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Summary

“London’s best gastropub” (for the 10th year running) – this “rammed” but “engaging” South Bank fixture is “still an exciting and exhilarating food experience” which “incorporates unusual ingredients (including game and offal) much superior to the norm”. “I just wish you could book” (though you can for Sunday lunch).

£50
Very Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Number one for pub food in London”; for the 9th year this “convivial” South Bank boozer – with its “hearty” but “superbly precise” British cooking – remains “the benchmark for gastropoub eating”; if only it weren’t “so horribly hard to get a table” – expect to queue and share tables.

£48
Exceptional
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The crème de la crème of gastropubs!”; this “always jam-packed” institution, near the Old Vic, is again voted London’s No. 1, thanks to its “hearty” British fare at “unbeatable” prices; “just a shame you can’t book”“arrive early”.

£45
Exceptional
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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Highchair,
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Yes
10.30 pm

The Anchor & Hope Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Anchor & Hope Restaurant in SE1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Anchor & Hope restaurant.
Jon W
Confident, robust, mostly meaty cooking. Go...
Reviewed 3 months, 22 days ago

"Confident, robust, mostly meaty cooking. Good puds and house wines. A good buzz. Does anyone else find it a tad expensive, though?"

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David H
Had lunch there yesterday. I struggled to f...
Reviewed 4 months, 6 days ago

"Had lunch there yesterday. I struggled to find dishes on the menu that I fancied eating, although I did enjoy what I had."

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Philip W
STill as good as ever if you know how it wo...
Reviewed 4 months, 16 days ago

"STill as good as ever if you know how it works. ie make love to the staff. Sunday lunch is the best in town."

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Nigel S
Really great roast beef for Sunday lunch, a...
Reviewed 8 months, 6 days ago

"Really great roast beef for Sunday lunch, a bit noisy but otherwise good."

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36 The Cut, London, SE1 8LP
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2.30 pm, dinner 6 pm - 10.30 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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