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Little Downham Anchor Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
25 Main Street | Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
+44 1353 699333
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
“roast pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
25 Main Street | Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a table in here as the reviews were really good and we wanted to enjoy a lovely food with my husband without our baby. However when we arrived they were very busy at the bar and by the looks of it also short...More

Thank Jitka D
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for our works due. The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly and very helpful . Would highly recommend and will definitely be going back .

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Visited on a Saturday evening with a large group. Staff are very friendly and welcoming, it was nice that we had a section of the restaurant to ourselves. Food was excellent, we each had three courses all of which were brilliant. A great menu and...More

Thank SarcasticPingu
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The Anchor is an excellent Hotel. The Staff are friendly and helpful. The menu is varied and the meals are good. We have had some excellent Sunday lunches here.

Thank Pearl E
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Our table for twenty people was set slightly away from main sitting area. Staff were absolutely brilliant so attentive and polite. All courses were served by several members of staff so no one had to wait. The food was of a really good quality, steaks...More

Thank dianelake123
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Staff very helpful when I phoned to book a couple of days before our stay. Good parking and easy to find. Twin room beds comfortable and room was quite spacious but.... This room is located directly above the entrance, the noise from arrivals wasn't too...More

Thank JanFWB
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Nice and airy restaurant, lovely friendly attentive staff and good food. Steak is of restaurant quality as you would expect and home made burger is awesome. Although we did'nt buy a bottle wine, prices for a restaurant are pretty fair, beer is great. Overall a...More

Thank Raymond E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Excellent food and friendly ambience. Good choice for small children. Very good value for money for freshly prepared food

Thank brodie014
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Visited at lunchtime. Three adults, one child and three dogs. Friendly staff. We chose to sit outside on the patio area, although we were welcome to sit inside the bar area with the dogs. Between us we had the sea food linguine, two scampi and...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Called in today for Saturday evening of dinner and drinks very nice restaurant laid out nicely excellent food

Thank Brian B
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Questions & Answers
24 November 2016|
Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcome in the bar area, even a water bowl if required
20 September 2015|
Response from LDA25 | Property representative |
We have a disabled toilet which has a baby changing facilities within
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Main Street | Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 699333
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