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Huize Colette

Belfortstraat 6, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 478 90 64 73
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Belfortstraat 6, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

If you are looking for a cozy atmosphere, surrounded by books you can actually read, some comfy sofa's and the best chocolate in town, Huize Colette is the place to be.

Thank oana otilia S
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Pleasant cafe on two levels just outside the central touristy bit of Ghent. It's quiet - no canned music :) - and has lots of interesting books. A place for relaxing, with no pressure to move on. Excellent coffee and scones. A hipster feel but...More

Thank higvin
Reviewed January 30, 2017

An authentic brunch spot hidden away from Ghent's touristic center. Love the vintage-inspired interior, ideal to sit back and relax with a hot cocoa and a great book. Do make sure to make a reservation: we've been sent away before because they were fully booked.

Thank Maxime L
Reviewed January 18, 2017 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!

Thank Colette M
Reviewed December 27, 2016

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,...More

Thank geosavv
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!)

Thank Helen229
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...More

Thank plmhns
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...More

Thank Rebekah W
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!

Thank ilelcta
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...More

Thank MichelleinBelgium
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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