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The Anchor

££ - £££
Bondi Beach
Bar, Pub, Australian
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8 Campbell Pde, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
+61 2 8084 3145
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Bondi, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is surprisingly top notch! Menu is changed regularly, never disappoints. Character bar, great place for a few drinks.

Thank John34561
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a late dinner during my stay in Bondi Beach. The menu had a lot of enticing options and there are daily specials to consider, also. I opted to order from the special menu, and got the jerk chicken burger with chips. The sandwich was huge and delicious. Prices seemed a bit high to what I expect for... More 

Thank SaraBeth2005
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Anchor is cool. Great hearty food and drinks are tip top!! Staff are models and hip, especially the old guy.

Thank aidane2015
Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was there on Saturday night with my girlfriend. Thought is going to be busier there. In my opinion very quiet for Staurday night. Place is nice and cozy but kitchen smells there all over the place. I did not have a food tho menu looks nice. The Cocktail list is average, some twisted classics but nothing special.

Thank Lajoska
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119 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stumbled across this bar when wondering around the area we were staying. We actually went in because the doorman was so friendly (and also the rugby was on - England playing!) The place itself is quite small and you are only able to sit at a table if you are eating. Not much seating space for... More 

Thank Ella C
Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The greatest bar in the history of the universe. The kind of place that people take up paints to remember, thay inspires poetry, love, and Dolphins shearing poor excuses for sports bras. Food is excellent, highly recommend all the pasta dishes, but the tagliatelle is the boooohhhhhmmmmmmb. Ask for chilli salt (Tajin) on your beer like a pro. Tacocat is... More 

Thank Miles A
Melbourne, Australia
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The Anchor on Campbell Pde Bondi Beach is home to my absolute favourite fish taco. I used to walk across from my apartment every thursday night for a couple of fish tacos and a couple more beers in this cool restaurant / bar on the strip. It had been over a year since I had been there after relocating back... More 

Thank TheAussieTraveler
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

The bar was busy, but the food came out quickly and the service was friendly & fast. Decent beer list and great cocktails. Fish tacos were delicious.

Thank melissashary
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Worst ever so rude and pretentious definitely don't waste your money here they'll just tip your bottle of wine out and you to go away!! So bad!

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 November 2015

I can't express enough how I never ever want any person to fall victim to the horrifyingly unpleasant experience I had the The Anchor. We walk in to an empty restaurant ask to sit at a table by the window and are simply told "no" by the manager. Another group of three comes in and just sits down this table,... More 

Thank Poppy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Campbell Pde, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi>  > Bondi Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Bondi Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8084 3145

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Bondi Beach

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Bondi Beach
An iconic Australian suburb, Bondi Beach is famous for its fantastic beaches and views. Once the domain of backpackers, hundreds of tourists from all over the world descend en masse to Bondi in December ready to enjoy the "Aussie summer". Bondi Beach boasts impressive ocean views all along the many restaurants and bars on Campbell Parade. Wake up early and take a dip in the surf before walking the scenic stretch from Bondi to Coogee Beach. Stroll through the Saturday organic markets in North Bondi or grab some fish and chips and relax in the grassy area opposite the beach. For more upscale cuisine, head down to Hall Street where a range of new eateries have recently opened. Just make sure to save enough energy for the buzzing nightlife Bondi Beach has to offer.
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