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Food and restaurants in Ghent

Top restaurants

Breakfast Spot
“Cute cozy coffee bar with very good coffee,chai tea latte and cake. Also nice to have lunch. Super friendly owner”
  • 39 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Food from all around the world, in a beautifully decorated restaurant. Also perfect for drinking cocktails.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bakery and brasserie of top chef Kobe Desramaults. Flemish Foodie Kobe Desramaults is everywhere in Ghent: first he opened his bistro De Vitrine and now De Superette. Visit this craft bakery and brasserie with a wood stove at any time of day: for breakfast, brunch or a drink as well as for a full lunch or dinner. And of course you can just buy a loaf of bread here, made with a sourdough base”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bistro
“Beautiful venue of a renovated old packing house. Great selection of Belgian kitchen perfectly prepared.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bistro
“Pleasant restaurant located in a corner of the centre in a former director’s home. The interior is rustic and cosy and the large patio is very lovely. The meals are substantial, the portions ample and the cook flirts with the classic recipes. Extra cosy rooms for groups. 
Vast selection of veggie dishes.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Great food, great drinks. Used to be a slaughterhouse and has maintained that specific interior.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
“the best in the high end segment. Must-do if you’re a foodie. Make a reservation.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Very good pizzas with surprising toppings, all in a non traditional setting. Take away is also possible.
Make a reservation to be sure of a table!
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  • 21 locals recommend

Cafes

Nightclub
“Another well known place is the Charlatan. Here you can enjoy a drink while listening to live music. Please check their website for more information on what bands are performing. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Cute cozy coffee bar with very good coffee,chai tea latte and cake. Also nice to have lunch. Super friendly owner”
  • 39 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Food from all around the world, in a beautifully decorated restaurant. Also perfect for drinking cocktails.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Café
“Small movietheatre with movies of the more alternative moviescene. Nice bar also with good bites. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Pie Shop
“One for the sweet tooths! A place dedicated to pies. Try the white chocolate cheesecake, our favourite! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“A 5 min walk from the city centre you find this local hotspot for coffee and brunch! ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Pub
“Just a very cool place to hang around. Great atmosphere, nice food to share and nice drinks. Always a late night when I go there.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bookshop
“Books and coffee... retreat in your pages of your favourite new book and sip a coffee... ”
  • 24 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Bakery and brasserie of top chef Kobe Desramaults. Flemish Foodie Kobe Desramaults is everywhere in Ghent: first he opened his bistro De Vitrine and now De Superette. Visit this craft bakery and brasserie with a wood stove at any time of day: for breakfast, brunch or a drink as well as for a full lunch or dinner. And of course you can just buy a loaf of bread here, made with a sourdough base”
  • 36 locals recommend
Pie Shop
“One for the sweet tooths! A place dedicated to pies. Try the white chocolate cheesecake, our favourite! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bakery
“This cute small bakery sells a famous local speciality, called 'Mastel'. Its a small brioche which looks like a donut, but with cinnamon. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bakery
“Verrrry cosy (especially if you sit on the first floor). Really easy sunday morning feeling.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Forget ALL other CHOCOLATE stores. If you're a chocoholic like me, this is your heaven. Very expensive and absolutely worthwhile.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Damme is een bekende bakkerij/patisserie in Gent. Zalig om op zondagmorgen lekkere koeken te halen… na een korte wandeling langs de Coupure. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Bread and breakfast with a long history. At Le Pain Quotidien you will be assured of an abundant breakfast, a lovely brunch or a delicious lunch. Simple quality made with organic and local ingredients. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 5 locals recommend
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