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Den Anker

Water Front | Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 0249
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (256 reviews)
“belgium beer” (70 reviews)
“marrow bone” (24 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
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 3 days ago via mobile

Our starters were , tempura prawn, Italian Burrata and French fish soup. Nicely presented. The burrata which doesn’t need cooking was the best as it was fresh. The prawns somewhat overdone and rubbery.The soup was salty and somewhat fishy. Next we had mussel in cream...More

Thank Chong A
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent 6 days in Cape Town at the end of a 3 week tour in South Africa.Around the Waterfront, one is spoilt for choice on where to eat. We happened to chance on Den Anker for a drink sitting on their outside deck along...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, nice environment, good quality and kind service. Every time Im in CPT I try to go there. Dont miss it!

Thank Dario D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a brief walk from the Victoria and Alfred which was where I was staying.Superb friendly service and what a beer menu with 33 different Belgian beers.The fish soup to start (R65) was one of the best I have had in a long time.Followed by...More

Thank mncrbest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first came to Den Anker in 2008 and we keep coming back, whenever we come to Cape Town. The quality of food and service does not disappoint. We love the Belgian beers. My wife loves the muscles, last nights were exceptionally large and beautifully...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on a couple of occasions, large menu, very varied, everything we ordered over the two visits was well cooked and presented. On the second visit we had eaten too much at lunch time, so we opted for one course, the salmon on...More

Thank ZZJonZZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place with a large variety of Belgian Beers in Cape Town. Good and fresh sea food, especially liked the create your own sea food platter that allows you to choose what you want exactly (prawns, mussels, king klip, etc.)

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, very busy restaurant. Service was good/professional and friendly without being too familiar. My guest and I both had bitterballen - as good as any I've had in Holland or Belgium. My guest had the Moules Marinièrse as main course - as always excellent....More

Thank travel2muchza
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stop after a long flight from the UK seeking to relax and refresh. A party of 4 sat down and immediately handed Menu's we did not want to order there and then and asked only for drinks which didn't seem to...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of Den Anker is breathtaking, with views over Table Mountain. The service, quality of food and attentiveness were simply fantastic. This restaurant comes highly recommended. Every time we come back to Cape Town we always make a point of visiting Den Anker, it...More

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