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Kraanlei 13, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 33 90
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Ranked #34 of 548 Restaurants in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $17
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
Description: Julie's House serves a daily choice of delicious brunches, artisanal pies and colorful home-made cupcakes.We are a cozy pastry house overlooking the Leie river in the middle of Ghent 's historic center. Our "cake-ladies" love hosting you in our beautiful pastry house surrounded by the grandeur of the Gravensteen castle, the authenticity of the Patershol and the relaxed atmosphere by the water.Check out our window display of fun teapots, cups, saucers and other china. In addition to our little restaurant we also deliver to small and big venues, both to private individuals and professionals.

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

The food was nice and everything but we weren't acknowledged AT ALL by staff for like 10 minutes and then when they finally came to us the conversation was as follows: "Can I have a vanilla cupcake please?" "We don't have any, that's why I told you to look at the cakes" (come on how was I meant to know... More 

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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Julie's House is a lovely little bakery situated in Ghent. Food can be taken away or eaten in. There are a mixed selection of cakes on offer which are freshly made so once they are gone, they are gone. It's a very busy little place so getting a seat may be difficult but I imagine turnaround is very quick. We... More 

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Waited for 20 minutes before someone came and took our order. I took almost 20 minutes after that before we got the coffee and even longer before we got the food. Average taste. Poor value, tiny portions. I was still hungry when I left, and paid 15 euros..

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

In all honesty, I'm normally a fan of the full English breakfast! I never thought I'd say this but my former breakfast favourite has been beaten by a continental taster menu of breakfast delights. This place was something else entirely! The french toast with sugar and cinnamon was the pick of the selection, rounding of a fine selection of cheeses,... More 

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Brescia, Italy
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great breakfast and cakes. Wide variety of pastries, cupcakes, pies. Reasonable prices! Slice of cake around 3-4 euros, coffee for 2. chai latte 3.5 euros. Worths a visit.

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7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Good selection of cakes, had a lovely cuppa and a slice of something local which I can't remember the name of but it was chocolate so what's not to like? Pop in and see for yourself the breakfast looked good too.

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Seattle, Washington
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60 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The bakery is a the central part of Ghent and from the window and when you get in the bakery/restaurant the pasteries, cupcakes, brownies, etc look delectable. We purchased a brownie and a small cake and were very disappointed! The items were so dry that we threw them away and were very frustrated we paid over 10 euros for the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We just popped in to buy something to eat whilst sightseeing but the tables in the small shop all appeared to be busy. Lots of interesting cakes and bakes which obviously look home-made although the cupcakes didn't look too appetising. Would highly recommend Grandma's Apple Pie though - lightly-spiced caramelised apple chunks in buttery pastry.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The place is very cute but cupcakes are nothing special, raw pastry and too sweet. Good for a stop in cold weather, but don't expect quality desserts as they claim.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went here on two occasions had to sit outside as it was full inside. You are able to select a variety of things from cake to scrambled egg.Closed on Monday and would advise you book a table. We found it to be reasonably priced and plesent staff

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Additional Information about Julie's House

Address: Kraanlei 13, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 9 233 33 90
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 17
Cuisine: Bakery, Delicatessen, Dessert

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