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The Anchor Inn

Old Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LP, England
+44 1395 514129
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (37 reviews)
“spaghetti” (13 reviews)
“cottage pie” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The Anchor provides good pub food at a price which families can afford.We visit Sidmouth basically every month and The Anchor usually gets visited as its favoured by our friends who live locally. We find the local catch specials suit us best and are well...More

Thank JBG1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really clean and well presented pub with a good selection of food and drink. The staff were very friendly and the service was good.

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a late lunch, and my husband quickly found something on the menu he fancied (liver, bacon & onion casserole), but it was more difficult for me, being a veggie. I asked the bar staff if any vegetarian food was available, and...More

Thank Pennies-from-Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sidmouth is not known for its culinary aspirations and tends to mainly cater for the battered fish or burger and chips brigade. We set ourselves the task of seeking out a restaurant or pub that served meditiarian food; After checking out the menus across town,...More

Thank jonathan m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having eaten here before I wasn’t keen to go back- a friend convinced us and again I was left unimpressed . The setting is nice enough if you are outside on the front tables if you don’t mind the constant threat if seagulls trying to...More

Thank david g
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us called in here for lunch today. We received a warm welcome from the bar man, who showed us to our table and explained the ordering process. All four meals were enjoyed and we cleared our plates, without complaint from Mum, who by...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on curry night placed an order from menu waited an hour and found out that if it wasn’t curry you waited longer a whole hour while other people were served first tho cannot fault the meal

Thank barbarah7342016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no trouble finding a table on a busy Saturday lunchtime. The staff were more than happy to adapt my meal to accommodate lactose intolerance and provided the youngest member of our party with a glass of milk even though we couldn't find it...More

Thank Northernlass481
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely post walk lunch here. Service although busy was steady and I felt welcomed as the barman, instead of ignoring me actually acknowledged I was waiting and came to me as soon as he could. Crab sandwich was delicious and the local beer...More

Thank DalyReporter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came well recommended but the food was over cooked. To be fair they were busy & under staffed and the beer is ok and they reduced the bill. Disappointing though I’m sorry to say.

Thank Andrew C
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Coralie S
27 April 2018|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes This is a very friendly place to go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 514129
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