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The Anchor Inn

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

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

Very nice service, nice ambiance -great that there was no background musak and good quality food.

Martha Leigh 16 April 2017
from London

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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 148 reviews)
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  • dinner (104)
  • lunch (88)
  • romantic (49)
  • private dining (44)
  • value (44)
  • views (26)
  • luxury (18)
  • business (13)
  • child friendly (12)
  • afternoon tea (9)
  • al fresco (7)
  • large parties (7)
  • trendy (5)
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  • ((((( 27 April 2017 by Andrew Bush from Cambridge

    Have not visited for some 5 years, but food, service and ambience exactly as it was: excellent.
    Will not leave it so long for the next visit.

  • ((((( 19 April 2017 by Robert Aspin from Saint Ives


  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Linda Mclean from Peterborough

    A wonderful evening, the food was excellent, tasted wonderful and beautifully presented. Excellent choice of gluten free options and good knowledge of above. Service good, staff efficient and cheerful. Nice atmosphere in the restaurant. Have eaten there before and will certainly go again.

  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Martha Leigh from London

    Very nice service, nice ambiance -great that there was no background musak and good quality food.

  • ((((( 5 April 2017 by Gill Twydell from Dereham

    Our 4th visit and we'll worth the long drive from North Norfolk. Lovely surroundings, welcoming and friendly staff and delicious food. The set lunch menu is excellent value with plenty of choice. It was a wonderful way to spend our anniversary after a morning in Ely.

  • ((((( 4 April 2017 by John Wells from Witcham

    Great meal, service and atmosphere, also a couple of very nice real ales. Interesting location on the New Bedford River. Highly recommended.

  • (((** 3 April 2017 by Bridget Wilson from Cambridge

    The staff anaged to fit in two more diners at the last minute which was great. The food was realy good. The service very friendly but sooo slow. Three and and a half hours for a lunch!

  • ((((* 1 April 2017 by Tiggernorfolk from Norfolk

    We enjoyed a lovely meal here. The service was a little slow and haphazard at times e.g. We had to remind waiting staff we were waiting for dessert menus and we had ordered coffee. Other diners were given wrong dessert menus and bills when they were using a special offer. However it was very busy and the high quality of the food made up for it. It is a little pricey but for an occasional meal, very good.

  • ((((( 30 March 2017 by Geraldine Larham from March

    Fantastic meal just a shame the vegan menu was so small this time as had been so impressed on my previous visit. Great service

  • ((((( 24 March 2017 by Miriam from Ely

    All very nice, EXCEPT the homemade bread, which was dry and definitely NOT fresh.
    Not really a complaint, more just a comment to bring to attention. The rest of the food tasted really nice. Great value for money, and the service was pleasant.

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