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The Anchor Inn

) #15 of 77 Restaurants in Melton Mowbray ££ - £££ , British,
52 Main Road | Nether Broughton, Melton Mowbray LE14 3HB, England
+44 1664 822461
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
“custard” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
52 Main Road | Nether Broughton, Melton Mowbray LE14 3HB, England
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Driving through Upper Broughton just by chance on Sunday and came across The Anchor. Stopped for food and really glad we did - the food was delicious. Starters - fish cake and chicken strips Main - Steak and Ale pie with triple cooked chips with...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Small, quirky and friendly pub. Just the perfect place for a quite (although sometimes not so quite) drink! The owners are bloody fantastic, and really make the pub shine. The foods ALWAYS incredible and at such an amazing price. Can't recommend this pub enough. I'm...More

Thank Sophieelise2
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Congratulations to Paul & Lisa for turning our small, local village pub into such a welcoming & social place to eat or drink. Having seen several couples try, Paul & Lisa have found the magic ingredient to make a success of running the business. A...More

1  Thank ekidd69
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Well where do I start?! I visited The Anchor a few years ago and the food and atmosphere were not great, but since these new landlords have taken over, the pub has turned around a whole 360'!! I can't believe the quick turn around they...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We recently moved to the village in December and without this warming, village country pub wouldn't have met the lovely locals and people in surrounding villages. From the moment we walked into the pub we felt so at home. Whether you come in for a...More

Thank Chantelle G
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Went here for a meal with friends, it's a nice pub but that's what it is. Where every you sit you can here the blokes at the bar and there were some noisy drunks at the bar. Also there was a dog wondering round which...More

1  Thank Bob_Thomas99
Reviewed 28 May 2016

One word - perfect! I have been meaning to write a review for the last 10 months and now got around to it. I came here years ago as a child and last May we decided to move to the village and wanted great food...More

Thank KatieANDSamuel
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Visited today on the way to Nottingham. Great food, very warm welcome. Highly recommended. Very reasonably priced as well.

1  Thank Niadh W
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I joined a pub full of ladies to enjoy Ladies Night last evening, and it was fabulous. The food was exceptional and the atmosphere was lovely. Well done to Simon, Chef, Lisa, Sous Chef, Paul and team. What a successful and fun evening. You should...More

1  Thank Christine G
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We wanted to find somewhere in between Nottingham and Stamford to meet up with family and found The Anchor Inn on TA. Great little find. Warm and friendly. Highlights were the owners dog (very amusing), the great service and the homemade soup. Definitely recommend.

Thank Lisa H
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Rosie W
24 November 2016|
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Response from Sophieelise2 | Reviewed this property |
They defiantly do a mushroom pasta dish that my partners had before - he said it was delicious. I believe they also do pizza breads and salads which could be a vegetarian option.
31 October 2015|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Yes this is correct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Main Road | Nether Broughton, Melton Mowbray LE14 3HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Melton Mowbray
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 822461

A traditional pub serving the finest real ales, which are sought after by everyone who enjoys an excellent pint. A variety of draught beers, wonderfully selected wines and spirits are also offered. Under new ownership as of November 2014 - The Anchor Inn now offers locally sourced, homemade and freshly prepared food. With dishes that include our homemade steak and best bitter ale pie, triple cooked chips and vegetables of the day or our locally sourced 28 day matured blackberry farm steaks. The Anchor is set in a wonderful countryside location, In of the picturesque village of Nether Broughton, famous for its public footpaths in the surrounding area. So if you are a fan of the countryside, a decent pint and a hearty home cooked meal the please come and visit. Ales served: - Ringwood Brewery's Best Bitter. (Our most popular) - Guest Ales including: Old Speckled Hen, Rev. James, Spitfire, Doombar and many more.
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