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The Anchor Inn at Sutton Gault

Bury Lane | Sutton, Ely CB6 2BD, England
+44 1353 778537
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (21 reviews)
“ballotine” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bury Lane | Sutton, Ely CB6 2BD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favourite places for lunch,great surroundings.tasty and beautifully presented food and nice staff and all for a reasonable price.Whats not to like?

Thank beryl112016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst working local I stayed at the anchor for a few nights with my work colleague and on my return visit with my son. All of our accommodation was faultless. The rooms were clean and warm. The views from some were stunning. Looking straight out...More

Thank Distaste
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here as a late valentines meal. We had the Camembert to start (but shared it), I had the venison for a main and wow! Was amazing, so tasteful and cooked to perfection. My partner had the lamb, and that was also amazing, very succulent...More

Thank helengowers23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the very few eateries that serve 'proper food' as, opposed to the usual fare of fast or short order. Delicious!

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable lunch here during some cold weather. Starters were good, smoked salmon a little small - but beautifully presented, soup far more warming and enjoyable. Mains of beef shin were faultless: fall off the bone tender meat with a beautiful accompaniment,...More

Thank JandL9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely country establishment adjacent to the river, very good food in a nice ambiance. Not the cheapest but you do pay for quality food and we were more than happy to do so

Thank gatman0708
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner here with friends at their recommendation. The inn is in the middle of nowhere and I would not have known about it had my friends not visited before. I was blown away by the standard of the food. Everything was brilliantly cooked...More

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see Adam & Team prior to Christmas, the surrounds, food and drink all back to high standards and throughly enjoyable - thank you

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We enjoyed very good meals using the 3 course luncheon menu. There was a good choice including interesting vegetarian choices. The decor was pleasant and the service friendly and helpful. It was not quite warm enough in the restaurant area we sat but other than...More

Thank Kit186225
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Not normally ones to write reviews, however, on this occasion I felt it was nessecary. My friends and I chose this restaurant as we were sick of going to the same 'chain' restaurant and wanted something warm and comforting in comparison to the deary British...More

1  Thank Coffeybean25
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Louise B
31 December 2017|
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Response from Beth J | Reviewed this property |
You can have a drink in the bar area or outside garden area if you didn't want a meal. Lovely green surroundings to enjoy the peace and quiet
23 December 2017|
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Response from Beth J | Reviewed this property |
There is an outside seating area but not sure they would be allowed inside
Kay W
14 October 2017|
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Response from Beth J | Reviewed this property |
Best to call up for the menu as it has seasonal changes but a well thought out menu and variety
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$82
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bury Lane | Sutton, Ely CB6 2BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 778537
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