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The Griffin's Head Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
| Griffin Hill, Chillenden CT3 1PS, England
+44 1304 840325
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“belly pork” (6 reviews)
“pate” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
| Griffin Hill, Chillenden CT3 1PS, England
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

A friend and I dropped in to this charming Kent pub and restaurant yesterday : Sunday 20th May '18 and had a really good lunch starting with 2 x fresh asparagus salads which were superb followed by a main course of tender roast beef, and...More

1  Thank PetersGSAIG
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Left a few reviews over the years ranging from 2 stars to 4 stars. It's been about a year since my last visit and I was impressed. ...service was first class....really friendly staff with some good banter.beer was spot on and the food was lovely!...More

1  Thank estateagent1787
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the venue as a 4 couples get together. The Griffins Head has alway had a good reputation although we knew it was a little expensive, as expected for a country eatery near Canterbury. We have visited before but many years ago, before it...More

Thank ColinS54
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited The Griffins Head with my parents on a Saturday afternoon. The staff were really friendly, even remembering my mother from the 1 other time she had been there (many months before!). The food was fantastic. My husband and I had the steak pie...More

1  Thank MrsBassett
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The belly pork was pure quality and other meats looked fantastic. In a country location around 15 minutes drive from Dover but well worth visit. Two open fires give it a cosy feel which will be great all year round after a little countryside walk...More

1  Thank DeanAnt
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

There was 24 of us who all went to dinner as we had to birthdays to celebrate. The staff were lovely and very helpful!! Young man who served the food was very helpful and grabbing us proper knifes to cut our steaks with very polite...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We stopped off for lunch on our way to Deal. 4 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 dogs. Service was really welcoming and the food was excellent. Lovely, relaxed atmosphere with scrubbed wooden tables and a big open fireplace - perfect for a wet afternoon in...More

Thank Siobhan101fitz
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Had a Sunday lunch for my birthday with my husband. Fantastic food, great service. Helen goes the extra mile. Will be going back soon

Thank smithchar100
Reviewed 1 March 2018

You never get a bad meal at the Griffins Head - in fact I would assert that you ALWAYS get a good meal. However, sometimes you just go away floating on a cloud of delight. Today was such a day: spinach, leek and ricotta pie...More

Thank KimHoll
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Visited the pub for the first time last November for a reunion and was impressed by the quality of food and the attentiveness of the staff. Decided to go and try it out again but with just the two of us. The Thai crab ball...More

1  Thank Shepherdswell D
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Stephen H
31 August 2018|
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Response from Joe C | Reviewed this property |
You may be need to book for food, it’s always best to give a curtesy call. That way you won’t be disappointed!
28 May 2017|
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Response from nickpanda | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the meet is on the first Sunday of the month.
22 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Griffin Hill, Chillenden CT3 1PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chillenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 840325
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