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The Anchor Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Epney, Gloucester GL2 7LN, England
+44 1452 740433
11:30 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 00:00
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Showing 54: English reviews
Cam, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The main feature of this pub is the amazing setting right on the banks of the river Severn. Lots of tables outside to enjoy the view. Traditional pub food at a good price, and a real local feel about it. Probably best appreciated in warm weather, but a cosy fire in cooler months

1 Thank Joanna C
Level Contributor
44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited the Anchor Inn on various occasions. The service is always prompt and diligent. There is a good selection of beer and the food menu is good. I've had the biggest mixed grill of my life here! I have taken the kids here and they have given the thumbs up. I've also taken mum here on mother's day... More 

2 Thank Paul H
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Visited last night and have eaten here several times. The pub is on the banks of the River Severn and has a large outdoor lawned seating area overlooking the river. It is a really friendly place and the food is always good with prompt service.

2 Thank sue595
London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

So so busy with mainly middle aged bikers. No table free outside and few inside. Yet service at the bar was pleasant and efficient. The lounge is full of cricket pictures and looks a bit battered and worn. OK if you like cricket! Turned out there was a river Severn bore that evening. Had to park a long way from... More 

Thank Harvey0010
Dursley, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

It was like walking into a pub from the seventies. On the plus side there was a warm welcome and good service. The Stowford press was very good. However the pub needs to be completely refurbished. The owners/managers should be ashamed of the men's toilets. No lock on the door and the toilet seat wasn't attached to the toilet. It... More 

1 Thank Andy M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The food here is what you would expect from a good old country pub. Good choice, great portion size & good food at a fair price. The view across the river is beautiful in their large open garden. The Pub its self is in need of a refurbishment to bring it unto date. Staff are lovely, friendly & attentive.

1 Thank Monkichops
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

A group of us went for lunch after a walk . We had been able to go in and preorder our meals at 10am ( and use the toilets) . Got back at one o clock and swifty seved from the bar , then enjoyed very good pub grub again with fast service . Would highly recommend this as a... More 

Thank louise1gloucester
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Reading other people's reviews I thought I would take my family to this pub . How disappointing , it's filthy , needs decorating and the owners want to open their eyes . Food was quick however packet food does not appeal to me . Only nice thing is the staff , friendly & welcoming . Would not recommend this pub... More 

1 Thank GloucesterGloucester
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Does what it should do. A good old style pub with a river location. We happened to call in on a Saturday lunchtime. The staff were excellent as was the beer. Our food was good old traditional pub grub that was excellent. Very tasty and well priced. The garden outside overlooking the River Severn is a lovely setting.

Thank Neil D
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We only stopped here for a snack and it was very nice. Its right beside the river which is very nice.

1 Thank JanThross

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Epney, Gloucester GL2 7LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 740433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?