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“The emperor's new clothes!.. Extortionate prices for nothing!”
The Griffin is owned & run by the owners of the Five Bells, Colne Engaine offering a wide selection of Real Ales served direct from casks in the bar along with hand picked wines & many other beverages. We pride ourselves on being a pub for the...more
this is a public house that thinks its a gastro- pub since it was refurbished a few years ago It is overpriced in my opinion and the service is slow popes in for a business lunch but was disappointed by the food on offer and...More
I don't normally whinge but I feel a necessity to do so on this ocaision.
All I can say is the "Emperor's new clothes". Seriously bad, and very expensive. Much better public houses and restaurants to find in this lovely little Essex town.
The Griffin is a lovely pop in and have a drink pub,doesn't do food but has bar snacks.The pub is dog friendly and has a lovely river walk down the Rd.Drinks are not cheap but they have some lovely flavoured tonics to go with gin,delicious...More
Don't go here very often as the drink prices are high and the acoustics are terrible. I really struggle to hear what is being said. There are hardly any soft furnishings to absorb and soften the noise. We used to met up with friends there...More
Gilly_Guvnor, Front Office Manager at Griffin Halstead Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018
I'm sorry you feel that way. We were in the middle of re decorating so this may be why it felt that way. Have you seen our new lounge area? It is a great place to meet and offers lovely comfortable sofas.
Been here many times as it is my local. Good pub serving a selection of real ales,lagers and bottled beer. All are made welcome including dog walkers,families etc. Not a foodies pub just the usual snacks. Has various themed evenings and a beer festival coming...More