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The Anchor Inn

Lower Froyle, Alton, GU34 4NA

((((* British
Main course: £15
Food spend: £30

Excellent. Wonderful food and efficient staff. Can't wait to go again.

Sheelagh Mayes 03 January 2017
from Farnham

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Proud owner of 2 AA Rosettes and part of The Good Pub Guide's Pub Group of the Year 2016, The Anchor Inn at Lower Froyle is a classic English country pub. With experience in some of London’s top restaurants, the kitchen team add a gourmet twist to traditional favourites.

The Anchor Inn menu is packed with rich flavours and seasonal produce. Start with roast pigeon breast with sauerkraut, bacon, jus, and almonds, or Parmesan gnocchi with charred baby gem, cauliflower purée and compressed apple. Then discover the likes of red wine-marinated veal rump with baked swede, bacon, charred grillotte and thyme rösti, or halibut with saffron & tomato Israeli cous cous, caramelised olive, courgette and salsa verde.

With low wood-beamed ceilings, an open fire, and views over the pond outside, The Anchor Inn Hampshire is a rural pub with character. A selection of real ales is on hand to complement the fine food, as is a considered wine list. There’s also a private dining room decorated in a stately country-style; an ideal space for any special occasion or get-together.

Surrounded by beautiful Hampshire countryside, The Anchor Inn is a 5-minute drive from Bentley Rail Station. The towns of Alton and Farnham are both 10 minutes away.

The Anchor Inn

Lower Froyle, Alton, GU34 4NA

Contact +44 142023261

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Customer reviews for The Anchor Inn

4.2 ((((* (based on 11 reviews)
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  • dinner (5)
  • private dining (5)
  • lunch (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • business (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • views (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • value (1)
  • ((((( 3 January 2017 by Sheelagh Mayes from Farnham

    Excellent. Wonderful food and efficient staff. Can't wait to go again.

  • ((((* 18 October 2016 by Bill Main from Ewshot

    Very good pub meal, excellent service in a good atmosphere.

  • ((((* 13 October 2016 by Magdalen Teasdale from Farnham

    Delicious meal and very good service

  • ((((* 20 September 2016 by Jayne Hollin from London

    Love the food here, but they've changed the menu recently, now the main courses are 'boring', not up to their usual standard. Starters and deserts still delight. Still worth a visit, maybe order two starters instead of main?

  • (((** 26 May 2016 by Catharine Kesley from Midhurst

    Sadly from the moment we walked into the garden we knew that the place had changed and not for the better! The buildings in the garden were definitely in need of a coat of paint.
    Having asked whether the bread was homemade - it might have been but was certainly not the same delicious bread as used to be and sadly the whole meal continued in that vein ending up with my friend returning her cheesecake which was a little like milk jelly on soggy biscuit.
    The staff were courteous and tried to do their best to rectify the situation.
    We had been advised earlier in the evening that recent reports werent could but wanted to see for ourselves - we wont be returning to one of our favourite restaurants in a rush.

  • ((((( 26 December 2015 by Paul Marshall from Farnham

    The staff were great and food excellent, lovely evening!

  • (((** 22 December 2015 by Michael Foster from Farnham

    the first course was excellent, the main course good, the pudding poor. the room is very nice, what we took to be the 'head waiter' was first rate, but the serving staff were way to busy talking amongst themselves to take any notice of us. so that was unsatisfactory.

  • ((((( 15 December 2015 by Anoush Gordon from Farnham

    The experience is always positive and has a feel of informality but with a touch of luxury enhance by a customer friendly staff who are always willing to please!

  • (((** 27 November 2015 by Julie Crawford from Hook

    Great food, pleasant evening with friends, Service attentive and helpful
    Out of stock of 2nd bottle of wine requested but alternatives offered
    Restaurant very quiet lacking ambience and it was very hot in there !!!!

  • ((((( 25 November 2015 by Karen O'gorman from Plymouth

    Excellent top quality food. Served beautifully.
    Service was top line too. A very enjoyable evening spent in the restaurant, followed by a nights stay in a stunning room.
    Thank you.

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