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Den Anker

Water Front | Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 0249
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (251 reviews)
“belgium beer” (69 reviews)
“marrow bone” (24 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Water Front | Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A Belgium restaurant serving Belgian beers on tap while you sit and look at the sun setting aver table mountain. In addition the food is great. The Wagyu beef burger is recommended. Service from the waiters is great.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Six of us were struggling to find a table in the busy waterfront restaurants when we stumbled across Den Anker. So pleased we did. Unusual Belgian beers, good wine, excellently cooked steaks - all at a reasonable price. Good, friendly service - would recommend

Thank giraffesaz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent service and food in a fabulous location on the waterfront. Not to be missed if in the area.

Thank GeorgeHarrogate
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us arrived at 7.30 and were shown to a table by the window with a great view of Table Mountain. Great start. The waiter brought the menu promptly and asked what we wanted to drink. He was not happy when we said we...More

2  Thank foodrover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch, they were very accommodating. 6 adults and 4 kids all made very welcome. Had the mussels, generally good, a few hadn’t been de-bearded properly, unfortunately. Rest of the family enjoyed their food. Food was mostly good, service very good, setting is...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, but the waiter (Mr Couzin) was rude. The service was alright until the waiter tried to get more tips by telling me what 10% of the total amount was.

Thank LeChien12345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Den Anker has a nice variety of traditional Belgian dishes and a great selection of Belgian beers to match them. The food is served by excellent and friendly staff. Unfortunately, the food itself isn’t the greatest. My mussels were overcooked, my wife’s Flemish carbonades were...More

Thank jjw1969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had two lunches here and they were both great. We also yested their beer tasting platter! Super! Service was quick and very friendly

Thank Pär B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right by the waterfront great views of table mountain great food and excellent selection of beer and wine

Thank MrBaz2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Den Anker has always held the Belgie night at the mining indaba here and it goes off very well. Top location in amongst the Cape Town VA waterfront. Open all around with great views and access. Choice location if you visit the VA waterfront..

Thank Geoff P
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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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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