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Cafe Den Turk

Botermarkt 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 01 97
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Great Beers, neat atmosphere

Stopped in to get a few beers before dinner next door and it was totally worth the time. The beer... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
NicoNicoNicoNi
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Denver, Colorado
Should of walked on by

Went to this bar as there was a trip advisor logo on the door. Kinda wish we’d just walked on by... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Derek S
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Oldest Café in Ghent - °1228
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good41%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“oldest cafe” (4 reviews)
“nice bar” (3 reviews)
“small pub” (2 reviews)
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Botermarkt 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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+32 9 233 01 97
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Stopped in to get a few beers before dinner next door and it was totally worth the time. The beer selection wasn't expansive, but what they had was solid and very representative of Belgium. The staff was super busy, but efficient and got us our...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Went to this bar as there was a trip advisor logo on the door. Kinda wish we’d just walked on by! The staff were way to busy chatting to acknowledge our existence and the atmosphere was lacking.. Had a quick half and moved on, would...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Old fashioned bar with friendly staff serving excellent beers, creates a great atmosphere, thoroughly recommended.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

During our visit to Ghent, our friend took us to this place and we loved it so much that we came back the next three days and drank our beers here. The best part is that this is the oldest bar in ghent since 1228...!!!!...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Small, friendly bar, serves a tremendous choice of Belgian beers. I enjoyed the Hommel, which is made from four different types of hops. Great with a plate of cheese and their fresh cut ham. The ham is superb. Very close to St. Baaf's Katherdral, very...More

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cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks for stopping by & enjoying the café ! Always welcome.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

During the day, or until the wee small hours of the morning... this local Cafe offers many different drinks, with good service, and with a terrace. Most beautiful by night, looking at all the great buildings around, with a drink of course.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

After a walking tour of the city my husband an I were in need of refreshments and noticed this cafe as it was very old and packed with locals which I took as a good sign. I believe it is the oldest cafe in Gent...More

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cafedenturk, Owner at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you & see you soon at 'Den Turk' !

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Older, eclectic and central. Was nice place to stop and rest our feet for a drink and small bites. Good service.

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Centrally located and wide selection of local beers. Well worth a visit. Had Gentse Strop (the local brown beer) and it was very smooth and had a reasonably high alcohol content. Place has inside and outside seating -- but the inside is well worth seeing.

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Welcoming staff and a good choice of beers. Seemed to be popular with the locals which is always a good sign. Nice for a pre dinner and/or after dinner drink !

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cafedenturk, Owner at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for visiting Ghent & it's oldest bar ! Cheers !

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