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GWENOLA PANNEKOEKENHUIS

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Voldersstraat 66, Ghent, Belgium
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch
Description: nice PANNEKOEKENHUIS doing sweet and savoury pancakes

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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The parents of my father brought him here since he was a little boy. They always told him he should continue the tradition of eating those delicious buckwheat pancakes and here i am writing a review as a 14 year old girl. Ever since i was little my parents brought me here, i always took natural... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The parents of my father brought him here since he was a little boy. They always told him he should continue the tradition of eating those delicious buckwheat pancakes and here i am writing a review as a 14 year old girl. Ever since i was little my parents brought me here, i always took natural pancakes with brown sugar... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I'm not sure why reviewers expecting a giant pile of flap jacks when coming to a restaurant in Gent, but in my opinion these pancakes are better. Definitely try the savory options because they are just as good as the pancakes loaded with fruit and sugar. The service was fast and the food was excellent. All in all this was... More 

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United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

First, tourists need to know what is served here are not American or British pancakes. They offer a version of Dutch pannenkoekenhuis, think a breadier crepe. Here the pancakes are on the gummy side and go better with their sweet menu options than their savory menu items. I have had much better crepes elsewhere and I have had much better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lovely and pure Take care; it is not a restaurant. It's a Tea-Room. But a very authentic one. Friendly to children as well

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Valencia, Spain
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I were looking for a nice place to have a snack, and we just found this pannekoekenhuis by chance. We were amazed by the presentation of the pancakes and the quality of the food. And the service was just excellent as well. If you're looking for a cosy and hidden place, this is the best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Nice and cosy restaurant with good service and even better pancakes! Ideal to sit and meet up with some new friends and get to know each other.

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Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I love this place it's cozy and lots of delicious pancakes to choose from savoury to sweets crepe. One of my favorite pancake house in Gent. I recommend this place!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you are visiting Ghent a must is to stop by Gwenola's for either a savoury or Sweets crêpe. The place is now an institution in Ghent and has excellent service and excellent crêpes and coffee. Try The crêpe with Brown Sugar and butter or The One with Calvados!

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I was thinking I'd get a waffle, but the Pannekoekenhuis only offered Breton style crepes, so I said, ok, let's try one of those, what's the most traditional? The waitress told me that butter and brown sugar was the iconic crepe, so that's what I ordered, with a cup of coffee. Dang that was good. The crepe was a super-authentic... More 

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Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We ate here on the Saturday at lunchtime, the crepe was good - a savoury one, ham,egg & cheese. It was really good but I couldn't finish it all! Again recommended by our host!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Voldersstraat 66, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, European

Description

nice PANNEKOEKENHUIS doing sweet and savoury pancakes

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