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The Anchor

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A tardis of a pub. Much bigger on the inside than it looks from the front.

Well worth a visit when on the Island . We had a great night and liked tha fact that there was a... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
npwk
A great pub in the centre of cowes which has fantastic live music on a regular basis.

I have been to this great very central pub several times its only minutes away from Red Jet... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
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Aug 9, 2017
“Good entertainment but very expensive”
Jul 11, 2017
“A tardis of a pub. Much bigger on the inside than it looks from the front.”
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The Anchor is situated in the very heart of Cowes town centre and its bustling International yachting scene. Opposite Cowes Yacht Haven and just a short stroll from the Red Jet ferry terminal, it is an ideal place to relax after a hard day on the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1-3 High Street, Cowes PO31 7SA, England
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+44 1983 292823
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great food at very affordable prices. My favourite pub on the island. Dog friendly as well. Wonderful selection of good beers and spirits, all served by very friendly staff.

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

A busy pub with good entertainment but prices of drink are very expensive. Especially the wine. Needs a large chain of pub in town to bring prices down for competition.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Well worth a visit when on the Island . We had a great night and liked tha fact that there was a area for live music and areas for a quiet drink if that's what you fancied

Thank npwk
Kirsty W, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Thank you for great review we hope you return again soon. ⚓

Reviewed July 4, 2017

I have been to this great very central pub several times its only minutes away from Red Jet Terminal, Yacht Haven etc. it's definitely one of if not the most popular pub in Cowes the customer service is always good as is the atmosphere. The...More

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Kirsty W, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review, hope to see you again soon ⚓

Reviewed October 24, 2016

I was looking for somewhere in Cowes for a Sat night dinner for 30 people and gave The Anchor a call. I'd been in for a pint several times and knew they kept a good selection of beer but hadn't eaten there. Laura the manager...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great food at very affordable prices. My favourite pub on the island. Dog friendly as well. Wonderful selection of good beers and spirits, all served by very friendly staff.

1  Thank Martin1313
Reviewed June 16, 2016

friendly service, good range of beers and food, the prices were reasonable, The place is well laid out,and good pub food menu

Thank mattjpardoe
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night early on and busy but average. Came back later and it was in full swing. Main pub front of house. Bar and live music in back indoor area and then reasonable outside space with a garden bar, though not a...More

Thank Gingamonkey1
Reviewed April 26, 2016

The problem with many "Managed Houses" like this, is the Bar Staff. Kids serving drinks on the minimum wage who can't wait for their shift to finish. The Stable Bar out the back has live Music Friday and Saturday nights and the whole place ends...More

Thank Airmilesjames
Reviewed December 8, 2015

Ah the Anchor, Before moving to the Isle of Wight this was the first pub I went in while visiting the island. And what a gem, a proper pub Decent beers, decent food Great vibrant atmosphere The regularly have live music and have an outside...More

Thank John S
Reviewed October 29, 2015

A very friendly and busy pub in the centre of Cowes. Slightly more expensive than elsewhere which keeps the lager louts away 😃

Thank Dave_B_Cowes
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