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De Frietketel

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Papegaaistraat 89, Ghent 9000, Belgium
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
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Warszawa, Polska
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is the best fries ever. Many sauce, huge burgers, delicious sausage and many more. Not a lot of space to seat.

Thank adam957
Lissewege, Belgium
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I recommend this place. Although you pay more for whatever you take here , it tastes very nice , there is a lot of choice (even vegetarian) and the interior is also beautiful!

Thank Charlyhendrickx
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Serves are enormous! Fries were very good! Would recommend! Get the size down from what you would usually order!

Thank Amanda H
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Came here years ago as a student, so was keen to return; it was a bit of a walk from my hotel on Goudenleeweunplein but worth it if you want a HUGE portion of proper fries and sauce. Basic, simple food, served with a variety of sauces - which we love. A Gent must!

Thank Karen G
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99 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Good burgers, lot of choices. Good portion of fries. Personally my favorite place to go for fastfood in Ghent.

Thank Helena J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The hamburger was good but a bit small. The fries on the contrary... The small portion is not small at all. And they told me they did not accept foreign credit cards, luckily I had enough cash.

1 Thank Federico N
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Rare kind of place! Vegetarians seldom get a place like this, so much choice and all of it looks delicious. definite stop off for lovers of vegetarian junk food! just be prepared to queue at certain times of day

Thank MF585
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a small little place a bit out of the main city area, but absolutely worth a visit. Boasting an extensive menu of fries, burgers, sauces and more, with extremely generous portions, you can't go wrong. To top it all off, the staff are very friendly, and everything is reasonably priced. Certainly worth a visit if you want some... More 

Thank EddieCTW
Silver Spring, Maryland
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107 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We got there a tad early for dinner and they hadn't opened so we decided to walk around for a bit and ended up getting there a good 15 minutes after the doors opened. The line was out the door and onto the street. And didn't shorten. The food was delicious. Great fries. We got burgers and I was expecting... More 

Thank PurpleLily11
Stuttgart, Germany
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

I was there two weeks ago and was hungry and tired. This place gives you one of the cheapest french fries. I got fries and an authentic Belgian beer for less than 5 euros and the quantities were enormous, which I took more than hour to devour (I was so full that I could not even eat dinner 6 hours... More 

Thank vikramaditya g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Belgian, Fast food, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papegaaistraat 89, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?