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The Anchor at Walberswick

££ - £££, British,
The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
+44 1502 722112
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab linguine” (19 reviews)
“fish and chips” (43 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated by a swinging door into the kitchen so not very relaxing. The fish was overdone so rather dry, and the chips were very dry and tasteless. The wine was good. Service was attentive but not relaxed. Dogs not allowed We were so...More

Thank Sarahk8888
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As part of annual pub crawl in southwold a small group of 5 of us broke away and added the two pubs in warbleswick. This place has to be included in future crawls and worth a visit on its own. Excellent menu, great wine and...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Anchor for a weekend break for a friend's birthday. Overall we had a nice time but not sure we'd return. On the very positive side the young staff were brilliant. The young man at breakfast on Sunday lit up the morning with his helpfulness...More

Thank Liane R
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The food was very well cooked with a variation of flavours. We were lucky enough to visit on steak night, it was delicious! The atmosphere was welcoming with an excellent selection of wine and beers.

Thank niho21
Reviewed 31 October 2017

A pleasant pub with a good selection of beers. The menu is not too large with additional specials, all of which looked good, and our meals were very good. The staff were pleasant, professional and wished to please, overall service was good. Definitely a nice...More

Thank Winelover19
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We had been given a rave review of The Anchor by friends who live in Aldeburgh. They were correct. This was a fabulous lunch in a glorious setting. Service was friendly, helpful and prompt. We shared half a dozen oysters and then had the roast...More

Thank PLinacre
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Weren't intending on having a full blown lunch but the cafe close by was only accepting cash and we had none - so ventured around the corner to the Anchor. A warm welcome from friendly staff who were eager to accommodate us. Served very quickly...More

Thank BoroSeventyOne
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I went for a Fig, Rocket and Goat Cheese starter. It was a lovely light salad which I had because I had chosen my main dish which was not going to be light. It was Red Grouse breast with mashed potato, carrots and kale. And...More

Thank AlexWembley
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Team were friendly but a bit scruffy. Wine menu looked good. We had whole partridge with sauté potatoes, heritage carrots and Savoy cabbage which was very tasty. For pudding date and toffee pudding with banana ice cream. My husband had rice pudding with quince jam,...More

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We come across this place while discovering wallberswick. Lovely pub very dog and people friendly. Very nice food a bit expensive but well worth a visit.

Thank Mark G
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Questions & Answers
Ian W
21 February 2017|
Response from AnchorSophie | Property representative |
yes we do do dogs in the bar, sorry we could not get hold of you earlier. Sophie
Ian W
21 February 2017|
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Response from 0_Herlihy | Reviewed this property |
Yes they allow dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Walberswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 722112
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Situated in the pretty seaside village of Walberswick, with views from the rooms and terraces over to the sand dunes, beach and sea. A short walk to the beach, wonderful walks to Dunwich and Southwold.A cosy pub with a log fire in the bar, restaurant and family room. We have 10 comfortable bedrooms, 4 in the main Arts & Craft building and 6 garden chalets, clad in eco-sourced wood. The garden chalets have sofas and outside seating for sunny days. We also have 3 dog friendly chalets with French doors opening onto the back garden.
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