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Voldersstraat 66, Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #238 of 550 Restaurants in Ghent
Cuisines: Belgian
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Description: nice PANNEKOEKENHUIS doing sweet and savoury pancakes

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Alder, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We ate breakfast here on our last day in Ghent before heading back to Brussels. Our meal, Buckwheat crepes filled with ham and cheese, topped with two eggs - all the essential food groups! Excellent fortification for our rail journey back to Brussels!

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I visited Gwenola with a friend of mine to have pancakes. First, we had to wait quite long for someone to take our order, although it wasn't crowded, and the waitress wasn't friendly. My friend picked a pancake with butter and it literally swam in butter. When she complained about it, the waitress didn't want to help her and said... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I can't believe I've probably walked a thousand times passed this place. It looked old and dated and not very inviting. Hence I never stepped in. When searching for a restaurant to eat with friends on Tripadvisor I noticed the high rank of this place. So when walking passed it this noon with my parents we decided to give it... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Nice place for a Saturday brunch. The pancakes were really tasty. And i would personally recommend their mocca milkshake!

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Ghent, Belgium
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I'm a new Gentenaar and happy to have discovered this place. It's just right to tide me over when out running errands, or as place to hang out for the atmosphere, especially on a cold and drizzly day. We like to share a savory (buckwheat) pancake (crepe) followed by a savory one. Many coffee and warm drink choices, as well... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

I visit Gwenola every time I'm in Gent for authentic pancakes and friendly service. No bells and whistles, just good food and coffee.

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Asheville, NC, USA
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch meal here, with delicious pancakes (more like crepes) and a wonderful atmosphere. In spite of being in the heart of the tourist area, it feels very authentic.

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

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