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The Crown & Anchor

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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138 Front Street, Sowerby YO7 1JN, England
+44 1845 522448
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 23:00
Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rugby and footy shown Saturday night. Busy well behaved crowd great atmosphere. Beer and food great. Warm, clean and friendly as well as dog friendly.

Thank Notgordon
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several paths for walkers around Thirsk, several of which take you along Front street in Sowerby, we called in to the Crown and Anchor for a mid walk drink and were pleased that we did so. The premises have recently been refurbished to a very high standard but still retaining a community inn ambiance. We only stopped for... More 

Thank Pererin2014
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met friends for a late lunch and the food was beautiful with lots of choice if you didn't fancy the amazing Sunday lunch. Hubby started off with Garlic mushrooms and then we all went for either beef or pork with all the trimmings. Hubbys perfect dinner was roast pork with crackling and of course apple sauce. I had the beef... More 

1 Thank grannyhanlan
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently moved to Thirsk and decided to visit with friends on a Thursday night without booking. There was plenty of choice of tables and few dining that night but the staff were lively and friendly. There is a good choice on the menu and specials are also available. The portions are large and could not find room for a pudding... More 

1 Thank Thirskies
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Recently visited our local again (now under new ownership )for a proper Sunday roast. The service was excellent, attentive but not intrusive and our meals were very well cooked and tasty. Generous portions, reasonable prices and good quality food. Good beers too 😀 Highly recommended

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious Thai red curry served by friendly staff, Leanne and Tony in the new look Crown and Anchor. Great food, great value and so super to see the pub busy again! Well done and good luck for a successful future.

Thank Sarah
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Brilliant service and today they got a 5 star rating on a kitchen inspection. It's a local with good beer and fantastic food

Thank Steve K
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

After reading good reports of this place we headed here for a meal on our trip to Thirsk. It's a very attractive pub and the staff very friendly. We arrived at 1.40pm and were assured that food was served til 2pm, there was no pressure to rush and it was a very relaxed atmosphere. We had a nice ale from... More 

Thank carolmensor
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Enjoyed the hot chicken salad whilst my husband chose the gammon. The food was delicious and was prepared very quickly. My only fault was that there was too much meat , a whole crown of chicken and 3 rashers of bacon. On a plus my husband happily demolished half of my meat aswell as his own meal. The salad dressing... More 

Thank sarahcollinsbell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We received a friendly welcome for lunch today. The food was tasty and beautifully presented. My husband and I had sausage and onion baguettes. Fabulous Masham sausages! The children's meals included deserts and, again, were well presented. We sat in the garden with our dog - a perfect spot for lunch on our journey from Warwickshire to the North East.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Front Street, Sowerby YO7 1JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Sowerby
  • Phone Number: +44 1845 522448

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