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The Anchor

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from The Anchor
Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great experience all staff are lovely especially Danielle and food and drinks are always lovely we have nothing to moan about ever!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was pretty poor. Pub was pretty empty we ordered via the app. Took a very long time for a combo starter to arrive when it did...looked like it had been left under the lights for a long time. Salad a mayo were hotter than...the food. I bit into an onion ring and oil dripped out everywhere. I did tell the waitress and even though I was a little snotty (Han-gery) she fetched me fresh salad and mayo so credit too her but that was the only good thing. Even my little neices carrots sticks were unedible...how can you mess up Carrott sticks lolMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, we're so sorry to see this disappointing review about your recent trip to us here at the Anchor. We're sorry to read that you found parts of yours and your nieces meal to be inedible. We'd like to investigate this further. Would you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I visited this restaurant for dinner, the food was ok and the staff uninspired. After we had eaten we ordered a coffee via the app and we were then told that it couldn’t be served as “the machine had already been cleaned...and switched off” it was 10.00pm the next day we came back for breakfast to be told they had no eggs, bacon, sausages or beans so we went else where and vowed to give them the benefit of the doubt and returned the next day, before ordering we checked they had everything in stock to be told yes they had all items for breakfast, we were told to sit in the front area of the restaurant as it was the only area that had been cleaned but we had to ask for the table to be cleaned as there was tomato sauce smeared on the top from the previous night, Danielle thrust a spray gun and cloth for us to clean it ourselves , so we ordered and again 10 minutes later we were informed by the same member of staff (Danielle team leader/acting manager) that there was no yogurt or granola for the granola sundae, no apology given. Meanwhile the doors and windows are wide open and someone was in the main doorway blowing up balloons with a machine creating lots of noise while we were eating even though the rest of the venue was completely empty!!! When the food arrived it was below par and certainly not worth the experience.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a few times and would just like to say came in when it was very busy on Tuesday evening however we were warmed it would be a 1 hour wait due to being understaffed which we didn’t mind too much as we were...told before hand and considering being short staffed we were very looked after and the food was amazing! Definitely will be returning!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thank you for leaving such a positive review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us, however we do apologise about the long wait. We hope to see you again soon. Katie and team anchor

Reviewed 14 August 2021

We came for a meal here with family one evening this week, and it was superb. Even though we hadn't booked, we asked if we could have a different table, one more out of the way and even though it was busy, Charlie moved some...tables and made sure we had a table we could sit at in the conservatory. She also came and checked we were happy and said goodbye before we left. The staff were all wonderful, and the food was really nice. It was very reasonably priced and the desserts were delicious, we will definitely be returning soon!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for leaving such a positive review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and that Charlie made it an enjoyable one. We will make sure we pass your lovely comments onto Charlie. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 14 August 2021

This pub is really welcoming and has a lovely atmosphere. All the staff were so accommodating and friendly, Charlie and Robyn were our servers and they were both absolutely brilliant! The food was really good and reasonably priced, we will definitely be back!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review great to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to welcome you back soon Katie and team Anchor

Reviewed 13 August 2021

Came here for dinner with the family, staff are very friendly, Marion and Angel were lovely. Danielle was a efficient and friendly server. Food was hot and very tasty, would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a positive review we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us we will make sure to pass your lovely comments onto Marion, Angel and Danielle we hope to see you again soon. Katie...More

Reviewed 12 August 2021 via mobile

I went for dinner with my husband ans small children on Thursday night and we had such a lovely time our experience was smooth and relaxing and will definitely be returning with friends. We had a lovely waitress Robyn she was was very warm and...welcoming she was lovely to the children and made us all feel at ease as it was our first family dinner out since covid. Thanks again for a lovely eveningMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2021

Hi thank you for leaving such a positive review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We will make sure that Robyn reads your lovely comments. We hope to see you again soon, Katie and team anchor

Reviewed 12 August 2021 via mobile

So nice to see hospitality businesses getting back to normal. Staff were very welcoming especially chrissie behind the bar welcomed us with a massive smile. She was fantastic and talked us through the days special deal. The food was excellent and what a great price...will definitely be returning.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2021

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review great to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to welcome you back soon Katie and team Anchor

Reviewed 12 August 2021

Went in during the evening with my partner and we decided to go for the burger sizzler and the serlion steak and both were amazing! We were served by Aleighsha she was attentive and made sure we were very looked after. Couldn't fault anything, will...definitely be coming back with the family in the near future!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2021

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review it is great to hear aleighsha made your visit with us an enjoyable one and I will pass on your lovely comments, hope to welcome you back soon, Katie and team Anchor

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Yes, The Anchor is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Anchor is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4