We have used this restaurant many times over the past 15 years but today was such a disappointment. Good food ruined by cramped surroundings, although there were many empty tables, poor service, no air conditioning, and flies!
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Went in here with friends in the early evening before the Menin Gate ceremony. It was a good move, it was heaving afterwards. The restaurant is in the main square next to the Cloth Hall, great for people watching and the hustle and bustle of...More
Very nice restaurant either inside or sitting outside overlooking the ancent square. Right next to the famous Cloth House. The whole area is steeped in the history of WWI. Very good menu - steaks are nice and wholesome - the Belgian stew as rather good...More
When I walked into Den Anker on the main square in Ypres (Ieper) I was welcomed straight away and got to choose a table. The snack that came with the aperitive (spicy toast with a fish paste) was lovely. The shrimp croquettes, chips and salad...More
Visited during a tour of Ypres Salient and Somme WW1 battlefields. Managed to get a table as it was vacated by another couple, the only one left on the terrace. Plenty of room inside but it was a glorious evening with temps still in the...More
We ate dinner here one evening and it was an enjoyable meal. We tried the Flemish Stew everywhere we went and the Den Anker version was as nice as others we tried. I had the draft Passchendaele ale which was ok, not as nice as...More
Overall a disappointing experience. Service was very slow and without any charm at all. We ordered duck/cannard from the menu but that was not available. So we ordered moules/mussels also from the menu, again not available. My husband then ordered lamb (32E) which was good...More
Average food, average service, average atmosphere.However price is above average, if you can get a table go next door to Klein Stadhuis.
We were looking for a good place for lunch and decided on this restaurant as it looked to be popular. The staff were all so helpful without being pushy. The 3 gents in our party had the Flemish stew and my sister and I opted...More