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Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
09 2239226
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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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Thank akrasnovskis
Castleford, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Alan R
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank PurplishCat
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Miguel F
Deinze, Belgium
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Hilde V
Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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

Thank Dewulf P
Ghent, Belgium
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96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Negenduust
Ghent, Belgium
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196 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Friendly staff, good food, nice place, not too expensive. This is not haut cuisine, they serve the more regular Greek kitchen, but they do it well. I especially like the 'Plateau du chef', it's just different sorts of grilled meat, with a salad, potatoes, rice, but just very nice in all its simplicity.

Thank belgianvisit0r
Topeka, Kansas
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210 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

My husband ordered cheese croquettes with salad. I order Salad Paysanne. Here at 1:30 PM for lunch with a tour bus passing through town. The menu is in Greek, French and Dutch, but our waiter helped with English explanation. We were very pleased with our choices. Friendly wait staff. Prompt service. Helpful.

Thank KSMeadowlark
Winnipeg, Canada
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131 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Came here with my husbands cousins after seeing a picture of lamb chops that one of them had posted! Nice atmosphere although a little noisy. As for the food it was wonderful!! We started with grilled shrimp that was accompanied by a shredded carrot and lettuce salad. That was followed with delicious lamb chops with the same salad. The chops... More 

Thank growlysgirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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: 09 2239226

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