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The Anchor Inn

Caunsall Road, Kidderminster DY11 5YL, England
+44 1562 850254
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cobs” (129 reviews)
“ham” (30 reviews)
“beef” (49 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Caunsall Road, Kidderminster DY11 5YL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first heard about The Anchor in the Bell at Trysull from a couple who said it was a Black Country secret based on good beer, cider and cobs. They were right as I visited it and was very impressed. Hordes of publicans have visited...More

Thank colinwh
Reviewed October 6, 2018

5 decent real ales. Cobs £.190, cheese, ham or beef with ample salad. Front left hand side room, fairly empty on our visit, main bar area was full, tiny snug room at back car side was empty. About 3 kids / grown-ups sweetie machines in...More

Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Called in for our favourite tea, just cannot be beaten locally, three of us, six cobs and plate full of salad. Great cider and very friendly service. Not sure why someone could mark down for flies, it's countryside, not there fault with weather recently. Great...More

Thank SteveD007
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Either walk to this pub or drive either way very dog friendly and the menu minimal selling only three types of cob but with masses of salad , but check opening times NOT OPEN ALL DAY but well worth a visit

Thank Roger C
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The Anchor is a great lunchtime venue for wonderful cobs and a good pint of beer. Lovely old fashioned pub but oh dear......flies. Lunch spoiled by constantly having to swat flies away from the table and buzzing around everywhere. I expect that the kitchen has...More

Thank grantourismo99
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I have visited here many times, kids love the cobs with salad, fantastic value for money, will definitely come when in the area again, staff very pleasant

Thank Deanoboyd
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Really enjoyed visiting this welcoming, dog-friendly, traditional free house near the Staffs & Worcs Canal. The beer is great and the cobs - they only sell cobs - deserve their reputation! Go for the huge slab of cheese or the thick slices of beef (I'm...More

3  Thank Jesser24
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This pub is one of our favourites. Its got USP with the crusty cobs that it sells. The cobs are great and come with a choice of three fillings. Cheese, ham or beef. The salad is great as are the condiments. The pub also does...More

Thank fozzy1997
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a pub great choice of beer and what can I say about the cobs absolutely amazing with a great choice of pickles plus staff are great

Thank Martin H
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Nice big filled cobs, £1.90 each if I remember the sign correctly, choice of ham, cheese or beef with salad aplenty. Lots of lovely real ales available. Cider & Perry trail also taking place in the pub too. Friendly folk in on this visit, some...More

Thank sportybirmingham
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Questions & Answers
July 14, 2018|
Response from Lakeland130 | Reviewed this property |
We thought the cobs were smaller last time we visited which was in June
January 24, 2017|
Response from Lakeland130 |
when open but only cheese, ham or beef cobs with salad.
January 24, 2017|
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Response from DavidXB | Reviewed this property |
I think between 11.30 & 3pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caunsall Road, Kidderminster DY11 5YL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Kidderminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1562 850254
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