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Den Anker

Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 20 12 72
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“stew” (19 reviews)
“fries” (20 reviews)
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10:00 - 22:00 Hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped here while we were in Ypres for the 100 anniversary of the 1st World War. It’s in a brilliant location right on the square next to the cloth hall and In Flanders museum (well worth a visit). We both had the Flemish stew...More

Thank 505gailm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It would be hard to fault this restaurant. Quite apart from the fact the bistro style food is so good, the staff are efficient and friendly and speak such good English they can explain everything to doubtful foreign guests - mainly Brits it has to...More

Thank chrismacgowan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, good service, reasonable prices and very good food all add up to a very pleasant stay before The Last Post services at the Menin gate. Gets full later on which indicates others appreciate being there.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our time to select a restaurant in Ypres. So many of the menus looked formulaic. The market square is a tourist trap, so don't expect inexpensive. This place seems to be the best of the lot. A lot of locals eating there. We...More

Thank Badger-of-Essex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant for our second night in Ypres having been disappointed in the first night where we ate next door (see my review on that one). I had Flemish Stew and my partner had mussels. Both meals were large portions, really enough for...More

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can count the number of great steaks I have eaten on one hand and Den Anker has always been in the top few. It now sits right at the top. Stunning consistent top quality food cooked to perfection. Lovely friendly service from this central...More

Thank johnmT6819CB
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Stopped for a meal after the last post ceremony. Staff were attentive, but unobtrusive. I had the flemish beef stew, fantastic! My colleague went 'off menu' with an unusual omelette, but they came up with exactly what he wanted. Very reasonable price, and a perfect...More

Thank RichardFMBE
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Stopped here for a meal before going to the Last Post ceremony. Chose the Flemish beef stew, which proved to be an excellent choice. My friend had the same. A huge stew pot arrived plus a large pot of frites and an equally large one...More

Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Fine meal to be had here. Sit outside and enjoy the atmosphere of the busy market square. Good efficient service and prices in line with the competition.

Thank Maybe16
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

After a long but amazing day around the battle fields this bar/restaurant was just what we needed. Cool refreshing beer, great Mussels that we shared as a starter, then a top sirloin steak & Bernaise sauce. Set us up for the last post .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 30, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)
  • Phone Number: +32 57 20 12 72
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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