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Anchor Inn at Whixley

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Busy on arrival but got seated fairly quick, only a short queue to the marvellous selection of meats/alternatives to go with carvery veg. Me & my partner were so full but managed a dessert too, one of my five a day haha... definitely worth a visit, I am certainly returning to sample everything on the menu.

Thank Jenny S
Vire-Normandie, France
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just had the most amazing Sunday Carvery. Lots of choices, the deserts looked really scrummy, so difficult to choose. Great atmosphere, really busy so book if you can. Didn't have to wait too long to be served at the servery. Staff really friendly. Will defo go again.

Thank Elaine H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in for lunch when passing and found an excellent carvery meal at a very reasonable price. Very tasty meat and well cooked vegetables. Good range of beer and cider as well as other beverages. All topped off by great friendly helpful service. A delightful experience!

Thank RichardM12345
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a marvellous meal can't fault the place crispy pork crackling tender beef veggies all cooked just as I like it and what a great choice of desserts felt comfy when we came out will be back without a doubt

Thank leathal2009
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have been going to the Anchor Inn for many years now, the family always like to have a nice get-together here. There is no doubt why. Yes, it's busy. But it's flipping lovely. There is a large choice of carvery and non carvery, with help yourself to the vegetables, all served by a lovely, friendly chap. The puddings are...

Thank RBell92
Reviewed 13 February 2017

There is always a huge number of choices of mains and desserts with lots of vegetables and of course, Yorkshire Puddings. There is a dessert cabinet with 8 or 9 cold gateaux and also 4 or 5 hot puddings e.g. sticky toffee, yum! The quality is always good, the only down side is the large dining room sometimes gets so...

Thank Borntobewide
Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the anchor last evening to meet up with old friends what a hidden jewel this place is. Rooms superb warm and comfortable the selection on the carvery was mind blowing didn't know where to start staff and landlord very welcoming made for a memorable evening for all our party many thanks to then we will return.

Thank bigphilsmith1963
Wetherby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This isn't the first time we have been here and rarely is it disappointing. My son wanted to go with our family for his birthday meal. We agreed as we know he is getting a good plateful and he will eat the lot. There were 13 of us (9 adults and 4 kids) it is great value on a weekday...

Thank Andrea B
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

After deciding to meet family for lunch, I thought it would be a good idea to read some reviews. As always I started with the 1 stars! All taken with a pinch of salt obviously! Well I am happy to say they were not very accurate or helpful! The moment we walked through the door we were welcomed with a...

Thank grahamtaylor909
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It's kinda of far away so I kind of understand why food was as expensive as it was, lots and lots of older people were there and that's all of their clientele really, food was nice, carvery was missing stuffing which was a shame but the pudding was nice it was a chocolate tarte the ice cream was awful though....

Thank Beth E

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“Only went for a meal so cannot comment on rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardM12345, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We only used the restaurant, sorry.”
 of 5 bubbles Borntobewide, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get there early as this hotel carvery is very busy as you would expect from the quality foods supplied”
 of 5 bubbles gillandray2016, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure about the quality of the other 4 rooms”
 of 5 bubbles MickeyboyDoncaster, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“booking is advisable”
 of 5 bubbles charles3471, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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