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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 good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (260 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 today via mobile

Not bad food and not bad service. You won't be disappointed but neither will you be over the moon. The mussels and prawns were good but the kinglip was quite overdone. Likewise the carbonnade was nice but not too exciting

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant/bar , very popular watch out if you are eating outside as the local terns like to swoop down and remove the best bit from you plate if you are not looking

Thank mikenben
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Den Anker is a brilliant bar/restaurant excellent for sitting out and watch the world go by. Top class staff, drinks & food superb and excellent value. Would highly recommend

Thank Derry K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tuna and salmon overcooked and tasteless. Prices are very high and small portions. Maybe the worst dinner we had in South Africa.

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a fan of Belgium beer but when in Capetown I would not think of beer... I did though with my favorite Kwak... No disappointments there... Add to it the fantastic views of table top mountain and good sea food, I have been to...More

Thank Avinash K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect setting, overlooking Table Mountain. The seafood is great, fresh and well prepared and the Belgian Beers are very good

Thank E S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went last month it was a second time after a few years and had a better memory... we had the pate which I wouldn’t recommend, the salmon tartare was very nice but the tiniest portion I have seen ... the mussels were good though...More

Thank espanol21
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking around the waterfront area looking for a nice cold beer in the shade and stumbled upon Den Anker. Great range of Belgian beers in very pleasant surroundings. It was very hard to leave!

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in a great location overlooking the harbour, this is a great place for a meal. We had a outside table at the harbour's edge in the early evening and could watch the sunset over table mountain. The steak was delicious and cooked exactly to...More

Thank astonvillan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch. Sat inside because there was too much wind outside. Food is great and the place has several Belgian beers. Service is very friendly.

Thank rjnspierings
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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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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