The Very Best Local Restaurants in Ghent

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Ghent locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

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!

Full Article by Tahnee Naesen

Castor & Pollux – Seasonal dishes and cozy feel

Castor & Pollux – Seasonal dishes and cozy feel

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“Castor & Pollux” in Ghent is a restaurant with a very small menu of 4/5 daily dishes. I know that whatever I pick, it will always look great on the plate.

Full Article by Heather Sills

De Gekroonde Hoofden – Best spare ribs in town

De Gekroonde Hoofden – Best spare ribs in town

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“De Gekroonde Hoofden” is one of the famous spare rib restaurants in Ghent and my absolute number one. Why? I just love their four different kinds of ribs.

Full Article by Dieter Covent

De Roos – Relax, sit back and eat or drink

De Roos – Relax, sit back and eat or drink

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“De Roos” in Ghent in Sint-Amandsberg is a cosy bar with simple atmosphere. But trust when I say that you won’t starve here. Get the cheesecake!

Full Article by Tahnee Naesen

De Walrus – Neighbourhood bar, diner and terrace

De Walrus – Neighbourhood bar, diner and terrace

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“De Walrus” in Ghent is a great neighbourhood meeting place. They describe themselves as a ‘light brown cafe’ — 100% right. There’s just everything here!

Full Article by Heather Sills

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