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Anchor Inn

) #67 of 417 Restaurants in Exeter €€ - €€€ , Seafood, British
Dawlish Warren Rd | Cockwood, Exeter EX6 8RA, England
+44 1626 890203
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (74 reviews)
“mussels” (126 reviews)
“gumbo” (9 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Dawlish Warren Rd | Cockwood, Exeter EX6 8RA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here. Very courteous servers, maybe a little over bearing, but they were very quiet and probably looking for something to do! Had the largest portion of mussels I have ever seen, the quality of which was fantastic. My wife was a little disappointed...More

Thank TimShegy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visted for an early evening meal whilst visiting the area on holiday. We both ordered the same meal - belly pork - but I was disappointed with mine as half of it was very uncooked fat! The other meal was fine with a lean cut...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seven of us went - joint celebration- a birthday and a wedding anniversary Good food enjoyed by all - certainly a seafood lovers heaven - service ok - it was a busy evening but once order placed food came quickly Definitely recommended

Thank Netty1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there with friends the food is average for what you pay.Lucy who served us was fantastic.I feel you pay extra for the setting.Excellent selection of beers. The wine list is ok.

Thank toreill2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here whilst riding the Exe Trail and camper vanning nearby. We wre given a good table choice. The food we had was excellent and well priced though the fish menu was a bit on the pricey side but worth it. Wine list was...More

Thank Wheatear09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal, good selection of beers including a special 'small batch' Belgian beer (superb brew) and excellent service. Also enjoyed the lively bar with plenty of local folk catching up and having a good time! All in all we had a great time...More

Thank Meguymo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant meal nice surroundings, polite staff. Great seafood selection. Nice outside sitting area with nice views

Thank johnfc65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

10 of us went to the Anchor Inn for my Dads birthday and it couldn't have been better. The food was superb and loads of it. The waitress was very attentive and kept the drinks flowing. Over all my Dad and our family had a...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a variety of food, excellent wines, and ales on offer it was hard to choose. The staff were more than helpful with there recommendations and service, which led to a most enjoyable experience. The food was of high standard, with both shellfish, and home...More

Thank garry_kneller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delicious lunch sat outside this picturesque pub. The location speaks for itself and my children were delighted to sit and watch the tide coming in, local wild life and the passing trains. We had the angler's platter of seafood, salad and bread...More

Thank TCRobertson
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
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Response from AJH51 | Reviewed this property |
The parking isn't good. About 8 spaces at the side of the pub. Sometimes we carry along the Dawlish Warren road & park by the wall by the railway.
22 June 2017|
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Response from WINGY22579 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, you can also go by car, it's about 15-16 miles drive, find the A379 towards Dawlish. Cockwood is just off the A579 about 30-35 mins total
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawlish Warren Rd | Cockwood, Exeter EX6 8RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 890203
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