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Food and fun in Ghent Belgium

Oct 7, 2007  I live there
4.5 of 5 stars based on 6 votes

Where to eat and drink and what to visit in Ghent

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Ghent
  • Category: Perfect week or more
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Singles, Families with teenagers, Tourists
  • 1. Great food

    Great food and dito interior. Warm welcome in heart of historic Ghent. Not really cheap but worth every penny !

  • 2. A Good Affair !

    A highly rated excellent little fusion restaurant. Great value for money and a charming host.

  • 3. Original formula

    Stone grill and fondue restaurant. Quality products and very affordable. Cosy and friendly.

  • 4. A classic in Ghent

    A real classic in the middle of many 'tourist trap' restaurants.
    For succulent Belgian and French cuisine.

  • 5. Fin du Monde

    Really nice affordable cuisine. Not the place to go for experimental dishes but just decent well prepared food in a agreable atmosphere.

  • 6. Good food and friendly atmosphere

    Fresh food at an affordable price and well prepared. Small and cosy restaurant.

  • 7. Inventive and exciting restaurant

    Friendly place with a great formula and a good value for money ratio.
    Chef takes pride in preparing seasonal and original dishes.

  • 8. AVOID (in my opinion!)

    't Keizershof (bland and expensive)
    Amadeus (factory)
    Bord'eau (over hyped and unfriendly, not worth the money)
    Stadius (gone down hill quickly, a tourist trap)
    Vintage (arrogant service and unpleasant atmosphere)
    Café Theatre (trendy but overpriced and overrated)
    Marco Polo (dirty)
    Belga Queen (go in to have a look but it's a tourist trap)
    Aba Jour (not a nice place...unfriendly)
    Il Mezzogiorno (arrogant and not worth the money)
    El Medina at the Kraanlei (low quality, expensive, slow and very small portions)

  • 9. Must see places

    http://www4.gent.be/spa/ : oasis of calm with varying interesting exhibitions
    www.smak.be/ - modern art
    www.mskgent.be/ - fine art
    www.huisvanalijn.be/ - heritage
    kunsthal : http://www4.gent.be/spa/
    www.campo-santo.be/ - monumental cemetary

  • 10. nice and fascinating pubs/cafés

    Pink Flamingo's - www.pinkflamingos.be - trendy
    Marimain - walpoortstraat 17 - young atmosphere
    Charlatan - http://www.charlatan.be/ -music and late night
    Damberd - Korenmarkt 19 -jazzy & easy going
    Volkshuis -Sleepstraat 33 -arty and folky
    Soul Food Café- Oudburg 16 -nice sounds and like a living room
    Den Turk - Botermarkt 3 - cosy jazz & blues pub in front of the splendid town hall
    Jan Van Gent - Annonciadenstraat 1 - Nice place for a beer and a chat, outside seating
    Café De Loge -Annonciadenstraat 5 - another nice place for a chat, a read and a tasty snack

  • 11. Other nice places for a meal or drink

    Nice but quite expensive restaurant. Worth the money.

  • 12. Le Piranha
    Le Piranha, Ghent

    Nice grill restaurant in Provence atmosphere

  • 13. Le Baan Thai
    Le Baan Thai, Ghent

    Best Thai in Ghent

  • 14. La Bussola

    Real authentic Italian. Everything freshly made, no complicated stuff but pure Italian cuisine.