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De Frietketel

Papegaaistraat 89, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 329 40 22
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (45 reviews)
“burgers” (16 reviews)
“huge portions” (5 reviews)
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Belgian, Fast food, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Papegaaistraat 89, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Locals told us this restaurant had the best frites and they were right. We also had the hamburger but didn't match American burgers. A couple of us had vol-a-vent and that was very good.

Thank Bernard D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love this place, it offers many choices for vegans. The fries are also very good. Try the veganaise! You'll like it. I hope maybe they will add some gluten free food to the menu because a few friends of mine are gluten intolerant and...More

Thank Matthias S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The Frietketel is by far the best frieshop in Gent if not whole of Flanders. And they have the title to proof it, in 2017 they where chosen among thousands of other frieshops as the best one in Flanders. They have tons and tons of...More

1  Thank Rütger O
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great fries! especially cause they were for free😁 Loved the 'old cheese bitterballen'. Can def recommend this spot!

Thank Nikavk
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This got the award of best frituur in flanders. It is a weekly stopbfor our family and it is definitely worth it. Lot of homemade stuff. Also veggie and vegan. Hope they can keep up the quality.

Thank RikvbGent
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Hunted this place out as fries were on the Belgian bucket list and this looked like a good shout. Well rewarded by friendly staff, superb fries and great burgers. As a warning the fries are huuuge so don't order too much!

Thank James R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I could not have imagined chips could be so good. Be warned, chips will only disappoint in the future. Truly🙀

Thank juliannekillara
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It was good, but disappointing. Everyone was saying that they have the best fries in Ghent. I don't think so and they are even more expensive and way more waiting. It's still good, and they have a lot of choices in vegetarian (and maybe vegan)...More

Thank Jozefien V
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Walked for almost half an hour just to find out the restaurant was closed. I read here on Tripadvisor that is should have been open but it wasn´t. Big disapointment. I do not not know if it´s closed forever or not.

Thank awnil
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Fries are crunchy + always large portions The burgers are tasty! Always nice to try new alternatives for fried meats It's worth the waiting!

Thank Ella B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papegaaistraat 89, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 329 40 22
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