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$$ - $$$, , European
Emile Braunplein 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 68 86
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef stew” (25 reviews)
“rabbit” (8 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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Belgian, Dutch, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Emile Braunplein 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at about 5:30 wanting something to fill a space before heading back to the motorway. We were created well and seated in a short space of time. Coffee and pancakes were ordered and arrived in less than 10 minutes. I hadn't had cherry pancakes...More

Thank shergie
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We found this place wondering around Ghent in search of finding a warm place for a lunch. We have ordered soup of the day which ended up to be a delcious tomatoe soup and a plate of french fries. In the menu card the french...More

Thank Katalina80
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We were in Ghent for an afternoon and wanted to have waffles...the place we hoped to go to was closed. So Passions it was! We enjoyed our lunch, all vegetarian and then waffles. Hands down, waffles, pasta and our salads were awesome. Excellent quality and...More

Thank TriviaDave
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Have eaten at this place twice and each time the food has been really good. The portions are a good size. Service is good. The Gent specialities are worth trying.

Thank harte
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch en route to Bruges from Brussels. Found this place as we were actually heading for the cafe next door which was closed! This one didn't disappoint, lovely coffee and lunch. Quite expensive, but that seemed to be across the board in Belgium....More

Thank Lucinda K
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I went here with my girlfriend for dinner. We both ordered Gent specialities with success. She the beef and I the rabbit. The taste, portions and prices were really good. You can sit outside as well the a nice view but smokers may ruin your...More

Thank Igor C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Had just come down from The Tower across the street and decided it was time to eat. On a whim stepped into Passions because the sign said "Belgium Waffles". What a delight! Intimate dining space with very attractive decor. Ordered the waffles and could not...More

Thank Allijam
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stopped here for a coffee. The coffee was delicious and served with a small Chocolate Muffin and a tiny Easter Egg. The cost was €6.40. The two members of staff were friendly, efficient and spoke fluent English. My wife visited the ladies and said...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat breakfast when we spotted their board for waffles. The place is cozy but expensive. However, the waffles are worth every penny as it's the best waffles you can ever find. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Anwesa C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were very hungry and looking for a good place to eat in the Ghent city center, found this on trip advisor and stepped in.... this is a very proper, sit down and eat place. After getting over the initial hesitation, the staff quickly showed...More

Thank Avinesh S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emile Braunplein 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 68 86
friendly welcome and worth trying out the Flemish dishes. Reasonable value.
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