Valentine's Day
Feb
14
6:00 PM18:00

Valentine's Day

Join us this Valentine's Day and treat you and your loved one to our specially crafted menu. Booking in advance is essential, call us on 01206 262313.

Valentine’s Day Menu The Anchor Inn

2 courses £17.95

3 courses £22.95

Including Complimentary glass of Bubbly

 

Starters

Mushroom & Gorgonzola Croquettes, Rocket Salad (v)

Smoked Salmon & Watercress Tartlet

Chorizo Scotch Egg, Caramelised Onion Mayonnaise

Oven Baked Camembert with Garlic & Herb Crumb, Ciabatta & Red Onion Chutney (v) To Share*

 

Main Courses

Wild Garlic Chicken Kiev, Mashed Potato, Broccoli

8oz Ribeye Steak, Crispy Shallots, Grilled Tomato, Chips & Bearnaise Sauce*

Butternut Squash & Goats Cheese Pie, Sauteed Potatoes, Peas (v)

Grilled Mackerel, Beetroot Risotto, Parmesan Crisp

 

Desserts

Pistachio Meringue, topped with Stawberry Fool

Dark Cherry Chocolate Fondant and Vanilla ice-cream

Cookies & Cream Cheesecake with Chocolate Ice Cream

Raspberry filled Doughnuts & Chocolate Dipping Sauce - To Share *

 

*Sharing dishes priced as a course per pair, not per person.

*Surcharge £3 for Ribeye

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LIVE MUSIC WITH MATT BUCKLE
Sep
22
8:30 PM20:30

LIVE MUSIC WITH MATT BUCKLE

Matt Buckle, residing in the grey streets of Colchester, delivers soulful and heartfelt material that one would expect of a more travelled musician. Despite his age however, Matt has already earned acclaim in the Essex area- In both his band 'Castaway' and with his solo material. With an instantly recognisable voice, Matt is definitely one to look and listen out for.

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Anchor Annual Beer Festival 2018
Aug
10
to Aug 12

Anchor Annual Beer Festival 2018

SAVE THE DATE!
Relax beside the river at our big festival weekend, 10th - 12th August.
Cask Ale & Cider · Live Music · Food · & more!
Watch this space for updates...

Music & Events

Friday –                Blueprint – 8pm

Saturday –           Dan Warburton – 1pm

                             Clare Free – 4pm

                             Karaoke DJ - 7:30pm

Sunday -              Ben Smith – 2pm

                             Phil Maher – 5pm

                              Pub Quiz! – 7:30

 

F a m i l y · F r i e n d l y

Captain Fantastic Children's Entertainment will be joining us on Saturday 11th August for three-afternoon shows, with a mix of disco, games, magic tricks, science experiments and more...

Show 1 - 1pm
Show 2 - 2pm
Show 3 - 3pm

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Chip Shop Night
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Chip Shop Night

From the evening we will be running the following Chip Shop inspired menu...

STARTERS

-        ½ PINT OF PRAWNS £6.25

-        THAI FISH CAKES £6.25

-        BREADED MUSHROOMS (V) £5.95

MAINS

-        BATTERED HADDOCK, CHIPS, MUSHY PEAS £11.95

-        BATTERED HALLOUMI, CHIPS, MUSHY PEAS (V) £10.95

-        SCAMPI, CHIPS, TARTARE £11.95

-        SMOKED FISH PIE, PEAS £12.95

-        STEAK AND KIDNEY PIE, CHIPS AND GRAVY £12.95

-        BATTERED JUMBO SAUSAGE, CHIPS £9.95

DESSERTS

-        BATTERED MARS BAR AND ICECREAM £4.95

-        ICECREAM/SORBET SELECTION £4.95

SIDES

-       All £1.50

-        Pickled Eggs/ Pickled onions/ Mushy peas/ Bread roll and butter/ Curry sauce

 

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Mother's Day
Mar
11
12:00 PM12:00

Mother's Day

Treat Mum this Mother's Day by booking a table at The Anchor Inn. As one of our most popular days of the year, we strongly recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. Call the team on 01206 262313 to make a reservation.

 

Mother’s Day Menu The Anchor Inn

2 courses £18.95 | 3 courses £21.95

Complimentary glass of Bubbly for Mums

 

Starters

Spring Green Soup, crème fraiche

Parma wrapped Asparagus, Poached egg and Hollandaise

Deep Fried Crumbed Halloumi, leaf garnish and garlic mayo

Mackerel Pate, Avocado and crostinis

 

Main Courses

Roast Sirloin of Beef

Roast Spring Chicken

Roast Lamb Shank

All served with roast potatoes, seasonal veg, Yorkshire pudding and Gravy

 

Cod Loin, Peas A la Francaise

Spinach & Goats cheese Filo Parcel, Mediterranean Vegetables and roasted new potatoes

 

Desserts

Rocky Road Sundae

Lemon Posset

Raspberry & Elderflower Panacotta

Salted Caramel and coffee Fondant, white chocolate Ganache

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