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!
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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

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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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Valentine's Day
Feb
14
11:00 AM11:00

Valentine's Day

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

 

Starters

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 *

 

Main Courses

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 *

 

Desserts

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.

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Burns Night
Jan
25
12:00 PM12:00

Burns Night

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.

SPECIALS

TO START

Cullen Skink
Smoked Salmon on Tattie scones

MAINS

Haggis Neeps and Tatties
Ribeye Steak(Aberdeen Angus) Whisky sauce
Veggie Haggis, Neeps and tatties

DESSERTS

Cranachan
Tipsy Laird

*Standard kitchen opening hours apply.

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