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The Griffin

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10-12 Church Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 7AD, England
+44 118 947 5018
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Reading
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a very enjoyable meal in relaxing surroundings. Could not fault the food or service. I would go back at any time.

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2 Thank davidbS7804YS
Reading
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food is always of a good standard. Very varied menu and extremely good value for money. Vouchers often available

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1 Thank Carolyn H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

VERY POPULAR VENUE Consequently booking in advance is recommended and taking parking into consideration, too. There's plenty on site behind the Griffin but it's often full. The menu selection is very good with competitive prices. Service is excellent And the amenities are good It has a great atmosphere

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2 Thank Judy H
HENLEY-ON-THAMES
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went to the Griffin for evening meals,it was no surprise why it is number one in Caversham , excellent food all delivered together and all cooked to perfection,we ordered steaks as medium rare,and for a change that's what they were, a little wait ,but that's expected when they were very busy.

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2 Thank david120541
Reading, United Kingdom
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398 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Technically this is my local - but the first time I have eaten at the Griffin. My omission! Food was very much better than I had expected, good friendly service. Will definitely come back.

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2 Thank BobandJosie
Reading
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely place, lovely food and drinks. WIll be back for sure again Suitable for a nice sunday roast but also great for a christmas dinner as a special menue is available

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2 Thank 787virginiag
Reading, United Kingdom
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322 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is slow at times and its confused as to whether its a bar or restaurant. The drinks are wide ranging and also enjoyable. The toilets need some work and not fitting the price of the pub.

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Thank Faceyreviews
Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have visited and it was just as good as the first time. Great. Place We would return again when we are in the area again

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1 Thank db54g
Reading
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my family for midday early lunch. Good service, good food, good drink, good price! Keeps us coming back.

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1 Thank Nikki R
Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually pop in The Griffin for their excellently kept ales, and often different ones to try, plus the nice and friendly atmosphere and wonderfully friendly and efficient staff. (CAMRA members are given 10% discount on cask ales) I have had lunch here several times , which is always good and very reasonably priced - the chicken & sage and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 Church Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 7AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Caversham
  • Phone Number: +44 118 947 5018

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Reading, United Kingdom

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