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The Blue Anchor

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Bar, British, Gastropub
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Beacon Road, Crowborough TN6 1BB, England
441892654519
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12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Met up for family celebration . 18 of us sat down for late sunday lunch which was absolutely lovely . Food pre ordered as so many of us which worked really well . Freshly cooked , nicely presented ? Service excellent. Board games , drawing etc which kept the children quiet !! Wonderful family celebration .

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Thank Ann F
Tunbridge Wells
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times now and it doesn't disappoint. Really lovely food; good cut and portion of beef, Yorkshire pudding and really fresh veg. Topped off by lively, cheery and friendly staff. Definitely a great place to eat

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Thank Franski
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited yesterday evening with a group of friends and the service and food were excellent. The burgers were particularly good, one of the best I've had and the staff were very helpful with great service. They went the extra mile to accommodate us with some off the menu requests for a Veggie friend and extra toppings on the burgers.... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here for lunch and was not disappointed. The lady behind the bar was very friendly and put the fire on for us as we were a bit chilly. We had for starters a sharing camembert which was really nice. My husband had ham, egg and chips and I had the macaroni cheese which again was... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have just enjoyed a most pleasant evening at The Blue Anchor celebrating our wedding anniversary. The meal was extremely good and the atmosphere warm and welcoming. The staff were most friendly and nothing seemed to be too much trouble for them. It's nice to be made to feel welcome and not just another customer as often... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

New management and staff are great as is the food and much better than before. I visit quite often and am never disappointed. Staff are very attentive. Garden is great in the summer with kids. Highly recommended.

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Thank zarnd123
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, it's so great to hear our hard work is paying off. See you soon Nick More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This place has improved 100% with new management. Food and wine to our liking staff are a little green but friendly and helpful . All in all a well worth visit we will return definitely

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Thank Langton100
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. So pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Anchor and I hope to see you again soon. Thanks Nick More 

East Molesey, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The beef Sunday roast was the worst meat I've ever been served in a pub!! It was as tough as leather - inedible really!! My partner said the lamb was equally poor. However, the vegetables were good!! I wouldn't consider eating here again, unless they change their butcher!

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Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell me about your experience here at the Blue Anchor. I've taken on board your comments and have since changed the butcher. I can only apologise for the inadequate meals you received. I hope you might consider giving us another try and please ask for me personally so I can arrange some complementary... More 

Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped in here on our way back to Maidstone. We were made very welcome. The young lady behind the bar was excellent, despite the fact that she was rushing around doing double duty as a waitress as they were short staffed that evening. The place appeared to have been recently revamped and a under new management. It was very clean... More 

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Thank Heather L
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this review

Hi Heather Thank you for writing this review. I am pleased you had an enjoyable visit and hopefully see you soon. Thanks again Nick More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Called in for an early meal. Still very impressed with the new look. Service very good and food excellent. Hunters chicken was good bbq sauce not overpowering. Hand cut chips delicious. Would well recommend again.

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Thank Julia W
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this review

Hi Julia Thanks for taking the time to write this review. Our Hunters Chicken is definitely becoming one of our popular dishes. I will pass your comments to my staff. Thanks again Nick More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beacon Road, Crowborough TN6 1BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Crowborough
  • Phone Number: 441892654519

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?