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Anchor Lane, Lewes BN8 5BS, England
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The Anchor Inn
Ranked #21 of 34 Lewes B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place seems to get 5 or 1 stars on other reviews. We read the reviews and hoped to get lucky - but on this occasion our toast landed jam side down... Turned up for a morning's boating, which was fine, and returned at noon and were second to order food. We sat close to the bar and waited...and waited....and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to send food back as was not even warm let alone hot! Agree with dan m... Overpriced considering it is re heated food and they couldn't even re heat it! Quite dangerous really not reheating meat until piping hot (even cold food for example, the ham looked like it had been sitting around for a while, fatty and warm)... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is microwaved and over priced. Service terrible. Rooms average there are much nicer better value places to stay locally. Landlord is a prat and that's being pleasant. I will never return or do business with this man again. AVOID!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely trip up the river with our sons aged 2 and 9,we ordered our food Which was served up in 15 minutes even though it was quite busy ! The whole day cost us under £40 Which we felt was very reasonable. The staff were very friendly and helpful especially Simon,the landlord. We were just leavin the... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic day out and a wonderful sunday lunch in the most amazing setting! We even got put on a boat by the landlord himself! Great, friendly staff and efficient service... will defiantly been returning!

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Burgess hill
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the anchor inn in barcombe last Sunday for a day of boating and lunch. We had high expectations after being told about the place by friends, but were a little concerned that we would have to wait for food and boats considering how busy it was. However we cannot fault the place after receiving our food in under half... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a day out at the Anchor Inn, sat by the river and had a drink. We then went to eat a picnic in a nearby field, which was labelled a car park. The signs for the car parks are displayed with 'no picnics' stated underneath. However the over flow car park doesn't state this, the over flow car... More

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband, my parents, two children and grandson hired three boats at the cost of £90.00 and rowed up river and had a great time. We came back though and were loudly told off by the owner (in front of many customers) as the kids had swam back to the landing and were not in boat. He was very vocal... More

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Lovely home cooked food, attentive service, and a fantastic al fresco dining experience. Add rowing boats down a serene countryside river to the equation and you're onto a winner. Would not hesitate to recommend to anyone, thumbs up Anchor Inn

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Brighton
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We went to the anchor inn to hire a boat for an hour and have a lunch in the beer garden afterwards . We had a lovely experience , friendly staff , good food and hiring a boat was great fun. We will defiantly return again !

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Address: Anchor Lane, Lewes BN8 5BS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Lewes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The Anchor Inn Lewes, East Sussex

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