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The Anchor Inn (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)Excellent2
Fuller's - London PrideNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Theakston - Old PeculierNot Tried0
Theakston - LightfootNot Tried0
Wadworth - 6XNot Tried0
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)Not Tried0
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Holy GrailNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Anchor Inn, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Stephen Harris

Visits Details

05 Apr 2018 (Andrew)
Busy. Lots of seating for parties. Maybe they get lots of crews coming in. We were squashed in a bit. The atmosphere was a bit like a busy town bar. The staff were polite and attentive but the general atmosphere was a bit funny. All the parts of this pub were okay but I just didn't enjoy it.
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)4.80GoodBrown bitter. Sweet. Chestnut. Pepper.
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Wadworth - 6X4.30Not Tried
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)3.60Not Tried
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Holy Grail4.00Not Tried
21 Jun 2014 (Stephen Harris)
Quiet in here in the early lunchtime, but it is the calm before the storm in Cowes, with 1,000-plus thirsty Round the Island Race crews due to descend later in the day, wind permitting.
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)4.80ExcellentChestnut-coloured, malty and full-bodied. Not always my favourite style, but this pint went down very well.
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Theakston - Lightfoot4.10Not Tried

About The Anchor Inn

The pub sign. The Anchor Inn, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7SA.

In High Street, this pub was established in 1704 as the Three Trumpeters, becoming the Anchor Inn by 1828. It is one of the few surviving old pubs in Cowes, a town which had no shortage of pubs in years past. In modern times it has extended into the premises next door, whilst the former stables now function as a dining area, with outdoor courtyard seating to the rear.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 8 different beers and tried 1 of them.

Map location

Postcode: PO31 7SA