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The Anchor

South Bank, near Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9EF, England
+44 20 7407 1577
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Great pub in a great setting!

On entering this lovely old pub we were struck by how clean it was, gleaming I would say! It had a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tony H
via mobile
Great Pub Food

we had fish in chips on the terrace along the Thames . Great food and beer came as advertised in a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Montreal, Canada
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Rebuilt in 1676 after fire devastated the area, this pub is located in a romantic and atmospheric neighborhood of narrow, winding streets, and has been featured in movie productions such as Mission Impossible.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 23:00
South Bank, near Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9EF, England
+44 20 7407 1577
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On entering this lovely old pub we were struck by how clean it was, gleaming I would say! It had a lovely welcoming atmosphere which was more than matched by the very friendly staff. An excellent selection of real ales and food, which for London...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 5 days ago

we had fish in chips on the terrace along the Thames . Great food and beer came as advertised in a very nice setting. Very reasonably priced

Thank Paolo1005
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat at a table next to the Thames, as this pub has an outdoor seating area across the Queen's Walk from the restaurant. Because it was early, we had to go into the restaurant to order, but they brought our food out to us....More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I see that this is listed twice. Secondly it is a very nice bar in a great spot. Thirdly, the food as sampled was v good. Basically a step above Wetherspoons. Finally, the drinks service is a disaster. Flat beer, flat cider and I...More

Thank TrevorB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on the off chance for food and cannot fault what we had. ordered 5 variety of meals and all were nice and no dirty plates left on the table! lots of variety and drinks were very nice too!! got a nice table...More

Thank Vickie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tourist trap if there ever was one... but does the food have to be so bad, so expensive, and service so slow? Everything was bad! The extra fish we ordered looked like leftovers from other diners' plates. Insulting to pay so much for that garbage....More

Thank nivesbaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in late afternoon for a bite to eat. Great location between London and Tower Bridges. The fish & chips were great as was the atmosphere in this pub.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Again a group of 7. The bar was easily 5 deep, and the whole place was rammed. But the food was quick to come out and was spot on. I can highly recommend the fish and chips. Really worth a visit just to soak in...More

Thank sparky-ste
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Top visit! Busy Sunday full of tourists and locals with an unusual hot day in London! Order food and got to my table in only 10 minutes! Superb! Christopher at the bar help me to get everything as I wanted it, thanks Christopher, we will...More

Thank mrdavidesvg
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Worth a stop if you are in town doing the tourist shuffle and looking for a pint and some grub. The fish and chips were good and the Steak and Ale pie was as well! Better quality food than many of the other pubs in...More

Thank Mike M
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
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5 December 2015|
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Response from Nigel H | Reviewed this property |
Why done you use your initiative and phone them. You'er in Torquay....and their number is available.
Malcolm J
1 November 2015|
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Response from billevans67 | Reviewed this property |
There is no law that prevents dogs entering premises – it’s up to the owners to decide whether to allow them in. So agreed call them before you take your dog. there is always outside but the weather will determine if you can... More