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The Griffin Inn

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Church Lane | Eccleston, St Helens WA10 5AD, England
+44 1744 27907
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to return here after a few years of not doing. Our absence was mainly due to the price of drinks last time. We visited about 4pm on Easter Monday.The menu was varied and very appealing. I decided on the Chicken Chasseur, which came with mashed potatoes and vegetables. The presentation was beautiful. I was expecting chunks of chicken... More 

Thank Lisa S
St Helens, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at the Griffin for my daughters 18th. We were a large party and all the food came out hot, on time and all served at the same time. It was great quality and the staff were amazing, they set the room up for me and were at our beck and call the whole time we... More 

1 Thank iain f
St Helens, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The first time I visited this pub I was with a works do and enjoyed it (although it was a few years ago). I have visited this pub 2 or 3 times since with issues each time of one thing or another eg; sticky table, dirty cutlery. The latest being a couple of weeks ago for Sunday lunch after Church... More 

Thank dee542017
St.Helens United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Called in by chance last Sunday and although the restraunt was fully booked we managed to get a table for 5 in the bar area. Roast beef was lovely but my wife was a little disappointed in the bean burger. Table service was good and staff very friendly. A limited choice of cask ale

Thank Dave P
England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a gem of a pub theatmosphere is really homely there is an excellent selection of drinks and the staff are really friendly especially bar staff -we were served a lot by Jack young lad behind the bar he has excellent manners a really mature attitude and we feel is an asset to the pub. The menu is tasteful... More 

Thank juemar76
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fantastic atmosphere, excellent service and food was delicious and served piping hot. We sat in the conservatory for a 60th birthday celebration plenty of room for everyone to sit comfortably. Staff attention to our needs was fabulous nothing was too much trouble.

Thank Jan W
Level Contributor
21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I eat here regularly, as it is local to me, always great value, quality food, and great choice of beers. The pub has a great atmosphere

Thank rjr40
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

food was well prepared ,no long wait for the starters . service was excellent and our server was very friendly offering advice on menu. Meals where lovely , we will go here again and have told our friends they should try it.

Thank margaret l
Merseyside, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Visited last night and had a really excellent meal. We had the special offer menu with wine and each course was well cooked and presented well. The staff were lovely even though they were very busy with a large birthday celebration.

Thank christinej267
Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Having previously reviewed The Griffin Inn as 'Faultless', it's very disappointing to revisit and have it found wanting. A party of 7 visited the evening of 28/1/17 for a birthday meal. Six adults and the birthday boy celebrating his 13th. He was desperate to have the enchiladas again as he'd loved them on the last visit. Duty Manager wasn't having... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane | Eccleston, St Helens WA10 5AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 27907

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?