The Anchor Walberswick


Mark, Sophie and the team are absolutely delighted to have been named in the benchmark 2014 list of the UK Top 50 Gastropubs, announced by The Publican Morning Advertiser magazine.

Coming in at 36th on the roll of honour, as voted for peer-to-peer by luminaries from across the pub and restaurant sector, it is enthusing to be in such good company.

Here is the full list of the 2014 worthy nominees and you can read more at

The Top 50 Gastropubs in full

1 Hand & Flowers, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

2 The Sportsman, Seasalter, Kent

3 The Pony & Trap, Chew Magna, Somerset

4 The Pipe & Glass Inn, Beverley, East Yorkshire

5 The Star Inn, Harome, North Yorkshire

6 Royal Oak Paley Street, Nr Maidenhead, Berkshire

7 Gunton Arms, Thorpe Market, Norfolk

8 Harwood Arms, Fulham, London

9 The Hardwick, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

10 The Bull & Last, Highgate, London

11 The Gurnard's Head, Zennor, St Ives, Cornwall

12 Anchor & Hope, Waterloo, London

13 Hinds Head, Bray, Berkshire

14 The Ship, Wandsworth, London

15 The British Larder, Bromeswell, Suffolk

16 The Jugged Hare, Moorgate, London

17 The Treby Arms, Sparkwell, Devon

18 Canton Arms, Stockwell, London

19 Drapers Arms, Islington, North London

20 Jack in the Green, Rockbeare, Devon

21 Cornish Arms, Tavistock, Devon

22 Wellington Arms, Baughurst, Hampshire

23 Olive Branch, Clipsham, Rutland

24 Butchers Arms, Eldersfield, Worcestershire

25 The Longs Arms, South Wraxall, Wiltshire

26 Duncombe Arms, Ellastone, Staffordshire

27 Beckford Arms, Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

28 Freemasons at Wiswell, Cltheroe, Lancashire

29 The Plough, Longparish, Hampshire

30 Masons Arms, Knowstone, Devon

31 Scran & Scallie, Edinburgh

32 Broad Chare, Newcastle, Newcastle

33 The Stagg Inn, Titley, Herefordshire

34 Nut Tree, Murcott, Oxfordshire

35 Lady Ottoline, Holborn, London

36 Anchor Inn, Walberswick, Suffolk  (drum roll please...)

37 Felin Fach Griffin, Brecon, Powys

38 Somers Town Coffee House, Euston, London

39 Kensington Arms, Cotham, Bristol

40 Vintage, Leith, Edinburgh

41 Rat Inn, Anick, Northumberland

42 Red Lion, Cricklade, Wiltshire

43 The Eagle, Farringdon, London

44 Garrison, Bermondsey, London

45 The Feathered Nest, Nether Westcote, Cotswolds

46 The Angel, Hetton, North Yorkshire

47 The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk

48 The Parkers Arms, Clitheroe, Lancashire

49 The Pot Kiln, Frilsham, Berkshire

50 Wheatsheaf, Northleach, Gloucestershire