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The Blue Anchor

$$ - $$$, British,
Beacon Road, Crowborough TN6 1BB, England
+44 1892 654519
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Beacon Road, Crowborough TN6 1BB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the first time on a Saturday with some friends. Got there at 1930hrs. Only three other tables occupied. Had to wait to be seated although we had booked. Limited selection of beer. Limited menu more of a burger place than anything else. Indifferent...More

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in on Friday night with my family,bar was quite empty at 6 o clock so we were served promptly. Great food , just one minor niggle, my Cod and Chips arrived on a chopping board instead of a plate, I'd much rather it was...More

Thank the_old_fool
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had a fantastic lunch, the food was great and service was really good. Local people, please go and try it, based on today's meal you will not be disappointed!! The Blue Anchor deserves our support.

Thank clivethomas30
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Clive Thank you! We do need local support and with our new chef and new menu we hope never to disappoint. Thanks again Nick

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Fabulous steak, very well cooked. My companion had a disappointing veggie burger. The pub is relaxed and tables well spaced. We would visit again but not have the veggie burger.More

Thank Jayne930
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jayne Thank you for writing this review, all feedback is taken on board and discussed in our team meetings. I can only apologise for the disappointing veggie burger - we have removed it from the menu completely. We have a new chef and new...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

My son booked the Blue Anchor for his wedding reception and I cannot thank the staff enough for making the day a success. The food was excellent and the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was set up beautifully and the staff had worked...More

Thank Cecilia B
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello again Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It was such a pleasure having you, your family and guests here at the Blue Anchor, celebrating such a lovely occasion. Hope to see you soon Thanks again Nick

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This pub is lovely, so friendly, beautiful garden and the food is delicious with really generous portions so excellent value for money. And they do food (I think maybe all day) but early enough for me to take my son there for tea after school...More

Thank Rebecca D
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review, So pleased you and your son had a great time at the Blue Anchor Thanks again Nick

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Really lovely get together with old friends on Sunday .16 of us seated around a long table . Excellent Sunday lunch . I had pre ordered everyone choices which made serving so much easier . My husband and I had beautifully cooked beef , perfect...More

Thank Ann F
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hi Ann It was lovely to see you all on Sunday and I'm so pleased you all had a lovely meal. Sorry for the delayed response, I reply to all reviews when I get a minute. Thanks again and hope to see you soon Nick

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Tasty food and very friendly staff although the portions were rather small and prices inflated. Nearly 8 pounds for a child's bowl of pasta with 4 tiny meatballs in it !!More

Thank nanjss
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hi Nanjss I agree £8 is extremely expensive for pasta and 4 meatballs. Did you eat at the Blue Anchor, Beacon Road, Crowborough? Our children's menu is £5.95 and includes a main course (we don't do pasta and meatballs) a drink and ice-cream. Let me...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch with friends. Enjoyed a tasty roast dinner. The staff were friendly and efficient. Large dog friendly garden. A very nice place to eat.

Thank NICOLAJAYNE50
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi Nicola Thank you for writing this lovely review and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meal. Hope to see you soon Thanks Nick

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Great pub/ Restaurant. Nick and his team have transformed this place. Superb food and bar, (great Merlot). Food was excellent the other day when we popped in. Well worth a visit from any distance. Dave

Thank LordDavidOfSealand
Nick N, Owner at The Blue Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for this great review Dave, we all hope to see you soon Thanks again Nick

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Petermangfss
28 March 2017|
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Response from Nick N | Property representative |
Yes, he is but he is leaving the day to day running for the pub with the manager. Can I be cheeky and your previous experience of the pub?
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Petermangfss
24 March 2017|
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Response from Nick N | Property representative |
Yes there is a new manager
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Petermangfss
30 December 2016|
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Response from Julia W | Reviewed this property |
Spoke to the owner today and No it is not for sale or under new management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beacon Road, Crowborough TN6 1BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Crowborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 654519
  • E-mail
Description
Winter food service times: Wednesday - Friday 12pm-3pm/6pm-9pm Saturday - 12pm-9.30pm Sunday - 12pm-3pm
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