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“A new and modern restaurant, brasserie style” 4 of 5 stars
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Jour de Fete
Gustaaf Carlierllaan 233, Ghent, Belgium
+32(0)92336645
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Ranked #175 of 584 Restaurants in Ghent
Price range: $29 - $37
Cuisines: French, Belgian
Good for: Doing business, Romantic
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Good for: Doing business, Romantic
Knokke, Belgium
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“A new and modern restaurant, brasserie style”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Not only is the food very tastfull, prices are very democratic. We had a special Japanese menu and it was all very good. We also enjoyed the concept and the location is good, with a parking in the same building, you ev en don't have to come out.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Cambridge UK
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Good, imaginative food in lovely new setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We enjoyed a very well cooked, imaginative dinner there last week. Nothing 'extraordinary' but fresh, good quality ingredients, originally accompanied and presented. I love the new setting of the restaurant, in an 'arty' place off a main boulevard. Look at the back of the restaurant to see what I mean! The service is very friendly and the value for money excellent.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gent
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Good place for a lunch, no wow experience”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

First of all they moved to a new location : Gustaaf Callierlaan 233 which is nice but a little "cold".
You can have a starter and main course for 15EUR, which really is a bargain. Lunch for 2 with coffee and a glass of wine would cost you 45 to 50EUR. There is the choice between 3 starters and 3 main courses.
The menu has other choices but then you pay double.
People are extremely friendly and the food is prepared with excellent ingredients. Most choices have a sort of "Italian touch". Starting with a bit of bread and olive oil. Where the olive oil was quite ordinary. We had the aubergine salad and the Scottish salmon as a starter. The first was really tasteful the second could benefit from some extra vinegrette.
For main course we had the some pork tenderloin with ratatouille. Excellent quality of meat and vegetables but no special taste.
I am sure Jour de fête has a lot of potential but some special preparations would be appreciated.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“New adress, but still very good place to eat!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Jour de Fête has relocated to a new and bigger place in Ghent. If you're looking for a very price/quality business lunch, Jour de Fête is the place to be! If the weather is good, try the terrace!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Belgium
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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
“Top place in Ghent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

What can I say? Might lack a little bit of finesse but it's alwaws a memorable night out. Interior, service, quality and wine top notch. Just needs a bit of extra subtlety to be excellent. Who knows...soon maybe!

Visited November 2011
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