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Anchor Inn

Dawlish Warren Rd | Cockwood, Exeter EX6 8RA, England
+44 1626 890203
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (88 reviews)
“mussels” (122 reviews)
“shell fish” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dawlish Warren Rd | Cockwood, Exeter EX6 8RA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an excellent fish menu, but the portions were so generous that we were unable to finish them. If you're having the fabulous fish pie, for instance, you won't need a starter! That was my mistake! Excellent service.

Thank Wanderwarden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for a pint before our weekend stay in Dawlish. I was last here around 15-16 years ago as a 17-18 year old. An old pub with a lovely feel. Nice nautical theme throughout. Friendly in a lovely quiet location. Nice real ales.

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great old fashioned pub by the water, tide out today. Specialises in fish. Hubby had the crab soup with Brandy. Followed by Indian mussels. For me the fish pie. Beautiful but it defeated me. Finished our drinks sat outside watching the world go by. Extensive...More

Thank Janeyjou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went into this place on the way home from a walk. We went to sit at a table that a member of staff was laying with cutlery. She snapped at us saying you can't sit here go and find another table. Very rude young lady...More

1  Thank Angela M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried this place whilst on holiday in Dawlish. Had a two course lunch could not manage dessert which was a shame as looked good. We had mushrooms in garlic with bread to start huge portion very nice then I had gammon which was lovely and...More

Thank v-essex
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having just written a bad review for an establishment nearby I only thought it fair I leave a review for you. I am from Devon & have driven past the Anchor so many times & just wrote it off as a small local pub. WRONG....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Have visited the anchor many times over the last 30 years and have always had a great time. The menu is great, the good is delicious and the staff very friendly who cannot do enough to accommodate your wishes. Really lovely building inside and out....More

Thank justin a a
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

As lovers of sea food it's great to go to this lovely pub Extensive seafood menu in addition to meat and poultry with a comprehensive selection of mussel dishes Great service of well cooked, nicely presented and generous portions External seating in front of the...More

Thank Maxiesan
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, good beer/drinks selection and good service. All starters were varied and of good quality, main courses were good portions and did not disappoint. All thought it was excellent. Pub has lovely feel to it - pity we live so far away!

Thank NCBlaker
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Booked, got the perfect welcome, perfect table [101] everything on the menu is good, service [by a young lady who was soon off to uni to do adventure activities studies?] was fantastic [thank-you] we'll be back, you should visit!

Thank Herb-Appeal
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17 July 2017|
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Response from SalManela | Reviewed this property |
Parking is a bit tricky but its worth the trouble
22 June 2017|
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Response from WINGY22579 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, you can also go by car, it's about 15-16 miles drive, find the A379 towards Dawlish. Cockwood is just off the A579 about 30-35 mins total
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawlish Warren Rd | Cockwood, Exeter EX6 8RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 890203
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