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Den Anker

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Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 (0)57 20 12 72
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Restaurant den anker ligt in het hoekje van de marktIedereen is welkom van...
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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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Value for money

Service was helpful and friendly. Order was taken quickly and food came promptly - steaks were cooked as ordered - medium rare. French fries good. Kwak beer was served the traditional way

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Twig C
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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149 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Service was helpful and friendly. Order was taken quickly and food came promptly - steaks were cooked as ordered - medium rare. French fries good. Kwak beer was served the traditional way

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Consett, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We visit here as a part of a group. The service was by a young lad who vould not even remeber a 2 drink round. The food was just ok. Nothing fantatic . Stew and chips. The pudding was supposed to be brule but was just a cold custard, no crusty shell. The owner was so standoffish it was a... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Dinner outside in April. The tables are quite close together and could be annoying when busy, but as it was quiet when we went the friendly waitress put two tables together. We had pate du maison (good) but with very thinly sliced bread rather than chunks. Main courses were shrimp croquettes which were very tasty, and Flemish beef stew which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Poor service.Quality of food very mediocre.Attitiude of Manager/Owner was arrogant and complacent bordering on plain rude.There are plenty of other restaurants in the Square offering much better.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Give this restaurant a wide berth. The service was abysmal the food was average at best. The mussels were gritty as they had not been properly washed. They forgot one member's main course of fillet steak and it turned up after everyone had finished. There was no apology, the boss was rude, arrogant and complacent. Visit the restaurant called Petrus... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

A disappointing experience as service was appalling which resulted in our main courses arriving at different times. Mussels were very gritty, and lacked flavour. We cut our losses and left after the main course. Whilst we complained to the manager he was totally disinterested in our complaints

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Aylesbury
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Good food, great service, charming waitress who spoke good English and was very apologetic when she discovered pancakes were not on the menu on a Thursday.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Having checked out a few menus around the square, we settled on Den Anker because I really wanted a good meal of mussels and they seemed to have the best. I ordered the garlic mussels and my parents both ordered steak. The décor and atmosphere in the restaurant was nice, no faulting the sleek yet comfy design, but I couldn't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

New decor is great. Lovely food and good prompt service. Pleasant wine. Can't think of anything else but this section needs 100 characters to satisfy the Tripadvisor thought police.

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London
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148 reviews 148 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

enjoyed my Flemish stew, served with a nice salad and fries, though I wish there was an alternative choice to fries, they are the scourge of modern society. Ny husband had spicy mouses and thoroughly enjoyed them. There chocolate mouse was also good, as was there choice of beers Would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 (0)57 20 12 72

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian

Description

Restaurant den anker ligt in het hoekje van de marktIedereen is welkom van groot tot kleinWij staan open voor groepenWees welkom!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?