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Anchor

(formerly Old Anchor)

137 Frankwell
Frankwell
Shrewsbury
SY3 8JX

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Opening Times

12-11 Mon-Thu; 12-Midnight Fri & Sat; 12-10 Sun

Meal Times

12-8.30 Tue-Sun

Owner

Patron Capital

About the Pub

Once owned by Wem Brewery, also by Wrekin Brewery of Wellington, the Anchor is a traditional one roomed pub conveniently placed opposite Theatre Severn. The pleasant front area has a mixture of exposed brickwork and wood panelling. At the other end of the bar is a small lounge area with comfy seating and a darts area. There are several TVs showing music/sport dotted around the pub.

New management took over in March 2016. They will be known to a number of locals as they previously had a fairly lengthy spell running the Red Barn, so will hopefully add some much needed stability to the pub. They have already instigated a refurbishment which has left the pub smart if fundamentally unchanged in layout. However there are now usually four ales available on handpump.

Historic Interest

The Anchor was in danger of going out of business at the turn of the century following repeated flooding of the nearby River Severn. However, the erection of flood barriers in 2003 has alleviated the situation, and trade would have gained a boost thanks to the Theatre, which opened in 2009.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Brains Rev James
  • Castle Rock Harvest Pale
  • Hobsons Town Crier
  • Wye Valley Butty Bach

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Anchor, Shrewsbury

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Shropshire CAMRA cider and perry in July & August participant (Usually Westons Old Rosie)

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Bar snacks.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Small enclosed boarded area at rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    A small but secluded smoking area is available to the rear, and because of the limited disabled access, a ramp can be provided by request.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Anchor

137 Frankwell
Frankwell
Shrewsbury
SY3 8JX

Sat Nav Reference

52.71106, -2.75798

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

1 12 70 553 540 576 74

Nearby Station (600m)

Shrewsbury

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  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
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  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
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  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Parking Parking
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Beer Festivals Beer Festivals
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Beer Festivals Beer Festivals
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
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  • Parking Parking
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Newspapers Newspapers
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