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.
Hoogstraat 23, Ghent, Belgium
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #56 of 534 Restaurants in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

Hotels travelers are raving about...

Write a Review

68 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    40
    21
    6
    1
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Lancaster
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stopped off here spontaneously after a long walk round town. It's in a highly attractive house, well furnished, plenty of space between tables, elegant service and reliable classic French cuisine. The set lunch, about 21€, was a well-considered short menu, with the choice of 3 oysters as a starter & a single dessert, tiramisu. All eminently satisfying, & for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melle , Belgium
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

After a good visit of the Louvre Museum In Lens (FR) we went back to our beautiful home town Ghent to have dinner in Restaurant Le Duc for ending the day trip. It was the perfect choice we made. The restaurant is very close to the center but in a less known area but do not hesitate to go. You... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dimitri C, Eigenaar at le Duc, responded to this review
Google Translation

Beste, bedankt voor de review. Graag tot een volgende keer, en dat het maar snel mooi weer is . Met... More

Ghent, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Quoting my facebookless mother: I've only detected this pearl a few weeks ago and this is really a hidden gem. I went for lunch with my husband and my son and we took the menu. Every course was excellent and well balanced, the service was impeccable and the waiter very polite. We liked the interior because of the beautiful house... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dimitri C, Eigenaar at le Duc, responded to this review

Dear, thanks for the lovely review !!! i hope we see each other again next year :) Kind regards Dimitri More

Crawley, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We dined at Le Duc after reading the amazing reviews online. We must have been eating at a very different restaurant to the one described in online reviews! A very average amuse bouche arrived with no explanation whatsoever as to what it was. Thank goodness there was one as we waited 45 mins for our starter to arrive which really... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 11
Dimitri C, Eigenaar at le Duc, responded to this review

Dear, i am sorry you was disappointed. Indeed you had to wait a little bit longer then 30 minutes on a saturday evening, that s cause every dishes are made with fresh products, and on that evening, almost everybody eated ' a la carte' , so we tried to make everybody happy. So cause of the tournedos he was a... More

Stony Brook, New York
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

We were staying at the Sandton Reylof Grand Hotel which is right across the street from Le Duc and were looking for a good meal within an easy walk. We were delighted to find a world class restaurant with superb food and attentive service! The restaurant is set in a elegant homelike setting and the presentation of the food is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dimitri C, Eigenaar at le Duc, responded to this review

Dear, thanks for the nice review Kind regards Dimitri More

Worthing, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We drove for an hour out of our way to revisit this restaurant while we were back in Belgium. The food was excellent again, I was particularly impressed with the fois gras as I had eaten a comparable dish recently at Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester and this was better !! Again three of us had the tasting menu and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dimitri C, Owner at le Duc, responded to this review

Dear, i was so impresive, you came specially to Ghent while you were staying 1 hour away to have diner again in my restaurant !!!! Thanks for the nice review See you soon :) Kind regards Dimitri More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

One of the best meals I have ever had! Interesting and unique combinations of favors an textures, absolutely delicious. Reasonably priced for such an amazing meal. We had chicken and steak, hard to differentiate these items but they nailed it on both. The desserts, especially the chocolate cake, were amazing.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dimitri C, Owner at le Duc, responded to this review

Dear, thanks for your nice review, when you are back in Ghent, i hope to see you again Kinds regards Dimitri More

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We came here purely because of the excellent reviews on Tripadvisor. It took us a while to find as it is a bit off the beaten track. Dimitri was very accommodating as we changed the numbers and the time a couple of times. Food was perfectly cooked and served in the lovely courtyard. It was a pity that it was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dimitri C, Owner at le Duc, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review Kind regards Dimitri More

Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

only a few steps away from the heart of the city but definitely one of the best places in Gent. A young chef and a young owner/host make sure you are spoiled from the beginning to the end. Dimitri watches over his guests and makes sure everything goes smooth. Classical french kitchen with italian touches are the basis, but the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dimitri C, Owner at le Duc, responded to this review

Thanks for the very nice review. I hope to see you soon, to enjoy a next diner Kinds regards Dimitri More

Worthing, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Great food and service. The five course menu was excellent,only let down a little by the dessert which was slightly disappointing. Bit of a hiccup when the credit card machine packed up and all the cash machines around the area were also down. However we had a lovely evening , the host Dimitri is clearly destined for great things with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dimitri C, Owner at le Duc, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, again sorry for the problems with the credit card machine Kinds regards Dimitri More

Travelers who viewed le Duc also viewed

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

Been to le Duc? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about le Duc

Address: Hoogstraat 23, Ghent, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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