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Griffin Halstead Public House

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topp show

this is a public house that thinks its a gastro- pub since it was refurbished a few years ago It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul T
Great atmosphere, warm and welcoming

This place is a great place to meet up with friends whatever the weather. Nice staff, very friendly... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
shorthall
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Halstead, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“topp show”
29 May 2018
“The emperor's new clothes!.. Extortionate prices for nothing!”
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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
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Parsonage Street, Halstead CO9 2JT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 30 May 2018

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.

Thank DannyScott365
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Not very family friendly, most expensive pub in the area, bar staff are rude and obnoxious. Don't bother if your looking for a decent experience

Thank Mhdewalt
Gilly_Guvnor, Front Office Manager at Griffin Halstead Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hi, sorry you felt that way on your visit. We do hope you will give us a second chance in the future and we can assure you the service will be the best we can! Hope to see you in the future.

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Michaela H
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We like the Griffin alot. Always friendly bar staff and nice atmosphere. Nice in the afternoon for sitting in the sunshine. No over priced prosecco either! :-). Always enjoyed a drink in this pub

Thank haygreens
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good pub serving a selection of real ales, larger and bottled beer. You get a warm welcome, nice reasonable beer garden. A nice local pub to meet up with friends or family.

Thank Sy003
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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

Thank smithy10smithy
Gilly_Guvnor, Front Office Manager at Griffin Halstead Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hi, 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. We really...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a great place to meet up with friends whatever the weather. Nice staff, very friendly with themed nights and ale/cider barrels on offer.

Thank shorthall
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Razza388
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly pub, children and dogs welcome. Really great choice of beer, very well kept. Had 6 guest beers on as well as the usual gas driven lagers! Nice outside space. Highly recommended

Thank simongill1981
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