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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” (235 reviews)
“belgium beer” (60 reviews)
“marrow bone” (24 reviews)
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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 5 days ago

We were wrapping up a FULL day of travel and shopping. The four of us were starving and asked a shop manager where to grab a bite before going back to the hotel. The suggestion was Den Anker. It was perfect. They have lite bites...More

Thank islandgirl_bg_fl
Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice light bite , selection of beers and selection of menus Lovely food, great location Service was excellent

Thank L S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a popular wharfside restaurant is always full of hungry patrons either enjoying the hearty cuisine or the Belgian beer. Normally, they serve moules et frites but we opted for the beef tartare and the roasted rabbit. Although I requested the tartare be prepared...More

Thank fififlies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal. Fish soup great. Teddy was our waiter and gave great service, a credit to the restaurant. Speedy service and good value for money considering the location.

Thank Barbados0506
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Bar on the waterfront - wide range of beers for tasting. Large menu and the food was fabulous. Very good wine selection. We enjoyed it so much we returned on our last night. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Robyn611
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a couple of excellent Belgium beers. The dark ales were so nice. Enjoyed some cheese croquettes to go with the beers.

Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first day in Cape Town, we visited the waterfront and stopped at the Den Anker for a light meal. We received a delicious hors d'oeuvre plate and beers. We would recommend this restaurant for light meals and drinks.

Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a quick Belgium beer tasting. Selection of 6 good beers, including a new brew. Pretzels served to cleanse the palate between tastes. Friendly staff, and a good atmosphere. Well worth the visit

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent service by our waiter. #PerfectPair special is beyond amazing! great views of the Waterfront and Table Mountain and a general pleasant all-round vibe. i will be back, very soon.

Thank brad_capetown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here for both our nights in Cape Town. Steaks are really good so us the duck à l'orange. They do two for the price of one on their beers (sadly not on their wines, which are good). Atmosphere is lively, contemporary but not...More

Thank Jane 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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