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The Anchor Inn

££ - £££, British,
Lower Froyle, Lower Froyle, Alton GU34 4NA, England
+44 1420 23261
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (14 reviews)
“venison pie” (4 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lower Froyle, Lower Froyle, Alton GU34 4NA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we booked a table of three for a mothering Sunday dinner . we arrived just before 7 and surprised to see some tables were not cleared and were seated next to a table with two children ( not great to start with!). the restaurant was...More

Thank Shuang S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having found this (well featured and reviewed) location on the web .. I booked up a Mothers Day "quiet dinner table for three" with high hopes ... as Mum is 88 years old. On arrival the place resembled a bomb zone, with debris over many...More

Thank PeterCowen
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of our favourite places to visit, we stayed one night in the Rupert Brooke suite. Unfortunately, the door to the balcony was broken and displayed a notice warning guests not to open as it would be extremely difficult to close again. Also, one of...More

Thank Redbaron4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are big fans of the Anchor and the team there, the service is always amazing and they are so welcoming. We had a family party in their private dining room on Saturday, and the food was fantastic - particularly the arancini balls and scotch...More

Thank aeyzsm1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been on a walk and a general drive around and decided we would try this pub as we normally eat at another close by. We hadn’t booked so weren’t sure if they could accommodate us but we were met with friendly staff who...More

Thank laurella w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub has always been in the top tier of pubs in Hampshire, but my recent visit vaulted it clearly to the top. For starters it is one of the most historic, wood beam buildings, with ceilings so low that only the shortest of folks...More

1  Thank Jeremy Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just returned from a fantastic visit to The Anchor with 7 friends. We all enjoyed three delicious courses which you could not fault and served by a very charming waiter! The honeycomb ice cream with chunks of honeycomb and toffee sauce was amazing...More

2  Thank Phoebe D
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Really happy with the lunch we had here. The service was great (very friendly and helpful waitress) and we all loved our food. There are some lovely walks around here so this is a fantastic place to come for lunch afterwards, particularly if you have...More

1  Thank Alison L
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Have eaten here a couple of times recently and love everything, the menu the atmosphere the location, Quintessentially English ...... Love it!

2  Thank Maison1832
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We've visited the Anchor many times over the years and always have had a lovely time here. The food is always top notch, a true step above pub food in general, and the atmosphere is wonderful with a really cosy setting. I had the mackerel...More

1  Thank Eva K
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24 November 2015|
Response from Simon M |
Yes - in the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Froyle, Lower Froyle, Alton GU34 4NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alton  >  Lower Froyle
  • Phone Number: +44 1420 23261
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Around 6 miles from Farnham, The Anchor Inn in Lower Froyle is a traditional country pub with rooms and award-winning restaurant in an idyllic waterside setting. Each room has en suite bathroom with shower and handmade Bramley toiletries. There is a flat-screen TV, hairdryer and tea and coffee facilities in all rooms, and the elegant suite has its own balcony with outdoor seating. The two Rosettes restaurant offers decadent fine dining, using locally and seasonally sourced produce. Close to the borders of Hampshire and Surrey, this inn is 2 miles from the South Downs and around 12 miles from Basingstoke and Farnborough. Guildford is less than 25 minutes' drive east of Lower Froyle.
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