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Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
09 2239226
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Today
11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good,

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
belgianvisit0r
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Negenduust
Ghent, Belgium
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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 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.

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Thank belgianvisit0r
Topeka, Kansas
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181 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 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.

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Thank KSMeadowlark
Winnipeg, Canada
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128 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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 

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Thank growlysgirl
Melle, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Our first visit with the entire family (6) found the restaurant packed, luckily enough there was still room for us. the waiting was longer than usual probably due to the amount of people and they forgot our entry meal. Other than that the food was really tasty , the people friendly the service excellent. We did not miss our forgotten... More 

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Thank Jules D
Boston
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lively atmosphere from owners who obviously have a local following. Decent table wine, good octopus, but lackluster entree. Fine for a quick business meal.

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Thank DrDBoston
Bruges, Belgium
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Imagine that you are going with your family to a Greek restaurant after being in Greece because you definitely loved the country, food and people. The first thing you do is asking for a food recommendation and the waiter says "I cannot give you ANY recommendation. If you don't like the food it will be my fault. I am sorry"... More 

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Thank Cesar R
Dundee, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Tried the Greek salad, calamari, giouvetsi, mousaka, and the recommendation of the day, soutzoukakia. Calamari was average, but came with a great tasting tzatziki. All other food was excellent and it would stand well in a restaurant in Greece. The service was great, and the value was good (except for the 7euro bottled water). Overall, with a beer and ouzo... More 

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Thank costas71
Bruges, Belgium
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Restaurant isn't too big, so we were glad to have made a reservation. We got a big plate with olives, feta cheese and some radishes with our pre-dinner drink, which always is a good first impression. Both starters and main dishes were on the large side and really tasty. The restaurant offers some menues, but I have to admit there's... More 

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Thank Stijn D
Level Contributor
60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Food was really good! Friendly and fast service. Although it was very busy there when we went there with 6 people. But it was no problem to them.

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Thank Varje A

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: 09 2239226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
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

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