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A little about The Anchor Inn

Whether you pop along for a light lunch on a sunny day, a romantic three-course meal for two, or drinks with friends after a tough and tiring week in the office, when you step into The Anchor Inn, you’ll be able to relax and unwind in optimum style and comfort.

Inside, you’ll find a fabulous mix of contemporary and traditional interiors that have been carefully selected in order to create the ultimate, stylish dining experience, no matter what the occasion.

But that’s not all. This premium pub, bar, and restaurant also boasts a lovely outdoor space that’s ideal for enjoying a spot of al fresco dining or a sun drenched cocktail.

We are also a child friendly establishment, so please feel free to bring your little ones along.

A little about The Anchor Inn
Relax at The Anchor Inn

Perfect for any occasion

The Anchor Inn, Irby, is accessible by road, rail and a selection of bus services.

Merseyside buses serve the area, connecting Irby easily to Liverpool with the 471, Thingwall with the 653/662/676, West Kirby on the 88A/622, and Chester on the X22. Local timetables are available to provide times and stop information.

The nearest train station is Heswall, which has a direct connecting bus services to Irby.

The Merseytravel Saveway ticket can be used on public transport in Merseyside to make access more convenient. This can also be used on the Mersey Ferry to cross the Mersey River.

If you’re travelling from further afield by road, the M53 provides easy access to the area.

Located in Irby, a village on the Wirral Peninsular, the area surrounding The Anchor Inn is perfect for getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Join us and enjoy our magnificent interiors and a fabulous outdoor dining space that’s perfect for alfresco dining.

Keeping Busy in Irby

Irby hosts its own cricket club and three churches, whilst the surrounding area provides an interesting selection of independent shops, public houses, a golf club and a beautiful park. Once you’ve finished exploring everything Irby has to offer, make sure you pop into The Anchor Inn to refresh and refuel.

Arrowe Park is only a mile away from Irby, providing approximately 425 acres of parkland and a 150-acre golf club for those looking for a sporty retreat. There’s also a pitch and putt course, tennis courts, football pitches, and refreshment facilities - perfect for a day of family activities.

If you seek tranquillity and wildlife, the Wirral Country Park and nature reserve is a must visit. Explore the boulder clay-cliffs, enjoy the scenery in the BBQ area, and, if you’re lucky, you might even spot some of the park’s badgers and foxes!

The village of Irby is also not far from the River Mersey, so the famous City of Liverpool is just a bus or ferry ride away. Liverpool offers an array of different activities, with a large shopping centre for those who are after some retail therapy.

A little about The Anchor Inn