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The Griffin

) #1 of 17 Restaurants in Caversham €€ - €€€ , British,
10-12 Church Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 7AD, England
+44 118 947 5018
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (23 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10-12 Church Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 7AD, England
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Reviews (553)
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1 - 10 of 548 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Used to be a really good restaurant but it's gone downhill sadly. Staff just don't seem passionate or interested in good customer service. Such a shame.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank MissDubbleYoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

from phone call to leaving, staff were polite and friendly. Food was very good to. Pleasant evening will go back again. This was a Wednesday evening

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1  Thank autosparks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical British pub, welcoming ambience, good choice of beer and a familiar menu. Food was good and the set menu offered good value with lots of choice. Some good veggie options too.

Thank Elbows29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cracking little pub. The Griffin does a great selection of food and drinks. Very friendly service too

Thank SamanthaNEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Roast was lovely apart from the beef, which was as tough as old boots. It was a chore to eat it. Service was abysmal, we were the only couple in the dining area but it still took over 20 minutes for our plates to...More

Thank ShatnersBasoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food and pricing could be better. Ensure you bring change for parking onsite :) Went with the family for a brithday meal and generally had a nice evening although felt some of the sides could have been better.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank Emily W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A family of about 12 of us went here for dinner for my dad's birthday. Very lovely place but can be very busy at times. The food was amazing i had the chefs special garden salad. This consisted of roasted broccoli, asparagus, peppers, onions, butternut...More

1  Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is okay , but have increased all their food and alcohol prices.staff , waiters are hit and miss. car park fee £1 but get it back with your 1st drink, but a pain if you have no change

1  Thank carmine69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I chose The Griffin to meet up with my daughter and her husband and my son and his wife as we do not get to see each other all that often because we live in different parts of the country. Staff here...More

1  Thank BerkleyBird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and held our wedding reception here a year ago, returned to celebrate our anniversary, the staff remembered us and gave us a complimentary bottle of procesco.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
1  Thank 21grahamn
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
what is a family triple room. How many beds and what configuration?
20 October 2015|
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Response from Cavershamroyals | Reviewed this property |
I think this has got a bit confused! The Griffin (Caversham,Reading) does not have any accommodation. It is a restaurant/bar.
Hazel D
Has the Pub changed its chef or and it's landlord as it is now abysmal.
16 May 2015|
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Response from Hillybil | Reviewed this property |
Same Landlord for the past 12 months or so . And most of the same staff . Normally have really good reviews on hear.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 Church Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 7AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Caversham
  • Phone Number: +44 118 947 5018
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