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The Griffin Inn

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Church Lane | Eccleston, St Helens WA10 5AD, England
+44 1744 27907
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Rainford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have just returned from one of the best Sunday Dinners I've ever eaten. I took my 83 year old grandma for her lunch out, she usually struggles with roast dinners and is unable to eat the meat or veg as it is always too hard BUT here at The Griffin the beef melted in your mouth, it was just... More 

Thank cherryorch
Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic location. We had a weekend in Liverpool and booked in the Griffin about 10 miles outside the city. The price was good the room was excellent and the breakfast fantastic. The Inn was also able to cater for my wife's dietary needs ie gluten free diet. We will return.

Thank Pete F
St Helens, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch on bank holiday Monday. Quite popular but not overcrowded. Three of us had different meals and all were excellent, well presented and good service by very attentive staff. Dog friendly and she was well looked after with a bowl of water and some ham. Visited several times before and never dissapointed.

Thank Cheekypheasant
St Helens, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to return here after a few years of not doing. Our absence was mainly due to the price of drinks last time. We visited about 4pm on Easter Monday.The menu was varied and very appealing. I decided on the Chicken Chasseur, which came with mashed potatoes and vegetables. The presentation was beautiful. I was expecting chunks of chicken... More 

Thank Lisa S
St Helens, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at the Griffin for my daughters 18th. We were a large party and all the food came out hot, on time and all served at the same time. It was great quality and the staff were amazing, they set the room up for me and were at our beck and call the whole time we... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The first time I visited this pub I was with a works do and enjoyed it (although it was a few years ago). I have visited this pub 2 or 3 times since with issues each time of one thing or another eg; sticky table, dirty cutlery. The latest being a couple of weeks ago for Sunday lunch after Church... More 

Thank dee542017
St.Helens United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Called in by chance last Sunday and although the restraunt was fully booked we managed to get a table for 5 in the bar area. Roast beef was lovely but my wife was a little disappointed in the bean burger. Table service was good and staff very friendly. A limited choice of cask ale

Thank Dave P
England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a gem of a pub theatmosphere is really homely there is an excellent selection of drinks and the staff are really friendly especially bar staff -we were served a lot by Jack young lad behind the bar he has excellent manners a really mature attitude and we feel is an asset to the pub. The menu is tasteful... More 

Thank juemar76
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fantastic atmosphere, excellent service and food was delicious and served piping hot. We sat in the conservatory for a 60th birthday celebration plenty of room for everyone to sit comfortably. Staff attention to our needs was fabulous nothing was too much trouble.

Thank Jan W
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I eat here regularly, as it is local to me, always great value, quality food, and great choice of beers. The pub has a great atmosphere

Thank rjr40

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane | Eccleston, St Helens WA10 5AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 27907

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