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Balls & Glory Gent

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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Belgian, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews mash meatballs salad scotch egg potatoes pork and chicken simple concept free water and fruit communal seating great tasting food cool concept super tasty vegetarian options quick lunch reserve a table nice meal stoemp
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here in a group of twelve. Given that they knew we were coming, our order still took a good half hour to arrive. BUT they were ready for our two vegans, and the food itself was absolutely delicious!! The staff were lovely and friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank lde457
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! We're happy you enjoyed, and thank you for your lovely review! 😊We hope to see you again, soon!

Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

This is good and heavy food for the value. Delicious. I had one pork and one chicken. The pork was on a bed of mashed vegetables and potatoes. I took away the food as it was an unseasonably hot day. 104! The gentleman working the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank shanetvcam
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2019

Hi Shane! Thank you for the kind words. Means a lot to us! 🙏🤗🎉 Will pass on your feedback to the crew. And yes, it's indeed been unseasonably hot, so we thank you for your patronage nonetheless lol 😅

Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Had read about this place so thought I’d give it a go! Absolutely brilliant place. Lovely setting and enjoyed the ethos of communal seating with free water and apples! Went for a chicken and pesto ball with stoempe! Delicious. Staff were helpful and polite. Will...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank strontium38
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We're happy you enjoyed! Come back any time to try our other meatballs (we add new flavors every day)! 😊

Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here while in Ghent as simple as it was it was incredible.They do not take reservations fyi. The meatballs are delicious! I had chicken stuffed with apple and my wife had a cheese stuffed pork both unreal. Top it...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank collinsrick1978
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Wow, thank you so much! You're welcome anytime to try our other varieties. 😊

Reviewed May 14, 2019

We received a warm welcome and the staff were very willing to translate the simple menu. The food was simple, quick and delicious. Everything you can ask for. The free water and fruit on the communal tables was lovely to see. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Elodie L
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

Thank you for your awesome feedback, Elodie! 🙌 Belgian slow-food is our passion, we love to keep it simple but tasty and qualitative! 🙂 Always welcome for a second or third meatball 😉

Reviewed May 8, 2019

we went there and had very nice meal> It was delicious and very tasty! the staff was very friendly and the place nice and clean!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Dacha A
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2019

Hi Dacha, thank you for your awesome feedback! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Balls and Glory! 🙌

Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

The idea is really original for me. Big tables, only meatballs for eat, but with some variations. They change the filling and you can choose salad or mashed potatoes. Staff was very attentive explaining how it works. You have water and apples for free in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Adrian0902
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Thank you for the awesome compliments! 🙌 All our balls are indeed known for their tasty and liquid filling 😋 We're very proud of them! Every day we serve 4 different 'balls of the day', so if you would like to try out our other...More

Reviewed March 5, 2019

Tasty food and some good beers available too. Atmosphere was fun and hip. Seemed like a popular place. I wasn't wild about the seating arrangements (half of the chairs were just plastic milk crates you sit on), and i wish the small menu had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank travelenjoyer420
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Thank you for your feedback! A fun and hip atmosphere for cool people 😎 We focus on tasty and qualitative, but simple food. You can choose from our "4 Balls of the day". But we have about a dozen meatball flavours, so every single day...More

Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

An original place you choose one of the four flavours of the day and whether you want mash potatoes (mixed with veg) or salad with it. We could choose bacon and chervil, chicken masala, raclette and there is also a veggie option. The place is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kald06
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Thank you for your awesome feedback! We're happy to hear you liked our concept! 🙂 Hope to see you again soon for a second or third ball? 😉

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

I thought this is just another meatball place. But I can see they put a lot of efforts on it. I like the interior, the ceilings are in classic style but the windows are modern style. Good that they worked on their menu card for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Natureahead
stijn_vanbr, Guest Relations Manager at Balls & Glory Gent, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Hi! Thank you for those lovely words! Belgian slow-food is our passion, we love to keep it simple, but in the meantime we work hard to make healthy, original and tasty food. It's nice to hear all those sweet compliments and in-depth feedback! #weliketolearn Hope...More

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