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The Hope & Anchor, Wye Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7BU
Tel: 01989 563003 - Email:

Debbie and Rick would like to welcome you to the Hope & Anchor, their beautiful inn which is situated on the banks of the River Wye, just a few minutes walk from Ross-on-Wye town centre.

The Hope & Anchor is set in extensive, beautifully kept grounds and is the ideal place to sit and relax whilst enjoying a drink or one of the tasty meals that are available. The inn is a very popular resting place for walking groups, cyclists and those who simply enjoy a pleasant hour or two by the river.

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Debbie and Angela manning the pumps at the Hope & Anchor Boat Bar.

A view of the bar from upstairs

The bar at the Hope & Anchor has some interesting features which reflect its past as a boat builders premises. The bar itself is boat shaped and there is a long boat hanging from the ceiling. There is also some interesting local history on display. The bar is comfortably furnished with Chesterfield sofa and chairs and during the chillier months a roaring fire is lit, creating a really cosy atmosphere.

There is a good range of beverages to choose from at The Hope & Anchor, including three real ales, being Banks's bitter, Empire and a regularly changed guest ale as well as a range of lagers and bottled beers and alchopops. During the winter months the pool table comes into play and lots of friendly matches with teams from further afield as well as league matches are played here, so if you enjoy a game of pool, why not go along and join in?

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One of the lovely dining areas at The Hope & Anchor

A view of the second dining room at The Hope & Anchor.

The menu at The Hope & Anchor is fairly diverse and there is a good selection of vegetarian dishes available. There are several choices of salads, ploughman's lunches or baguettes to choose from or why not try a delicious home-made steak and Guinness pie, an Angus burger or a hearty mixed grill? There is a range of childrens' meals on the menu and a highchair is available upon request. If you prefer not to dine outside in the beautiful gardens there are two lovely dining rooms upstairs, both of which have great river views to enjoy. A barbecue operates throughout the summer months, weather permitting.

If you enjoy live music, there is entertainment booked to perform at The Hope & Anchor every Friday evening from the beginning of July through until the end of August. Details of what's on can be found on the 'What's On?' page of

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The Hope & Anchor Conservatory. . .

. . . some fantastic parties have been held in here

A tea shed operates in the gardens at The Hope & Anchor between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm, where you can buy a lovely cup of coffee, ice cream or cold soft drinks, weather permitting. If the weather is not so good, you can still enjoy a nice tea or coffee in the Conservatory, which is adjacent to the main pub.

The Conservatory can seat up to 100 persons and is a lovely venue for a wedding reception, a birthday party or other function. If you are planning to hold a party, Debbie will be only to happy to discuss your requirements with you.

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A view of The Hope & Anchor taken from the air on Easter Monday 2007.

The Hope & Anchor is open all day, every day from 12 noon until 11 pm, Monday to Thursday, 11 am until 11 pm on Friday and Saturday and from 12 noon until 10:30 pm on Sunday.

The Hope & Anchor are now also able to offer guest house accommodation in the newly refurbished Wye Lodge. For further information about The Hope & Anchor, or Wye Lodge, please contact Rick or Debbie at the address or telephone number given below. They look forward to hearing from you.

The Hope & Anchor, Wye Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7BU
Tel: 01989 563003 - Email:

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