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The Anchor

££ - £££, British,
Cambridge Road, Wadesmill SG12 0TD, England
+44 1920 462861
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible27%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (2 reviews)
“hanbury manor” (3 reviews)
“bite to eat” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Cambridge Road, Wadesmill SG12 0TD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for a family lunch before going to the nearby sky rider (which is great by the way). The anchor provided a good location and saw it did roast dinners. But we mistakenly didn’t look at any reviews before going! Food was poor. Took ages...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for an evening meal. Staff didn't seem to know what they were doing, had to call staff over to take food order half an hour after our drinks came! One member of staff desperately trying to keep it all together while the two...More

Thank Nikki W
Reviewed 16 August 2018

So disappointed, hadn't been to the anchor for at least 12 months, sat down at 7pm, ordered a starter and mains, starter arrived after 30 mins (was told they were busy), main meal finally arrived at 8.30pm, cold chips, warm fish and peas and that...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We visited the anchor on Tuesday 15th August. Always said would never eat here again after waiting for an hour 45 mins for our food on a previous occasion with no apology from staff. But having seen a post on Facebook apologising for service and...More

Thank janth0mas
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Attended here on a Monday evening, when we walked in there was approximately 4 other tables already occupied. It started with my coke coming out flat, we then waited 1 hour 15 minutes for our starters to arrive. I ordered cajun popcorn chicken which should...More

Thank Annonomus1201
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Obviously short staffed as we waited a while to be seated and about 15 minutes for the drinks to arrive but after that it was fine. Food was good and for the price would say decent quality - my ribs were very tasty and the...More

Thank aeronaut90
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Ordered our meal after a friend ordered hers. Her food and her children’s food came out along with my daughters food. I waited another 5 minutes and then went to the bar to ask where my food was to be told she dropped it not...More

1  Thank laurapriest2802
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Love this place great value for money nice enclosed garden,visited with friend and children Saturday early evening, although food is now up to scratch with new landlord service of food is still sooooo slow, this place could be so much better if food service wasn't...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Worst experience I’ve ever had at a restaurant. So first of all we waited 10 minutes to be seated. When it came to ordering drinks, one of us were bluntly told to wait after requesting a drink as waiter had not finished writing previous one...More

3  Thank Guest12345654
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We had a very good visit with friends, the food especially my steak was delicious the waitress was first class very attentive thank you Steph for making the visit so good will defo return, highly recommend the Steak Americano, also great value for money most...More

Thank Ron B
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Dave C
7 June 2017|
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Response from ERIC S | Reviewed this property |
No idea
Dave C
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
Laurence B
29 March 2017|
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Response from Anchor91937 | Property representative |
Yes, every Wednesday from 5pm we offer 2 curries and 2 drinks for £12. With each curry you get rice (or chips), a naan bread, a poppadum and mango chutney dip. Please be aware that our main restaurant doesn't open until 6pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cambridge Road, Wadesmill SG12 0TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Wadesmill
  • Phone Number: +44 1920 462861
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