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Karel De Stoute

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vrouwebroerstraat 5 | 9000, Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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400 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a previous review I mentioned that they're a bit too expensive but I retract those words. They've moved to a new location (nearby the old one) and have put their prices up a bit. The new restaurant is an improvement, cosy but classy and much better acoustics. But the important thing is that also the food is even better... More 

Thank markhebbelinck
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Been here twice and both times they've wowed us. Can't wait to go back again soon. We've eaten at many of the top restaurants in Gent and Karel de Stoute is our new favorite.

Thank flcrowe
Ghent, Belgium
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The restaurant is located in a beautiful building. It was nicely restored. We visited the restaurant on a hot summer evening in July. You could sit outside on the patio and just enjoy the peace and quiet. You could also eat outside, but we decided to have it inside. We were seated in a nice quite corner in the restaurant.... More 

Thank Lijger
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to eat here thanks to a action called 'jong keukengeweld', witch promotes young people going to 'the better restaurant' by offering a somewhat cheaper menu. Having heard lot's of good reviews we we're happy to go to Karel de Stoute. I must say, there we're some nice moments, a really nice fish starting dish, but overal everything was... More 

Thank Stef H
Dabola, Guinea
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Waaw, where to start. It took some convincing to come back to this place as we had some rather negative experiences here earlier, though this was a long time ago. And now I wish we hadn't waited that long. Located in the beautiful renovated "Patershol", a historic location in the centre of Gent. From the outside, you can peek into... More 

Thank Tom L
Ghent, Belgium
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201 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had, as expected, again a very good meal. The new location is even better, the food is still delicious and service seems less nervous / more mature, and the location itself is very nice with a rather private terras. The way of working is still the same- very limited choice, but everything you get is excellent.

Thank belgianvisit0r
Ghent, Belgium
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We were delighted with the menu. Inspired simply but sophisticated. Great bob formula for the wines (dinner in the week). One of the places to do/be.

Thank gea-98
Brussels, Belgium
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104 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Absolutely must visit place. Star quality dishes, but very affordable. The range of choice is not broad, but that means the chef prepares all dishes in detail and products are super fresh. Service is very friendly, and the little bites before the first course and sweets served with coffee top it off. Both the salmon and beef dishes were top... More 

Thank mathias d
Rupelmonde, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Not sure how they do it, offering such classy haute cuisine for only 30 € as lunch menu. Products being used were top, taste was exquisite, as the seasoning was simple perfect! They give the most extraordinary delicious bread on the side. Only a few 100 meters away from The Gravensteen and the Vrijdagsmarkt (Parking), this restaurant is nicely located... More 

Thank Gunther D
Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Why isn't this restaurant in the Michelin Guide yet? The food is top notch, the service discrete and correct, the ambiance is perfect for a romantic dinner by candle light. Try it once and then try to stay away! Who needs the Michelin Guide anyway?

Thank guso16

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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
Belgian, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: vrouwebroerstraat 5 | 9000, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
Nice young couple recently took it over and made a great little restaurant!

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