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Vooruit Arts Centre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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The Vooruit - the center of the world when I was a student in the 70

Even after 40 or 5à years, I 'm still in admiration of the building and inside the atmosphere. In... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
De Haan, Belgium
Amazing building

Many interesting art events take place inside. Can also go to have a beer. A nice addition to a... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
Matt B
London, United Kingdom
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Vooruit is a vibrant live performing arts center located in a 100 years old monument in the heart of Ghent. Since 1982, we have been offering countless cultural events like concerts, podium performances, parties, book presentations, debates...more
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Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 267 28 28
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Organic bread and tasty sandwiches in this fantastic building with art on the walls, lovely outside area and a wonderful tiled loo. The hot chocolate is great

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

The Vooruit used to be a dancing room. You can feel that roaring twenties energy when your insed. Especially since there are a lot of student there now as well

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Perfect to grab a Belgian beer or cocktail. In the heart of the city, full of atmosphere and artsy feeling.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Even after 40 or 5à years, I 'm still in admiration of the building and inside the atmosphere. In the mid '70, it was a place to discuss about Marx and Marcuse. This week I saw students working on their laptop, businessman having a small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tikki2015
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Of course they organise a lots of concert here, but hardly an art center. The service here is terrible, the food quality is terrible too and you pay a price that just not worth it. But it is really nice place to go there on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sam F
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Many interesting art events take place inside. Can also go to have a beer. A nice addition to a great city trip!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Matt B
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Bar where you also can eat a little snack Tables are filled with dirty dishes and glasses, from time to time somebody picks those up You have to order your drinks... took me 15 minutes while my partner sat alone It s not that the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank WingWingOne
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This is a review of the Vooruit Cafe. Came here to do some writing with my laptop and have a small meal with tea. I had the cucumber & watercress soup and a cup of hot green tea. The tee came with a speculoos biscuit...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank koyes
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Wandered around the arts centre, where obviously lots goes on. The cafe downstairs is worth a visit on its own.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Besides its rich cultural content (theater, exhibitions, concerts, parties), this place also offers a huge bar. The choice of beers is great, and as it is the social-origin near-university place, the prices are quite OK. My housemate used to work here, and I can just...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Wlaki89
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