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Restaurant Valentijn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, European
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Rodekoningstraat 1 | Patershol, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 04 29
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Wed 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our short getaway trip for a weekend, so we did a research before we came and booked a table in advance. I loved the quality of the food and I knew that it is one small meniu there, so for me there was no disappointment like I saw some people had. One thing is that the service is... More 

Thank DeinaShak
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This resto has only 1 menu with several different options (but not a lot). There is no 'a la carte' menu as I know. Food is perfect & fresh. I recommend this place to all who like good cuisine! Well done! See you soon!

Thank Kristobal D
St Helens, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Great restaurant could not fault it. We had the set menu with wine,it was good value and very tasty. The lady that served us was very friendly I think it was the owners wife. would come here again without a doubt.

Thank kamsoul
Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

What a delightful experience! An amazing setting, superb food and excellent service. And all for a ridiculously low price. Thank you!

Thank Brian A
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142 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We visited at lunch time during the Ghent festival and the basis of trip advisor reviews. They had a limited fixed price lunch menu during the festival that could make it too expensive if you only wanted a light lunch. Food great and very enjoyable. Service very efficient and pleasant. Recommended.

Thank pandtReading
Fareham, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

Looked at tripadvisor, originally going all out for seafood type, however, not all our party wanted fish. So went for a mix of options, and opted for Valentijin. Pre booked from England as we know good restaurants in Ghent are difficult to access. Very good food and wines. Service quite good as well. Downside not for us but possibly others... More 

Thank David H
Groningen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Small cozy restaurant in the old city centre. Easy to find. Only a few choices on the menu but when it is of high quality that is only good. Accompanied by good wines we had a delightful evening.

Thank Coos J
Ghent, Belgium
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Came back here after a whole. Still as friendly as ever!!! Thnx Katrien for the perfect service you provide!! Thnx For the delicious food Youri!!! The Rosé champagne is perfect.....

Thank Jonathan W
The Hague, The Netherlands
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187 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

Like many other restaurants in the center of Ghent, also this one is located in a historic monument. Downstairs, there are only four tables and upstairs also a handful. The menu of the day varies, but offers four courses for € 35. For € 20 extra you have a glass of wine with every course. Good value! We enjoyed the... More 

Thank Evi55
Saugerties, New York, United States
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Four of us went to the Patershol section of Ghent expecting to go to one of 2 restaurants but they were both closed so we found Valentijn and the menu looked interesting. We went in and had great meals my Duck Breast & Waterzooi, a kind of fish stew. They were both outstanding. The service, bread & munchies were great... More 

Thank Jules M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$42 - $58
French, Belgian, European
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodekoningstraat 1 | Patershol, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 04 29
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?