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Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 20 12 72
10:00 - 22:00
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 - Can recomend the mussels with chips.......... chips with most things if you want.

Thank tony c
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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175 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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 were perfect (they really do know how to make good chips in Belgium). The service... More 

Thank michele4444
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 high 20's at 19:00hr This eatery was very busy but service was still good. The... More 

Thank 1turnedup
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 some of the other draft beers I tried in Ypres. We had the house red... More 

Thank Rooombiter
St Martin
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189 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 but the portion was so huge he had to leave half of it. I ordered... More 

Thank K s
Beds U.K.
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average food, average service, average atmosphere.However price is above average, if you can get a table go next door to Klein Stadhuis.

Thank BigMalcBedsU_K_
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 for a prawn salad. The stew was a huge hit with the men, served in... More 

Thank Bea_K186223
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking thuo' town, looking for somewhere to eat & found this wonderful place. Very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble, Flemish Stew was astounding, Chips by the bucket load. Service faultless. Went back for the second night of our weekend. The proprietor even gave me a glass with the logo of the local Passchendaele beer. I cannot recommend this eatery... More 

Thank Phil B
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate a gorgeous lunch here. My husband was unable to finish his as there was so much. I had a shrimp salad, it was amazing. I have never seen so many shrimps. We all loved this place.

Thank Eva O
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Food was really good the service was very friendly. Great place to chill and relax with a laugh and friendly banter.

Thank Tony G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 57 20 12 72
Restaurant den anker ligt in het hoekje van de marktIedereen is welkom van groot tot kleinWij staan open voor groepenWees welkom!

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