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Crab and Anchor

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Southwood Village Centre | Links Way, Farnborough GU14 0NA, England
+44 1252 378388
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 143
    Excellent
  • 96
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food and Service

The food is always excellent with very large portions. Sometimes, if you order a drink with a meal, it can take quite a time - obviously the waiters serve the food but you have to wait for the bar staff (who are often very busy) for the drink. Over the last couple of years the prices have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Dawn P
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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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English first
Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Went for hubby's Father's Day treat. Food, service, drinks everything was spot on. Definitely visiting again. A little hidden gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had a party of 17 people to celebrate the farewell of our children from 5 months intership in Farnborough. Besides from selling Tiger beer :), my favourite beer in the world the food and service were both excellent. If you need to comment anything that it would be that the portions are big, and I mean really big. Other... More 

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The food is always excellent with very large portions. Sometimes, if you order a drink with a meal, it can take quite a time - obviously the waiters serve the food but you have to wait for the bar staff (who are often very busy) for the drink. Over the last couple of years the prices have increased considerably so... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We recently moved to the area and were recommended this restaurant by a family friend. We went there on a Tuesday evening and it was packed, although we did manage to get a table for four. The restaurant is very clean and has a lovely feel to it - less like a pub and more like a cross between a... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Only given 3 stars overall because the design and furnishing of the restaurant makes it very noisy when its full. Other than that a warning, the portions are huge! Menu is very varied, food well cooked and presented and service is good. Not the cheapest around but good value.

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We went here due to the reviews on travel advisor. The decor is a little dated, but the service was good, very friendly and helpful staff. The menu has a lot of choice (maybe too much) the food was good and very large portions (again maybe too much). We would go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This visit was different class all the way. The service was excellent, the food was so so good. It's not cheap, but you really get what you pay for. I can't wait to revisit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went as part of a group of friends on a Saturday night. We had to order in advance to make things easier for the restaurant. On arrival we were kept waiting whilst they sorted out a table for us, thought as we had booked weeks before this should have been sorted out before we arrived. The restaurant decided rather than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We went here for lunch for my sons birthday as he loves seafood. We weren't disappointed. The mussels are great and the fish in the children's meals was salmon and cooked beautifully. Quick service, friendly staff good value ( they even chased after me to tell me they had overcharged me by £3.40 and gave it back) it was such... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very good restaurant, lots of different dishes, Indian, Thai, English lovely Sunday roast very popular, need to book. Food very good, staff very friendly

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Southwood Village Centre | Links Way, Farnborough GU14 0NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Farnborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 378388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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