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“Belgian gem”
Review of Den Anker

Den Anker
Ranked #115 of 1 226 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: Belgian
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We discovered the place walking around and not having a reservation the 4 of us sat at the end of the bar. But what a treat: the service is outstanding, friendly and efficient with no bad attitude. The food was fantastic: tomate crevettes, toast cannibal, bone marrow, steak tartare, mussels all perfect. The croquettes de crevettes were a lot of cheese and too few crevettes, but still tasty. Super value for money with a wide selection of Belgian beers. The ambiance is very nice as well, like a Belgian brasserie. A must when you are in cape town. Worth a detour!

Thank frank v
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We had a good meal here and they are quite efficient about serving vast numbers of people. If you're in a hurry to get out and doing things, this is the seafood place for you. I don't drink beer but they are famed for their selection.

Thank GayeS545
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Compared to many other experiences in south africa it is an expensive and moderate restaurant. We had mussels and salad.

The beer "Het Anker" however is great. Staff was friendly.

The terrace and view is great, but we've had better food on the Waterfront.

Thank _jvdgalien
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great beer selection and fantastic food menu.
Location couldn't be better!
Watch the boats in the harbour as you sipyour favorite drink in sunny Cape Town.

Thank Bruce F
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, but very poor service. One hour before the closing time the kitchen was already closed. Orders not respected entirley. Bathrooms with very bad maintenance indeed. Manager not really interested in solving and act accordingly to the remarks made. The tip rules - standard for SA - did not take into account the complaints made.

Thank P L
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