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London UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked for 2pm as was busy earlier. Nice staff who kept the kids entertained before, during and after and didn't mind the noise etc Amazing sirloin roast with all the trimmings - nice beer selection Starters were nice too

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Brackley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very cosy hotel and pub. We stayed in room 5, huge space and very large bed, firm but comfy. Quilt needs to be wider, it's a six foot bed, so's the quilt! It was wet and wild outside during our stay but it was always cosy in doors. Food was very good, portions generous and full of flavour. Staff are...

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Thank dessydee
London,
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were weekending in Suffolk and saw that The Anchor had good reviews in the Good Food Guide and ,despite it being a 35 minute drive from our hotel, we decided to book a table and go. Not the easiest place to find for us or our satnav ,so we were 15 minutes late . this was a blessing because...

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1Thank Ned65
north east uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night db&B in room 5 with a view out to sea...and a great suffolk sunrise as an added extra! Pleasant staff although they were noisily tidying up and preparing for breakfast around us a little earlier than we would have liked (9.30 and the fire was closed down!). Still it was mid january. Dinner was lovely..the oysters...

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Thank nonandjill
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time we have ever stayed on our own coastline did we enjoy it, we loved it. The Anchor Hotel were very welcoming on a really dreary day, our room for us and our 3 Hungarian Vizsla's was very well heated clean and very comfortable. We stayed for 2 nights the breakfast and evening meals were first class and nothing...

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Thank paulmK1331PM
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I went to the Anchor pub for bonfire night in Walberswick and we had such good fun. Lovely atmosphere, great food and the staff are lovely. We had a quick bit of fish and chips which were a treat. The dog was welcome too

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Thank penny4dg
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Always a treat to return to the Anchor, great wine list, for Suffolk, and I must recommend the John Forrest 2007 Syrah, we had the pleasure of meeting the niece of the man who produces this fine drop!! We ordered soups, halloumi fries, meat deli platter and 1/2 doz oysters to share and start. For mains, ox cheek and mushroom...

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Thank 0_Herlihy
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic evening had by all at the tuck shop! Great atmosphere and polite and happy staff. Christmas turkey roast was the best I've had by far and plenty of complimentary mulled wine poured:) dj Ben played some great tracks which had us all dancing most of the evening! Will certainly be back next year!! Well done luke..fantastic job:)

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Thank Marie R
Germany
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Atmospheric Inn with loads of character. Food and wine excellent although on the higher price scale (should have read previous feedback comments!) Room 1 was the double/twin aspect. Large and spotless. However, metal carpet join had a few protruding nails which ruined my tights The beds/mattresses were excessively firm which totally prevented a good nights sleep - in fact my...

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Thank rhami01
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Booked overnight stay based on reviews. Room was comfortable but dated. Restaurant staff knowledgeable,large wine choice but expensive. Choose cod with mustard crust for main, big mistake,chef should try eating this dish, the mustard overwhelmed the whole dish. This venue needs to decide if it's a pub with food and accommodation or a restaurant with a well stocked bar, as...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A village pub with a difference. Our addiction to fresh, top quality, locally sourced where possible produce, combined with a thirst for excellence have evolved into what has been described as a "must go to place on the Suffolk coast." Our approach to food is robust; we want to put on each plate satisfying combinations of flavours and textures. We have a good range of characterful draught beers, and numerous world class bottled beers, organic soft drinks and over 150 drop dead lovely wines from some of the earth’s most inspired winemakers. We offer the same menu throughout, with more formal Restaurant dining on a bookings basis and more relaxed walk-ins, in the Bar. We also have seating for 150 outside on three terraces, with table service available for those warmer days. Our renovated flint barn is a highly versatile space, equipped with a drop-down screen and a projector, ideal for business meetings, strategy reviews, team building exercises, corporate training, presentations, film showings or private parties to mention just a few of its uses. It has been put to good use in the cause of village based charity fund raising projects as well as providing the theatre for Food Safari events, cask beer festivals and the Aldebrough Doc. Fest. fringe event weekend November 2011. Free time relaxation can include everything from Golf at several well established Courses, to Horse Riding at Bramfield Equestrian Centre, Sky Diving for all levels at Beccels, Aromatherapy in walking distance or sea fishing of Walberswick Coast with Mark Felton. Beer Academy and WSCT (Wine and Spirits) educational courses are available by arrangement. Our Hotel Accommodation: We have just undergone a thorough renovation of our Now Cedar Clad Chalets, enhancing the environment in which to enjoy the Sea View. We offer 10 rooms in total, 6 spacious en suite room garden chalets, as well as several room options in the main building. All the rooms have a large flat screen TV, with Freeview and IPod Alarm Clock docking Stations. Ample free parking is provided with direct access to the beach, Dunwich Forest or the Marshes. RSPB Minsmere, Southwold and Aldeburgh are all close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Anchor

Address: The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Walberswick
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 5 has the view”
 of 5 bubbles nonandjill, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 - but watch out for the metal nails. Not suitable for wheelchair disabled”
 of 5 bubbles rhami01, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main building with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles I7412GVpeters, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room, if you are a light sleeper. There was some noise.”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaS64, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best room has a view over the sea but the garden chalets are really warm comfortable and huge!”
 of 5 bubbles LoopyHope, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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