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Le Pain Quotidien

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Kalandeberg 10, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 224 18 79
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought a loaf of bread, needed a chainsaw to slice, and im far from exaggerating... Mediavel style has got its limits

Thank Dirk D
Verbier, Switzerland
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101 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

presents well, the space and décor, window tarts looked ok. But… leek soup OK, average… the scone type bread was stale and with suger bits in it! And the coffee basically shocking. First could not make an espresso machiato, only latte macchiato (ie milky water), then the straight espresso was feeble, tasteless.. never again. Odd because Café Rosario round one... More 

Thank william e
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the building is stunning and it has a beautiful atmosphere. But after receiving cold coffee I was less than impressed to receive a cold bowl of soup. I informed the waitress who kindly returned it to the kitchen, only to be handed another cold bowl of soup. Not to mention that the soup was consumed using... More 

Thank CVF17
United Kingdom
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209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to wait much too long for any hot food ordered and ate the worst croque Monsieur I've ever had. Prices are much too high for this type of food and I would strongly suggest you try any one of the other nearby bars & restaurants.

Thank MichelinTom
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We fell upon this place and what a great find it was on a grey damp Sunday morning. Wonderful warm ambience, the best pain au chocolat I've ever had and delicious scrambled eggs served by friendly staff. We'll definitely be back!

Thank HelenJN
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at two different Le Pains in Ghent. For a late afternoon snack, went to the one on Kalandeberg. Cakes looked great, and the one I chose (warm spice cake) was indeed tasty. Coffee was weak, but that's my general impresssion of all coffees in Ghent. Service was fine, except it took forever to pay the bill at the cash... More 

Thank baalh
London, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We need a Saturday lunchtime snack on our day in Gent, so we were relieved when the staff found us a table for two, as the queue for places but up. Coffee, water, a shared smoked salmon sandwich later and we were ready to go. Lovely building and shared with an interesting shopping 'destination' too. Warm and brisk service.

Thank Grahame T
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We had a late breakfast here our first day in Ghent. So not worth it. A croissant costs 3 euros. We had croissants in other places the rest of our vacation. They cost about 1,50,so we felt a bit ripped off. Service is also slow but the building is beautiful.

Thank Liza R
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Located in the old post office building, LPQ, in any city I visit, never fails to deliver. Great lively atmosphere, hearty food (including many vegan options), lovely interiors and friendly staff. My only negative comment would be that my quinoa and chick pea soup arrived not very warm, but that was quickly taken care of by our waitress. I love... More 

Thank gulfbabe
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70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Went in this restaurant as it seemed quite friendly from outside. The inside is awesome indeed. Nice decoration and unusual. The soup was good but not awesome. Service is friendly. A bit expensive...

Thank Tureatan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalandeberg 10, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 224 18 79

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?