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Belgian, Dutch, European, International
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Emile Braunplein 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 68 86
11:30 - 23:00
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Fri - Tue 11:30 - 23:00
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McCaysville, Georgia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on a cold, wet December day in the early afternoon and was greeted by warm, friendly staff. We were seated promptly and then proceeded to enjoy some great coffee and pie. We would have stayed for dinner if the time had allowed. Just a great time. Would go back again!

Thank David7478
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great location with the lightest, most delicate waffles ever experienced. We kept coming back for more.

Thank leoharney
West Lafayette, Indiana
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50 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My friend and I were looking for a place for dinner and without reservation during Christmas season that is almost impossible. After getting turned down at a couple of places without the options of leaving our names so that we can come back later, Passion was showed that service and warmth still exist in Ghent. Passion's service is great! Warm... More 

Thank julianatay
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had a quick lunch after a sightseeing tour of the city. I have finally tasted the typical dish called "waterzooi" a kind of soup with vegetables and chicken. I found it was delicious and the price was not expensive! The waitress came to offer an additional portion of soup, but the first portion was enough satisfying!

Thank Paolina1980
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a local and I when I visit this place I mostly go for the beef stew as I believe this place has the best Ghent's beef stew in the centre. Additionally, it's very cosy to sit there, price/quality ratio is excellent and the service is really pleasant as well.

Thank Jeroen M
Nicosia, Cyprus
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Beautiful and impeccable room. Fine white linen and comfortable chairs. Perfect service. Had the most beautiful hot chocolate and the most deliciously, smooth chocolaty pancake that blended so well with the ice cream ball. Overall perfect!

Thank geosavv
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Food very disappointing. My husband had the Pasta which was soggy...he did say the prawns were nice but tasted like they'd been cooked on a grill that had also had meat cooked on it . I had the chicken vol a vent ...tasted like a supermarket chicken pie.

Thank triciawilford
Chicago, Illinois
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540 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were two tourists come in from the winter rain for a hearty meal. And that we did find!!! Passions' interior warmed us to the core and meal was EXCEPTIONAL!!!!! The best choice was the Waterzooi, the casserole of chicken. A tender fragrant broth of gentle spices and scallion. The chicken was soooo tender and the broth was nothing short... More 

Thank Rebecca C
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Having just arrived in Ghent we were looking for a place to have lunch Easier said than done when most eateries only serve between 12 and 2pm Luckily for us this one served all day. Very quaint and quirky place... with velvet curtains at the front door and the decor was reminiscent of a luxury living room!! I only wanted... More 

Thank 1969tricia
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598 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Visiting Ghent for the day, walking around the centre taking in the sights and decided to have lunch. Saw Passion and seeing it was quite blustery we chose here because of their indoor dining area. It was lovely, had character, a huge bowl of red gladys graced the bar and the facilities were impeccably clean. Service was excellent and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, Dutch, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emile Braunplein 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 68 86
friendly welcome and worth trying out the Flemish dishes. Reasonable value.

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