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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Sadly the Anchor has now closed. It will not reopen as a pub. A great loss to the village as the Forge Hammer is now the only pub open every day. The Jovial Colliers is open Thursday to Sunday only. The Royal Spring outside the village is open every day.

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4 Thank davestat68
swad
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

This is definitely the cleanest country pub I have ever been in. The staff are great and very friendly but the food let it down for me. I had a roast beef dinner which was not up to scratch while rest of the family chose meals from the menu which they all enjoyed. Would return but not for a meal.

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Thank wendy s
Crayford, Kent
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I've stayed at The Anchor numerous times over the past three years or so both with my son and on my own when visiting to fish the local River Wye. I've always found it to be be friendly, clean, comfortable and recently had one of the best steaks I've ever had. The homemade pies have also got to be tried.... More 

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1 Thank BillW2
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

The Anchor is easily the best pub in Lydbrook. There is always one real ale on offer, rotated regularly. Bar food is available, and the restaurant has a more extensive menu. Accomodation is available in en suite rooms. The pub has a pretty garden in the middle of the beautiful Forest of Dean.

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Thank davestat68
Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Lovely, clean and tidy bedroom, breakfast was very nice - the proprietor was a man of very few words - I had to ask for all the details of times of breakfast, when to pay etc. Perhaps he didn't want to put any pressure on us! Our son booked the room for us by phone and no deposit was required... More 

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1 Thank Jean H
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

I have spent alot of my childhood years in here with my parents. Anyway, we always used to come here for food and never once did we have any complaints. Alan was always very accomodating and always so friendly. The food was good. We came here quite a while ago and have to say the food is to the same... More 

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4 Thank thetongies
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We recently went to a private party at the Anchor. A hot and cold buffett was prepared by the Landlord, Alan. The food was excellent and honestly one of the best buffets I have had. Could not find fault with anything. The staff were welcoming, particularly Erja, the landlady and the facilities were very good. We did not stay there... More 

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2 Thank Michael C
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2012

In my opinion easily the best pub in Lydbrook. Normally one real ale available, rotated so impossible to say what at any time. Very good food, cooked by the landlord. Closed Tuesdays. Lovely garden. Very friendly pub.

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2 Thank Dave S
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Advertised as real ales and homemade pies. Only Ale was off when I visited. Local couple in the bar having a conversation with the landlady; no effort to welcome me. Had 1 drink (lager) and left woithout eating. Not sure of their opening hours either. I went on a Thursday: they were closed at 12 noon but open when I... More 

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Address: Lower Lydbrook, Lydbrook GL17 9NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forest of Dean > Lydbrook
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Number of rooms: 5

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