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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time we have ever stayed on our own coastline did we enjoy it, we loved it. The Anchor Hotel were very welcoming on a really dreary day, our room for us and our 3 Hungarian Vizsla's was very well heated clean and very comfortable. We stayed for 2 nights the breakfast and evening meals were first class and nothing...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the Anchor pub for bonfire night in Walberswick and we had such good fun. Lovely atmosphere, great food and the staff are lovely. We had a quick bit of fish and chips which were a treat. The dog was welcome too

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Thank penny4dg
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a treat to return to the Anchor, great wine list, for Suffolk, and I must recommend the John Forrest 2007 Syrah, we had the pleasure of meeting the niece of the man who produces this fine drop!! We ordered soups, halloumi fries, meat deli platter and 1/2 doz oysters to share and start. For mains, ox cheek and mushroom...

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Thank 0_Herlihy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic evening had by all at the tuck shop! Great atmosphere and polite and happy staff. Christmas turkey roast was the best I've had by far and plenty of complimentary mulled wine poured:) dj Ben played some great tracks which had us all dancing most of the evening! Will certainly be back next year!! Well done luke..fantastic job:)

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Thank Marie R
Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmospheric Inn with loads of character. Food and wine excellent although on the higher price scale (should have read previous feedback comments!) Room 1 was the double/twin aspect. Large and spotless. However, metal carpet join had a few protruding nails which ruined my tights The beds/mattresses were excessively firm which totally prevented a good nights sleep - in fact my...

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Thank rhami01
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Booked overnight stay based on reviews. Room was comfortable but dated. Restaurant staff knowledgeable,large wine choice but expensive. Choose cod with mustard crust for main, big mistake,chef should try eating this dish, the mustard overwhelmed the whole dish. This venue needs to decide if it's a pub with food and accommodation or a restaurant with a well stocked bar, as...

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Thank Adrian S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We booked a two night stay here for my wife's birthday as we had been here many times before but just for drinks and snacks.this place did not disappoint everything was so professionally done by extremely friendly staff the room and the food were excellent.

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Thank Peter S
london
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Our neighbours are regulars here so we thought we would try it. The garden room we stayed in was very spacious with big twin beds and a sofa. The bathroom was fine but could do with touching up, for example the bath plug was broken from its chain. The food was wonderful. The full breakfast kept you going all day...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Close to the marshes and pebbly beach THE ANCHOR is at the heart of the pretty village of Walberswick. There’s a whole variety bird life and great walks along the shore. You can also visit St. Andrew’s church and explore the surrounding countryside. After a warm welcome I found my room spacious, comfortable and nicely furnished, with views across to...

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Bandol, France
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here and were extremely comfortable. It is situated in a charming village with walks by the sea. The menu was good and the food excellent. Comfortable bar and dining room with plenty of room. We were very impressed and the staff were friendly and efficient.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A village pub with a difference. Our addiction to fresh, top quality, locally sourced where possible produce, combined with a thirst for excellence have evolved into what has been described as a "must go to place on the Suffolk coast." Our approach to food is robust; we want to put on each plate satisfying combinations of flavours and textures. We have a good range of characterful draught beers, and numerous world class bottled beers, organic soft drinks and over 150 drop dead lovely wines from some of the earth’s most inspired winemakers. We offer the same menu throughout, with more formal Restaurant dining on a bookings basis and more relaxed walk-ins, in the Bar. We also have seating for 150 outside on three terraces, with table service available for those warmer days. Our renovated flint barn is a highly versatile space, equipped with a drop-down screen and a projector, ideal for business meetings, strategy reviews, team building exercises, corporate training, presentations, film showings or private parties to mention just a few of its uses. It has been put to good use in the cause of village based charity fund raising projects as well as providing the theatre for Food Safari events, cask beer festivals and the Aldebrough Doc. Fest. fringe event weekend November 2011. Free time relaxation can include everything from Golf at several well established Courses, to Horse Riding at Bramfield Equestrian Centre, Sky Diving for all levels at Beccels, Aromatherapy in walking distance or sea fishing of Walberswick Coast with Mark Felton. Beer Academy and WSCT (Wine and Spirits) educational courses are available by arrangement. Our Hotel Accommodation: We have just undergone a thorough renovation of our Now Cedar Clad Chalets, enhancing the environment in which to enjoy the Sea View. We offer 10 rooms in total, 6 spacious en suite room garden chalets, as well as several room options in the main building. All the rooms have a large flat screen TV, with Freeview and IPod Alarm Clock docking Stations. Ample free parking is provided with direct access to the beach, Dunwich Forest or the Marshes. RSPB Minsmere, Southwold and Aldeburgh are all close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Anchor

Address: The Street, Walberswick IP18 6UA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Walberswick
Price Range: $175 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 1 - but watch out for the metal nails. Not suitable for wheelchair disabled”
 of 5 bubbles rhami01, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main building with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles I7412GVpeters, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room, if you are a light sleeper. There was some noise.”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaS64, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best room has a view over the sea but the garden chalets are really warm comfortable and huge!”
 of 5 bubbles LoopyHope, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We only stayed in the garden rooms which were very private and quiet, until we got there!”
 of 5 bubbles KH3000, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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