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Anchor Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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$11 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews seafood mussels bread steak and ale pie pudding dawlish warren harbour wall the pub fish lovers lovely old pub west country booked a table car park chips devon broth ales
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Reviewed yesterday

went with friends for dinner.....the fish was exquisite, perfectly cooked with great accompaniments....

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Scarli_Bakes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A traditional pub with outstanding food, we visited in May 2019 and we were not disappointed at all. We were staying locally and visited twice, the seafood options are amazing. The selection on the menu is extensive, the children's section has a good variety however...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank maziejane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to book on a Friday for that night but was full, turned up late Saturday afternoon and managed to get a table in the restaurant end where there is more space around the table as we had a pram with us, very glad we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sharkey57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great meal but pricing seemed inconsistent. some meals were very good value, others not so. harbour pie at £15.95 was far too big. better 2/3 the size and a couple of quid off. biggest gripe is a Gordons single gin and tonic at £6 and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sjc64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to the Anchor many times and haven’t had a bad experience ever. The food is always excellent and the service is prompt. I usually go for a seafood dish (mussels this time - huge choice!) and have had the full sharing platter a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lovehappypeople
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called on spec... managed to get a table in spite of being very busy. Staff were very pleasant and obliging. Excellent food and beer. Try the Harbour Pie... it's enormous so think before ordering a starter. Pleasant, somewhat unusual ambience. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank daveww
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Unbelievable Jeff, you must visit for, character, a warm welcome, amazing food and a superb view, on par this is the best eatery of the week, we had mussels, roast beef, antipasto board, you could not fault a thing, I could not recommend this place...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank george5570
Reviewed May 4, 2019

We were staying at Lammas Hotel, in Dawlish and chose to come here for a meal after helpful tips. We were served quickly and politely and didn't have long to wait for the meal to arrive. All the main food courses, mainly fish based, were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Vardar
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

I had a fabulous meal with the Family. We had the sea food platter which included muscles, razor clams, scallops, king prawns and lobster to share for 4. It was the best we had eaten in this country and abroad. We will definitely come again...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Having eaten at The Anchor Inn four times in the last three months I thought it is time that I submitted a review. Very briefly, the food is brilliant, the menu is extensive & varied and the service goes a long way to match the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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March 5, 2019|
Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
We always enjoy their fish selection
July 17, 2017|
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Response from SalManela | Reviewed this property |
Parking is a bit tricky but its worth the trouble
June 22, 2017|
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Response from WINGY22579 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, you can also go by car, it's about 15-16 miles drive, find the A379 towards Dawlish. Cockwood is just off the A579 about 30-35 mins total
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