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Well worth a visit

A good old traditional bar in the centre of Ghent, suitable for all age groups with reasonable bar... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
Elusive-Camel
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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A place to have visited

This is the oldest café of Gent. We Just had a few drinks. But noticed they offerd local dishes... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
danishbear69
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Oldest Café in Ghent - °1228
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Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

A good old traditional bar in the centre of Ghent, suitable for all age groups with reasonable bar prices. Very popular with tourist and locals alike, well worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elusive-Camel
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest café of Gent. We Just had a few drinks. But noticed they offerd local dishes and drinks at affordable prices. Really situated in the inner city

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank danishbear69
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Been here a few times, each year we also try to visit the pub during the local festivities in july. Nice view of the city hall and surrounding buildings when you are lucky and have a seat outside. Traditional beers and other beverages, friendly service....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 668gertd
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Popped in here in the late morning for a quick Konnick while others went shopping. A very good traditional bar that also hosts jazz. Good range of bottled and draft beers. Food is also available.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Phil H
cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks !

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Stopped in to get a few beers before dinner next door and it was totally worth the time. The beer selection wasn't expansive, but what they had was solid and very representative of Belgium. The staff was super busy, but efficient and got us our...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank NicoNicoNicoNi
cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you and hope to see and serve you again !

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Went to this bar as there was a trip advisor logo on the door. Kinda wish we’d just walked on by! The staff were way to busy chatting to acknowledge our existence and the atmosphere was lacking.. Had a quick half and moved on, would...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Derek S
cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Derek, Sorry to hear your comment... I sincerely hope we can make this up to you one day... As you can read in our reviews, we try to excell in costumer experience & service and let everyone enjoy the typical and traditional bar experience...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Old fashioned bar with friendly staff serving excellent beers, creates a great atmosphere, thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank andymp2018
Reviewed 18 November 2017

During our visit to Ghent, our friend took us to this place and we loved it so much that we came back the next three days and drank our beers here. The best part is that this is the oldest bar in ghent since 1228...!!!!...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank nitishrajvictor
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Small, friendly bar, serves a tremendous choice of Belgian beers. I enjoyed the Hommel, which is made from four different types of hops. Great with a plate of cheese and their fresh cut ham. The ham is superb. Very close to St. Baaf's Katherdral, very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Barolo2004
cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks for stopping by & enjoying the café ! Always welcome.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

During the day, or until the wee small hours of the morning... this local Cafe offers many different drinks, with good service, and with a terrace. Most beautiful by night, looking at all the great buildings around, with a drink of course.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank maartenw2016
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