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Passion

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Belgian, European, French, Dutch, International
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Emile Braunplein 1, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 68 86
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Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Fri - Tue 11:30 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Thank leoharney
West Lafayette, Indiana
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50 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank julianatay
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Thank Paolina1980
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Jeroen M
Nicosia, Cyprus
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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Thank geosavv
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank triciawilford
Chicago, Illinois
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521 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 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 

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Thank Rebecca C
Northampton
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102 reviews
62 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 

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NSW AUSTRALIA
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542 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 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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Thank NswAustraliaDidi
London
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96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

You don't expect in some cities to have great restaurants bang in the middle of the tourist areas, but in Ghent nothing is ordinary! We popped in for what was our first meal on my return to this city, expecting a simple, decent priced but unspectacular meal and yet as soon as I sat down this was shattered immediately! Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, European, French, Dutch, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
friendly welcome and worth trying out the Flemish dishes. Reasonable value.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?