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De Frietketel

Papegaaistraat 89, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (47 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Belgian, Fast food, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Papegaaistraat 89, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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11 - 20 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I recommend this place. Although you pay more for whatever you take here , it tastes very nice , there is a lot of choice (even vegetarian) and the interior is also beautiful!

Thank Charlyhendrickx
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Serves are enormous! Fries were very good! Would recommend! Get the size down from what you would usually order!

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Came here years ago as a student, so was keen to return; it was a bit of a walk from my hotel on Goudenleeweunplein but worth it if you want a HUGE portion of proper fries and sauce. Basic, simple food, served with a variety...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Good burgers, lot of choices. Good portion of fries. Personally my favorite place to go for fastfood in Ghent.

Thank Helena J
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The hamburger was good but a bit small. The fries on the contrary... The small portion is not small at all. And they told me they did not accept foreign credit cards, luckily I had enough cash.

1  Thank Federico N
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Rare kind of place! Vegetarians seldom get a place like this, so much choice and all of it looks delicious. definite stop off for lovers of vegetarian junk food! just be prepared to queue at certain times of day

Thank MF585
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a small little place a bit out of the main city area, but absolutely worth a visit. Boasting an extensive menu of fries, burgers, sauces and more, with extremely generous portions, you can't go wrong. To top it all off, the staff are...More

Thank EddieCTW
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We got there a tad early for dinner and they hadn't opened so we decided to walk around for a bit and ended up getting there a good 15 minutes after the doors opened. The line was out the door and onto the street. And...More

Thank PurpleLily11
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I was there two weeks ago and was hungry and tired. This place gives you one of the cheapest french fries. I got fries and an authentic Belgian beer for less than 5 euros and the quantities were enormous, which I took more than hour...More

Thank vikramaditya g
Reviewed 6 December 2015

If you want tons of fries and I mean TONS of fries, go here and order even the medium size and you'll be overwhelmed. We honestly had no idea we were going to get such a mountain of fries. It was really too much. We...More

Thank Trip-the-Light
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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
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