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Le Bal Infernal - Used Book Cafe

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$2 - $11
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Bar, Cafe, Pub
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

We came here both days we were in Ghent! Great option to hang out and play cards, read or just talk while having a beer or tea.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank staab22
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is a cosy and trendy lounge style bar. The location in the historic centre of Ghent is quite good and the full length floor to ceiling book shelf’s really gives it a unique atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank freka1996
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

A lovely cafe with a really unique cool vibe. There are hundreds of books lining every wall and a great selection of board games too! Try the homemade ice tea, so refreshing!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank EllieT4991
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a must place to seek out. It's quirky and full to the brim with character and vibe. It's basic food but we'll presented and tasty. It's a bar serving wine beers etc which are all very good indeed. It's got character by the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 962ianh
Reviewed March 15, 2018

We came here in the early evening, he had a cocktail (Whoa! It was strong!) and I had a geuze, it is a very cosy atmosphere, but a wee bit expensive for what it was. You can borrow the books off the walls, there are...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Esthersnippe
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This cafe bar has a great relaxed/cool vibe, with one entire wall covered in book cases. There is a range of seating, from cosy lounger chairs in the window to high tables and stools near the bar. They have a good range of beers, wines,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 286ellies
Reviewed January 2, 2018

I spent some hours in this café. The books were still unreachable, unless you disturb other people who are sitting next to the books, or you take a ladder to look at the top shelves. The coffee is very good, but in rather small cups/glasses....More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Bucherbrocki
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Spent a happy couple of hours here curled up with a beer and a book - heaven! Pro tip, bring a book you’ve read already so you can swap for one of theirs. I was there in the afternoon and it was quiet but still...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank glassarmy
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

A lovely cozy cafe and bar with walls lined with second hand books. A perfect place to while away a few hours in beautiful Ghent.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank AlannahEAS
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Pitoresc, full of interesting books, friendly, great to spend a good time and most important, good coffee.

Date of visit: December 2017
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