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The Blue Anchor

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Bar, British, Pub
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83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
+44 1803 859373
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Showing 271: English reviews
South Devon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great pub very friendly staff and very efficient , Great choice of ales, wines, spirits and the music nights are superb

Thank MaggiD279
Worcester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ok for the locals, they all turn to look at any strangers and are not very fiendly. Was that the landlord,a bit worse for drink, behind the bar ? Turned round and walked out !

Thank Raykay
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only called in her for a quick pint of real ale but I must say, that pint was superb. If you are in Brixham and fancy a proper pint then this pub must be on your list.

Thank bennett_ra2016
Kent, UK
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped off here for a few drinks, whilst holidaying in Brixham. Good range of beers, excellent service. Altogether nice. Very popular with dog owners!

Thank JohnCol
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved going in here...totally mad locals but harmless..me & wife + 2 friends were entertained for 2 hours by these lovely people...my mom & dad loved this pub many years ago & we love it now..if you go in then join in...they will love you for it...cant wait to go back...😅😅😅

Thank Tony B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in this place about a year ago - it stank of dogs. Thought I'd give it another go; must have improved I figured. Wrong! The person who was attempting to serve me was obviously drunk so I asked to see the owner as there was no way this person should have been in the pub let alone working in... More 

Thank jmac626
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon a visit to Brixham today we tried The Blue Anchor, a board advertising 5 different ales tempted us in. To our horror the barman was absolutely hammered, and 3 of the ales advertised weren't available. Disappointingly there was only 2 ales on, London Pride and Doombar so not even local to the area. Even less Lagers. Sad to say... More 

3 Thank johnnytheboy63
Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Good position by the harbour and at bottom of main street.Used to be very popular. New owner fond of a drink himself and treats his staff badly. Shame on him.

5 Thank 3holidays
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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490 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I called in for a quick pint, having been recommended to come here, I was disappointed, and can understand why some feel it unfriendly. When visiting a new pub on my own I like to find a quiet table in the corner, to enjoy the view, read my map or local guide book, and may be ask the bar staff... More 

Thank k r
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Good lager Bantering Locals, Very chilled atmosphere Not tried the food so can't help you there. Big fireplace

Thank mark g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 859373

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