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PRICE RANGE
USD 8 - USD 23
CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Anchor bar is a hidden gem— great location, friendly staff, well priced drinks and excellent food. We had a prime front row table overlooking the view ( book to make sure ). We shared 3 share plates- they were all great, flavoursome, well presented, and...generously sized- 3 dishes were enough for dinner for us ( a couple) Friendly vibe, with customers from kids to seniors.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 29 April 2021

Had three people and everyone loved their meals. The restaurant looks over Airlie and the atmosphere was relaxed and great. The staff were so friendly.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 April 2021 via mobile

Beautiful food and lovely view of Airlie. The staff were amazing. I had my little 14 month old and they were great with him including make sure I had a private space to change his nappy in the absence of a change table. I have...food allergies and the staff were so helpful. Great night out!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 10 April 2021

Such a pretty spot in Airlie Beach. The red sky over the ocean was stunning. We also ordered two burgers (beef and chicken) and they were amazing. I didn’t want chips with mine and they allowed me to swap it out for the duck salad....Super friendly staff and a great location! Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 18 March 2021

This bar has a great vibe and view. Meals were very yummy although a bit on the smaller side, but still very enjoyable.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 19 February 2021

The view was great, but the cocktails were very ordinary. This place was recommended to us, but disappointed with the very ordinary Expresso Martini. Tasted like a syrup rather thn liquer.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 18 February 2021 via mobile

This little bar has become mine and my friends absolute favourite place! The food is AMAZING and fast, the sunset is always beautiful up here and the staff are always so happy (which really says something). We particularly visit for the waitress Shavon because she...always greets us with a huge smile, friendly attitude and looks after us like we are her friends/family. She is a speedy little hard worker that I think any business should be proud of because not just myself, all my friends love to visit because of her! Thank you Anchor Bar for always being the best! PS BEST FISH AND CHIPS IN AIRLIE BEACH!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 14 February 2021

Unbelievable service, we had our entré on our table quicker than a fast food restaurant and it was sensational. Mains came out just as quick and tasted awesome, im blown away

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 7 February 2021

Staff were very accommodating and friendly. Oysters Kilpatrick left a lot to be desired. Oysters great but kilpatrick tasted like a bottle of Worcestershire sauce very strong not liked at all. The rest of the meal cant be faulted with the fish croquettes being amazing...and stand out, steak very well cooked.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 February 2021

not the biggest location, a bit of a local hide out. the meals were excellent, burgers and steak sandwich, service quick and friendly

Date of visit: January 2021
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Askew1988
6 April 2019|
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Response from 651darrinr | Reviewed this property |
Please book ahead so not to be disappointed, as it gets busy
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janl791
15 September 2018|
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Response from jklm106521 | Property representative |
Yes we are open seven days a week, kitchen is open from 11.30am until 8.30pm all day everyday. Thank you :)
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janl791
15 September 2018|
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Response from anchorbarairliebeach | Property representative |
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