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Schuurkenstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 55 55
Mon - Thu 00:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
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Oslo, Norway
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very centrally located in the historical part of Ghent. A very lively place, with friendly atmosphere. Perhaps some would find it a bit loud, but this was not a problem for me. Staff were friendly and efficient. All dishes were well prepared and tasty. The deer filet was superb. Good selection of wine and beers. All in... More 

Thank Breiva
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was fresh made but the potatos where more like röstis, so they where fried in fat, they didn't put that fat away from the potatoes, resulted in a very fat taste, it toke a bit the good taste of the duck. I will go there again to see if the other dishes are the same. Because the waiter... More 

Thank Nathalie S
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An institution in the city mainly for groups but with good service and food. Lovely trendy environment well situated and with a good choice of Belgian beers.

1 Thank tony m
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wrote sevral advices on trip advisor some very good, some other average? So we went with my wife and , we do not understand some criticism we have been reading, (we booked a table) very warm and charming welcome, excellent food, very good service. I t is true that it can for some people seem to be a little... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go a lot to the pakhuis. A lot. Sometimes even for just a dessert as they have a mean creme brule. Service is excellent. Food is good. I do advice to go during the lunch as weirdly enough the quality drops if you go at night. Different cook maybe.

1 Thank P C
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entered late for lunch, everything was full, but by chance a tabe was free. I know this restaurant from the moment it opened, and as I am from Ghent I do go there allthough not regularly. But this lunch was so good and well prepared , I could not help it to give this restaurant a good revew. I had... More 

2 Thank Lutgart D
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dessert,,great selection,,nice big bldg,,lots of charm,,off the beaten track,,friendly waiters,,the dinner menu looked terrific,,lots of seafood and steaks,,vegitarian options

Thank PurrPurr42
Orlando, Florida
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This came highly recommended so had high hopes (perhaps too high). Pakhuis is good and known for seafood but neither the service nor the food lived up to the hype and especially the prices. It's two-story, spacious, modern and old world hybrid feel - it's a lovely restaurant with lots of outdoor seating and bar area as well. It is... More 

Thank adugan1
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly tasty food, we had steaks and salmon. The interior is very unique and beautiful. As the licals told - no way to come without reservations, always full.

Thank Jekaarta
Kent, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a good look online and was impressed by the smart website and pictures. Great converted warehouse that is visually stunning. Great food, very busy (book in advance recommended) I'll certainly be back and know one of my party already has!

Thank bfchunk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
00:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
00:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
00:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schuurkenstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 55 55

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