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Check out the Griff Inn menu!

We offer a wide range of food to suit all tastes and offer options for those with special dietary requirements!read more

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About Us

The Griff Inn Bar & Kitchen provides a relaxed and easy-going environment to socialise with friends and colleagues. Pop-in for a morning coffee or enjoy lunch with our new food menu options. We also offer numerous choices for those with special dietary requirements. The Griff Inn is also home to our monthly Griff Inn Pub Quiz, special events and our regular Final Whistle, Poundstretcher and Tables club nights. 

The Griff Inn is available for private hire & bookings, please contact for booking enquiries and for private bookings please email

We re- open on the 2nd September!


Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - 10am - 7pm

Wednesday - 10am - 1am*

Friday - 10am - 9pm

*exclusive for student events


The Griff Inn will be closed from Friday 12th July onwards for summer. Normal hours will resume in term time.

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Contact Us

The Griff Inn Bar and Kitchen
BLSA Building
Newark Street
E1 2AT

020 7882 8686 / 020 7882 8687

Code of Conduct

View our code of conduct here

Best Students' Union Venue

We were awarded Best Students' Union Venue at the 2016 Ents Forum awards. 

Eat, Drink, Play.

Your Union wants you to enjoy yourself at Queen Mary so here's our top tips on safe drinking! Read more here. View our Code of conduct here

Gold BBN Award

The Griff Inn Bar and Kitchen has been awarded the Gold Best Bar None Award!