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Faim Fatale

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French, Belgian, European
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Zuidstationstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 2690448
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Temse, Belgium
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We had a dinner with colleagues in this small character restaurant behind the Capitole. It was recommended by friends and it confirmed fully! we took teh "surprise menu" and the chef did a great job. Fine cuisine; top top. The starter was already perfect with sea bass, artichokes and ponzu. Delicious. The main couse was cod with an excellent combination... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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84 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

The food in this place is delicious. The service on the other hand... We didn't really feel welcome. The wine didn't match the menu (as promised) and when we politely said something about it, we got the answer that our remark was "inconvenient". Ordered dessert wine, but we never got it. Waited half an hour for coffee and another half... More 

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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149 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Away from the normal tourist places Faim Fatale offers more than the most critical dinners will expect. To call the food excellent does not do it justice. It is phenomenal to say the least. From the moment you walk in until you walk out, begrudgingly, your senses are treated to wonderful tantilizing smells and tastes. All prepared and served by... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

We went on a saturday-evening. As this restaurant is a bit out of the tourist area, you can really sit down and relax all evening. The surprise menu of the chef really pleased us including the wines.

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Victoria, Canada
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204 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Make a reservation because if they are not expecting you, the kitchen may close. The food was very very good. I had eaten here a couple of years ago and returned and was not disappointed in the least. I had sweetbreads which are not to be found on many menus, and require some expertise to prepare. Theirs were the best... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Ghent seems to be making a habit of this sort of venue, privately owned, well trained chefs and carefully chosen and well balanced menus The croquettes which is a simple starter but easy to get wrong were perfect, I would have had them as a main course, but the steak was temtping and again, cooked to perfection Limited menu, personal... More 

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Belsele
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179 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went to Faim Fatale for the 2nd time yesterday. And again the chef and his team surprised us. Food so delicious, atmosphere fantastic and a super friendly waiter ! The wines going with the surprise diner were also a big surprise. Very good quality, defenitely no headache wines ! They also check with the surprise diner wether you have... More 

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Belsele
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179 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I never knew that in Gent you would find such a refined and amazing restaurant. We had the surprise diner and I can recommend it to everyone with a fine taste for food. The surprise menu was a surprise from the beginning to the end. Fine, fresh food, excellent service, with a smile and a joke every now and then.... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Faim fatale is a very nice restaurant, fine-dining, in a nice atmosphere. The food is refined and the wine is excellent. It is one of the best restaurants in that part of town. It is located not to far from the center of Ghent and just next to the Zuid, where you have a large underground parking place.

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Sheffield
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213 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited this restaurant with some business colleagues. The surprise menu was recommended to us and we went with that. The four courses were all pretty good, if not spectacular, although my best memory was the Orval trappiste beer we drank with the starters. One of my colleagues went for a wagyu beef carpaccio and a large steak, which seemed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zuidstationstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 2690448

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?