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Cafe Rene

) #93 of 737 Restaurants in Ghent ££ - £££ , , European
Gebroeders Vandeveldestraat 2-4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 27 00
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, European
££ - £££
Gebroeders Vandeveldestraat 2-4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant was recommended by a local, was full of locals and the food was great. There were burgers, fries, chicken stew and many more local recipes. It was really good food for not too expensive. The service was especially nice and the local flare...More

Thank chucksierke
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

with friendly staff good food and food prices plus it is next to the canal thos place can be visited :)

Thank Lale_armin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by the owners of our hotel who are locals and it turned out to be a great suggestion. It is just 5 minutes away from the main site and located next to the canal. Attentive service and wide choice of...More

Thank amberwillow
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect lunch, terras seated, full sun and a little wind, very good vol au vent with French fries. Very good service

Thank Eli D
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This bar/restaurant is really fun, nice and good food. Relaxed atmosphere, good drinks and beer selection at a good price. Kind staff.

Thank Philippe S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had ordered pasta, salads and burgers. All was very yummy, and portions OK. Service was punctual and waiters friendly. Once closing time arrives, you can sense it is time to go, though you are not 'pushed out' and time is given as desired to...More

Thank annderoose
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Ordered calamares: soggy with fat, calamares extremely small and close to plastic. We gave back after each of us tasting one. It nevertheless appeared on the bill, the incredibly impertinent waiter explained to us: what you order, you pay for. If you do not like,...More

1  Thank FlaviaDL
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner, recommend to book in advance. The waiter was super, so was the drinks, specially the mojito. We order the hamburger and the spaghetti with meat balls. Decent but not the best. The restaurant was very noisy bit with a good music...More

Thank Ângelo M
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I come here several times a month for lunch. The menu is varied and the daily seasonal specials are a sure bet. They also have sandwiches (€7-€8) as well as traditional Belgian favourites like Vol au Vent and Stoofvlees (Beef Stew). Friendly service and cozy...More

Thank Kathytravels
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just had a few beers but they were good. The place was warm and pretty chill. It was clean and modern with nice music and friendly staff. If you're looking to relax with friends, this is your place.

Thank stevescott321
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gebroeders Vandeveldestraat 2-4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 27 00
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