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The Blue Anchor

$$ - $$$, British,
83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
+44 1803 859373
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

New owners, only started 2 weeks ago (October 2017). We wanted good old fashioned beer food and that’s what we got. Thanks to chef John, who was very happy to talk to us about how he is hoping to continue running the pub. We had...More

2  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 1 week ago

well 16 years ive lived in torbay and the only thing ive missed about london is the saturday pie and mash i used to get. ive now found the solution go to the blue anchor in brixham and sample it from there its absolutely wonderful....More

2  Thank geoffrey b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, a nice pub, full of locals and friendly with it. Good beer, good crack, a jolly nice pub. That's about it but what more is there to want. Oh course it caters for tourists but it doesn't feel like a tourist pub, it's a...More

1  Thank R0062
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have so badly missed going to the Blue Anchor, it's all gone, the lovely locals , the beer, the food the music, for me and others it's been heartbreaking.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for a welcome pint on a mini break to the town. Old skool pub with some real characters in the bar. Pint was cold and good. Would definitely use again. Nice pub

Thank Andy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here when our usual place to pop in was closed for refurb. This little pub is right on the harbour and is very portly. Several locals in there but visitors not from Brixham are made welcome. Major plus point is you can bring...More

Thank Keef_the_Red
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Depends what you're looking for I suppose. Went in here twice and found the Barman friendly and very helpful. Yes it is a 'local's' pub but that's what adds to its rough charm. Rough and ready but loved it. Can't comment on the food because...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Twice in one day! Lovely pub, good range of beers and lagers in a great location. Great bar staff! Would have probably had something to eat but unfortunately between chefs currently. Thanks guys!

1  Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Been visiting Brixham and the Blue Anchor for the last 20 years. Spent a few evenings in here during our holiday last week, Has always been a good traditional pub, but refurbished nicely about a year ago, a nice mix of friendly locals and holidaymakers....More

1  Thank VicH2912
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The staff were very friendly and informative, encouraging us back to experience the beer fest on Friday night. We were remembered on our return and the ales were excellent.

1  Thank Jim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 859373
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