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Karel De Stoute

Certificate of Excellence
French, Belgian, European
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vrouwebroerstraat 5 | 9000, Ghent, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely must visit place. Star quality dishes, but very affordable. The range of choice is not broad, but that means the chef prepares all dishes in detail and products are super fresh. Service is very friendly, and the little bites before the first course and sweets served with coffee top it off. Both the salmon and beef dishes were top... More 

Thank mathias d
Rupelmonde, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Not sure how they do it, offering such classy haute cuisine for only 30 € as lunch menu. Products being used were top, taste was exquisite, as the seasoning was simple perfect! They give the most extraordinary delicious bread on the side. Only a few 100 meters away from The Gravensteen and the Vrijdagsmarkt (Parking), this restaurant is nicely located... More 

Thank Gunther D
Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Why isn't this restaurant in the Michelin Guide yet? The food is top notch, the service discrete and correct, the ambiance is perfect for a romantic dinner by candle light. Try it once and then try to stay away! Who needs the Michelin Guide anyway?

Thank guso16
Lembeke, Belgium
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Went there for lunch and i agree with the othe comments onbrhis place. The food is great,no remarks there but welcoming is icy. You sit waiting in a room for nothing to hzppen when finally your drink arrive you are summoned to go sit at your tzble and as such you become an attraction for the whole restaurant having to... More 

Thank Arne L
Geraardsbergen, Belgium
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Perfect dinner with friends. No rush, tasty food. Not the best pick though in case you are in a hurry.

Thank JoostFWA
Halle, Belgium
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The restaurant is situated in the trendy Patershol neighbourhood in a remarkable ancient mansion. IMHO restauration and redecoration were a success. Very nice and classy location. We could enjoy some starters in their welcome salon. Very divers and very tasty. Really top. and based on local products. Maybe an overload since the last one - although very tasty - involved... More 

Thank Hilde-Claude
Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

It was a big family evening and it was the right choice for a special dinner. They serve every dish with a special wine that suits this dish, it is extraordinary, it is special, it is unforgettable. You can choose a menu and in the beginning u will be surprised how small the dish is. But they are constantly bringing... More 

Thank AliceThomassen
Brussels, Belgium
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We really enjoyed the recommended carpaccio and risotto with very nice white wine of the house. Great for a business lunch - but must be very nice for a romantic dinner as well.

Thank Rudy V
Uelzen, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Excellent food. Nice atmosphere with an element of formality but not at all stuffy. Friendly welcome. We were also given many extra little tasty treats which were just brought and additional to what was on the menu. Brilliant value for money.

Thank Alex P
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

You have to pay a fair amount of money, but the food, atmosphere, wine and location are just perfect. Try 5 courses with wine menu.

Thank Niels A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: vrouwebroerstraat 5 | 9000, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
Nice young couple recently took it over and made a great little restaurant!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?