The Heart of Ringmer

The definition of a proper Sussex Pub 

About Us

Fine Ale

We strive to keep a varied and delicious selection of 6 local and unique real ales. Kept in fabulous condition. Harveys best is always available throughout the year.

Our bar also boasts a further 11 ! Draught lagers and ales - a real cornucopia.

Live Music

We are passionate about great music and  we want to showcase some of the best talent around. We hold an open mic night once a month  Who knows, maybe you'll find your new favorite band! The anchor hosts many established bands throughout the year. Check our facebook page or here for updates.

Wine & Spirits

 What bar would be complete without a Fantastic selection of great wine and 

A Spirits collection to be proud of - including over 25 Gins !

We Pride ourselves on helping you find that new favourite you didn't know existed!

What we do

Our Menus

Main Menu

To begin…

Soup of the Day (GFO) 

Served with a hunk of fresh Ringmer Bakery bread 4.95

Whole Breaded Whitebait - Salad and tartar sauce  5.50

Garlic and Herb Mushrooms (V) 

On a toasted ciabatta, with stilton cheese 6.50

Goats cheese, Red pepper and apple chilli chutney tartlet

with pesto sundried tomato pine nuts and balsamic 6.00

Wok Fried Garlic King Prawns (GFO) 

Cooked in garlic, chilli, and coriander butter served with toast 5.50

To share…  

Whole Oven Baked Camembert (V) (GFO)  

Topped with pesto, served with lots of Ringmer Bakery bread and homemade chutney  13.00

Vegetarian Board Artichokes, vine leaves, pesto, hummus, roasted peppers, sundried tomatoes, olives,  leaves and warm ciabatta bread 14.00

Anti Pasti -Parma ham, chorizo, salami, marinated olives, sundried tomatoes, balsamic oil and  

warm ciabatta bread 13.00

And then…

8oz Sirloin Steak (GFO) Flat mushroom, beef tomato, peppercorn or stilton sauce, chips and salad 17.50

Risotto - Changes regularly please see the board (Vv) (G)  11.50

Jack fruit burger - in brioche bun, leaves and mayonaise - chips and salad (Vv) 13.50  

Bacon and Onion Suet Pudding Chips, or mash - peas and gravy 11.00

Traditional Wholetail Scampi Chips, salad and tartar sauce 10.50

Double Stack Beef Burger (GFO) Cheese, gherkin, burger sauce, chips and salad 11.00

Fish of the Day (GFO) 

Ask your waiter or waitress for the current fish of the day  13.50

Rich Beef Ragu Lasagne 

Salad and garlic ciabatta 12.50

Smoked Haddock, Salmon, Pollack and King prawn Gratin - Capers, spinach in Creamy Garlic and Dill sauce - topped with spiced cranberry and herb crumb  13.50   

Buttermilk crumb coated Chicken escalope burger - in brioche bun - mayonnaise and leaves chips and salad  13.50


Horseshoe Gammon Steak, 2 Eggs and Chips £10.00

Ham Egg and Chips £8.50

Ringmer Butchers Sausages - Mash and Onion Gravy £10.00

The Anchor Inn Ploughmans £8.50

A good sized salad, pickled onions, gherkins, delicious chutney, fresh Ringmer bakery - cracked wheat cob - with a choice of one of our specially selected cheeses or delightful meat.

Choose from :-

Wookie Hole Cave matured traditional farmhouse cheddar 2010 supreme champion of cheese 

Cropwell Bishop Stilton. Classic blue stilton - a rich tangy flavour and velvety soft texture
Brighton blue - from the high weald dairy
Classic French brie
In house cooked ham

Sandwiches - with salad and small chips - with delightful white or brown bread from the Ringmer bakery (When available) - All £6.50 

  • Brie and bacon 
  • Ham and mustard 
  • Cheddar cheese and Branston pickle 
  • Smoked salmon and cream cheese

Bits and pieces :- Portion of chips £3.00 Cheesy chips £3.50 Bread and olives £3.50 Salad bowl £2.95

Tapas and bar snacks

Choose a few - or many dishes from our tapas menu

£3.50 each

  • Breaded Jalepeno Peppers – Spicy mayonnaise (v)
  • Nachos – Tortilla chips, salsa, guacamole and melted cheese (v)
  • Falafel balls – Garlic mayonnaise (v)
  • Cajun spiced potato wedges – BBQ dip, melted chilli cheddar (v)
  • Crab cake slider – lemon and coriander mayo
  • Salt and pepper squid bites – sweet chilli dip & lemon wedge
  • Sweet potato fries with melted smoked cheddar cheese (v)
  • Garlic, chilli and coriander tiger prawns
  • Garlic ciabatta bread (v)

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Don't Just Read About Us

come on down for a drink and some pub grub!

The anchor ringmer

BN8 5QE, Lewes, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom



Open today

11:00 – 23:45

Food served 

12-3pm and 6-9pm Every day 

Except sunday 12- 6pm