so my partner emailed to book which we got a response but realised we hadn't sent a time so we emailed again and received no confirmation. After calling and emailing more still no response until finally we... More 

Thank BeckiHurst
Dean C, Manager at The Griffin, responded to this review

Good afternoon thank you for the reply . Checking the booking diry we did have a booking for you and a table ready under (Rebeca at 1:30pm Not Ash or Ashley Fremont ) that's why the staff did not know of the booking when you arrived . Sorry you felt cold as The heating was turned up and on .... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Main Road, Danbury CM3 4DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 699024

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