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Little Downham Anchor Restaurant

#20 of 84 Restaurants in Ely
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25 Main Street | Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
+44 1353 699333
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Ely, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Anchor for Sunday Lunch today with my family. The restaurant is very pleasant and the staff are very friendly. I had soup to start and it was very tasty but it was so small I thought it was a joke. I kept expecting them to bring out the rest of it and apologise for pulling my... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We've visited a few times now. We went for Sunday lunch but were a bit underwhelmed. We will go again but will give the roast a miss

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Thank LouiseLou82H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Food is always lovely from the anchor, always hot and portion sizes are huge, also the staff are so friendly and very welcoming and always happy to help Highly recommend

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Thank jade b
Wymondham, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Booked for a family meal out, eight of us. Were given a table in an alcove next to the main restaurant, quite a nice touch. Pleasant, well-decorated surroundings. Were given two menus to choose from, general and a la carte - a little confusing, given that you could pick and choose between them according to what took your fancy. But... More 

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Thank rickenbacker_al
Ely, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The Anchor at Little Downham is a nice pub. The staff are friendly and always want to help, it's kept very clean and each time I eat there the good is of good quality. You can eat in the pub area, which is comfortable, initmate and more adult and there is a large room at the rear for larger parties.... More 

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Thank Seany42
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Really delicious Sunday lunch. We were especially pleased with the vegetarian and gluten free options. Why can't more places do a decent meal like this! Lovely surroundings and very clean too. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Avril N
west norfolk
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We have been here for Sunday lunch several times but this time it was Saturday lunch for eight of us and two dogs to celebrate our daughters birthday. We were made very welcome indeed, including the dogs. The menu was great and the service friendly and efficient. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the meal and it was extremely good value for money.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a new makeover of an old existing pub. Now a Pub/Bistro with Rooms. Very smart and well done, good place for a party as well. Good selection of beers, and wines. Nice well thought out food menu. Has a very nice restaurant area that can also be rented for functions. Good parking.

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Thank Toolbag
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. Food is excellent, service good and staff very friendly. Will definitely return

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Thank Caroline D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Just returned from a relaxing weekend at The Anchor in Little Downham. We had tickets for the Ely Cathedral Christmas Fair so we decided to stay overnight locally and opted for The Anchor in Little Downham just outside of Ely. There was ample off road parking in their car park which you don't always find with a rural B&B. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Main Street | Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 699333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?