The Anchor & Hope

“Award-winning gastro pub close to Waterloo” - AA Inspector



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One of the forerunners of the gastro pub movement, The Anchor & Hope is a short walk from Waterloo train station and The Old Vic. The deep red walls and mismatched furniture add a Bohemian touch and although the food is the driving force here, you’ll find a well-kept pint of Tribute and a dozen wines by the glass. The food is taken seriously and the seasonal menu changes daily, with an emphasis on quality produce, organic vegetables and seafood from day boats. Start with duck hearts on toast and move on to braised pig’s cheeks, chickpeas and Romesco dressing or roast wild halibut fillet, chips and béarnaise.

The Anchor & Hope


  • Children welcome
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
Opening times
  • Closed: 2
  • 2

About the area

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The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.

London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.

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