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The Anchor Bar

Avenida de Las Playas | Los Pocillos, Lanzarote, Spain
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida de Las Playas | Los Pocillos, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Now a tapas bar & no longer a pub i think. Had a nice evening tapas selection with the wife,friendly staff & pleasant surroundings. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visit the hotel next door every year but always call into the anchor for a drink or to watch a match. Disappointed to see that Keith & Lorraine had gone! They were great! No matches, no quizzes, no ice creams for the kids, no...More

Thank Siddyob
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Like many others we were walking from Puerto del Carmen to Arricife and were so pleased we chose this bar for our lunch. The food was excellent, the prices amazing, and the service outstanding. The staff are very welcoming and the menu varied enough for...More

Thank lizrowley
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stopped on way back from a walk, what a great surprise. It has just been bought by a Spanish Family, that are starting doing a full tapas menu, it ids great, We had 7 dishes between 3 of us, a number of drinks as...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My husband and I called in for a drink while walking along the seafront to Puerto del Carmen. Once we sampled the delightful, ice cold Sangria and the sublime comfort of the bright white cotton covered sofas and beautifully plump cushions while watching the shoreline,...More

Thank Thea H
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Visited this little bar with very friendly staff three times during our one week stay. There’s indoor and outdoor seating and a view of the promenade for people watching. Lovely ice cold beer, tasty olives and very nice tapas. Had a very good latte and...More

Thank G1963MRsarahp
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a couple of drinks while we were out walking and it was quite pleasant but a bit more expensive than other places we had went to. Nice view over sea and a nice place to watch the world go by.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

i think the anchor has been taken over , as when we have been past it before it looked tired and not very inviting , we noticed it had had a bit of a refurb , so we decided to have a snack here ,...More

1  Thank stephanie r
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We’ve stopped off here a couple of times during our latest holiday here and it’s difficult to accurately judge this establishment. It depends on whichever staff is on shift and sometimes the service is quick and pleasant but other times can be surly slow and...More

1  Thank Helen K
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Enjoyable bar with Sports shown on TVs and live entertainment some evenings, Elvis, Buddy Holly artists.....

1  Thank SteveWinBristol
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12 December 2017|
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Response from Johnh1995 | Reviewed this property |
No sorry, he has left the building
tracy c
19 February 2017|
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Response from Onaisis | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there was no Jose there the night i visited -I went to see a family Friend Chrissy Looker sing there - it was a great night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Las Playas | Los Pocillos, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote
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