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Karel De Stoute

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French, Belgian, European
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vrouwebroerstraat 5 | 9000, Ghent, Belgium
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Dabola, Guinea
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waaw, where to start. It took some convincing to come back to this place as we had some rather negative experiences here earlier, though this was a long time ago. And now I wish we hadn't waited that long. Located in the beautiful renovated "Patershol", a historic location in the centre of Gent. From the outside, you can peek into... More 

Thank Tom L
Ghent, Belgium
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197 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had, as expected, again a very good meal. The new location is even better, the food is still delicious and service seems less nervous / more mature, and the location itself is very nice with a rather private terras. The way of working is still the same- very limited choice, but everything you get is excellent.

Thank belgianvisit0r
Ghent, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We were delighted with the menu. Inspired simply but sophisticated. Great bob formula for the wines (dinner in the week). One of the places to do/be.

Thank gea-98
Brussels, Belgium
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104 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 

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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 of 5 bubbles
French, Belgian, European
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?