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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

You can get a reasonable meal here but take it for what it is. It's a bit tired yes and quite honestly the ladies toilet needed a bloody good clean but we had 2 or 3 courses each. There were 5 of us and the...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 17 February 2020 via mobile

I visited the Anchor early afternoon for a drink and a snack. The lady behind the bar was friendly and chatty. Bearing in mind the time there were a few people there. There are lots of different places to sit and I got a chair...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020

Popped in for a drink today with family and was surprised to see how run down and dusty the interior was. Pub needs a good clean.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 4 February 2020 via mobile

This was an after-work drink, so fairly early evening. The pub had a reasonable number of customers, several families with young children were dining. On the plus side the atmosphere is quite friendly and seating is comfortable. We studied the 2for1 menu which offered a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 January 2020

As the title says, Friday night 2 for £20, 2 very nicely cook steaks,good portion sizes, rump and a sirloin, chips, onion rings, grilled tomato and peas, a bottle of Hardy’s wine, great. Can’t go wrong. Nice atmosphere, warm pub(January) didn’t felt rushed as some...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 14 November 2019

Me my husband and our children visited for sunday dinner. The food was great and the kids were happy. The waitresses were friendly and the service was good too. Highly recommend nearly all meals are 2for1 and the sunday dinners were 2 for £12 i...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 7 November 2019

Restaurant not open. Had to dine in the bar this evening. Have recently returned after long absence due to poor service but seems it’s going down hill again. Absolutely no ambiance. Marstons don’t seem to care about the condition of the place. Needs refurbishing. Lack...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 21 October 2019

Called in on Sunday evening for a meal after having had a disappointing experience in another local establishment the previous evening. We both had the Sunday roast and were pleasantly surprised with the amount of food and quality despite the meals being 2 for £12....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 15 October 2019 via mobile

Popped in for dinner, on a cold Monday evening. Excellent service friendly staff and great food. Great deals on the menu 2 for 1. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 14 October 2019

Very disappointed had visited the previous week and food was lovely, nice and hot and looked nice, unfortunately it was a different chef when I returned and the food was awful. Couldnt eat it, didn't even look appetising, staff were friendly, but as they go...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Is his nickname Big Frank as yes he pops in for a pint lunchtimes.
7 June 2017|
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Response from Dan C |
Hi this was a beefeater many years ago but now is a Marston's two for one pub
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    How is Anchor Wadesmill rated?
    Anchor Wadesmill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5