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The Black Anchor

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great sunday roast

great sunday roast and service by a lovely young gentlemen. Will revisit very soon .Thank you for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Do NOT eat here

Don't be drawn in by the pretty riverside location – this is not a place to eat! The chef clearly... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Philip C
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great sunday roast and service by a lovely young gentlemen. Will revisit very soon .Thank you for a lovely family meal

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Don't be drawn in by the pretty riverside location – this is not a place to eat! The chef clearly has no idea what he/she is doing. Five of us ate here on our first day; five of us vowed never to eat here again....More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great Bar and restaurant.For fist timers can be difficult to find.Go over the Roman Bridge from the Castle side and cross the street then stop!Look left and youbwill see an alley.Look uninviting at night for newbies but it is perfectly safe.Through the alley and walk...More

Thank Tadhg L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ideal situation, overlooking the river in Tavira. Owned by British, it as a great selection of beers and wine. Mainly a British menu, serving excellent food. Well worth a visit.

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here a couple of times during a week in Tavira and it was always busy, service was very good and prices were very reasonable for drinks, never tried the food but there seemed to be lots on the menu. All UK and Irish...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Set in a beautiful scenic riverside location this place provides a warm, friendly and hospitable welcome. It has great entertainment and a relaxed environment allowing all to make new friends even if just for the evening....food was hearty and great variety - especially loved the...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Visited the Black Anchor recently at lunch time. Had a chat with owner Vinny as he hails from Wexford and we live there. After a nice beer we decided to stay for lunch. Had Fish, Chips and Peas for a fantastic price of 7€. The...More

Thank IrelandConall
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Nice bar with good food in the restaurant or at the bar. Nice location on the river. Good music regularly. Watch all the games as well.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a drink and planned to lunch elsewhere, put off by the fact it is an Irish Bar (not much prejudice - my husband is Irish!) and the fact they advertised Roast Dinners on Sunday. But after a glass of good wine, sitting...More

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We usually stay in Monte Gordo 3 times a year but made a quick visit for the first time to Tavira in June. We saw the Black Anchor across the river. I decided to check it out myself for a lunchtime coffee/port. Good measure of...More

Thank Pipeman_71
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Could I get the hot waiters number, blonde muscly blone and wore the black tshirt
11 August 2016|
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