Community owned free house and social hub with the best views on the island

33 Marine Road Port Bannatyne PA20 0LL

Upcoming Events

08/10/2022Live music with the Brandane UkesMore Info
12/10/2022Live music with Andy WaltersMore Info
14/10/2022Live music with Jimmy McAulayMore Info

Regular Events

Mondays from 19:00Board Games Night at The AnchorMore Info
Thursdays from 19:00Live music at The AnchorMore Info
Tuesdays from 19:30Live music / Quiz at The AnchorMore Info
The Anchor Tavern and Community Hub accepts dogs


Community owned free house and social hub offering a friendly environment and fabulous views

Key Services / Products

Regular Opening Hours

  • Monday 15:00-23:00
  • Tuesday 15:00-23:00
  • Wednesday 15:00-23:00
  • Thursday 11:00-23:00
  • Friday 11:00-01:00
  • Saturday 11:00-01:00
  • Sunday 12:30-22:30
  • Last verified 2022-04-20 - Social media post

When Colin visited The Anchor Tavern and Community Hub...

Colin the sheep visits The Anchor Tavern and Community Hub

Colin pictures are © Stephen Doak and used under licence
You can buy prints and other Colin merchandise from Picture Bute
... or for less than the price of a coffee you can become a Colin Patron

Location of The Anchor Tavern and Community Hub



The Anchor Tavern and Community Hub does not have a car park, however there is usually plenty of free on-street parking in the vicinity.

Public Transport

The Anchor Tavern and Community Hub is on the West Coast Motors 490/90 bus route - note this becomes 493 in winter.

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Recommendations for The Anchor Tavern and Community Hub

BRAWbased on 1 review

Will definitely be back!

What a difference to what used to be the Off Sales. A lot of work has been put in to make it what it is today. I've been to the newly opened hub twice now, the home baking was absolutely delicious, every detail was catered for. The lady who served us was very polite, chatty, did the baking, and made our experience all the better. We will definitely be back.

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