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Volta

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Belgian, European
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NIEUWE WANDELING 2B, Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 324 05 00
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The title of the review says it all: food was great, no doubt about that. Before having dinner, you can enjoy an apero in the bar, with view on the restaurant. We had to wait rather long before the waiter attended our table. Not sure he understood what we wanted, we had to repeat several times. I had a "fawlty... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great food with a bitter aftertaste of bad service. We came here with the "Jong Keukengeweld"-offer for lunch. It was extremely calm in the restaurant, which was nice. After being seated we got the drink menu and ordered water, a white wine and a beer. The waiter serving us was a bit confusing when explaining what was included in the... More 

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Lommel
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We started with an aperitif in the loungebar before being seated at our table. G&T was nicely flavoured as it should be. All courses were prepared excellently and wines were great. Prices are in line with a Michelinstar restaurant, however they have not received this award. For me the quality was in line with the prices. Nice evening!

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Urbana, Illinois
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

i was looking for a restaurant which would make good use of Belgian produce, but not necessarily in the "classic" way. Volta was the perfect answer! We ordered the 6 course dinner ( not including the langoustines) and were not disappointed.dishes were very aesthetic, flavors were good. Service was good, not intrusive.Wine list was very decent too.A nice way to... More 

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Halle, Belgium
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had high expectations of this restaurant but were rather disappointed. Stage was set with the drinks. We had to wait 15 minutes before we could order. Once done we got the amuses before we got our drinks (another 15 min later) The amuses set the tone for the cuisine: the base ingredients were very tasteful but were overwhelmed by... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a very thought through setting with delicate presentation and an aesthetic eye. The room, though industrial in origin, gives a nice and cosy atmosphere. The waiters and staff are very correct, helpful and well educated but lack the spontaneity to make you forget where you are. (American style but european execution). An amazing plus was that, when... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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206 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

We had a great meal at Volta. We took the standard many (7 courses or so) and we enjoyed every single one of them. What impressed us the most is the creativity in each of the dishes. Also all very well presented. The service is casual : in "Gents" and with a spontaneous, direct type of style. We enjoyed it,... More 

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Rolla
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We organized a 35 person fixed dinner at Volta. Everything was wonderful. But in particular, the created a large number of unique dishes for our 6 vegans that were truly delicious. Very well executed!

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Our conference dinner was held upstairs in the private room and was delicious. The food was presented "family style" and was fun to share. Each course was tasty, beautifully presented and included a number of local specialties. It was an exciting evening of fine dining.

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Ghent, Belgium
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

A great night out with my darling. Started out with some nice cocktails at the cozy bar of this old - electricity converter station. Very up and hip place! No stress and staff guiding you to the table 'when it's time' (they keep a tight schedule) without pushing you and after having had the time to consult the menu. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: NIEUWE WANDELING 2B, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 324 05 00

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