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The Griffin's Head

€€ - €€€, British,
28 Wilby Road | Mears Ashby, Northampton NN6 0DX, England
+44 1604 812945
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
28 Wilby Road | Mears Ashby, Northampton NN6 0DX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband have been coming here for years for roast Sunday dinner. However in the last few months since the new ownership we have been very disappointed with the food. Last time we found that the portion size had reduced and that the...More

1  Thank Jbwat
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Recently dined at the Griffin's Head where compared to previous visits the quality and quantity of the food has gone down. Under previous owner/management the portions, price and quality were balanced but now the price outweighs the quantity and the quality is ok. The recent...More

Thank 505bobd
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We visited on a Saturday evening over Easter, we booked a table but it wasn't too busy. We had studied the menu ahead of our visit and a few of us were looking forward to Ribs. Sadly, when taking our order we were advised the...More

1  Thank wendy_biddle
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I took our new sales manager for dinner on Tuesday evening whilst he was staying overnight in Wellingborough. Really pleasant staff and atmosphere, good range of craft and regular beers. The food selection very good, quality was great. Would recommend for evening and lunch with...More

Thank kevinhJ2539IF
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Four of us went to lunch there yesterday, 11/3/17, what a really good choice we made. I went there a few yrs ago and didn't think much of it but the new people in there have done an excellent job, The food was great and...More

1  Thank swingfire
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a table booked for the Sunday lunch and were seated on time at our reserved table. The menu was pretty extensive, including a range of specials. We choose the Sunday lunch roast option, which was a choice of 3 roasts, or a meat...More

1  Thank Kitwe50
Reviewed 28 January 2017

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...More

Thank CeliaCW
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
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...More

Thank William C
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...More

1  Thank Emanic
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Can't remember any music while we were there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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