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The Anchor

) #111 of 553 Restaurants in Cambridge $$ - $$$ , British,
Silver Street | Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 9EL, England
+44 1223 353554
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“the river” (147 reviews)
“pink floyd” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Silver Street | Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 9EL, England
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1 - 10 of 546 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you Chloe for sitting us at the most Amazing table after recognising my aunt in the restaurant. Haven't seen her in two years and was amazing to catch up over a view of the Lake and a delicious stake. Food was gorgeous and view...More

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely food, great service in a relaxed atmosphere. £13 approx for a burger and chips is a little on the expensive side, but thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank Yarfel13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have never known a pub to have such a great location yet be so incompetent as serving decent drink on tap. Beers and ciders that we ordered on tap were undrinkable, don't even risk going for a Guinness here, everything on tap was warm...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our large pre-booked party were moved twice before finally being allocated a table. All the while the owner sat at the bar grinning and claiming that he was 'off duty' as his staff tried to sort things out. When my drink was brought out my...More

Thank John3490
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've lived around Cambridgeshire for most of my life and have walked past this pub many times but it was only now that I decided to try out The Anchor when meeting with a friend for lunch. I ordered the fish & chips (with tartar...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cambridge at its best - by the river and even better on a nice sunny day. The Anchor has a really nice menu and I was really impressed by the quality of food for pub grub. I had the super food salad with piri piri...More

Thank MarianneAlwaysWright
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would give this pub 4 or 5 stars for drinks and location (great view of punts on the river from the terrace), but only 3 stars for food - small portions, overpriced, tasteless, very limited menu.

Thank thehungrymeerkat
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the whole restaurant for a party of French Town Twinning guests and their English hosts. The meals were ordered in advance from a reduced version of the Anchor's standard lunch menu. The day did not start well when we were advised by the...More

Thank neilmcross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 of us went dinner last night there, we had a best table in the house with the beautiful view of river Cam. The food is tasty and well presented, waiters were friendly and attentive, we had a great evening out, thank you!

Thank YingyingS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good pub style food in a location right on the river. Access a bit tricky as lots of steps but there are handrails

Thank jennykaye2016
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Amanda M
Is there wheelchair access
30 April 2017|
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Response from anchor c | Property representative |
Our apologies that we did not come back to you our account had been blocked and we were unaware! We have access at road level to our upper seating area but due to the nature of our old building there is no access anywhere... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silver Street | Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 9EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 353554
  • E-mail
The newly refurbished Anchor Pub boasts a sixty seat dining room over looking the river Cam, In addition we have a brand new open Kitchen, New menus, new wine list and offer fresh innovative food using seasonal & locally sourced ingredients. Real ales and craft beers from local brewers and will be open for lunch and dinner everyday. During the summer months our guests will be able to eat Al Fresco on our beautiful river terrace. We look forward to welcoming you.
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