The Griffin
Church Road
(02920) 751142.


Open all day  




The Griffin  

This pub, not far off junction 30 of the M4, is actually part of the Whitbread chain, but serves a mean pint of Brains SA and two guest ales. On this occasion Fullers London Pride and Blackawton Devon Gold. A very pretty building not too far from the rail station (and about 2 miles outside North Cardiff) this is a busy pub as it serves food lunchtime and evenings at very reasonable prices (?4.50 - ?6.95). The fayre is traditional pub, steaks and the like, but they do an option for vegetarians. Inside there is a single long bar facing a narrow serving/drinking area, though tables do spread round the corner by the fire. The wooden bar has a foot rail and glass rack overhang. Chairs and settles are situated round the edges of the small but long room. at one end is a raised eating area and there is a 'children's room' upstairs. There is little on the roughly plastered (to look old) walls or beamed ceiling. While there is little room to manoeuvre inside, a ramp and toilet are provided for the disabled. Outside drinking is relegated to a couple of benches outside the front door on the pavement. There is no accommodation here.



Can get some very loud and leery people in there. 





beer, food, disabled access, beer garden, real fire, car park, vegetarian, train 


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up to three guest ales. 



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