The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Ghent

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Ghent and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

Bar Jan Cremer – Coffee, bagels, chai and peanuts

Bar Jan Cremer – Coffee, bagels, chai and peanuts

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“Bar Jan Cremer” in Ghent has a variety of cold and warm drinks, and some snacks. I like it as a cafe/bar to relax after a visit to Sint-Pieter Abbey!

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Bidon – Coffee on a bike

Bidon – Coffee on a bike

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“Bidon” is the kind of coffee place that’s quite new and already an established name in Ghent. The combination of good coffee and bicycles works.

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Café René – Coffee, lunch & diner

Café René – Coffee, lunch & diner

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“Café René” has it all: bagels for lunch, beef stew for dinner… The bagels and burgers at this café/restaurant are truly highly recommended!

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Damberd – Discover Jazzy Ghent

Damberd – Discover Jazzy Ghent

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“Damberd” is the best example of that they call a ‘Belgisch bruin café’ in Ghent and one of its oldest bards. Very popular with the jazz crowd!

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Eetkaffee Multatuli – Fair food

Eetkaffee Multatuli – Fair food

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“Eetkaffee Multatuli” in Ghent is a true hidden gem of a spot. Please, keep quiet about this restaurant as I don’t want it to become more popular!

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