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“Nice place with good food!”
Review of 't vosken

't vosken
Ranked #91 of 952 Restaurants in Ghent
Price range: $15 - $22
Cuisines: Belgian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you want a nice place to eat, simple but real belgian food than this is the place. Service was very good, the waiter was very friendly, helpful and professionnal.
Furthermore, the restaurant is located on Baafsplein, which means in the middle of the historic centre!

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1  Thank LyseG
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Reviewed February 28, 2014

Due to the high reviews, we put this restaurant on our To-Visit list and discovered that it was a ridiculously short walk to our hotel (ibis Hotel next to St. Baaf). We walked in and tried to order mussels in February, not realizing that mussels aren't in season then. The waiter remorsefully told us they had none, but that if we really wanted mussels, the restaurant next door had some available. I was surprised (pleasantly so) that he would be kind enough to risk losing our business in order to help us despite our mussel ignorance! Nevertheless, we stayed, and ordered the steak tartare and the rabbit. They were both absolutely delicious, but what really impressed me was the bread they served before the meal! I can scarcely recall when I've had crusty bread with such an amazing crust. It was reminiscent of that scene in Ratatouille, where Colette tells Linguini (Remy) that you can tell how fresh bread is "by the soooooound!" Such a great little restaurant.

And of course, like most other places in Belgium, the beer selection was expansively lovely, and because it was so close to our hotel, it was convenient to stumble back to the hotel afterwards.

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2  Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed February 22, 2014

This is in a great location [in the historic centre, side by side with the Bridge] and the food was good. It was crowded out of season [an excellent sign] and the Belgian food was good. However the staff who were doing their best could not cope so we decided not to stay on and have more courses or drinks so cannot rate this higher.

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

I've been to this restaurant numerous times and have never been disappointed by the food. The menu is quite extensive, and I would definitively advise some of their Belgian classics ('Gentse stoverij', 'Waterzooi', etc.). They also serve some very tasty salads!

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Reviewed December 9, 2013

Understated, comfortable decor; charming place. My two companions had lovely looking dishes. I opted for the more expensive steak, ordered medium rare and delivered medium well, not the most succulent cut into the bargain. Indifferent, forgetful service. Best bet is to stick with the middle-priced fare (beef stew, 1/2 roast chicken), which they seem more suited to get right.

Thank Doug R
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