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Athene

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Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 92 26
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11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us were in Ghent on a trip looking for something to eat an found this place. It was busy but they had no trouble finding us a table out the back. Service was excellent, very friendly and efficient which made for a great atmosphere. The food was also brilliant. To start we got a mixed mezze to share... More 

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Thank Stuart N
Ledegem, Belgium
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical Greek restaurant, with very tasty dishes. Also very important; real friendly waiters! I really enjoyed the food, this is a place that most definitly deserves your visit.

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Thank Philippe B
Evergem, Belgium
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422 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big differences in the reviews so wanted to try myself. The restaurant is nice, good atmosphere and not to big. The staff is very friendly, there were two men serving the food and they were talking and laughing to the visitors. Food was tasty, maybe need a bit more spices but thats a personal taste. Starter, main dish, drinks...everything was... More 

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Thank HugoColle
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We arrived Ghent very late and been walking around and tried to find place where we can eat. We just look on TripAdvisor and then a lot of places were shut, and we spot this Greek restaurant. Waters invited us and were really friendly and so got a seat for four of us. We got some beers, but they having... More 

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Thank akrasnovskis
Castleford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Tasty meal served by very pleasant staff. Lamb shank was very good. Enjoyed the complimentary lemoncello Well worth a visit.

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Thank Alan R
Ghent
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

First of all, this feels like an authentic Greek restaurant and while I'm not saying only the Greeks know how to cook Greek food, let's assume they probably have a better shot at it. The music was Greek too, and that helps to set the atmosphere. The "KAA Gent" supporter gear on a greek statue did not on the other... More 

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Thank PurplishCat
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Best option for a late dinner in Gent. Service is professional but also friendly and the Zalm was an excellent suggestion.

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Thank Miguel F
Pateley Bridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Nice food, typical Greek! Very friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Place to be in Ghent if you like the Greek cuisine.

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We went yesterday to Athene Gent for 2 moessakas ( take away ) and they put it in a empty box of Frehona products ( Lidl ) so pity they don't make their own sauce

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Thank Dewulf P
Ghent, Belgium
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107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016

We have our offices next door and enjoy lunch here at least once a week. With a choice out of 15 lunches, you could eat here every day and never get bored of the kitchen! Restaurant Athene serves honest and tasty dishes, just like you would get them in Greece. The restaurant is owned and managed by a Greek family.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 92 26

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