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De Lieve

Sint-Margrietstraat 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 29 47
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“flemish” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Sint-Margrietstraat 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wanting something traditional, local and special - we got it all in one sitting! A delightful surprise, and definite recommendation! Excellent food, presentation and service! A must return, if we ever visit Ghent again.

Thank Roan M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Yesterday, I was taking advantage of the beautiful weather here in Ghent Belgium and looking for a place for lunch. Just happened to stumble across this gem in and out of the way area. It is small, quaint, and friendly. The food is delightful and...More

Thank ggcaiazzo
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I ised to come to "eetkaffee de lieve" but then stoppen cause quality went down a bit. When I heard "New ownership" I decided to try it out and not only is it better again Its better than I could have imagined. Great New interieur,...More

Thank theuten
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We came here with three people and had no reservation. We were kindly requested to wait at the bar and kill the time with a good Belgian beer. A short time later we got a table. The food was good and honest Belgian kitchen and...More

Thank BenTraveller1
Reviewed 19 April 2016

As this place is closed on Fridays and Saturdays, it's pretty essential to book because the days it is open it can get very busy. There was not a single non-local the night we went ( apart from us!) - a group of work friends,...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

as you can see, the menu is a simple a4, handwritten. luckily the waiter was really nice and wonderful throughout. we ordered nice beers, soup and then our mains were fish and sausages. they come with free sides which were yummy. unfortunately we don't eat...More

Thank Torrance G
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

After work dinner at a short trip to Gent, wanted a low-key stressfree environment. Got it. With friendly staff and good food as well. Honest and well tasting meal (meat dishes for my colleague and myself) with a good selection of beer to accompany the...More

Thank tommykristoffersen
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Ate here last week...and very glad we did! Booked a table..not sure if you always need to but the night we went they were full. Totally refreshing! Inside the restaurant is not the dimly lit, log fired scene..it's light and bright and homely. The waiter...More

1  Thank lel63
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Visiting Ghent, the city of the 3 towers? Close to the Castle? Don't go to the mainstream addresses: go to this brasserie: very good price/quality rate, home made and good tasting food. I'd recommend to make a reservation as there are plenty of 'habitués' who...More

Thank Anne-Marie C
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Cousy small bar where reservation required, but if yes are lucky even without you can get a table in 30min. Food is excellent. Prices reasonable. 6 local beers from the tap and variety of vines.

Thank Alexei S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Margrietstraat 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 29 47
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