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“Best place for foodies in Ghent” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vrijmoed

Vrijmoed
Vlaanderenstraat 22, Ghent, Belgium
3292799977
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Ranked #9 of 584 Restaurants in Ghent
Cuisines: Belgian
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Ghent, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Best place for foodies in Ghent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

What's there to say? Michelin star well deserved. I'm already looking for my next booking at Vrijmoed. If you intend to give this place a try (you definitely should), plan well in advance, it's fully booked months ahead. Without a doubt the best restaurant in the centre of Ghent.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Deinze, Belgium
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“a young star”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Michael Vrijmoed started a restaurant in the center of Ghent. And not just a restaurant. He and his whole team will welcome and surprise you with delicious dishes. Realy amazing for such a young man. Carefuly presented, full of tastes, a joy for your tongue and with a never ending smile of the whole staff. If you have a chance, just go for this reservation! It's a must.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ghent, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Superb cuisine and friendly service: Ghent's new number one!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

In December, we enjoyed a fabulous lunch at Vrijmoed. It was our third visit so far and, as on the previous two occasions, we were delighted with the delicious food, the creativity as well as consistency of the kitchen team, and the topnotch service. Our friends and family, who joined us for a special occasion, were equally impressed with how exceptional standards were maintained from the first amuse-bouche, throughout the 5-course menu, to the mignardises at the end. The sommelier's wine pairings were also inspired. As Ghent foodies, we're very happy that Vrijmoed has joined our city's culinary world: for us, Vrijmoed has quickly managed to establish itself as Ghent's best restaurant.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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waasmunster
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Value for money”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Standing for years aside Peter Goossens this chef shows in his plates today that he not only learned the job there, but with adding his own view on food he got already his first Michelin star. And believe me, this is only the beginning!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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343 reviews 343 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 83 cities Reviews in 83 cities
375 helpful votes 375 helpful votes
“Absolutely brilliant !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

What an asset for our city. Everything was topnotch food, wine, service and ambiance. Creative without sensationalism. Classy but not stuck up. Can't wait to go back!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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