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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
28 Wilby Road | Mears Ashby, Northampton NN6 0DX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family visit for our first time after reading the great reviews about this place. The staff and welcome was nice and it’s a lovely pub setting. We decided to have mains of the fish and mixed grill all presented lovely. As 1pm arrived the pub...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 529katee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times now, as a couple, family and large group. The freshly prepared food is absolutely gorgeous, the staff are lovely and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Perfect for lunch, dinner or just a drink and a snack. A village...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Jen3209
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a quick drink then saw the sandwich menu and ordered food. Neither of us could finish all of the sandwich fantastic homemade bread and superb fillings we will be back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mikecM5249GS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here with a friend after a dog walk around the nearby reservoir . We came here for lunch afterwards. The dog was allowed into the back bar which is a pleasant environment and we both opted for the roast lamb. Bloody lovely and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third visit to this restaurant-Pub . It’s very good to come to a warm and welcoming pub where the staff behind the bar are so friendly . Two of us had the Burgers another had the pork belly and another the mixed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 722keitha722
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Came here with family for a birthday lunch. The Sunday roasts were lovely. Had lamb, and there were two very sizeable chunks which were lovely and tender. Also a good selection of local ales on tap.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AlH975
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday lunch. Had a walk at nearby Sywell country park and I had seen this venue in social media so popped in for ourselves. Good menu, inventive but with favourites like a pie, burger etc if you want some simpler food. Prices...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mark c
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Arrived and they said they didn’t have our booking. Luckily I had an e-mail as evidence. We went straight to our table but we had to wait almost an hour to order. Food was dry and lacked vegetables. We usually have 3 courses and coffee...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sunrise1966
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We came and had steak and it was truly excellent. Service is jolly the building is lovely, but the sirloin steak was sublime. I want to go back right now.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Tunalic
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Had a large family meal in the evening and the experience was faultless! Friendly, well-humoured staff. A fine selection of ales, I had a couple of IPAs: ‘Proper Job’, on the stronger side though very drinkable. The menu boasted locally sourced meat and a charcoal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Henry S
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6 July 2018|
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Response from 693debbiet | Reviewed this property |
No food stops at 4pm on a Sunday.
20 April 2017|
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Response from 386MikeS | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember any music while we were there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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