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Den Anker

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Bistro French Seafood South African
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Attributes

  • Outdoor Seating
  • Great Views
  • Sunsets
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Fireplace
  • Gourmet Guide Rated 2019

You’ll find us on the quayside of Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, where the Atlantic ocean meets the mother city. Take an umbrella shaded table on our terrace, at the African Queen bar, or in our streamlined interior, where wall-to-wall windows make the most of the picture - postcard backdrop of Table Mountain. Described by restaurant critics as one of the Waterfronts most popular pioneers were now celebrating our 27th anniversary.

Enjoy the friendly ambience . . . we welcome clients as a part of our family.

The menu revolves round Moulles Marinieres, Steak Au Poivre and Bitterballen or North Sea Shrimps flown in from Europe.

We import beers from small Belgian breweries to ensure a spread of different flavours and styles. Six of these are served on tap: De Koninck, Vedett Extra White, Liefmans Fruitesse, La Chouffe, and our house ale Anker Brew, brewed following a personal recipe from Den Anker’s Belgian founder, Denis Bouckaert. The latest addition is a Blonde that has been brewed under the Anker brand, aptly named – Anker Blonde.Try one of our 25 Belgian bottled beers, including Duvel, Kwak, Westmalle Tripel or St Bernadus to name a few.

We look forward to having you as our guest to welcome you in true South African style with a Belgian flair.

Reviews (1992)

4.4 out of 5.0
Food 4.4
Value 4.3
Service 4.5
Ambience 4.5
  • Paul B. Dined: 2 days ago
    4
    Food 4.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 25 Sep 22
    Always a nice experience

  • Gary S. Dined: 2 days ago
    4.3
    Food 4.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Greg Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 25 Sep 22
    Our group of 9 was well looked after, the food was excellent and the views second-to-none! Certainly one of Cape Town's premier eateries!

  • Gabi H. Dined: 2 days ago
    4.3
    Food 4.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Louise V. Dined: 3 days ago
    4.5
    Food 4.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 23 Sep 22
    Great service and food

  • Wim V. Dined: 3 days ago
    2.7
    Food 3.0
    Value 0.0
    Service 1.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 23 Sep 22
    We are regular customers but last night's experience was rather disappointing. The mussels were small, the vegetables undercooked and the waiters were very good at avoiding our table. We saw our designated waiter only at the beginning and end and had to call on other waiters for any attention we needed.

  • Adele Dined: 5 days ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Thu 22 Sep 22
    Beautiful setting, atmosphere and food is excellent

  • Mr Smith Dined: 6 days ago
    2.5
    Food 1.0
    Value 1.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Wed 21 Sep 22
    Meal very poor. Has been poor on 3 occasions . Meal tasteless and bland. Potjie 2 carrots and 3 small pieces of tasteless meat. The rest was just soup.Was a very good client for many years but will not visit again.

  • Masayoshi T. Dined: 5 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 0.0
  • Barbara T. Dined: 1 week ago
    4.8
    Food 4.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Mon 19 Sep 22
    Benjamin was a star. He provided both great service and wonderful recommendations.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday 11h00 - 22h00
  • Tuesday 11h00 - 22h00
  • Wednesday 11h00 - 22h00
  • Thursday 11h00 - 22h00
  • Friday 11h00 - 22h00
  • Saturday 11h00 - 22h00
  • Sunday 11h00 - 22h00
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