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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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  • Poor4%
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“polygon wood” (8 reviews)
“brothers” (7 reviews)
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Belgian, Australian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
Polygon Wood | Lange Dreve 16 Zonnebeke Belgium, Ieper (Ypres) 8980, Belgium
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Absolute necessity to visit this hotel. The passion displayed for the fallen is wonderful to witness. The amount of work being put in is an incredible story in itself. The food and company makes a fantastic experience. The local brew is a treat to the...More

Thank Allen G
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Delightful host, loves his beer and his enthusiasm for his wonderful project. The top floor collection of artefacts & information is refreshing free to view & informative. My 3 kids (14,11 & 9) loved it as well. Well worth the trip & good luck in...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Johan was a wealth of knowledge and showed us around his shop and close by memorial that he is building. Johan also provided us with a book to review the more important sites during our walk through Polygon Wood...A must see..

Thank Kyle C
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Johan is a delightful host. This place is a gem with good food, drink and history. Ideally situated this a must. We will be back for sure.

1  Thank Hollyncharlie
Reviewed November 5, 2017

We visited Ypres and the battlefields over a long weekend. We were exceptionally lucky to have called into The Anzacs Rest on our first night. The bar owner Johan gave us such an insight into the WW1 trenches and sound advice on where and when...More

Thank stevep1200
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful little cafe has so much character and is owned by one of the most interesting men I’ve met. The food is home cooked and the spaghetti was a highlight. They have a beer called the brothers that you can get no where else...More

Thank Sarahmgorton
Reviewed December 5, 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 August 8, 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 July 27, 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 March 2, 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
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  • Value
Belgian, Australian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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