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The Anchor

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Church Street, Barmouth LL42 1ET, Wales
+44 1341 281126
10:00 - 19:00
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 19:00
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our little family of 4 came in here.... Mostly due to the "nespresso" sign outside, which tells us they do good coffee. It wasn't disappointing. The staff were friendly and attentive, the restaurant was clean, and the food was amazing. It was the Easter bank holiday so we were happy to find a table and fast service too. The coffee... More 

Thank Vicky and Simon A
San Francisco
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Barmouth we as many have our favorite places to eat but on this trip decided to try some other places and very glad we did as the Anchor was a real cosy friendly place with great food. Will be visiting again. Booking is essential as they cook everything fresh so prepare only what's needed.

Thank Jonathan N
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I had a fabulous meal at The Boathouse (it has changed name and new owners Kim and Mark). Everything is fresh and made from scratch which is what we were looking for... I had the Zesty Prawn & Avocado Salad, my husband had the Ultimate Welsh Burger. The food was delicious and the service impeccable. The setting... More 

1 Thank Debbie186311
edgbaston, birmingham
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

one of the best places in barmouth to stop for lunch. visited 5 times and always the food was high quality. good steaks, burgers and fish. plenty tables inside and with good weather highly recommend use one of the table outside with the view on bay

Thank reniatom
kimcartledge, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments, we appreciate your feed back More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Called in for coffee and a snack and was made to feel very welcome. The coffee was just how I like it and my chicken , bacon and avocado wrap was delicious, will definitely be back next time I visit Barmouth 10/10

Thank Macypop
kimcartledge, Owner at The Anchor, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed our choice of coffee & food More 

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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The Anchor is now under new ownership; having been regular customers of the Anchor in the past, my wife and I were pleased to see this picturesque harbour side restaurant rejuvenated - decluttered with an exciting new menu. We enjoyed an early evening dinner with attentive and friendly service with a cosy atmosphere - and will certainly return here again... More 

Thank Mike G
kimcartledge, Owner at The Anchor, responded to this review

I was glad to here that you approved of our changes, and we look forward to seeing you again More 

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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stumbled across this lovely little place whilst visiting Barmouth on a very cold Sunday afternoon. Being quite late in the day we wern't to sure if it was open but once inside we were greeted with such a warm welcome. Decor is stunning.. With beautiful lights intwined in branches over the ceiling, lovely candles & pictures too. The owner... More 

Thank otter2015
kimcartledge, Owner at The Anchor, responded to this review

Mark and I are glad you enjoyed our new coffee experience, along with your choice of food More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Cooked to perfection, all the staff were so helpful. Has a nice setting on a street. The food came just right.

Thank AllThings 4
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Having been here before we knew what to expect, but we were blown away by the food this time. We had the fish pie , steak , lasagne and burgers. They came out hot and on time , large amounts and good value, and quality . The waitress Hanna was fantastic and nothing was to much trouble. I can thoroughly... More 

1 Thank Paul E
Worcester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Eat at the restaurant last night and had a thoroughly enjoyable dinner. The food was plentiful and cooked well, my pate and the fish pie were superb. The wine was very good value and the service very good despite the restaurant being full for most of the time we were there. Will certainly visit there again when in Barmouth.

1 Thank JohnPainter1956

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Welsh, British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Barmouth LL42 1ET, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Barmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 281126
A Restaurant that takes pride in the quality of the food it provides, using locally sourced produce as much as possible, making homemade soups daily along with Malaysian curry and Vegetarian options. Kim has previously run a very successful Bistro/Coffee Shop in the town for 25 years and, along with Mark who has worked in Pub Management they offer you the customer a friendly dining experience.

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