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The Anchor Inn & Boating

££ - £££, British,
The Anchor House Anchor Lane | Barcombe, Lewes BN8 5EA, England
+44 1273 400414
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
“pot roast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Anchor House Anchor Lane | Barcombe, Lewes BN8 5EA, England
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I had my wedding at the Anchor Inn in July 2017 and am very happy with how it went. Simon, Nicole and the team are friendly and accommodating and made us feel welcome from the start. Nicole especially was a real breath of fresh air...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the Anchor about 6:30pm sat in the garden, asked if we could order food to which the bar staff advised not until 7pm as there is a wedding taking place and the kitchen staff are stressed!! @ 7pm went to order food...More

4  Thank cheryll0uise
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a friend,such a beautiful setting for a lunch or dinner.Food was plentiful and staff where helpful and If you fancy hiring a row boat for an hour,to go up and down the Ouse,the opportunity is there for you.Fantastic 10/10.

Thank William W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Lots of people at week-end. Be prepared to queue to order at the bar. I ordered roast lamb - nothing special - slices of meat swimming in gravy - potatoes a bit greasy - Ok with other vegetables served separately. Setting fine and staff ok...More

1  Thank ProfTip
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I used to live in the area frequenting this establishment regularly and had not been here for quite some while, my great memories of 20years visiting a fabulous place had been squashed by this one visit last week. We arrived down the very long (now...More

2  Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

a lovely walk from the public car park (free and no height barrier) led us along a most beautiful walk beside the river. This gave the dogs a chance to run around and have a swim before we arrived at the pub for a lovely...More

Thank peterreed13
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Having visited the anchor inn over many years. With children grand children and these days more on our own. I think it keeps up very high standards.the food is excellent and beautifully presented .the interior is very cosy and tastefully presented.. the garden is most...More

Thank johnandlesley82
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst this is in a lovely setting next to the river, it was a bit disappointing. Not the fault of the pub but place absolutely swarmed with wasps.. They had devices to try and reduce the wasps which were kind of pots with beer in.....More

3  Thank hollyhue
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Waiting over an hour for a worse than average roast. Won’t be returning. It has great potential to be good but a lot needs to change.

1  Thank Ben E
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Lovely food and great atmosphere, considerate staff fab location. Thank you Nicole for personal service.

Thank stephanie w
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Anchor House Anchor Lane | Barcombe, Lewes BN8 5EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 400414
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