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Volta

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European, Belgian
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NIEUWE WANDELING 2B, Ghent, Belgium
09 32 40 500
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Urbana, Illinois
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank claudine88
Halle, Belgium
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Hilde-Claude
Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Raphael S
Hong Kong, China
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206 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Tk100964
Rolla
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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1 Thank Glenn M
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 Thank Paula O
Ghent, Belgium
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Teedeegee
Mechelen, Belgium
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went saturday for lunch, the atmosphere was relaxed. At the bar, I found the wine was excellent, the appetisers were of a good quality. The waiters should speak slower and articulate better when they explain though. at the restaurant, same remark about the waiters. The food was very nicely presented - the taste buds were surprised. The dessert was... More 

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Thank Pascalitta
Ronse, Belgium
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I will start by saying that the food was really good. Unfortunately the service was overall so bad that this turned into a 'never again' experience. I could get in details but at least 10 things went wrong with the service that one should expect from such a restaurant (slow, clumsy, unorganised, some arrogance, etc...). The staff in the kitchen... More 

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Thank Wimdevos
Belgium
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Until a few years ago, I was a regular visitor here. Also after the previous chef (Olly Ceulenaere) left, I had some (very) good diners here, under the new chef (De Pourcq). Yesterday, I went back after 2 years. I was suprised to see that the menu fixe was now at 82 EUR for 6 courses (70 for 5). This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Belgian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
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: 09 32 40 500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?