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De Gekroonde Hoofden

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, Barbecue, European
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Burgstraat 4, Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 233 37 74
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Today
18:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several colleagues suggested to try it .. big disappointed.. salade had sand in it and was not well washed .. come on guys thats the basic of cooking .. the spare ribs were really bad marinated.. just grilled spareribs with some spice on it .. was actually not marinated.. dont know why my colleagues liked it but seems that there... More 

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1 Thank alip7
Overijse
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant always packed so be sure to make a reservation. Friendly staff, restaurant is crowded and a little noisy, so not very romantic, you come here to stuff your face anyway. Unlimited fresh turkish bread and garlic butter and sauces, fresh salad. Personally i love the teriyaki ribs, nice and sweet and sticky, but for people who dont like that... More 

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Thank Natasha V
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Everytime i come here, it is always packed and for good reason. Great food, no fuss, good staff, fast service. What more do you need?

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Thank Yuncong L
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Absolutely superb ribs! And all you can eat, as well. My wife and I loved it so much, we went there every evening while in Ghent. Make sure to have the salt/spicy ribs - they were to die for! The service was good too; pretty good humoured and friendly waiters. Not exactly cheap, but totally worth it.

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Thank Aditya H
Ghent, Belgium
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ever wanted to experience the worst customer experience ever? Please go and get a table here. Booked a table as I remembered the ribs made here…that memory vanished after sitting 1;45 ‘ in the restaurant where my quest and I were being told to hurry up as the table needed to be freed up. Not only was I flabbergasted by... More 

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5 Thank fbertrem746
Ghent, Belgium
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly service Quick service Refreshing salad Ok sauce quartet Juicy ribs, all you can eat (honey, sweet&sour, spicy "salty" chef, nature Very good price/Q : 17,90€

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Thank kristof G
Bruges, Belgium
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The place is nice, the staff is very friendly, you have 4 different flavors of BBQ ribs and the steak is very well cooked - they come with salad and bread - you still miss some fries or potatoes.

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Thank Cesar R
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A most enjoyable meal after a long drive from southern Normandy and a walk of the city. The Entrecôte was outstanding and the Ribs just came coming!! Pleasantly served in an atmosphere of contentment. Just what we wanted and so centrally located.

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Thank Wrinkliewanderers
Ghent, Belgium
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

+ Delicious ribs as many as you want + Very friendly staff + An authentic environment + Good neighborhood + Average prices

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Thank Niloufar M
Belgium
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I've been in this restaurant already few times and it never disappoint me! it's a ribs restaurant and they have the all-you-can eat formula for your meet. you do have few other dishes to choose from, but, seriously: it's a ribs place! 4-5 different way to have your ribs: spicy, sweet and sour, honey, nature.... they give you some bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Barbecue, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgstraat 4, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 233 37 74

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