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The Griffin, Kempston, Bedford

Pub added by Alan Winfield
174 Bedford Road
Bedford
MK42 8BL
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Komakino . left this review about The Griffin

As below, a three-roomer with two bars - one acts as 'Diya Royal Indian and Gurkha Cuisine'. GK-like livery out front (although it states 'Freehouse') and some colourful characters inside. A couple of screens showed an IPL match on mute with loud reggae music playing from a bartop speaker. I spotted three pumps with Sharp's Doom Bar, Fuller's London Pride (reversed) and a third unclipped in the larger, right-hand bar (separated by a door). No pumps in the left-hand room but a clip for Doom Bar was affixed to a font: £2 for a half and surprisingly OK. Another pub successfully ticked off, but another unlikely to be troubled by myself again.

On 29th April 2019 - rating: 4
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Alan Winfield left this review about The Griffin

The Griffin is a corner pub that is on the main road running through Kempston.
Once inside there were three rooms and i had a drink in a smartish lounge which was very comfortable.
This pub is a Greene King tied house and there were two real ales on the bar i had a drink of Greene King XX mild and this was a very nice drink the other beer was Greene King IPA.
I quite liked this pub and was happy enough having a drink in here.

Pub visited 20/1/2001

On 20th January 2001 - rating: 7
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]

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Map location corrected by Alan Winfield
Bedford St Johns, 1.49 miles, 28 min walk (show)
Bedford, 1.85 miles, 35 min walk (show)
Kempston Hardwick, 2.54 miles, 49 min walk (show)
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29th Apr 2019, 20:54
Review submitted by Komakino . amended by Komakino .
 
29th Apr 2019, 20:08
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Function Room : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Karaoke : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Live Music : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Micropub : No last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Pool Table : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 10 December 2016 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
  • WiFi : No last updated 29 April 2019 by Komakino .
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