The Anchor Inn | Pub in Dorset | Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay

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The Anchor Inn - Pub in Dorset

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Seatown Chideock, Bridport, DT6 6JU, Dorset
England, United Kingdom

Matt Mullett
+44 (0)1297 489215(landline)

Cosy up by an open fire with a bowl of super fresh shellfish and a bottle of excellent wine. Sleep in one of three lovely, peaceful bedrooms

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You're in a perfect spot here, smack-bang on the coastal path below Golden Cap; the Anchor is a thriving, lively pub that knows exactly how to make the most of its location. The big sun terrace and gardens overlook the pebbly beach; interiors evoke driftwood and nautical cosiness, with open fires around which you can enjoy a pint of Palmers or a bowl of super fresh shellfish washed down with an excellent wine. If you've built up an appetite (there are walks from the doorstep) the menus will tempt you with inspiring, hearty and artisanal treats that make splendid use of locally sourced produce. Fish and lobsters direct from the beach make for the freshest of fresh dishes.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Food all day
Food is served all day long.

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"Lovely room, amazing bathroom and the food was incredible. Helped out by wonderful weather which really made the best of the location. "


September 2015
"Down a delightful, twisting, rural lane (be patient with other cars: it's worth it), the road opens out to reveal a beautiful panoramic view of the sea. The well-cared for car park provides plenty of room to park. Nestled at the bottom of Golden Cap, this is a perfect setting. Walk over the little wooden bridge to The Anchor Inn which commands prime position overlooking the sea. Recent refurbishment has retained the historic charm and offers a choice of attractive outdoor or inside seating areas. The staff provided a warm, friendly welcome and the bar menu was both high quality and affordable"


August 2015
"My husband and I stayed here on our wedding night back in May and it was incredible!! The room was superb quality and decor, bed was huge and very comfy and bathroom was huge with lovely roll top bath. The service and food was outstanding and there were lots of little personal touches that made it very special (the home made flapjacks in the room were delicious!). We can't thank the staff at the Anchor enough for making our stay so wonderful and unique."
May 2014

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Seatown Chideock, Bridport, DT6 6JU, Dorset


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