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Anzac Rest

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Polygon Wood | Lange Dreve 16 Zonnebeke Belgium, Ieper (Ypres) 8980, Belgium
+32 478 55 87 58
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Belgian, Australian, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
Polygon Wood | Lange Dreve 16 Zonnebeke Belgium, Ieper (Ypres) 8980, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Here is a bloke who knows his stuff. Johan has a passion for the stories of the people that fought just over the road in Polygon Wood 100 years ago, and he has the experience in battlefield archeology to bring it to life. I will...More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Anzac rest is great small bar-restaurant & museum Johan the owner & his wife are amazing & always happy to help recommend for a stop for lunch or just a drink

Thank james772015
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a small bar-restaurant run by Johan Vanderwalle and his wife and is a great stop-off after walking the length of Polygon Wood from the Australian 5th Division Memorial. The beer is cold and a pate salad lunch is great value and a real...More

Thank Will D
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Stopped in for lunch after a morning of battlefield tours. Lots of people, mixed crowd, but everyone friendly. Good range of beers on tap, cheap and tasty food. We had a couple of "croques": large, with good fillings and small side salad. Johan was fascinating...More

1  Thank A2B2_SurryHills
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Stopped off here whilst in the area & after reading the reviews. A must visit for any Australian's or others visiting the area (just by Polygon woods) - Johan is so passionate & provides a unique perspective on the Australian's part in the war &...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We stopped here as part of a group tour visiting WW1 battlefields. What can I say but AMAZING! We were served lunch and drinks and Johan, the owner, shared one of the most moving stories we heard on our tour. The atmosphere is lovely and...More

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed 19 November 2015

See my information on DE DREVE because the ANZAC REST pub is also named by the locals DE DREVE. I have made my input for DE DREVE, please see there

Thank conrad57
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We went to the Anzac Rest Cafe as part of an organized WW1 Battlefields tour for a lunch stop. We were assured that this was a very special place and that Johan, the owner, has a unique link to Australia. He does (Google the cafe)...More

Thank Kris M
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We liked the casual atmosphere of this place and the friendliness. We were just after a drink (there are good beers available) and a casual type of meal and this place was perfect however it was Johan with his wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm for...More

1  Thank hamilstra
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We had visited the Tyne Cot military cemetery and were staying in A B&B two doors down. I'd done loads of driving so didn't want to get in the car to find somewhere to eat, so we walked the 2 minute walk to the Anzac...More

1  Thank Portion_911
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Belgian, Australian, Bar, European, Pub
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  • Address: Polygon Wood | Lange Dreve 16 Zonnebeke Belgium, Ieper (Ypres) 8980, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 478 55 87 58
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