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The Hope and Anchor

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Bar, British, Pub
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146 Midford Road | Midford, Bath BA2 5SD, England
+44 1225 832296
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Wroughton, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited as part of a group. Sat down after buying drinks halfway through rudely told that as walkers we had to immediately vacate the seats and finish are drinks outside. Obviously walkers not very welcome.

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Thank Jeremy W
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Hold on a minute....we must respond to this review and set the record straight! Firstly, walkers are more than welcome! In groups big and small. Just drinking or eating too. Secondly, we would never insist that anybody leave to drink outside unless they were upsetting anyone. Thirdly, we would never intend to come across as rude to anybody. We don't... More 

Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the pub with friends to check that it was maintaining the high quality of food that we had previously experienced - we were not disappointed. Fortunately we had booked as there was only one spare table and that would not have seated 4. There is a good choice of dishes for all courses and they are competitively priced.... More 

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Thank Ken H
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review and we are delighted that you found our standards to still be high - we have a great team that all work hard to ensure so! We look forward to welcoming you again soon, H & A team More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the the old railway viaduct and saw that the Hope and Anchor welcomed dogs so we gave it a go. The food was tasty, well cooked and well presented and the staff friendly and polite. The desert was to die for. An excellent place to stop for lunch when exploring the old Somerset and Dorset line and... More 

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Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your "chance" visit to us and thanks for your generous review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vast carpark, so plenty of space greeted us, which was great on a cold dark night - just take care in getting in and out with the busy road! Lots of steps from carpark to door of pub - through an area full of lovely outside seating ready for the summer nights. Service inside was friendly and cheerful. Log fire... More 

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Thank PJaneS
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we are so pleased you and your husband both enjoyed your visit! We look forward to welcoming you again soon, H & A team More 

Lee-on-the-Solent
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Convenient location to meet Grandchildren and their partners over Christmas for a lunch get-together. No previous experience off this inn so was delighted with our visit. The food, ambience and service all excellent especially when it was very busy.

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Thank Roger W
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review - we are so pleased to all enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again sometime soon! H & A team More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

You know what most pub food is like? Mediocre fare at best. Well, this is in a different league. We went out recently for a work 'Xmas Do' and it was probably the best food I've eaten in a pub this year. Or any year. Great food, friendly service, a lovely atmosphere. Be warned - lots of steps down from... More 

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Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review, great for our food, and everything else, to be well appreciated! We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Happy New Year from H & A team. More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Recommend a visit to this pub. Very accommodating and friendly. Great service and food was lovely. Beautifully decorated for Christmas. Highly recommend the cod cheeks. It is clearly very popular as all the tables were either reserved or taken so I'd recommend booking in advance. I heard a gentleman say he was having the steak and ale pie as it... More 

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Thank Alison W
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review and taking the trouble to write it! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again when you are in the area. Thanks for the decoration praise! H & A team More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited on a Sunday ,thoroughly enjoyed the place. It was cosy, warm and had a friendly atmosphere. The food was amazing, I had a steak, my partner a lasagne, and the staff were attentive to how I liked it cooked and what I would like with it. The pub has a definite family feel ,and the... More 

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Thank Robin D
Ljs186, Manager at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It's so rewarding to receive such positive feedback and I will pass on your comments to all of our team who all work hard to ensure we maintain high standards in all areas. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

Bath
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Been here several times now and tried every veggie option on the menu, all delicious!!! The chips are amazing. Good service. Definitely a favourite place of mine.

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Thank A C
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! Great to get such positive feedback and thank you for your continued support. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We arrived by bicycle around midday on a Sunday after cycling a lovely route from Bath through the Two Tunnels Greenway. All tables had reserved signs so we knew the food must be good. Although fully booked we were offered a table for two in the bar area right by the log fire, that would not be occupied for another... More 

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Thank trish52
Ljs186, Owner at The Hope and Anchor, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review and we are so pleased you both enjoyed your visit. Sundays are always busy but we do do our best to find space for everyone - although not always possible! We look forward to welcoming you again soon! H & A team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Midford Road | Midford, Bath BA2 5SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 832296

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