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Vooruit Arts Centre

Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 267 28 28
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The only GRAND Café of Ghent

It's a beautiful historical building where everyone can come and drink an look around at ease. Food... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Ghent, Belgium
At least this remains a center of culture and animation.

Visting thison a sunday afternoon with friends - students from Santiago de Chile- we were quite... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2016
De Haan, Belgium
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Vooruit is a vibrant live performing arts center located in a 100 years old monument in the heart of Ghent. Since 1982, we have been offering countless cultural events like concerts, podium performances, parties, book presentations, debates... Vooruit is a significant meeting place for a very diverse public. Contributing to this is our popular Cafe with patio, where anyone can come enjoy a (vegetarian) meal or drink, meet for a chat, or catch up on some work.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 267 28 28

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

It's a beautiful historical building where everyone can come and drink an look around at ease. Food is awfull, only drinks are ok, a lot of fair trade and bio stuff

Thank johanvangent
Vooruit, Digital marketeer at Vooruit Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Hi Johan! Too bad you didn't really like the food. Anything in particular that we can improve? Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed 12 March 2016

Visting thison a sunday afternoon with friends - students from Santiago de Chile- we were quite surprised there was a dance performance wit a lot of students. Just great, keep doing this please!!!!!!!!!

Thank tikki2015
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We only had diner here but that was great! The vegetarian option was good! They managed to prepare the tofu very good, flavour was nice, something I find hard to manage :). We recommend this place if you want a kind of healthy food that...More

Thank Wellz1
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Vooruit is great. Lovely location, good drinks, super nice staff and you can just stay there for several hours without feeling like you overstayed your welcome. Also the food is fantastic, even for vegetarians. Definately go there!

Thank sxxxxxaxxxxxx
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Have a seat at one of the colorful chairs outside on the "Terras" and have a beer, or coffee there, you will enjoy it! It is all about the place there, really nice!

Thank rossorobot
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch. Price isn't bad, portions are allright. Their system is to pick up your own food which works great and does something for the price. Food is OK but nothing special. Building / interior is great though!

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We read and were told that you had not been to Ghent unless you had been here. We first went (on Sunday early evening) just for a beer and peek, hoping to find the fabled terrace. Beer (their own white) was good and cheap. Large...More

1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This art temple is worth visiting. More than a century ago this building was designed as a milestone for the future and the working class. Today this theater with café and meeting rooms throws you back in history with stunning art nouveau architecture. Try to...More

1  Thank Arnaud d
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We just stayed across the road in Backstay Hostel, so it was a "must see" in our list. Unfortunately at the time of our visit we didn't find any concerts, but went to the bar a couple of times. Simple, good food and fantastic beers!

1  Thank Margit D
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Vooruit is a reference landmark in Ghent, not only for its incredibly beautiful architecture and history but also for all the arts events taking place and have taken place over its history. It also has a great bar where people relax and talk with each...More

1  Thank Knarf_from_Gent
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