About Us

The Anchor Inn, Thornbury

Welcome to The Anchor Inn Step into The Anchor Inn, Thornbury, and experience the warmth of one of the town’s oldest and most cherished traditional inns. Established in 1695 and boasting the title of the second oldest pub in Thornbury, our inn is a living testament to the rich history and community spirit that defines our charming town. Located on Gloucester Road, within easy reach from Bristol and Gloucester, The Anchor Inn invites you to enjoy the quintessence of British pub culture with a modern twist.

Our Heritage

With its rustic charm, beamed ceilings, and hanging baskets that add to the character of this historic building. Our cosy public bar, the original section of the pub, is where dogs are warmly welcomed and where our local patrons have shared stories for centuries. It’s not just a pub; it’s a piece of Thornbury’s history where friends meet, celebrate, and unwind.

Our Offerings

At The Anchor Inn, we pride ourselves on serving a selection of CAMRA award-winning cask ales along with a variety of guest beers that change regularly, all pulled from traditional handpumps. Our commitment to quality is evident in every pint we serve and every dish that leaves our kitchen.

Culinary Delights

Our culinary offerings include everything from hearty breakfasts to sumptuous dinners. Open daily, our kitchen serves up a range of dishes that cater to all tastes, including vegetarian options and a special menu for the little ones. Each Sunday, we showcase a beloved roast that has become a staple among locals and visitors alike.

Space for Every Occasion

The Anchor Inn is designed to cater to a variety of events and gatherings. One of our large rooms has been thoughtfully divided to provide both a function area and a meeting space. Whether you’re looking to host a private event or simply enjoy an evening out, we offer the perfect backdrop.

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Our large beer garden is an idyllic setting for a sunny afternoon or a pleasant evening. It’s a place where families can relax and where community members gather for a bit of friendly competition.

Community at the Heart

The Anchor Inn isn’t just a pub; it’s a community hub. We are a favored venue for quiz enthusiasts with our popular Sunday night quiz. A testament to our dedication to making Thornbury a beautiful place to live and visit.

Join Us

Whether you’re looking to savour a delicious meal, enjoy a pint of fine ale, or simply soak up the ambiance of a traditional British pub, The Anchor Inn promises a warm welcome and unforgettable experience. Don’t forget to join our Tuesday Lunch Club or drop in for our renowned Sunday roast.

For bookings and inquiries, please call us at 01454 281375 or visit us at Gloucester Road, Thornbury, Bristol, BS35 1JY. Our doors are open every day from 9 am to 11 pm, ready to welcome you to your new favourite spot in Thornbury.

Come for the food, stay for the charm. Discover your Anchor in Thornbury at The Anchor Inn.