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The Griffin Whetstone

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Great Private Party!

Booked a group dinner in the private room which sits 30 comfortably. Everyone had a brilliant time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Delicious roasts

Probably the best sunday roast in the Finchley/Totteridge areas. Everything was very tasty and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie M
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“Delicious roasts”
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1262 High Road, London N20 9HH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked a group dinner in the private room which sits 30 comfortably. Everyone had a brilliant time and commented how good the food was. We were really well looked after and everything was very well organised. This was our third group booking and we'll be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NDBeech
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best sunday roast in the Finchley/Totteridge areas. Everything was very tasty and freshly cooked and very generous portions. The only slight problem was slow service but the chef was new so faster service will probably come with time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katie M
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Finally...a place in London that does proper roasts! and they are Epic 😍 Succulent beef, delicious veg (who would of thought cauliflower cheese and kale could taste SO good) and potatoes...2 ways...Now that's what I'm talking about 🙌 👊👏😁💛 Shout out to Team Griffin and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

It is rare these days to find a local where people not only know each other but also like each other and they in turn welcome new people into the pub’s community. The Griffin is one such place. For everyone with children living in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Travel336129
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

As so often, one of the two entry doors was out of use. So I had to use the doorway that was occupied by two elderly Ray Winstone wannabes with cigarettes, who seemed surprised that I was entering 'their ' pub. Past them through the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matthew100
Mark L, General Manager at The Griffin Whetstone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi there. Thank you for your review and we are sorry that you did not enjoy for visit to The Griffin on this occasion. We really do wish that you had approached a member of bar staff when you had an issue with another customer...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Two recent visits, one on a Sunday where I had a great Roast with a couple of Friends, the food was outstanding, really tasty beef and some great sides with it. I didn't go for desert but it all looked nice. The second visit was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank djstevie
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We had a party here for my husband’s 40th; chilled and relaxed team made this the easiest day for all of us! Thank you for helping to make this his most memorable day! Fab beer garden and AMAZING vegan food which the chef catered especially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sej26
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The best thing about this place was The Ultimate Burger of Awesomeness.....a wholehearted meal 🍔 sat in garden, needs a bit of a tidy up, service average, bar area dated.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank danieljsmy
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here with friends. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Good food and drink. Clean and bright pub.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BreenS
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Our trip to the griffin was great, we had excellent service from the bar staff, especially Mackenzie who paid so much attention to us and remembered our drink orders which made our visit so delightful. Would 100% recommend this pub, especially on a nice sunny...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kevin R
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