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.
SAVE THE DATE!
Relax beside the river at our big festival weekend, 10th - 12th August.
Cask Ale & Cider · Live Music · Food · & more!
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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
From the evening we will be running the following Chip Shop inspired menu...
- ½ PINT OF PRAWNS £6.25
- THAI FISH CAKES £6.25
- BREADED MUSHROOMS (V) £5.95
- 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
- BATTERED MARS BAR AND ICECREAM £4.95
- ICECREAM/SORBET SELECTION £4.95
- All £1.50
- Pickled Eggs/ Pickled onions/ Mushy peas/ Bread roll and butter/ Curry sauce
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
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
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
Rocky Road Sundae
Raspberry & Elderflower Panacotta
Salted Caramel and coffee Fondant, white chocolate Ganache
Join us this Valentine's Day and treat you and your loved one to our specially crafted sharing menu. Booking in advance is essential, call us on 01206 262313.
Valentine’s Day Menu The Anchor Inn
2 courses £16.95
3 courses £21.95
Including Complimentary glass of Bubbly
Crayfish and Avocado Cocktail, Artisan roll and butter
Chicken Liver Parfait, toasted Brioche
Crispy Garlic Mushrooms and Aioli (v)
Oven baked Camembert, Giant Crostini and Red Onion Chutney (v) - To Share *
Moroccan Spiced Rump of Lamb, Tabbouleh
Fillet of Sea Bass, Pea and New Potato Fricassee
Three Bean Chilli Parcel, rice, soured cream and guacamole (v)
Stuffed Pork Fillet wrapped in Prosciutto, mashed potato, savoy cabbage and mustard sauce
Salmon en Croute, Dill cream sauce, new potatoes and seasonal vegetables - To Share *
Champagne Trifle and Bellini ice-cream
Chocolate Fondant and Vanilla ice-cream
Glazed Fruit Custard Tart
Chocolate Fondue for Two - To Share *
*Sharing dishes priced as a course per pair, not per person.
Join us and enjoy a ‘wee dram’ of whisky along with our selection of Scottish inspired specials that will be running alongside our normal menu for Burns Night.
Smoked Salmon on Tattie scones
Haggis Neeps and Tatties
Ribeye Steak(Aberdeen Angus) Whisky sauce
Veggie Haggis, Neeps and tatties
*Standard kitchen opening hours apply.