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Den Anker

$$ - $$$
European, Central European
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Dijkstraat 54, Zele 9240, Belgium
+32 52 44 69 19
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283 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Old Flemish barn converted into a restaurant. Went there with the entire family (40 People) after a funeral. Very Nice separate room upstairs with a great view of the river. Nice reception followed by a simple meal with good house wine. Very discrete and friendly service. Absolutely perfect for such an occasion .

Thank Gilbert V
London, United Kingdom
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299 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about this restaurant! Placed just by the canal. Easy parking. The building is sublime a converted old huge house. Bare brick walls and the decor is very much in keeping . The staff are delightful and speak great English, they could not be more helpful or professional . The menu is very exciting with lots of options. The... More 

Thank GarryGT
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in great converted building. Food great. Service spot on. Would definitely re-visit. I had a piece of hake which was very generous and beautifully cooked. The other diners had steak which they said was great. A very enjoyable evening indeed.

Thank Dryhillkate
Sylvania, Ohio
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122 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We went to this restaurant with a group of colleagues after a business meeting. The staff was friendly and tried to help everybody as much as possible in their own language. The service was quick and the food was good. One colleague was vegetarian and each time they offered her two options: one with fish and one without.

Thank fbernaerts
Ghent, Belgium
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

This restaurant has a very nice, spacious interior. Service was excellent too. The food however was very mediocre, vegetables were not fresh like they were prepared one day in advance, plates were cold while we all ordered meat. French fries were OK however, but that was the only positive. For this price there are much better places nearby

Thank RogerDP71
Zele, Belgium
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91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Normally ... no surprises here ... you'll get good quality for relatively correct price ... during summer time enjoy the outside terrace and take full advantage of the quiteness ; Belgian specialties are always a good pick

Thank popoldc
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Pleasantly surprised by this nice, rustic environment. The staff was helpful and capable. Unfortunately the food was without any taste and very greasy. For the tastless platter they served, it's really overpriced!

3 Thank Ki18
Batavia, Illinois
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2012

We stopped in on a rainy Saturday evening without a reservation and were happy to find an open table for 2, even if it wasn't in the main dining room. Parking did not seem convenient, but my husband parked along the street and joined me inside promptly. Our waitress was very capable and made us feel welcome. I enjoyed sole... More 

Thank Barbiu
Berlare, Belgium
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247 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Had a very enjoyable meal in Den Anker.very friendly and efficient service. Food was of a high standard.would return again, no problem

2 Thank mrbusy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Central European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dijkstraat 54, Zele 9240, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Zele
  • Phone Number: +32 52 44 69 19

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?