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Restaurant De Graslei

££ - £££French, ,
Graslei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 51 47
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (50 reviews)
“beef stew” (20 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
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French, Belgian, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Graslei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Glad we persisted and found the almost unnoticeable sign for this restaurant, sandwiched between two other outdoor eateries. The food was fantastic. We ordered mussels and the kids spaghetti. The service was top notch, including attentive staff and heaters and blankets to keep us warm....More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My family and I chose this restaurant because it looked the busiest (a method that has served us well in the past) and we were not disappointed. We were here at the end of May and arrived around 8:30. It took us a while to...More

Thank hg-lil1
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Definitely a must go! Try to make reservation first... This place is always so busy! The scampi pasta was super yummy if you like spicy food. The mussels comes in a BIG pot, tasty and fresh, good to share between 2 people. Even the tapas...More

1  Thank NonyaGirl
Reviewed 13 June 2015

On the canal, next to another restaurant. Graslei is a tad better than its neighbor. Nothing special, but also nothing negative. A good fall back when other, finer, places are closed (Ghent restaurants do close one or two days a week, often Sunday or Monday...More

Thank winefishhoops
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Based on the tripadvisor reviews I made reservations to have lunch at the lovely terrace. I have to say, the location of this restaurant, right in the touristic heart of Ghent is its main attraction. The terrace is big, with lovely seats and totally covered,...More

Thank CarolienBAC
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

If you are looking to try Belgium's "National" seafood dish: Mussels and chips ( moules- frites), then look no further than De Graslei. The mussels come in a steaming huge pot, they are large, fresh, succulent and there are easily more than 80 mussels in...More

Thank Hsueps
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

While on holiday in Ghent with my husband and young daughter, we were keen to try Restaurant de Graslei. Sadly we had an appalling experience when we tried to go for lunch - 10/06/15. The young lady who suggested a table to us seemed (at...More

3  Thank HonestTraveller7744
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I'll be honest, as I was expecting to fall into the "close tourist restaurant by the canal" trap.. though when away, you are a tourist, and hence one evening found myself here for a meal. Though it was at the end of May, it was...More

Thank NikJ
Reviewed 28 May 2015

The food was great and the service good too. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The restaurant is in a prime location on the harbour. Wouldn't hesitate to go back.

Thank purplepiglet
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We had ordered the chicken well done for our child it was so over cooked it was inedable and dry so i had to share my meal with her, dessert was nice though the waffle and ice cream was the highlight of the evening.

Thank ninaz76
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$37
French, Belgian, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graslei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 51 47
  • E-mail
Restaurant De Graslei, located near one of the most charming places of Ghent. At Graslei nr7 you will discover an attractive and hospitable eatinghouse. You will receive a warm welcome and be served as a friend of the house. The best Belgian salads, fish- and meatdishes will be at your choise.
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