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Address: Papplewick, Nottingham NG15 8EN, England
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Step back through history in this charming English village.

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The Griffins Head

A really fab pub. Early bird deals on lunch from 1-6 Mon-Saturday. We both ate one course and drank two pots of tea each for £10 - bargain! Pie and chips for me and fish and... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Cathoo
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A really fab pub. Early bird deals on lunch from 1-6 Mon-Saturday. We both ate one course and drank two pots of tea each for £10 - bargain! Pie and chips for me and fish and chips for my friend. Delicious homemade chips :) Wonderful atmosphere, I'll definitely be returning.

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Thank Cathoo
nottinghamshire
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

the griffins head pub has a friendly welcome from the landlady and all her staff we were passing and realised that we had not eaten there for a few years so we reserved a table for four of us. we ordered our meals and we were amazed at the generous portion size the food was hot and looked great we... More 

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Thank terry d
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a pretty English village with pub, The Griffins Head, Village Hall, PLayground and many old stone houses. A few miles away are Newstead Abbey and Papplewick Pumping Station - great places to visit.

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Thank Pam D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

lived in papplewick for 25 years now in new Zealand,typical English village with nice walks great pub and 25 minutes from Nottingham city center,some lovely villages events at papplewick hall including classic cars, Linby church just up the road make sure you dont miss it,

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Thank Gary M
Hucknall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Papplewick is a very pretty village with a volume of history and heritage. The Pub, the Griffins Head, has much of the same and serves delicious meals. There is also the Pumping Station which, when open, is extremely interesting.

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Thank Sheila R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

This is the place to go on open days absolutely amazing engineering. Makes you feel proud to be British ! Lots of activities and a lake to sail your boats and information about the whole site is spot on. lovely chilling day out.

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Thank 125marl
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

After a wet and windy stomp around Newstead Abbey, my brother and his wife treated the four of us (my wife too) to a late Sunday lunch at the Griffins Head. Never having been before, I didn't know what to expect. The plate comes laden with a couple of slabs of meat, (Beef in my case, turkey for my wife)... More 

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Thank dick h
Shoreham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Passing through (actually looking for the pumping station) stopped on spec for lunch. Good village pub/restaurant with homely corners and a comfortable atmosphere. Not the sort of place where you might expect to find a Tapas menu as well as the normal pub grub and pizzas. We had four between us two with some bread and they were lovely. Prawns,... More 

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Thank Happy2trip
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

We visited Papplewick when it was in steam and were not disapointed. The landscaped gardens are very attractive and surround an engine cooling pond that is ornamental and even has a fountain. There are a number of auxiliary buildings containing other engines, a cafe and a blacksmiths forge. The boiler house contains six Lancashire type boilers, one of which was... More 

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Thank Ian S
Nottingham
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

beautiful surroundings, showing how Nottingham got its water in days gone by. many steaming days across the year, well worth a visit

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