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Huize Colette

#2 of 15 Dessert in Ghent
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Cafe, Belgian
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Belfortstraat 6, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 478 90 64 73
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cozy, welcoming, and quaint eateries. Went here for lunch, drawn by the name. The soup and bread that I ordered were lovely, and my partners cheese/ham platter vanished in no time. A welcome retreat from the rain, and a book lovers' haven!

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Thank Colette M
Nicosia, Cyprus
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just opposite NH Belfort Ghent, Brussels, a cosy little shop with a welcoming hostess. Just before our walking tour of the city, a simple but delicious breakfast, with an aromatic cappuccino and fresh scones with marmalade and cream. A warm atmosphere with bookcases behind us, a xmas tree stocked and shaped by a thousand books. Enjoyable background music, a couple... More 

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Thank geosavv
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I have been there more than once.. nice place, friendly personnel, perfect hot chocolate. Also good for breakfast on Sunday morning (but better reserve before, is always full!)

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Thank Helen229
Trondheim, Norway
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Got there around noon, a few people inside, but it was fairly quiet. Atmosphere is more "homey" and relaxing. Ordered bread with hummus, both very tasty, an egg each (also came with some bread) and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Afterwards we both had a hot chocolate (bitter kind - recommended) while we sat reading books we brought, though they have a... More 

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Thank plmhns
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Only had 24hrs in Ghent and wanted a taste for a good Belgium Hot Chocolate. Saw the reviews on trip advisor and to our suprise this cute cafe was only a minute away. Tucked away in the quieter side this cafe is not too be missed! The menu was exciting with lots of options and varieties of drinks and chocolate... More 

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Thank Rebekah W
athina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

we went a sunny day and desided to seat outside!Very friendly waitress regular prices! I propose hot maltesers chocolate and homade lemonade!

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Thank ilelcta
Ghent, Belgium
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

As a local resident, finding a good place for coffee is always on my quest list. I was pleasantly surprised to find great service and a friendly atmosphere. There's an excellent range of coffee's and teas plus all things chocolate plus scones. The perfect spot to meet friends or go it alone with your laptop. It's become one of my... More 

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Thank MichelleinBelgium
Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

I come here as often as possible when i'm in Ghent, the chocolate is simply delicious. The tables are small, and you have to order and pay at the desk, but they come and bring your meal (those cakes! those scones! mmm) to your table You have some books to read if you like - the chocolate house doubles as... More 

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Thank Veerle B
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Searched Trip Advisor for best hot chocolate in Ghent and this place came up. It was pouring in rain so we made our way there. So glad we did. A small cafe, very modest and unassuming but the menu alone had our mouths watering. Ordered two hot chocs, one with cream, the other with honey and chilli. Both amazing to... More 

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Thank MachiavellianSheep
Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

I found this place while I was going to the center. Great and friendly service! I've been there a couple of times alone and with friends. Good place to have a coffee and read a book or work with the laptop. And it's also nice to go with a friend and share the -etalage- (can't remember the full name) it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Belgian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belfortstraat 6, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 478 90 64 73

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