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Little Downham Anchor Restaurant

#13 of 88 Restaurants in Ely
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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25 Main Street | Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
+44 1353 699333
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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for a family meal out, eight of us. Were given a table in an alcove next to the main restaurant, quite a nice touch. Pleasant, well-decorated surroundings. Were given two menus to choose from, general and a la carte - a little confusing, given that you could pick and choose between them according to what took your fancy. But... More 

Thank rickenbacker_al
Ely, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Anchor at Little Downham is a nice pub. The staff are friendly and always want to help, it's kept very clean and each time I eat there the good is of good quality. You can eat in the pub area, which is comfortable, initmate and more adult and there is a large room at the rear for larger parties.... More 

Thank Seany42
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Really delicious Sunday lunch. We were especially pleased with the vegetarian and gluten free options. Why can't more places do a decent meal like this! Lovely surroundings and very clean too. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Avril N
west norfolk
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We have been here for Sunday lunch several times but this time it was Saturday lunch for eight of us and two dogs to celebrate our daughters birthday. We were made very welcome indeed, including the dogs. The menu was great and the service friendly and efficient. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the meal and it was extremely good value for money.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a new makeover of an old existing pub. Now a Pub/Bistro with Rooms. Very smart and well done, good place for a party as well. Good selection of beers, and wines. Nice well thought out food menu. Has a very nice restaurant area that can also be rented for functions. Good parking.

Thank Toolbag
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. Food is excellent, service good and staff very friendly. Will definitely return

Thank Caroline D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Just returned from a relaxing weekend at The Anchor in Little Downham. We had tickets for the Ely Cathedral Christmas Fair so we decided to stay overnight locally and opted for The Anchor in Little Downham just outside of Ely. There was ample off road parking in their car park which you don't always find with a rural B&B. The... More 

Thank BrerBaby
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

A lot different since it's been remodelled. Good menu, something for everybody, and good prices too!

2 Thank PrincessJaamz
East Anglia
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201 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Visited one Saturday evening with friends. Very welcoming staff. Friendly throughout. Food was excellent. Great choice of menu. Served on lovely hot plates. Can't fault anything. Try the coconut creme brûlée it's delish!

Thank hattiee
Burgh le Marsh, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Went with family for an evening meal, the food was lovely and couldn't be faulted. However the restaurant lacked atmosphere and our waitress appeared disinterested bordering on rude. We went through to the bar after the meal and although only just 9pm they were setting up tables/bar for breakfast as if they were getting ready to close, so we left!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Main Street | Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 699333

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