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The Griffin's Head

Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, British, Pub
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28 Wilby Road | Mears Ashby, Northampton NN6 0DX, England
+44 1604 812945
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time to this Pub/Restaurant, easy to find, good warm welcome, individual dining areas, well organised menus with plenty of choice, my steak was cooked to perfection and my husband really enjoyed his liver and bacon. Would come again and bring Mum next time as access via the back from car park is easy too.

Thank CeliaCW
Kettering, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Our walking group visited for lunch. Lucy and her team were very welcoming and nothing seemed too much trouble. The food was good value and 24 meals were produced with minimal delay. Thank you.

Thank 27Sue68
Level Contributor
63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I come to Earls Barton once a week for business and have tried all of the pubs in about a 10 mile radius and this is without doubt the best for food and service. It serves all the normal staple pub fare plus daily specials which are excellent and obviously home made. The bar staff and the owners are all... More 

Thank William C
Lowestoft England
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Booked this pub restaurant for a group of seven people for a Christmas get together. Our meals were preordered and table booked for 7o'clock. We had all arrived by 7 and sat down at the table on time. By 7.30 we were still waiting for our starters, eventually after a reminder of how long we had been waiting they duly... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The Griffin's Head was recommended to us by a friend who visits fairly regularly. We chose to visit at lunchtime and there were a few people both eating and drinking. This is a proper village pub with skittles and an outside pool table -weather permitting. The member of staff was polite and friendly and offered us drinks and menus. The... More 

Thank Mike S
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Nice people and a quiet area, in Northamptonshire, the county of shires and squires. You must try them.

Thank MARTIN12014
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Good old fashioned pub with good beer and great food, I had fantastic beef and ale pudding, if I'm in the area again I'll be knocking on there door.

Thank lightfeetLondon
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We come to the Griffins Head whenever we want a pint and a delicious, hearty meal in a traditional pub atmosphere, The service is really friendly and genuine, the menu is plentiful and there's always several things I fancy trying. The value is exceptional. This place is a gem.

Thank carliepie
Bedford, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our friends, who live in Wellingborough, wanted us to join them for dinner at The Griffin's Head last evening - we live in Bedford. They were so enthusiastic about the food - and rightly so - our friends shared a deep fried camembert starter, which looked, and they said was delicious - my husband and I opted for the mussel... More 

Thank BernadetteHudson
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

In an area of the country where it is now difficult to find a Sunday pub lunch we were pleased to discover this pub. There was a choice of 3 roasts and an array of different beers. The meal was very good and even the vegetables passed my test: that is they were not overcooked. Simple really but you wouldn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Wilby Road | Mears Ashby, Northampton NN6 0DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 812945
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.

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