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Important Covid information

Due to the latest lockdown regulations, pubs can no longer sell alcohol for takeaway or click & collect. Delivery is still permitted, as is the sale of takeaway food. We will update all entries on this site over the next few days to take account of the new situation.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Walberswick Anchor

Walberswick Anchor

formerly Blue Anchor

Due to the government announcement of January 4th, pubs are currently not permitted to sell alcohol to take away, though they are permitted to deliver it. We hope this will change before too long, so still list Suffolk pubs intending to sell takeaway drinks. Food continues to be available for takeaway as before.

Please email or call to place an order for collection: info@anchoratwalberswick.com or 01502 722112.

Collection available Thursday - Sunday 12-7pm

See the pub's website for menus.

Real Ale is sold here.

The St, IP18 6UA

grid reference TM 497 746

hotel, opened pre-1874 (rebuilt 1927)

owner/operator: Adnams

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(01502) 722112

(01502) 722112

Situated in an idyllic coastal village, this bar and hotel caters for holidaymakers and locals alike. It has two cosy alcove areas heated by a fire on both sides with a side room for families and a spacious restaurant serving local produce plus a large garden. The pub is accessible from Southwold via footbridge or ferry. As well as Adnams ales, an extensive range of global bottled beers and craft ales are stocked. Accommodation is available in the main building or in garden chalets.

The current building was built to replace the Blue Anchor (dismantled in 1929 - see the note on the historical tab).

Landlord Mark Dorber runs regular Beer Academy courses and the couple also own the Stratford St Mary Swan.

Smugglers' tunnels have been identified leading to the Anchor.

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Facilities

Facilities

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

Landlords

Footnote

Blue is a heraldic colour of hope. The spare anchor at sea was often known as the hope anchor. "Anker" can also relate to a measurement of 8.5 gallons.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper & book information from Bob Mitchell)

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