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The Anchor

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Runsell Green, Danbury CM3 4QZ, England
+44 1245 222457
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (20 reviews)
“fish” (31 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Runsell Green, Danbury CM3 4QZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Aggressive and rude, A group of six of us went to this venue on Saturday night. The Bar Staff were extremely rude and very immature. We were very clearly unwanted custom, which is the wrong way to go about surviving in a dying trade. It...More

Thank iandA3200LE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lovely family meal here. We have been here a few times since moving to the area and enjoyed each visit.

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A group of us visited The Anchor recently for one of our regular get-together dinners. We all had different meals and each one was well presented and well cooked. It was difficult to finish as there was so much good food. The service was also...More

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Our friends and us try our a number of restaurant pubs to have lunch & recommend to others. Having parked we approached the entrance to be greeted by the most fantastic display of flowering point. I have never seen such a grand display at a...More

2  Thank GUY S
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Attractive old pub with considerable charm. My wife and I dined here twice during a business trip. Hits a happy medium: reasonable food at reasonable prices, friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. Unlike many pubs locally, food is served on Sunday evenings - good roasts available....More

Thank photochromatman
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Have passed this pub a few times on my travels but myself and a couple of friends went there yesterday lunchtime. It is so attractive on the outside with all the troughs and baskets etc. We hadn't met since mid July so had plenty to...More

Thank stepdaughterofmozart
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Just had lunch at the Anchor today great food and service, the waiting staff friendly and helpful. First time here but we will definitely be back.

Thank Steve-Shazlar
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Came back specifically because they were “dog-friendly” but we’re told that we couldn’t eat in the dog friendly area because there was a family there.... Such a shame because the last time we We’re here they were very receptive. Please be consistent; some people travel...More

1  Thank Rhyming_Review
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Not a place we planned to visit, but due to other circumstances we ended up here. a nice pub inside, we were greeted by friendly staff, the menu was full of choice along with a specials board. the food was very nice and the staff...More

Thank Boothers
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s a very pretty pub with the flowers on show but it’s so much more with great food. The old world charm inside the pub heightens the expectations but the food delivers. The menu is well balanced with good selection for all. The portions...More

Thank Rodders27
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Paula A
27 February 2016|
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Response from 647ChrisS | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people with a dog in there before. However they are usually sat in the side room which is just to the left hand side of the main bar as you come in. It's quite a nice Cosey little room actually. That's where they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Runsell Green, Danbury CM3 4QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 222457
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