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Velootje

Kalversteeg 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 486 83 86 48
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good20%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
May 19, 2018
“Just go!”
Dec 22, 2017
“Completely bonkers...”
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$$ - $$$
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Kalversteeg 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Everything people say about this place is true. Yes the beer is overpriced and the place is filthy and unhygienic......it is also enormous fun and you are likely to meet other people there who are also looking for somewhere different. I don’t think I would...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank grahamd356
Reviewed December 22, 2017

'One of a kind' is a phrase that is overused but once you've been here, you definitely won't forget it in a hurry. You'll either love it or hate it but you will certainly talk about it to others. There's all kinds of random stuff...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank 402stever
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

We ended up here while we were looking for a nice place to have a beer. From the outside this place doesn't look like much and this is actually confirmed on the inside. The place was cold and full of rubbish, clothes and bikes. The...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Luuk P
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

This place ruined our fine evening. It has peculiar decorations and the owner is rather eccentric - we thought it’s interesting and he first came across as a sympathetic guy: watch out it’s a scam. He over charged us with more than double of the...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Wolraad
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife visited here after reading about it in an article. It did not disappoint. The inside is full of bicycles 🚲 hanging from the ceiling. The gentleman who runs the place was so friendly. It's in a great location in patershol and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank U3127XPlukes
Reviewed August 22, 2017

At first, we found the place nice, peculiar but/and so nice. We wanted to get a beer, and the owner offered 2 big bottles without bringing the drinks menu. We were confident. Apparently two much. Beers were good ones but without anything special. Except may...More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank Qern O
Reviewed May 20, 2017

I can imagine a lot of people walking past or walking out of 't Velootje. It's packed full of old stuff which looks like a mish mash of old junk collected by a hoarder, and it is! But that "junk" is probably the most interesting...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Charlie_n_Meg_rule
Reviewed May 1, 2017

From April the 11'th to the 28 th of april 2017 the Taverne 't Velootje has been closed, during the spring clean up. Big news is that after the clean up, who was necessary, the autority's visited the place and found it al right, to...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Claude P
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I visited this pub with some friends at night. The first thing I noticed was the amount of unique objects all over the place. Everywhere I looked, something would grab my attention. There were bikes above my head, candles and lanterns across the tables, and...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Krithika A
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

This place is superb. A real opener. You want to see bikes? He has them, you want to see a thin cat? He has one. You want to see absolutely any random peice of furniture all in one place? He has it.... yes he charges...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank jen34567
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalversteeg 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 486 83 86 48
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