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The Hope and Anchor

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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146 Midford Road | Midford, Bath BA2 5SD, England
+44 1225 832296
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Lee-on-the-Solent
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient location to meet Grandchildren and their partners over Christmas for a lunch get-together. No previous experience off this inn so was delighted with our visit. The food, ambience and service all excellent especially when it was very busy.

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Thank Roger W
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review - we are so pleased to all enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again sometime soon! H & A team More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know what most pub food is like? Mediocre fare at best. Well, this is in a different league. We went out recently for a work 'Xmas Do' and it was probably the best food I've eaten in a pub this year. Or any year. Great food, friendly service, a lovely atmosphere. Be warned - lots of steps down from... More 

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1 Thank 21CenturyNobody
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review, great for our food, and everything else, to be well appreciated! We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Happy New Year from H & A team. More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Recommend a visit to this pub. Very accommodating and friendly. Great service and food was lovely. Beautifully decorated for Christmas. Highly recommend the cod cheeks. It is clearly very popular as all the tables were either reserved or taken so I'd recommend booking in advance. I heard a gentleman say he was having the steak and ale pie as it... More 

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Thank Alison W
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review and taking the trouble to write it! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again when you are in the area. Thanks for the decoration praise! H & A team More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited on a Sunday ,thoroughly enjoyed the place. It was cosy, warm and had a friendly atmosphere. The food was amazing, I had a steak, my partner a lasagne, and the staff were attentive to how I liked it cooked and what I would like with it. The pub has a definite family feel ,and the... More 

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Thank Robin D
Ljs186, Manager at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It's so rewarding to receive such positive feedback and I will pass on your comments to all of our team who all work hard to ensure we maintain high standards in all areas. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

Bath
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Been here several times now and tried every veggie option on the menu, all delicious!!! The chips are amazing. Good service. Definitely a favourite place of mine.

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Thank A C
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! Great to get such positive feedback and thank you for your continued support. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We arrived by bicycle around midday on a Sunday after cycling a lovely route from Bath through the Two Tunnels Greenway. All tables had reserved signs so we knew the food must be good. Although fully booked we were offered a table for two in the bar area right by the log fire, that would not be occupied for another... More 

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Thank trish52
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review and we are so pleased you both enjoyed your visit. Sundays are always busy but we do do our best to find space for everyone - although not always possible! We look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Large choice on menu but even more important, daily specials! Food never disappoints, and always generous. Staff friendly and efficient.

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Thank Nannekederu
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

A big thank you for your lovely review and an even bigger thank you for your continued support! So pleased you still love coming to visit! H & A team More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We have been meaning to cycle through the two tunnels to the Hope and Anchor for some time. A beautiful sunny autumn day gave us that excuse today and we weren't disappointed. Beautiful autumnal colours from the trees lining the cycle path set the scene - the path goes actually into the pub car park so you can't miss it!... More 

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Thank Chris G
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review, everyone at the pub works really hard to ensure everything is up to scratch and so it is really refreshing to receive positive feedback - thank you! We look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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513 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Since it was an unexpectedly lovely day, we decided to cycle out to the Hope and Anchor. Obviously a lot of other people had the same idea because the poor landlady was on her own, serving everyone. She did so well! Our tuna was beautiful - served with a salad and big chips. Generous portion of tuna, too. Made us... More 

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Thank Renate P
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review - it was a surprisingly busy lunchtime! So pleased you all enjoyed your food and we look forward to seeing you again soon! H & A team More 

Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
189 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome. Great choice of beers and ales. Breads and olives ahead of our meal. Pork belly was real melt in the mouth. Loads of veg . Decent wine. Great prices and very friendly service. Open fire. Good vibe. Owner was jolly. We even walked home. Good to visit. Will be back soon. Thanks guys. Highly recommended. Check out all... More 

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Thank Bambino145
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your lovely review! Great to have support from local villagers! Look forward to seeing you again soon! H & A team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Midford Road | Midford, Bath BA2 5SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 832296

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?