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“VERY COMFORTABLE.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Den Anker

Den Anker
Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 (0)57 20 12 72
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Ranked #64 of 85 Restaurants in Ieper (Ypres)
Cuisines: Belgian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Restaurant den anker ligt in het hoekje van de marktIedereen is welkom van groot tot kleinWij staan open voor groepenWees welkom!
northants
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“VERY COMFORTABLE.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Visited as a party of four. Good service, good quality of food and drink good atmosphere. Veggies will struggle.

Visited December 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Devizes, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good steak and lots of chips”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We booked earlier in the day, but the waiter not really wanting to take our name, but we did return later that day to a table. The service a bit slow and the staff not really with it. A complimentary potted prawn and croutons came with our drinks. The steaks were good and chips plentiful all cooked as we have stated.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Paris, France
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Horrible service, bland food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We ate here at the recommendation of our hotel host, who said "if I want to eat mussels, that is where I go" (We wanted mussels). We came to the conclusion that he must not want Mussels very often. We both had mussels, and both flavours were incredibly bland. My wife's "Spicy mussels" were plain mussels covered with red thai chilli paste (Sambal Oelek), and not much else. Technically what we ordered, but not very appetizing or up to par for the appearance of the restaurant and the cost. My Mussells with cream was a pot of mussels sitting in a broth that looked like a litre of water with a few teaspoons of milk in it. And to top it off, the service was abysmal. The entire time the staff were 4 meters from us watching funny videos on their iPhones and cackling loudly. Also when we arrived they pointed us to a table that wasn't cleared - they never cleared it. I had to get the cutlery from the table next to us and make my own table, and then when they brought the menus the waitress just dropped them on the table and left - restaurant was empty. Go somewhere else for dinner if you are in Ypres.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Orpington, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Great food , shame about the staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My 3 friends arrived after the Last Post about 8.15 on a Sunday evening and whilst the staff didn't seem too bothered if we stayed or not , the food was very good. We had steaks all cooked to perfection with heaps of fries and salad.
Good value as well , please don't be put off by the staff !!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Surrey UK
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Great Pizzas!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We popped in for a few beers, fruit beers and wine which was just great but soaked that lot up with a couple of marvellous pizzas! We planned to dine out but just soaked up the atmosphere and wandered back to our hotel content.

Visited October 2013
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