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Brasserie Cafe des Arts

) #59 of 724 Restaurants in Ghent ££ - £££ Belgian, Dutch, European
Schouwburgstraat 12, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 79 06
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“entrecote” (4 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, Dutch, European, French, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Schouwburgstraat 12, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Met there for a business lunch. Sat in the back, very dark and noisy, hard to talk and listen to eachother. Food not up to standards. "homemade" Belgian garnaalkroketten had very few grey shrimps, such a shame! The pasta with smoked duck consisted of lots...More

Thank IlseTV
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Following the recommendation of Danielle at the Ibis Hotel Opera and with her help in making a reservation, we had a fine meal at a fine price, 62 euros for main course, dessert and bottle of wine. She found out that they serve Belgian beef...More

1  Thank DavidTOttawa
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Located opposite the opera, therefore can get very busy. We managed to get a table for four without a reservation, but noticed people being turned away later. The food was very good and the service very polite and helpful. Organisation seemed to be lacking and...More

1  Thank SteveLlanelli
Reviewed 17 September 2013

On a recent trip to Ghent, I stumbled across Cafe Des Arts. The menu looked great and I thought the prices were reasonable. I fancied a steak and they had a decent range of choices. I ordered and the waiter asked me how I'd like...More

1  Thank DallasR1980
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Just across the street from the Flemish Opera, this place was jammed before a performance. Not having opera tickets and thus not under the gun time-wise, we left and explored some of the nearby squares and streets. When we returned, all was calm. The wait-staff...More

Thank Therese R
Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Interesting selection of beers, delicious salads, waiter looked lika a young Tom Hanks. Very friendly and distinct place. Recommend.

Thank Kusti S
Reviewed 9 May 2013

This is a comfortable restaurant with the main dining area downstairs and an upstairs area for groups. There was no English menu but a very helpful waitress helped us through the various choices and even suggested which beers to accompany the meal. We chose the...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere! Nice menu, had lots (but not too much) to choose from. I had a salad with salmon and scampi and it was lovely, my boyfriend the entrecote and he liked it (maybe not the best steak ever but definitely worth it). Saturday...More

Thank Irsku
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Great selection of beers, nice wine list, huge portions and one of the best entrecote in town. It opens until late (which is not so easy to find in Gent) and the staff is just great!

1  Thank jorge j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
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Fiona W
Can I book a table for 10 people please? It's for this Saturday 1st April. For the time of 7.30pm? Under the name of Wyatt? Thank you Fiona Wyatt
27 March 2017|
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Response from vaxan | Reviewed this property |
Het emailadres is mij onbekend
Tot welk uur kunnen wij nog eten op vrijdagavond?
21 November 2016|
Response from Nancy22230 | Reviewed this property |
ik denk dat je hiervoor best het restaurant zelf contacteert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Dutch, European, French, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schouwburgstraat 12, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 79 06