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Cafe Labath

Oude Houtlei 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 28 25
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Oude Houtlei 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coffee with maltesers is delicious. The interior is nice and interesting. Definetly worth a second visit!

Thank LamiaK91
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

There's one thing a coffe place should be able to do and that is make coffee. These guys can't do even that. Filter coffee was tasteless, sour, and not strong enough.

Thank OleThijs
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I stopped here for breakfast and coffee twice while in Ghent and it’s a great place for a croissant and an Americano. The staff is friendly, and all spoke English, and the coffee was nice and strong. If you’re in Ghent and need a coffee...More

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Ridiculously small coffee, portions which leave you hungry - and all this for high prices. Better go elsewhere.

Thank Cor N
Reviewed 7 May 2018

looking fr a little breakfast snack, and having been here for coffee before, it seemed a nice idea, sadly after an incredibly long wait to be served, and then anther wait to actually get, it was very disappointed in the stale croissant and the indifferent...More

Thank PaulH1723
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a trendy cafe with great coffee and croissants. It was a joy to find. Our hotel breakfast was a 'nominal' €25 per person so we obviously chose elsewhere. There were boiled eggs on offer to. I highly recommend.

Thank DiB143
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great reviews, good coffee, adequate service, attitudy staff. Note to young women working in cafes with short haircuts and piercings - if you enjoy ignoring older male customers just because you can, may I suggest a career change to women's fashion. We are unlikely to...More

1  Thank Rick O
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Always crowded, off course because of the great coffee and tea. Small lunch is also served and a few cakes. Clean establishment, friendly crew and delicious, nice drinks,visit by locals aswell as tourists. Trendy and fashionable. Definately not to miss!

Thank furaha1nl
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Labath is a 5 minute walk from the touristy area along the canal and well worth taking time to find if you want a good coffee in a coffee house sort of environment. One of the 2-3 best cups I enjoyed during a recent trip...More

1  Thank YYZGuy99
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Outstanding coffee! Normal prices, good choice for breakfast. Chocolate croissant 🥐 was lovely and eggs and toast with hummus was delicious! It was just across the road from our hotel as well.

Thank Zhaneta S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oude Houtlei 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 28 25
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