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US$28 - US$42
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Seafood, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Superb food, lovely welcome and great service from Nicola our waitress. Can’t wait to return to this little gem of a restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner with friends, delicious food and bevies with friendly efficient service; the seafood platter was epic!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to The Anchorage Bistro. The warm welcome from Nicola, our waitress, was just lovely. Nicola looked after us very well throughout our meal. We thoroughly enjoyed starters of scallops & chorizo & delicate vegetable soring rolls with hoi sin sauce....These were followed by mains of Fish stew & Haddock & real chips. Both meals were expertly cooked by the Chef. Our meal was complimented by a South African Chenin Blanc. Fresh, delicious and at a great price from a compact wine menu. Sadly, no room for dessert. However, a house decaff coffee & Jura malt slipped down a treat. Overall, we had a lovely meal & evening at The Anchorage & look forward to returning next time in Tarbert. Thanks to Chef Paul, Nicola & her colleague on front of house for looking after us so very well. Keep up the great work & tasty food.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing food, best steak ever in ever! And Steak n Kidney pie was drool.... Fantastic food, fantastic location, amazing team ..,

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

We had lunch for 4 people, the game pie was delicious, I can also recommend the chowder and the curry. The service was excellent, this is a great find, good value, we will definitely be back soon.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 19 October 2020

We were lucky enough to book a table in this small and intimate restaurant on the quayside in Tarbert. Only four tables due to restrictions - very cosy and first class service. We had starters and mains - everything came promptly, and tasted delicious. The...menu is extensive with something for everyone along with a good selection of alcoholic drinks too. To make it even better we found the owners used to live and work less than 30mins away from us in North Yorkshire!!!! We really enjoyed the whole evening and would definitely return if in the area.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

On a whistle stop tour to Tarbert we had the pleasure of dining here. So glad we did as the food and the service were excellent and would thoroughly recommend to anyone who chooses to dine here .

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 28 September 2020

We were staying in Tarbert for the week and passed this restaurant several times but never when it was open. Finally telephoned and booked a table for Thursday evening and so glad I did. It is only small but very cosy, especially as once inside...it started hailing and then raining, fortunately it stopped by the time we left. I like to try something different so opted for the marinated anchovies, sundried dried tomato and olives from the specials board. Whilst it was described as a ’small plate’, there was plenty there and served with a very nice ciabatta bread which we thought was homemade but the waiter said it came from a local shop. For main course I had the local mussels, which were very good, again accompanied by some crusty bread and my wife had Cajun salmon, she is not a ‘fish’ person but she said the salmon was excellent. We finished off with the almond and orange tart which was also very good. We enjoyed the meals po much we asked if there were any tables available for the following evening, unfortunately they were booked up – not really a surprise. My wife said it had been the best meal she had eaten all week. The food and service were very good and if we visit Tarbert again we would certainly dine here again, we can thoroughly recommend it !More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2020

Had the best meal in this small but quaint friendly bistro , stopped of in Tarbert while travelling around Scotland,and can truly say had the best meal the scollops where fabulous and the fresh hake was just perfect it really is a hidden gem well...done Paul Alice and their small team keep on cooking 🥘👍More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 September 2020 via mobile

We were in last Sunday when the Bistro was full. Granted there are c. 20 covers but a full house is always a good sign and we had heard this was a place you want to eat. Front of house was lively and friendly and...the food was excellent ( forgot to ask about the label for the house Merlot which was lovely). Kind of place that is warm in welcome and relaxed in its manner. If we are ever back in Tarbert we will go back .More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Hi cblevins, we can comfortably fit 22 people split between two tables.
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The Anchorage Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5