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Patrick Foley's Irish Pub & Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


$11 - $20
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch

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All reviews chicken piri piri cottage pie burger fish chips ribs salad adjoining hotel irish dishes night out with friends great atmosphere the wait staff beers on tap cosy bar simple meal enjoyable meal long wait nice food
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely Irish pub in the heart of Gent. Fantastic team of bartenders. Excellent customer care, tasty food and great beers. Karaoke night every Friday 🎤 and Guinness the cat 😍 big plus: kitchen is open when most restaurants in gent are closed, which allows expats...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank S_Zanotti
Reviewed 1 week ago

A real life nice place. Food is really fresh, nice people . Service is great . Burgers are the best of Gent . Super place.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Fred_vdd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of best places to go in Ghent. We came to Ghent for 4 days and came to Patrick Foleys 3 of those days. Alex and the rest of the wait staff are the most friendliest and welcoming people we’ve met here....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kathrynhobbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As my title suggests, most people visiting an Irish pub in continental Europe, hoping for a little English-speaking 'home comfort' will find that sadly they tend to mostly be just drinking/sport-TV establishments, especially so here in Belgium. This is NOT one of those! Yes, Patrick...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank vdaenterprises
Reviewed May 21, 2019

What at great Irish pub! I have to say, their food is AMAZING! I had fish and chips, the batter of the fish was very tasty and the fish it self was cooked perfectly! My husband had the Guiness stu and loved it! We also...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LoloStitch
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Ghent has a few Irish Pubs, but we've always preferred this one. The atmosphere is just right (dark cozy corners inside, spacious room outside), and we do enjoy the food; a decent selection of burgers and sides topped with cheese brought back the England-feeling for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Bar was heaving on a Saturday night which is always good to see. Burgers & pub classics, fairly priced. Good beer selection, Guinness is a rip off- just like Dublin really! Burgers were a good size, nicely cooked, toppings as advertised. Decent portion of crispy...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Emma F
Reviewed April 16, 2019

We made this our base fir our time in Ghent for a Stag party. The place does excellent food, bier prices are reasonable and they have all the football on, including the 3pm Premier league games. Yet it doesn't seem set up for a gang...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 1Steve_bach
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

The staff was really nice (thanks for the glass ;)), the quality of the food is good, portions are big, beer is good. The placebo has a good atmosphere. Recommended. :)

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank NikolettK106
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Had a nice vegan curry, not the best but definitely good! Was sad to hear that the chicken Piri Piri burger got removed. Friends got burgers with fries and they were satisfied. We were double booked but got a table anyway so that's nice. All...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Kids are not a problem at all. Enjoy your time there together !
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