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The Anchor

Church Street | Gwynedd, Barmouth LL42 1ET, Wales
+44 1341 281126
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (14 reviews)
“burgers” (13 reviews)
“baguette” (4 reviews)
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Welsh, British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Church Street | Gwynedd, Barmouth LL42 1ET, Wales
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Popped in here for a shandy scruffy looking place hasn't changed in the last 30 years since I was in Barmouth last

Thank john s
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Barmouth for the first time just recently, we had dinner at the Anchor. Lovely calm atmosphere, great friendly service and incredible food. Squid and mussels highly recommended.

Thank nic7k7b
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We planned a trip here as part of our week's holiday in Snowdonia. Having been last year, returning with my partner's parents was a must and we weren't disappointed. The fish was just as fresh and delicious as last time and Dad was delighted to...More

Thank Gwen_T80
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Our little family of 4 came in here.... Mostly due to the "nespresso" sign outside, which tells us they do good coffee. It wasn't disappointing. The staff were friendly and attentive, the restaurant was clean, and the food was amazing. It was the Easter bank...More

Thank Vicky and Simon A
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Barmouth we as many have our favorite places to eat but on this trip decided to try some other places and very glad we did as the Anchor was a real cosy friendly place with great food. Will be visiting...More

1  Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I had a fabulous meal at The Boathouse (it has changed name and new owners Kim and Mark). Everything is fresh and made from scratch which is what we were looking for... I had the Zesty Prawn & Avocado Salad, my husband...More

2  Thank Debbie186311
Reviewed 31 March 2017

one of the best places in barmouth to stop for lunch. visited 5 times and always the food was high quality. good steaks, burgers and fish. plenty tables inside and with good weather highly recommend use one of the table outside with the view on...More

Thank reniatom
kimcartledge, Manager at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for the lovely comments, we appreciate your feed back

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The Anchor is now under new ownership; having been regular customers of the Anchor in the past, my wife and I were pleased to see this picturesque harbour side restaurant rejuvenated - decluttered with an exciting new menu. We enjoyed an early evening dinner with...More

Thank Mike G
kimcartledge, Owner at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

I was glad to here that you approved of our changes, and we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stumbled across this lovely little place whilst visiting Barmouth on a very cold Sunday afternoon. Being quite late in the day we wern't to sure if it was open but once inside we were greeted with such a warm welcome. Decor is stunning.. With...More

Thank otter2015
kimcartledge, Owner at The Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Mark and I are glad you enjoyed our new coffee experience, along with your choice of food

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Cooked to perfection, all the staff were so helpful. Has a nice setting on a street. The food came just right.

Thank AllThings 4
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Suzanne C
24 May 2015|
Response from Dedeknicks | Property representative |
Hi Suzanne, It would be better to book over the holidays as we are very busy. 01341281126 Regards Davina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Gwynedd, Barmouth LL42 1ET, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Barmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 281126
  • E-mail
A Restaurant that takes pride in the quality of the food it provides, using locally sourced produce as much as possible, making homemade soups daily along with Malaysian curry and Vegetarian options. Kim has previously run a very successful Bistro/Coffee Shop in the town for 25 years and, along with Mark who has worked in Pub Management they offer you the customer a friendly dining experience.
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