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The Griffin Inn

££ - £££, ,
15 Bulby Road | Irnham nr Grantham, Irnham NG33 4JG, England
+44 1476 550201
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef sandwich” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
15 Bulby Road | Irnham nr Grantham, Irnham NG33 4JG, England
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Lovely place and food was excellent. The owner/chef? (or Santa Claus as my girls thought for a minute) couldn't do enough to help, put together a specific requirement of a a childs Sunday lunch that both my girls would eat. Will definitely come back again.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

After eating a superb local smoked giant size slice of gammon, served with as many eggs as you wish, and the crunchiest frites my husband was more than replete,My steak again served with these super chips and an interesting sauce served separately meant thatbI too...More

Thank Lil0uN
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I was so horrified to read Claudia G's awful review of this lovely pub, and marvelous food. I would urge anyone reading this review to read the other recent reviews which are all totally positive.The sandwiches are billed as doorstep sized and the filling is...More

Thank Katemanley
ChrisOverend, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Many thanks for your review Kate and your very kind words, it is much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back here again in the not too distant future

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped for lunch,and chose beef sandwiches and bucket of chips. The sandwiches were inedible. The beef was uncooked cut in thick wedges that we couldn't chew. The chips were ok. But how hard is it to make a beef sandwich. If you serve beef...More

Thank Claudia G
ChrisOverend, Owner at The Griffin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

ClaudiaG, thank you for taking the time and trouble to give us your feedback. It is just a shame that you didn't say something on the 3 occasions we asked you if everything was alright, firstly by our Front of House Manager, secondly by myself...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I have been eating at The Griffin now for a while. The menu is fab. The burgers are simply incredible! They're huge and really tasty - the best I've had anywhere, and I'm well travelled! The Sunday roast is amazing! It's a really good feed...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My partner took us here for Sunday lunch. What a lovely place in a lovely little village. The owner and staff couldn’t do enough for us. Made us feel very welcome! The food was just delicious. Full of flavour and enormous portions! I tried the...More

Thank Tr3vab
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Should you venture to try this lovely inn you will receive a warm welcome in very pleasant surroundings and be able to sample some really good home cooked food. Chris and Liz and all of their staff go out of their way to ensure that...More

Thank MikeH007
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The motto of the Griffin Inn is "Wine, Dine and Recline", which was oh so true. The inn itself was extremely charming, and it was a trill, especially for an American, to stay at a 400 year old inn. I felt like family with Chris...More

Thank Lyonsamy16
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We've been away for a while so it was good to come back to our favourite restaurant. The food at the Griffin is always excellent and the hospitality from Chris, Liz and their team is legendary. This time we had salmon, asparagus and new potatoes...More

Thank Polranny
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Decided to eat out at the last minute and found the Griffin Inn on trip advisor. Lovely character building food was tasty and generous portions. Great selection of coffee and teas,

Thank 855Sarah
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Questions & Answers
Peter M
4 June 2015|
Response from ChrisOverend | Property representative |
We have almost level access, (a very small rise/step) to the dining area via the door on the road side of the building. However, due to the nature and age of the building we would advise you that we do not have disabled... More
Peter M
4 June 2015|
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Response from ChrisOverend | Property representative |
Peter, my apologies for teh dealy in getting back to you, I thought I had responded already, my thanks to Mile and Maggie for your kind support. We can accommodate wheelchairs with access from teh roadside doorway, there is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bulby Road | Irnham nr Grantham, Irnham NG33 4JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Irnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1476 550201
  • E-mail
We are open every lunchtime and evening, Wednesday through to Sunday 11am to 3pm and 6pm to 11pm, (Sunday 12noon to 3pm and 6pm 11pm) and we serve food every lunchtime and evening (except Sunday evening.To avoid disappointment bookings are strongly recommended.We offer luxurious bed and breakfast in our 4 en-suite rooms. They are spacious and fitted out to a very high standard to provide an exceptional haven of rest and comfort. Rooms are from £90 per night including a full English Breakfast. We can offer single occupancy rates as well. We are delighted to have been awarded 4 stars by Visit England and to have won the title of Best UK B&B for 2012 by Les Routiers to add to our listing in the 2010 Good Pub Guide . We offer a wide selection of food choices from the traditional to the innovative.We have monthly Classic Car meetings at the Griffin Inn, first Wednesday of the month, April to September. Vintage to modern and current classics are most welcome to come and join us to share experiences and stories, the range of vehicles shown last summer was truly exceptional, Ford Mustangs to a 1920 Vauxhall with an average of 40+ cars at each event.The Griffin Inn is a very special place, a beautiful building in a beautiful village. We look forward to seeing you here soon. Probably Lincolnshire's best kept secret...........
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