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Faim Fatale

$$ - $$$, European, French
Zuidstationstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 269 04 48
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
“surprise menu” (9 reviews)
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Belgian, European, French
$$ - $$$
Zuidstationstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great central location for a business lunch. The food is refined, but with strong flavours (which is good). The property is small only having ten or so tables, which creates a nice intimate atmosphere. Only 4/5 because it took over 20 minutes for dessert to...More

Thank SabbeRubbish
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have known this restaurant for a while now. It is a sure value. If you want non-complicated food in a cosy atmosphere, that's your choice. The food is honest, not thrilling, but I thought the quality/price ratio was ok. We went for the surprise...More

Thank Belgianrunner
Reviewed 27 October 2016

unlikely-looking restaurant from the outside, with entrance more like a 1950s office, but worth negotiating as the food, service and atmosphere is excellent. we had a business dinner here, on recommendation from the hotel, and were all delighted. we asked for chef's choice to save...More

Thank doug s
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We had a dinner with colleagues in this small character restaurant behind the Capitole. It was recommended by friends and it confirmed fully! we took teh "surprise menu" and the chef did a great job. Fine cuisine; top top. The starter was already perfect with...More

Thank GUy S
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The food in this place is delicious. The service on the other hand... We didn't really feel welcome. The wine didn't match the menu (as promised) and when we politely said something about it, we got the answer that our remark was "inconvenient". Ordered dessert...More

1  Thank Koen V
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Away from the normal tourist places Faim Fatale offers more than the most critical dinners will expect. To call the food excellent does not do it justice. It is phenomenal to say the least. From the moment you walk in until you walk out, begrudgingly,...More

Thank sach70
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We went on a saturday-evening. As this restaurant is a bit out of the tourist area, you can really sit down and relax all evening. The surprise menu of the chef really pleased us including the wines.

1  Thank Lieve S
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Make a reservation because if they are not expecting you, the kitchen may close. The food was very very good. I had eaten here a couple of years ago and returned and was not disappointed in the least. I had sweetbreads which are not to...More

Thank eridotto
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Ghent seems to be making a habit of this sort of venue, privately owned, well trained chefs and carefully chosen and well balanced menus The croquettes which is a simple starter but easy to get wrong were perfect, I would have had them as a...More

Thank Glenterrier
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We went to Faim Fatale for the 2nd time yesterday. And again the chef and his team surprised us. Food so delicious, atmosphere fantastic and a super friendly waiter ! The wines going with the surprise diner were also a big surprise. Very good quality,...More

Thank Yirra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zuidstationstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 269 04 48
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