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Julie's House

#1 of 12 Dessert in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence
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Kraanlei 13, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 33 90
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a tiring walk through marvellous Ghent we went to Julie's House and it was like walking in heaven! Awesome cakes!

Thank dilu666
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best dessert I've had in a long, long time. Cozy, cute cafe - central location, and friendly staff. Loved it.

Thank geneve_2015
Ghent, Belgium
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

+ Delicious latte and cakes + cozy environment + Nice central neighborhood + Friendly staff + They offer free samples of some cakes, which does NOT happen in Belgium - Expensive compared to other places. Each piece of cake costs almost 5E. So we pay around 20E for 2 people each time we go there for coffee and cake.

Thank Niloufar M
Trondheim, Norway
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly easy place to find, not far from the city center. Picked up a few things for the evening at home. Looked to be mostly younger girls working there, kind of apparent in the service, but pleasant enough. As for the cakes: cheesecake was alright, a bit too long in the oven. Rocky road not really my kind of thing,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

My go-to place for cupcakes (try the speculoos flavor!) or brunch with the girls. I always opt for the Sweet & Salty Breakfast which comes with egg & toast, bread with cheese & ham, a scone with cream & jam and an American pancake. Do note that they only serve larger breakfasts on Fri, Sat & Sunday!

1 Thank Maxime L
Adelaide, Australia
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

I had read of this tea room in a travel article whilst still in Australia and put it on my "to do" list. I'm glad I did as I found a delightful shop staffed with lovely people. We were refuelling as we wandered this fascinating city and really enjoyed sitting upstairs looking out at the hustle of the street and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is great little place for a Belgium breakfast. Don't go expecting a western/American style. Best food is Cheese and meat with great bread and fantastic coffee. I thought it was good when we went one day but it proved itself to me the next day when we went back and our waitress on the first day as sitting at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

There's always a line at Julie's House. That says enough. The cakes and sweets are simply amazing. Must visit when visiting Gent.

1 Thank Anthony D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I would not call it a restaurant; it's more of a tearoom. The cakes are delicious. Service is slow but this is due to the great number of visitors to this rather small place. Definetely worth to have a tea and cake whilst visiting this beautiful city.

1 Thank Julian D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My wife and I spent hours in the rustic setting on top, gazing out the windows at the river and hustle-bustle of the streets below. Next sunny day will be outside on the street level tables.

1 Thank shabirmoosa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $17
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kraanlei 13, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 233 33 90
Julie's House serves a daily choice of delicious brunches, artisanal pies and colorful home-made cupcakes.We are a cozy pastry house overlooking the Leie river in the middle of Ghent 's historic center. Our "cake-ladies" love hosting you in our beautiful pastry house surrounded by the grandeur of the Gravensteen castle, the authenticity of the Patershol and the relaxed atmosphere by the water.Check out our window display of fun teapots, cups, saucers and other china. In addition to our little restaurant we also deliver to small and big venues, both to private individuals and professionals.

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