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Geldmunt 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 89 01
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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Lochristi, Belgium
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Delicious, honest home-made Italian dishes and best pizzas of Ghent and surrounding. Sympathetice and charming service. Maybe a little wait but definitely worth it!

Thank Marleen V
1 review
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We went to share a pizza and a bottle of wine but we were given a hard time by a rude waiter. He said normally guests don't share a pizza. I said we only want half a pizza each and he still was reluctant. Pizza and wine were good but waiter was bloody awfull

Thank David T
Ghent, Belgium
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Here you have the real Italian honest food without the new "flavours" and "hip" stuff, this is the genuin no nonsence best flavour. Forget the TV/Hipster-stuff; The best best Italian in Gent and there are lots of them and I tried them all/most.

Thank Filip V
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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713 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We struggled to get a meal on a Sat night in Ghent but got tge last table here Food was good and Service good Not cheap but worth it

Thank Droopydrawrs52
Saskatoon, Canada
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179 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our hotel recommended this Italian restaurant facing the castle and they made a reservation for us. Good thing, because it was packed. The food was good, but the service was kind of rushed and less than friendly.

Thank voyageur08
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is right opposite the entrance to the castle. It was a simple pizzeria but the food was delicious. The service was excellent and a massive thumbs up for the pasta dish my son had (hates pizza) who said it was the best tagliatelle dish he had ever had. Simple but delicious food.

Thank Peter T
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I was only here for the pizza, and it was better that many places in italy.... Really good. Service was just ok..... But we order pizza right away and didnt need much help.

Thank AleSarria
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I can only confirm, waiters are rude. I'm a local, went there several times, since food is ok, but once you make a remark, they snitch. Restaurant is full and popular enough, so they clearly don't care.

Thank Thierry V
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Went in here on a very rainy Monday night when many other restaurants were closed. they managed to find us a table at the back. We have calzone E13.50 and sea food pizza E15.00 , there was some problem with my clazone being cold in centre, but it was sorted out. They sell a variety of wine and we had... More 

Thank chillledout
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Of my 3-day stay in Ghent, I visited this restaurant twice. The food was simply that good. The pasta was cooked perfectly, the sauces, vegetables and everything were just indulgent, and all very reasonable prices. We chose this restaurant after seeing it quite close to our hotel, after having a stroll around the history quarter and was only let down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geldmunt 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 89 01

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?