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“Newly Refurbished with great potential”
Review of The Griffin's Head

The Griffin's Head
Ranked #141 of 564 Restaurants in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$28
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Drinks Country Pub offering Real Ales, Real Cider, Bottled Beers & Ciders, Wine by the glass of bottle and a range of soft drinks which includes children's low sugar pops. A full range of fresh ground coffee. Food We offer a range of food from simple snacks to a hearty meal. A simple and quick lunchtime menu or the full menu is offer if required. The food is good wholesome and value for money. We offer at least two fresh veg. with most main meals. The pub has a beer garden to the front with open view of the countryside. To the rear we have a patio surrounded by many potted and container grown plants and shrubs. With a small secure children's play area with a Wendy house. An outside pool table is on offer as weather permits. Parking for around 20 cars.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a Family Sunday lunch here and the food and service were very good and the prices were reasonable. Looking forward to trying some of the other meals on the menu.

Thank matkincc
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Our 3 course meals ordered on Saturday evening were delicious. I ordered Brixworth pate to start, fish and chips and Bakewell tart . The only hiccup was a sauce ordered for one steak was served 5 minutes after the steak arrived and the sauce the consistency of milk, this was a port and Stilton sauce. The neighboring table ordered the cheese board which looked fantastic. There are too many tables, seems as one in very space possible so a little cramped, the chairs are heavy and not terribly comfortable, staff were not engaging at all and felt the whole place lacked atmosphere. Bare wires hanging from the ceiling where light fittings need to be completed. Clearly lots has been spent on the refurbishment. May return as food good, but other very good competition close by.

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Thank michellepearce1973
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We visited on Saturday with friends based on their suggestions since Tom Hewer took over a fantastic night the food was fabulous and great selection, quality second to none.
Staff were brilliant extremely busy service but they coped really well.
The value is excellent definitely coming back again soon.
The only comment could do with some cushion on the chairs bit uncomfortable after a while but they may be an age think, something us over 60’s need!

Thank kevinhJ2539IF
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Although we are regulars at 'The Griff', tonight was the first time eating there since the new team arrived just before Christmas. We've already seen the amazing changes with the redecoration and new furniture to really breathe life into the place, but we promised ourselves we'd try the Tuesday night 'Meat & Malbec' ... three 6oz steaks (fillet, sirloin & rump), homemade chips and salad dressing, plus a bottle of Malbec, all for £35 for two! Steaks were amazing, perfectly cooked!!! All rounded off with great service with a smile. Can't recommend enough ... if you stopped coming here, now is the time to come back! We certainly will be eating here again soon.

Thank andysD5852YV
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

My first visit this year since the new management had talen over just before Christmas and what a lovely experience it was.On entering the premises the first thing to notice was the bright warm and modern decor compared to previous.Friendly bar staff took our drinks order.Pint of ale £3.80 and Double G & T £6.The Menu is vastly improved with a good variety of items.Steak and ale pie for £12, Handmade burger £10 both very nive and good value.Sticky Toffee pudding and Bakewell tart to finish the meal was spot on.
Was a little surprised they had pork pies and other produce on top of the bar and not covered over by something to keep off any coughs or sneezes.Any village would be glad to have an establishment like this and it deserves to be succesful.

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Thank HardwickCobbler
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