We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Folletto

Drabstraat 30, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 234 32 85
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“truffle” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Drabstraat 30, Ghent 9000, Belgium
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (306)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wife and I came for a quick evening meal. All seats were showing as reserved (food sign) but he said would be fine if we’re only an hour. Had mixed bruschetta and a pasta dish each for main. Bloody lovely. Very authentic and nice place....More

Thank jonathon344
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We really liked this place and the owner. Nice atmosphere. Limited wine choice, but what we were offered was good, and good value. We had starters and a pasta main. We were just a little underwhelmed by the pasta sauce, and the owner was disappointed...More

Thank PeterWGB
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Authentic home style Italian food. Busy so booking a must a favourite when I am in town. Menu varies only slightly with the season.

Thank travell_a_lot
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a great small restaurant speciallized in italian food. Good pastas and amazing and huge pizza! The bruschetta is also very tasty. We've been there for 2 nights, as we liked the food, the atmosphere and the cost.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Run by two brothers from Puglia this busy restaurant serves delicious Italian dishes, home cooking style. Great pasta dishes and also delicious pizzas are always on the menu as well as a top notch steak and veal dishes. Definitely worth repeat visits!

Thank brendabsi
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

I have dined in this restaurant a few times, always been very pleased by the excellent Italian restaurant. Often full, so better to book a table beforehand. The service is very friendly and in "all" languages. Try the dishes with truffles but whatever your choice...More

Thank BelgaFin
Reviewed August 12, 2017

The food at this restaurant was top-notch Italian!! The owner was fluent in Italian and I had a great time talking to him, and he made us feel special and welcome. The restaurant was cozy and inviting. The food was so authentic and high quality....More

2  Thank Canuck992013
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky and got a table without a reservation, but judging from other people being turned away this isn't normal so make sure you book! The pizza was amazing, and they serve good drinks at a good price. Service was excellent, and very...More

Thank Alfie M
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Lasagna was fantastic. Penne with sausage and cream was equally awesome. Don't miss this place in Ghent.

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We were very happy with our dinner at Il Folletto last week and felt we'd found a hidden treasure. The interior is cozy and charming, and the pasta was delicious. You can tell they care about quality - the waiter took our order but the...More

Thank miles2gob4isleep
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 39 hotels in Ghent
Ghent Marriott Hotel
2,119 reviews
.04 miles away
Erasmus
170 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel de Flandre
699 reviews
.05 miles away
Brooderie
38 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Allegro Moderato
558 reviews
.07 miles away
Naturell
323 reviews
.08 miles away
Osteria Delicati
258 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Graslei and Korenlei
1,970 reviews
.09 miles away
St Michael's Bridge
1,283 reviews
.12 miles away
Gravensteen Castle
3,648 reviews
.15 miles away
Tourist Information Center
115 reviews
.12 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Folletto staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drabstraat 30, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 234 32 85
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;