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The Anchor Inn

) #2 of 8 Restaurants in Irby ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
1 Thurstaston Road, Irby CH61 0HA, England
+44 151 648 1698
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (19 reviews)
“crab” (7 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 Thurstaston Road, Irby CH61 0HA, England
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Reviews (423)
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice pub with large dog friendly bar area. Food is tasty and well presented. Called recently for Sunday roast which was great. Been here before and always had good food. The staff are efficient and friendly and the service is quick. Great place near to...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Personally i think great service is more important than the food you eat. Unfortunately on the occasion the lack of good quality service was very disappointing. While i sat there for 2 hours eating a starter and main i was approached once for a drink,...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm welcome , prompt and friendly service and excellent food . The entire dining experience was superb . We have had plenty of meals at the anchor and have never been disappointed .

Thank arbresnen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend took me to this pub for lunch. There was a funeral tea on in the restaurant so we ate in the bar area. We could have eaten in the lovely garden as well. I had a starter of lobster prawn and crab mixed...More

Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently booked a table in the bar (we have a small, well-trained dog) for a family lunch to celebrate my birthday. My daughter has health issues which mean she is very limited what she can eat. We looked at the menu on-line and rang...More

Thank Birdie645
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i booked here for my girlfrends birthday on the 19th of may last time we eat here was last year and were very disopointed with how the Standards of Food and clenlyness,service were. my girlfrend wanted to go as it is her fave Pub the...More

Thank nicholas y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting, varied menu- lots to choose from. Staff were welcoming,friendly, informative and attentive. Food was absolutely delicious!! Extremely tasty, hot and plenty of it. We visited for a birthday treat but we will be visiting again very soon. Thank you to the staff who made...More

Thank Kay L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this pub/restaurant with my family and was pleasantly surprised to find such a gem at the last minute. The service was excellent, as was the food! The food was beautifully presented too. The pub is very popular, understandably so, as it was...More

Thank Angela P
General Manager A, Manager at The Anchor Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Angela, Thank you so much for the great review! Natalie is absolutely fantastic and a much loved member of our pub now, so I'm glad you loved her as much as we do❤️ Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Two weeks ago today, we visited a friend in Irby and rounded it off with Lunch at the Anchor. I had not been for some time but my 'better-half' had and said how much she had enjoyed it. Well I now know why!! We both...More

General Manager A, Manager at The Anchor Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Thank you for the great review, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us so much! Your great feedback has been passed on too Gemma and it was much appreciated. Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Fixed price meal with 3 courses for £14.95 is excellent value, ours meals were delicious! The Anchor is beautifully decorated and the service good.

Thank snappycats
General Manager A, Manager at The Anchor Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for the great review! Our 3 course fixed price is amazing value for money, especially when the food is so nice.. Hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Thurstaston Road, Irby CH61 0HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Wirral  >  Irby
  • Phone Number: +44 151 648 1698
Sensitively restored and brimming with countryside charm, The Anchor Inn - Wirral offers British pub hospitality. Mixing classic recipes and modern dishes, the menu is dictated by the seasons, with daily-changing specials also on offer. The bar is amply stocked with fine wines and smooth cask ales, and chunky wood furnishings and quirky décor make for a homely, relaxed ambience in the dining room. A menu just for kids offers fun yet nutritious choice for younger diners.
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