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Restaurant Valentijn

) #12 of 745 Restaurants in Ghent $$ - $$$ French, , European
Rodekoningstraat 1 | Patershol, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 04 29
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Belgian, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rodekoningstraat 1 | Patershol, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just the best restaurant we have found in Ghent. The Chef Patron has a way of making good fresh ingredients taste divine and his delightful wife runs a well ordered front of house. This means you can just enjoy the food and atmosphere...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Cosy, small restaurant in the foodie area of Ghent. As soon as i entered the restaurant i was welcomed by a very friendly lady of the house, Catherine. She presented the 4 course menu and explained everything nicely. I got my alcoholfree aperitive and was...More

1  Thank HugoColle
Reviewed 19 June 2017

On our last night in Ghent we were recommended Valentijn for dinner. Food and presentation was excellent. A lovely room with great lighting. The Menu was a 4 course menu which was fantastic. Service was faultless and would love to dine here again.

Thank mfoundas
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Probably the best restaurant in Ghent. Would visit this city just to have another incredible meal at this iconic little gem. Catherine welcomed us warmly and had no idea that we would probably have the best meal we have eaten. The atmosphere is warm,cosy and...More

Thank Tania J
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were pleasantly surprised to find this restaurant a couple of weeks ago while vacationing in Ghent. Walking around, we saw a few decent options but something drew us to this wonderful little spot -- we ate outside but the indoor decor was also quite...More

2  Thank Firerider
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant in the heart of Gent. A small menu with 2-3 choices for starters, mains and dessert, but everything on the menu sounded and was delicious. You can pay extra on top of the menu to include wine and an appetitive (and they...More

Thank NilsGB
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We weren't terribly hungry but my sister was desperate to have duck breast. Unfortunately it was not very good, it was properly pink but the outside showed little sign of being cooked hot enough and perhaps it had not properly rested Whatever the reason it...More

Thank Deepwater2
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner , a cosy and romantic restaurant for couples or small companies of people. A small place , about 6/7 small tables and the same upstairs but warm atmosphere. Friendly staff , which I think actually is the owner. The food was good,...More

Thank Anzhim V
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went there for a special occasion. It was small, intimate and cosy. The food was good I had sole from a limited menu. The puddings were exquisite. The price was reasonable. The service efficient and friendly.

Thank hilarytravel
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It was our short getaway trip for a weekend, so we did a research before we came and booked a table in advance. I loved the quality of the food and I knew that it is one small meniu there, so for me there was...More

Thank DeinaShak
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25 November 2015|
Response from Bill J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Alpen23. Just looked it up here in Belgium but unfortunately the restaurant doesn't have a registered e-mail address.
21 October 2015|
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Response from Gent70 | Property representative |
Yes,on simple request by making reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$47 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodekoningstraat 1 | Patershol, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 04 29
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