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The Anchor Inn

Sutton Gault , Sutton, Ely, CB6 2BD +44 1353488969

(((() British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Excellent food very tasty in beautiful surroundings. Could do with some background music in restaurant as a little quiet.

Jennie Galea 22 October 2016
from ESSEX

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Described as a ‘little bit of heaven’ in The Daily Telegraph and recommended in numerous good food guides, Anchor Inn showcases seasonal British cuisine. Surrounded by lush countryside, this 17th-century inn maintains many original features and has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes.

With a commitment to sourcing the finest East Anglian produce, the Anchor Inn menu makes use of market-fresh fish, game, fruit and vegetables. Indulge in moreish dishes like Denham Estate venison or pheasant and chicken ballotine, while pioneering flavours for dessert include chocolate fondant with beetroot sorbet and marshmallow sauce.

Staying true to tradition, the Sunday lunch menu at Anchor Inn in Ely is filled with gourmet roasts and comforting puddings. Carefully selected ales have gained The Anchor Inn Cambridgeshire a mention in the Good Pub Guide, while the wine list includes some desirable vintage bottles.

Chunky pine tables, roaring real fires and antique pictures are dotted through the dining room at the quaint, family-friendly Anchor Inn restaurant. Central Ely is a 15-minute drive away.

The Anchor Inn

Sutton Gault , Sutton, Ely, CB6 2BD

Contact +44 1353778537
Reservations +44 1353488969

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Customer reviews for The Anchor Inn

4.7 (((() (based on 88 reviews)
100% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (63)
  • lunch (50)
  • value (27)
  • private dining (26)
  • romantic (25)
  • views (16)
  • luxury (10)
  • business (7)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • al fresco (6)
  • child friendly (6)
  • trendy (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • ((((( by from Sutton

    Excellent meal as always. The lamb dish was delicious and my husband really enjoyed the steak. Friendly, efficient staff.

  • ((((( by from Cambridgeshire

    We had a lovely evening with tasty and well presented food in a relaxed atmosphere. Waitress very friendly. A bit quiet, being a Sunday evening, but we thought that might be the case.

  • ((((( by from ESSEX

    Excellent food very tasty in beautiful surroundings. Could do with some background music in restaurant as a little quiet.

  • ((((( by from Sutton

    Absolutely wonderful, our guest was delighted, food cooked to perfection, and service excellent. I often recommend this restaurant to friends and colleagues

  • ((((* by from ELY

    Good food, locally sourced and charming service. The only thing I did not like were the spongey petit fours with the coffee. Bring back the home made chocolates that you used to do, which were amazing.

  • ((((* by from King's Lynn

    Lovely setting. Terrific staff.
    Food was really good.
    Worth a look by michelin perhaps

  • ((((( by from Waltham Cross

    Log fire ... lovely food ..friendly efficient staff

  • ((((( by from Wisbech

    Excellent food and service although quite expensive, good wine list and the cask ale was well kept. Car park is very small and could be a problem if the restaurant was busy resulting in the need to park on the road. I would go back without doubt.

  • ((((( by from Cambridge

    Lovely as always. Friendly helpful staff, quick service, delicious food, nice outlook.

  • ((((( by from Upwell

    We´ve been to The Anchor many times before, and it´s the first place we think of when we want to celebrate something or have a really lovely, fine dining experience. The staff and food are excellent in equal measure. We love the atmosphere, with the rustic furniture and quiet ambience. We´d highly recommend The Anchor.
    We like it so much, my husband and I actually spent our wedding night there!

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