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The Anchor

South Bank, near Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9EF, England
+44 20 7407 1577
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Good Riverside Pub

We sat at a table next to the Thames, as this pub has an outdoor seating area across the Queen's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris H
A tale of 2 bars

Firstly I see that this is listed twice. Secondly it is a very nice bar in a great spot. Thirdly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andalucia, Spain
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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.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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South Bank, near Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9EF, England
+44 20 7407 1577
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Reviewed 4 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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 3 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 4 weeks ago 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 13 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
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The Anchor is a pub on the river at Bankside just by London Bridge. They serve food have an upstairs terrace and seating and a bar outside on the river side. We meet up every year for a catch up and when the venue is...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

It was such a nice place to go too in the london sun, it was busy but still easy to find a seat. There wasn't much on the menu which did put me down, but the food was satisfactory.

Thank Jamal S
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