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The Anchor

Dunstable Road | Tilsworth. Near Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9PU, England
+44 1525 211404
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dunstable Road | Tilsworth. Near Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9PU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food and the staff actually knew what the food was and how it was prepared. Well trained knowledgeable staff.

Thank phillipthomas
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We’ve been here a few timers& it’s never disappointed us. The food is great & not at all run of the mill. It might be more expensive than some places but it’s worth it. Hovever they are soon to locate to Ampthill but it will...More

2  Thank chrisian_two
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Really good quality food. Lovely Sunday Lunch. It was very busy as it was Fathers Day. It took a while to get our drinks and our main course had arrived before we got our wine. We shared a starter and dessert.

Thank Tricia S
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Wow... Worthy of a Michelin Star, maybe two when Steve moves to Amphill on 3rd Aug. Food is ten times better than enything Green King can do.. I think it is fair to say that Steve (head Chef) has outgrown this estblishment.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed May 24, 2018

The last 3 times we have tried to book this 'restaurant' has not been serving food, Friday 11th May, Sunday 10th June being the latest two. The website gives completely wrong information about when food is served anyway, apparently it is only Wed to Sunday,...More

1  Thank Julia S
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

What a magical find! This restaurant exceeded all expectations and these were already set so high by all the wonderful reviews. We had such a wonderful meal, the service was fantastic, the presentation was Michelin level and the food was just to die for. We...More

Thank Cinders1990
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We live locally and have heard of about the Anchor but never quite managed to visit until now. We were a party of 5 adults and 2 children (3 and 5.5 yrs). They had a set menu which was fine for the adults, however they...More

1  Thank GimmeSomeSunLondon
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I have eaten at the Anchor three or four times now and its been consistantly excellent. I ate again last night for my birthday and had the five course tasting menu. Again, the food was phenomenal and the value incredible. Set in an unassuming country...More

1  Thank Nick K
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

There really aren't that many eateries in this area that can compare to the Anchor when it comes to the quality of the food. Food is well cooked, beautifully presented and well portioned. What holds this establishment back is the quality of the service. The...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed March 1, 2018

The food was delicious - a parsnip starter, followed by pork belly then a parfait. With the bill at £55 per person there were several items that were unsatisfactory, each easy to rectify; I expect hot food to be served on a hot plate, the...More

2  Thank SeriousTraveller01
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August 14, 2017|
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Response from Smiley1973 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not sure on that. I'd be surprised if they were not, given their location tbh
rita b
June 27, 2015|
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Response from Soppy2001 | Reviewed this property |
If you go on the website and select food you can view the menu online...however our menu is changing within the next couple of weeks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dunstable Road | Tilsworth. Near Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Leighton Buzzard
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 211404
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Anchor, Tilsworth. Great news! We've got new owners, Steve Barringer and Amy Watson, and we're now open for business! Please visit our website and search AnchorTilsworth for us on social media!
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