We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lof

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Hoogstraat 36 | 9000 Bélgica, Ghent, Belgium
0800-891-3841
Add hours for Lof and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Restaurant Lof is part of the Sandton Hotel Gent.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 103 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Creative and tasty dishes

I dined here a few times while staying at the hotel connected to this restaurant. Service is excellent and the food is creative and delicious. Clever amuse bouches and good presentation of the food as well. Ambiance in the restaurant is also very good. Stick to classic dishes and fish. I once had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
1stClassLounge
,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Add Photo Write a Review

103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Budapest, Hungary
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I booked a table for 6. Although, except for ourselves, the restaurant was empty (nobody else!), the waitress told us that the chef in the kitchen could not handle 6 different orders! (what would they have told us if we would sit on 6 different tables????) The food an service was nothing special and way too overpriced. You find much... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I dined here a few times while staying at the hotel connected to this restaurant. Service is excellent and the food is creative and delicious. Clever amuse bouches and good presentation of the food as well. Ambiance in the restaurant is also very good. Stick to classic dishes and fish. I once had a burger craving and ordered that, and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Voorburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in Hotel Reylof for 4 nights and have enjoyed the Restaurant Lof 6 times. Not once did it cross my mind to go and eat elsewhere. The restaurant is modern but warm and the service is excellent. On top the dishes are masterpieces of creativity in layout. More importantly the flavors are perfect. It does not stop... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had the 5 course dinner with matching wines. The waiter was very kind and served the best wines. The waiter had a lot of knowledge of wine/food combinations which resulted in some talks about this which we appreciated. The pace of the first three courses was excellent, the last two courses took too long which did not add to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We took the 5 course diner with wines. The food was great, not to much, just enough. The sommelier knew what she was talking about and selected the perfect wines for the courses. Excellent staff, great atmosphere. Money well spent!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Oh dear.....I've been lucky in my time to have eaten at what are considered the best.Only once before have I been met by pretentious staff....oh boy one guy in particular looked at us like we might not understand our "journey"....well that's easerly sorted....let's see how well he knows how to do his job. Had a chat about a starter as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ghent, Belgium
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A modern cuisine, offering Value for money. Suggested lunch is good choice. Appetizer and drink before lunch is possible in saloon. During filmfestival one can enjoy live music.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Undoubtedly good kitchen, but they pretend more than they can deliver. Cluttered and loud too colorful decor.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, England, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Prompt, courteous service and delicious food. Beautiful decor and very large seating area as well as bar area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Food was very good. We had everything ranging from duck to fish and everyone was thrilled. The dessert was really amazing (champagne mousse with strawberry sorbet - just amazing). I normally do not like hotel restaurants for anything except breakfast, but this place was very good and not unfairly priced. The wine list was weak, but Belgium focuses mostly on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Lof also viewed

Ghent, East Flanders Province
Ghent, East Flanders Province
 
Ghent, East Flanders Province
Ghent, East Flanders Province
 

Been to Lof? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hoogstraat 36 | 9000 Bélgica, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: 0800-891-3841

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

Restaurant Lof is part of the Sandton Hotel Gent.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lof staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?