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Griffin

(formerly Scruffy Murphys)

1262 High Road
Whetstone
N20 9HH

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Opening Times

Regular

MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - Midnight
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Mon & Tue No Service
Wed & Thu noon - 9pm
Fri & Sat noon - 10pm
Sun noon - 6pm

Operator

Independent

About the Pub

Now offering two regular ales plus one guest; often Landlord or Tribute. Hophead will sometimes be available during the summer months.

Front L shaped bar with two large bay windows; a lovely place to sit especially when the sun is shining! An atrium brings light to the rear of the bar area.

Move into the garden and its like a Tardis!! Many different areas, some with TV screens for all sports events leading to a very large back garden and covered courtyard area with sofas.

When the kitchen is closed, you can bring in your own food,

Quiz night every Wednesday.

A chunk of the whetstone, which is thought to give the area its name, is located on the pavement outside. Legend has it that soldiers sharpened their swords on it before the Battle of Barnet (1471).

Some say Whetstone got its name as a corruption of 'West Town' and the stone was a mounting block in the days of horse drawn vehicles on the road to Scotland.

While the stone is Grade II listed, the pub is not although Barnet Council approved ACV status in March 2016.

Regular ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Courage Directors
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Dark Star Hophead
  • St Austell Tribute
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Source: National

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Features

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Large gates to side of pub need to be opened, then a ramp is needed.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Roasts on a Sunday.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Until 8pm, unless eating.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Covered.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Griffin

1262 High Road
Whetstone
N20 9HH

Sat Nav Reference

51.630164, -0.174561

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

34, 125, 234, 251, 263, 300, 000

Closest Station (1100m)

Oakleigh Park

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (350m)

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Griffin - Whetstone

Griffin

1262 High Road
Whetstone
LONDON
N20 9HH

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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