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Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant

Groentmarkt 9, Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #37 of 520 Restaurants in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Belgian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Mainly a beer heaven with some food to help it down, alongside the canal
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Mainly a beer heaven with some food to help it down, alongside the canal
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English first
Boca Raton, FL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Classic European bar with a nice outdoor patio on the river. The beer selection both on tap and in bottles is excellent. A do not miss for beer lovers!

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Nicely situated on the banks of the canal. Buzzing with life at 11pm. Great selection of blonde fruit and brown beers.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were looking for a pub in Gent and we found this, so we came in and we were so lucky! Amazing beers, and nicely-oldy-stylish pub (i would say), especially second floor! It was just a pleasure to have a beer there!

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Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Frequented this beautiful beer cafe during Gentse Feesten and fell in love with the views. Right by the river, excellent vibe, friendly staff and reasonable prices fir the beers. Spoiled for choice with the variety ! Very romantic in the evening ;)

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Hyderabad, India
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you really want to taste more than 200 types of beer, go there and enjoy the evening till night. Although I am tea-totaller, I went there with friends and saw how beer lovers were exited and satisfied with variety of Belgian beers. To my surprize, you can get beer within minutes you order, but if you order simple plain... More

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Derby, England
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239 reviews 239 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lovely afternoon in Ghent , with river views from this bar. We only had little snacks which were very tasty. Really just got confused with the beer choice but with help from the waiters we struggled through a great boozy afternoon by the river with rain and shine, loved it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This bar/restaurant is right by the river, and has a great atmosphere. It's one of the most scenic places to eat or drink in Ghent. Amazing selection of beer.

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Herzele, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Terrace at the waterside with unique view and atmosphere. All the (Belgian) beers that you can not imagine!

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Newport Beach, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Seat by water. Many beers. Helpful staff. Sausage and cheese with a nice mustard. Who cares if it is tourists.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I visited years ago and loved this little bar and looked forward to a return visit. However it seems to have changed hands or perhaps it was an off day. It seems to have lost all its character, the bar staff were more interested in chatting than actually serving, and it took some time to get a drink ordered.

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