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Le Grand Bleu

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French, Dutch
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Snepkaai 15, Ghent 9000, Belgium
09 2205025
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very affordable seafood restaurant in the countryside near Ghent

We were a party of 10 people celebrating a friend's 90th birthday - so a very special occasion. We could not have asked for a better place to celebrate. A very good welcome from the staff and we were able to sit on the terrace. Although a little noisy from the road traffic and the occasional train... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Lincolnshire England
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We took a 5 course dinner (EUR 50 per person including two/three rounds of drinks) and it took 2.5 hours, but it was worthwhile! Especially for that price! The time between the courses could be shorter, but again the dishes were delicious. We found this restaurant on the internet and we made reservations beforehand, which it is recommended by the... More 

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Lincolnshire England
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75 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We were a party of 10 people celebrating a friend's 90th birthday - so a very special occasion. We could not have asked for a better place to celebrate. A very good welcome from the staff and we were able to sit on the terrace. Although a little noisy from the road traffic and the occasional train this did not... More 

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Dubai
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You'll be stunned by this cosy and intimate fish restaurant in the outskirts of the historic city of Ghent, and facing the Leie river, alongside one can make magnificient romantic strolls. Le Grand Bleu serve top quality food at democratic prices : menu with fish as a starter (duo of salmon and cod, sorbet, lobster in tomato cream sauce, sabayon... More 

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Roeselare, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We have been there several times and we always go home satisfied. The lobster is very tasteful! Nice atmosphere and good service!

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Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Three times we went to 'le grand bleu'. Firts time prima (only a ten clients). The two next time : the resto was nerly full. After waiting +- 50 minutes we get our lobster (1 lobster/person) but they were so dry and hard to bite (chewinggum). The reason that they give : to much peole and lobster can't be fresh... More 

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Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

First experience with this restaurant: poor service, crowded and noisy! So, we have decided for a next time to try the take a way. The opportunitty arrived with a special family birthday which we wanted to celebrate with a coupe of friends! Big mistake... Not just the dishes cost at least one euro more than the indicated on line (nothing... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

For our first wedding anniversary we booked beforehand a table at this small restaurant. As it was a monday, fortunately it was quite calm. The lobster menu was delicious and the wine was also very good. Foodwhise this was a memorable experience. The staff on the other hand wasn't that smiling and welcoming. From the kitchen we heard things that... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Le Grand Bleu is one of my favorite restaurants in Ghent. We have been there 6 or 7 times sofa. The style is very much bistrot, with wooden tables without table cloth. The menu's are excellent value. The specialty is lobster of course, in a great variety of preparations. For groups of people (up to 25?), I recommend Le Jardin... More 

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Eeklo, Belgium
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This is the kind of restaurant you love when you've been to many, many high class restaurants. This is the place you will love for its simple interior, but excuise kitchen. We go often there, and never been less than 95% satisfied. We don't know ONE single restaurant to offer what they offer. It's not cheap, but I wouldn't call... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Excellent place for fish & lobster in Ghent. Have been many times, never disappointed, and always paid a fair price.

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Address: Snepkaai 15, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Phone Number: 09 2205025
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
Cuisine: French, Dutch

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  • Address: Snepkaai 15, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: 09 2205025

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Dutch

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