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Den Anker

V&A Waterfront | Cape Town, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 0249
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (272 reviews)
“belgium beer” (71 reviews)
“marrow bone” (26 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
V&A Waterfront | Cape Town, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Den Anker used to be our favourite restaurant in Cape years back. For last 2 years, every visit has been a disappointment. Food in general is ok, like in any eatery, but not any more something to look for and be quarantined for sensorial highlight....More

Thank PeacockDSM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First night in Cape Town, came to Den Anker for dinner and couldn't say enough about the service. From Teddy and his excellent wine recommendations and the hosting from Tristan it was a true 5 star experience.

Thank Diarmuid S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service was very good, friendly and efficient. The food was delicious, fresh seafood, great experience. Definitely a place I will come back.

Thank Carolina P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was a busy evening, with a few stretched staff members. Though when we were seen they were very friendly. Our orders were taken in good time. However, a mistake was made and the starter came along side the main instead of before. The waitress also...More

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place to sit and watch the world go by! We sat by the fire as it was a cold day. We had tempura prawns and fish dishes, both okay. Staff were friendly. We didn’t have any Belgian beer so can’t comment.

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came for a great value light lunch of sharing plate of fish and chips including beer or wine, then came back for dinner a few days later. Excellent Belgian beer choices and mussels were great too. The first place I have ever seen anyone eat...More

Thank ErkiBear
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best location in the waterfront. Great selection of Belgium beers. Upmost friendly staff. Excellent food. Try the tapas food. My favourite is the mussels prepared the Belgian way. Not to be missed when you are in the waterfront.

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location with a nice assortment of beers. Only stayed for a drink as time was against us. The staff were very friendly and helpful great location near the picture frame if table Mountain.

Thank nbennett480
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent selection of finest Belgium beers with superb matching brewery glasses. Beautiful vistas of Table mountain. Scenic sitting outside. Had steaks inside later, surly waiter. Food average.

Thank Onlyoneworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely the place to head if you want to sit and enjoy good food, wonderful local wine & a fantastic view of Table mountain. It really doesn't get any better than that. The perfect spot especially when the tablecloth starts to creep over...More

Thank IAmCornishPasty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V&A Waterfront | Cape Town, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 0249
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