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) #542 of 745 Restaurants in Ghent $$ - $$$
Kalversteeg 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 486 83 86 48
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good24%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
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Kalversteeg 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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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

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

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

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

1  Thank jen34567
Reviewed August 23, 2016

... if you are happy to pay 6 Euros for an unknown beer (in the sense that there is no beer list and the owner (?) simply offered us a strong beer or not. We went for a "not" and were offered a blonde (which...More

Thank david n
Reviewed July 26, 2016

THIS IS NOT A RESTRAUNT A friend recommended this place and it was a real eye opener, the place is full of old bikes, hanging from the ceiling, fixed to the walls and free standing. Not much in the way of seating as lots covered...More

1  Thank BobG1951
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Always an experience. Warmish welcome but that is all part of the attraction. Great a few beers in one of the quirkiest places on the planet.

Thank Doug T
Reviewed June 10, 2016

The place is dirty and unhygienic. They don't show the prices of anything, but you think "well, it's bad beer in an obviously illegal place, it can't be that much." When the moment of paying arrives the owner wants to charge you 6 euro for...More

1  Thank Gustavo F
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The owner charges 6 euros! for a cheap beer or a soda served in a very dirty glass. His place is extremely unhygienic. Stay away!

1  Thank charlesleflamand
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Looks and feels like a great place, but the owner is a real crook as there is no price list. The beers are way overpriced, 6 euro's for a beer that's worth 2,5 - 3€ in another pub. Really disappointing!!!

Thank 803lkd
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 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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