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The Blue Anchor

$$ - $$$, British,
83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
+44 1803 859373
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
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1 - 10 of 280 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Depends what you're looking for I suppose. Went in here twice and found the Barman friendly and very helpful. Yes it is a 'local's' pub but that's what adds to its rough charm. Rough and ready but loved it. Can't comment on the food because...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Twice in one day! Lovely pub, good range of beers and lagers in a great location. Great bar staff! Would have probably had something to eat but unfortunately between chefs currently. Thanks guys!

1  Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been visiting Brixham and the Blue Anchor for the last 20 years. Spent a few evenings in here during our holiday last week, Has always been a good traditional pub, but refurbished nicely about a year ago, a nice mix of friendly locals and holidaymakers....More

1  Thank VicH2912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly and informative, encouraging us back to experience the beer fest on Friday night. We were remembered on our return and the ales were excellent.

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here one damp evening in August and was surprised at the charm of the place.The staff were attentive and cheerful and the place had a relaxed atmosphere.The toilets were spotless and the music was great.Not the cheapest place to drink but well worth...More

1  Thank Lezthomas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been here for a couple of years, that was good then because the music was good and still is apparently. But this visit was different something was missing. No greeting when walking in and being served, not made to feel welcome. A few holiday...More

1  Thank trevore415
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat. Very friendly bar, owner more than welcoming. Nice pint of Pride. Limited but cheap menu, I had rib eye with chips, and mushroom and tomatoes for £10. Later there was a live band who were excellent and got...More

1  Thank AnthonyMcNulty
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Popped last saturday for a couple of pints. Not too chatty but didnt mind that. The beer was excellent. But the guy behind the bar looked a bit unwell. Didnt stop for food but the pints went down well lol

1  Thank shorty1954
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Went here on a lunchtime hardly any choice on menu, think new owners from the previous year. such a shame such a lovely location on harbour. Don't think we will visit again

Thank Muddydd
Reviewed 2 June 2017

What a joke!!!! Drunken landlord who is rude and insulting... Spanish barman no manners, needs a few lessons on politeness. Claims he is the manager.. Haha another joke..!!! Only good thing going for this place are the locals.. The brewery Punch need to get rid...More

1  Thank watson6911
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Fore Street, Brixham TQ5 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 859373
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