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Den Anker

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Water Front | Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 0249
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (260 reviews)
“belgium beer” (69 reviews)
“marrow bone” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Water Front | Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a reason this Belgium style restaurant is always busy. It has excellent food a wide range of wines and beers and a wonderful team on the staff. The ambiance is casual and friendly. It has Outstanding food with a few African and Belgium...More

Thank car0leshaw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Den Anker was a good choice for our meal at the V&A Waterfront. The fish & chips and paella were both well prepared and tasty and the service excellent. Thank you.

Thank 440wimv
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service is excellent, the layout and style of the restaurant leaves you feeling comfortable and at home. Has the best view of tabel mountain out of all restaurants at V&A. The fantastic selection of beers and keeping to tradition makes it a must. They...More

Thank Couplereviews R
Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of us decided to stop by and have a quick lunch after a walk around in the V&A - the quick lunch turned into a VERY long extended lunch with loads of good beers, friendly staff & a stunner of a setting overlooking...More

Thank stuartmuller85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service. Waiters are well taught and friendly. Food is disappointing. I had the Carpaccio and it was lackluster. I've had many better. Main course was waigu burger. Was satisfactory, but not worth the price. And others at the table had subpar mains. View is...More

Thank Wiaan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great evening out with business colleagues good selection of dishes and good quality food just be prepared to pay a more for the best. Recommended.

Thank William G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is huge and hence gets really noisy but overall the food is correct and the beer is good. Employees are really nice (our waiter made us taste 2 cocktails before choosing). I took oysters and they were really good. My girlfriend took the...More

Thank bertrand23_pub
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there with my wife. Had the rabbit in a beer sauce and she had the risoto. Good service and tasteful food. We’d a great dinner! The food was very good! Considering their variety of Belgian beers, their anker ale was a bit tasteless...More

Thank mateusdesordi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of Belgian beers. Good selection of food. Casual yet upmarket feel. Great place to relax after the hussle and bussle of walking around the waterfront. Good views.

Thank Daniel v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to have a drink and one of the several we visited. The views of the harbour area are great and it’s lovely to sit outside if the weather is good. The staff are very good and there is plenty of...More

Thank mrba2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Front | Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 0249
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