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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” (232 reviews)
“belgium beer” (58 reviews)
“marrow bone” (24 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Water Front | Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed a wonderful meal with friendly service and ambience View is great Had the Tiger prawns and a salad Menu has great selection and variety Deserts mouthwatering

Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Den Anker was busy when we visited on a Saturday evening recently and there was a nice buzz about the restaurant. The food was good and service friendly and efficient. The fish was excellent and there was a very good choice of beers (so my...More

Thank Chocolatecarrot
Reviewed 6 days ago

food is very good, service excellent ambiance is great - nice view of people and waterfront prices not extravagant, good value for money

Thank bos810
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went to the restaurant following recommendations from a Cape Town resident. We all enjoyed the food and the service was friendly and proficient. The waiter knew his wine and it complemented the food. For those who like rabbit you will be delighted.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last dinner there, after a trip to Robben Island and a downpour. A welcome relief, but also really excellent food and wine. Superb service as well. We don't eat meat, and the seafood was wonderful. Fish soup, amazing, and had the South African special (from...More

Thank DougA943
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked this restaurant. I ate here 3 times over the 6 days I was in cape Town. The views of surrounding hills, water and people watching was great. On the third visit, another couple on our tour joined me. I/we were always greeted...More

Thank Trucker872
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The glass one of the beers is served in is so expensive that the restaurant wants to hold on to your left shoe to make sure it is returned. Clever! I had a fish and shell fish stew served in a thick tasty sauce, fabulous....More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for lunch and were very pleasantly surprised. Great selection of beer and good wine list and we really enjoyed the food too. The thing that set this experience apart from many of the other dining experiences we had whilst we were in...More

Thank Bosunsmatey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't relish leaving negative reviews but unfortunately, our experience was not the best. We ordered from the starter/snack menu and not only was the food disappointing, the four in our party had to eat separately as each dish came out at different times over...More

Thank greenstar_14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here yesterday - had the Fillet Steak with Bearnaise sauce - this was cooked rare and was very enjoyable - had a glass of merlot with this and my wife had a glass of Jordan Shiraz - the wine was disappointing as although the...More

Thank Andy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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