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The Old Anchor Inn

) #21 of 295 Restaurants in Dundee $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
48 Gray Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2BJ, Scotland
+44 1382 737899
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“steak pie” (24 reviews)
“macaroni” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Gray Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here with a friend on a Wednesday night and it was really busy. Staff were very friendly & accomodating. Good quality pub grub. Would definately return.

Thank Weirdytwins
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent local pub to go with friends. Not the finest of places, but wow does the food make up for it. The service is excellent too. The staff are all very attentive & helpful. Each of the four of us had a meal which...More

Thank 1966valr13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service,food was very good,i had the curry,wife had chicken melt,daughter had mac and cheese and she said it was the best she had ever had,son had fish and chips,typical pub atmosphere,already planned our next visit .

Thank stevesfam
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Visit often for lunch with friends and would recommend booking a table as always busy. Service excellent and with a smile. Good home cooked food with served quickly and piping hot. Outwith dining this is a popular bar on a night out too always good...More

Thank Janis C
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We live locally to Broughty Ferry and always enjoy our visits to the Anchor on this occasion we booked a table that we could partake of the restaurants fine food offerings. Highland Chicken being the best part of our order, substantial portions of traditionally served...More

Thank KevinP1314
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch,staff recommended food . Service was good and really friendly and food was excellent. The old Anchor is a busy little place and you may need to book at lunch time but coming in at 2-3pm it was fine. Nothing was a hassle...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

We went for a late lunch with my parents and daughter. It was busy but we didn't wait long for a table and were given a good high chair. There was a good selection of beers including Scottish beers and some cask ale. The menu...More

Thank Becki S
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Was out in broughty ferry with my husband and dog and we went I to anchor for something to eat . The dog was allowed inside with us and it was a hot day so they even got him a bowl of water wen they...More

Thank ehowett
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Had another lovely lunch food good & portions generous.Service was good however not as attentive as normal and food was not brought out all together which was disappointing.I think the menu is a bit dated & could do with offering more daily specials/vegetarian options.

Thank Annemarie M
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Very good lunch and friendly staff you are best to book as it is always busy especially at lunch time

Thank jenjen5892
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Wendy S
Do you have gluten free options?
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Steph W | Reviewed this property |
I usually have salad so not really sure - sorry.
Do you sell gift vouchers?
November 11, 2016|
Response from sarno | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I do not know, but the owners of the bar do at their other places , so I think they probably do at the Anchor.
Do you sell gift vouchers?
November 11, 2016|
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Response from PhilC1961 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, just checked with the manager and, yes, they now do vouchers. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Gray Street | Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2BJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 737899
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