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Amfora

$$ - $$$, European, French
Korte Kruisstraat 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 475 28 68 15
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
Aug 14, 2017
“Okay for lunch but nothing fancy”
Jun 5, 2017
“Gorgeous Coffee Shop”
Closes in 10 min
All hours
CUISINES
Belgian, European, French, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Korte Kruisstraat 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed August 14, 2017

It's not something special but we had a fine lunch here. Although I do think it is a bit overpriced for the portions they serve. Would not really recommend it because there are way more and much nicer places in Ghent.More

Thank JellevN
emmanuelvanoekel, Manager at Amfora, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for your review. We are know for good value for over 30 years ( since 1985) but we suffer as a business from high government taxes and high labor cost. A waiters total cost is 30 to 35 euros an hour. VAT on...More

Reviewed June 5, 2017

Apparently does the best coffee in Ghent. Lovely place to relax and great location as well. Coffee turned out to be pretty good.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
emmanuelvanoekel, Manager at Amfora, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Happy travelling

Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I didn't really have the chance to try too many things here because they are so slow, it's unbelievable.. I've been here twice, first time we had a coffee but I had to ask two waiters for the bill. Yesterday we wanted to have something...More

1  Thank RebeccaVivienne
emmanuelvanoekel, Manager at Amfora, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Thank you for feedback. the waiter whom your referring too got fired. We are unfortunatly as strong as our weakest link luckily we got a great team now.

Reviewed September 16, 2016

We were both famished, called in for a coffee and snack. Coffee arrived immediately and excellent it was, the free choc brownies were scrumptious. The croissants failed to materialise for a while, we were worried! When they did arrive, fresh as can be, with their...More

Thank David I
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Terrible service! Waited 15 min before they came to take the order and had to wait 45 min to an hour before they came with the food. Ordered extra fries, did not get them. Rude and arrogant waiters. When asked to pay they don't give...More

Thank Inès d
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The food at this place is very good the service could be better location is perfect close to shopping the outside tables are nice to see when the sun is shining

Thank Ola A
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We (family with baby and dog!) have been at Amfora for a drink and wafle and the day after for lunch. Both days the staff welcomed us warmly and took real "care" of us. Food was lovely especially the wafle with homemade chocolate!

Thank HeleneT17
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We came in to hide from the rain and were glad we did. We had tea and waffles. The waffles with ice cream and cherries were fab. The waffles weren't too syrupy like other places in Ghent. The waitress was really helpful and offered us...More

Thank Lizard1989
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Accepting the somewhat sardine like seating and slow service we have become accustomed to in Flanders these were the best ribeye steaks we've had in 6 months. One "saignant" the other " a pointe" we're generous and perfectly cooked with a nice herb butter. The...More

Thank Barry O
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday ... And I admit it was quite busy, but there seemed to be enough waiters around to run the place smoothly... Our waiter was clearly not up to his task.. And came after we sat there for 20 minutes to...More

1  Thank P K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $32
Cuisine
Belgian, European, French, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
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: Korte Kruisstraat 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 475 28 68 15
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