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The Anchor Restaurant

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Bar, British, Pub
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1 John Martin Street, Haydon Bridge, Hexham NE47 6AB, England
+44 1434 684227
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

see our hotel review for more info, the food is exceptional, book a meal and be wowed! Sunday lunches are to be seen to be believed, leave time to rest before travelling on!

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Thank LesJBen
Matlock, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recommended to us by nearby B&B and the food was amazing. We were travelling around on our way up to Scotland and to be honest the evening meal we had at the Anchor was the best we had all week. A bit noisy in the bar but a lovely quieter room off to the side that suited us better... More 

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Thank shelaghuk
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch reasently at the Anchor & we weren't to impressed with the meal for what they are charging for a pub in this particular area. The meat is still mooing on your plate it's that rare,so if you like your meat cooked medium or well done i would mention this to the waitress when she takes your order,... More 

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Thank John T
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Anchor squeezed us in late on a Sunday while we were completing Hadrians cycle way c2c, the meal was fantastic and just what we needed.

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Thank Richard Y
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped for food on our way home around 8:30pm. Tried two other pubs in Haydon Bridge first with no success and chose The Anchor as last resort, so glad we did! The service was fab, our waiter was very polite and friendly. I had the bacon steak off the specials, this was delicious and such good value. All of the... More 

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Thank Lauzab
Orlando
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This restaurant was a find. Joann, our server, did an excellent job of explaining the selections and offered great suggestions. Everyone agreed that it was one of the best meals of the trip. The presentation is artistic and the food was excellent. Highly recommended

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Thank Dougal70
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The meal was okay but not great. The dining room at our hotel was closed and this was an alternate choice for dinner.

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Thank Bob_Burnham
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I had the fish cakes with chunky chips and they were beautiful. Nicely presented, tasted great and more chips than I could eat! I had a couple of drinks - tea and sparkling water and the bill was less than £15. I felt comfortable eating alone as a single female traveller and the staff went out of their way to... More 

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Thank Liz0783
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Called in for mid-week lunch. Menu is not very veggie friendly but helpful staff tried hard to find something for a vegan and provided an imaginative mixed salad (definitely not your average pub salad!) Well presented.

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Thank Michelle W
Ripon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

How to start, do I begin with the good or the bad. I think I'll start with the good. This is a complicated establishment offering fabulous food, a strong menu, reasonable ale, a wide selection of spirits, accomodation, it is well liked by locals and visitors, some great service and a friendly welcome. Now for the bad, the toilets are... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 John Martin Street, Haydon Bridge, Hexham NE47 6AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Hexham  >  Haydon Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 684227

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