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The Anchor

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The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
+44 1502 722112
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (43 reviews)
“bread” (29 reviews)
“potatoes” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Second visit here and the food was just as good. It was quite busy but there were plenty of spaces to park in the car park at the rear. We were sat at a table just inside the restaurant area and it was quite busy...More

Thank Romablade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happily after a lovely sunny walk across from Southwold through the reed beds & beach we headed for The Anchor deciding to sit inside the Bar area by an open window. The main restauarant area was fully booked & outside tables were busy with familys....More

Thank googoostick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We fell upon the Anchor by accident, but so glad we did. A beautiful restaurant and some lovely staff. The food is amazing and beautifully cooked, very good value for the money. We both had the pork belly (would have been better if it came...More

Thank HayleyE20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After dining here a handful of times I was excited to take my partner. We were offered the restaurant or the bar to eat, we chose the bar after being told it wasn't as warm and a bit quieter. We ordered drinks, no problems there...More

Thank Max C
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to stay at the Anchor very last minute having visited three times before and enjoyed the food. Everything was perfect from the warm welcome to the excellent service and the delicious dinner and breakfast. We chose the crispy salmon and Asian slaw and...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The cozy atmosphere, roaring double sided open fire and friendly welcome inspires another visit. The wine list of good, with lots of variety by the glass, the bread brought to the table is home made and the food delicious. It can be a bit bright...More

Thank Bex C
Reviewed 24 April 2018

A very good place to find at the end of a long walk. This is an old pub that offers a very cosy place to have a drink or a meal. If you don't want the long walk you can use the ferry to cross...More

Thank Alan053AU
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal in the cosy snug bar next to the fire after a long country walk. Sarah made us feel very welcome, even though it was very busy. We shared some scallops, two dishes between the three of us, which were delicious....More

Thank 111Npj
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We were 'squeezed in' on a very busy Saturday night when the kitchen was clearly at full stretch. And yet our meals were simply out of this world. My wife was delighted with the home-made Anchor Pie which came with fresh vegetables, while my cod...More

Thank Toby S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I was seeking dog friendly accommodation near the coast and decided on The Anchor. Chalet room was warm and a good size but in need of modernisation and lacking finishing touches and finesse. For 165 a room b and b I maybe expected more (...More

Thank gunnermac
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Ian W
22 February 2017|
Response from AnchorSophie | Property representative |
yes we do do dogs in the bar, sorry we could not get hold of you earlier. Sophie
Ian W
22 February 2017|
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Response from 0_Herlihy | Reviewed this property |
Yes they allow dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Walberswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 722112
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Situated in the pretty seaside village of Walberswick, with views from the rooms and terraces over to the sand dunes, beach and sea. A short walk to the beach, wonderful walks to Dunwich and Southwold.A cosy pub with a log fire in the bar, restaurant and family room. We have 10 comfortable bedrooms, 4 in the main Arts & Craft building and 6 garden chalets, clad in eco-sourced wood. The garden chalets have sofas and outside seating for sunny days. We also have 3 dog friendly chalets with French doors opening onto the back garden.
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