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De Zwarte Zee

) #162 of 745 Restaurants in Ghent ££ - £££ , European, Vegetarian Friendly
Graslei 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Graslei 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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11 - 20 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stopped here for lunch and loved the friendly service. We ordered quiche to share and they gave us an extra plate. We could use the toilet here after they gave us a code number to access it. Quiche is good too.

1  Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Stopped by here for lunch on a very wet day, cozy inside (with tables outside when dry weather!), really good portions and tasty food

Thank visitor150811
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We have often sat on the pleasant terrace area of this small cafe to enjoy a drink and the splendid view. This time on a warm November day we decided to have a light lunch and ordered the quiche. In hindsight this was a bad...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We had a day in Ghent on a coach trip and called in here for coffee and the most delicious waffle and cherries ever. It was so good we went back later in the day. One shared toilet which wasn't so nice and you have...More

Thank Yassos9
Reviewed 22 July 2015

A pitty, such as nice venue on the graslei, while serving microwaved heated, poor food. Moreover, cash only is a bit strange in these days.

1  Thank Philippe S
Reviewed 10 June 2015

The cafe at the top end of Korenlei quay, by the bridge - very good light meals / snacks (recommend their vegetarian quiche!). Be aware it is cash only, no cards.

Thank Seasonedtraveller33
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I had possibly the best server ever. It was a busy time, lots of people around Gent on a holiday week-end. All tables were full and I decided to wait until one opened up, which one did but a table for five and I was...More

Thank nmacane
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Smallish - but very cosy on a bitter March afternoon. Great salads and good fish soup. By the river in the Graselin area of Ghent off the Vreidagmarkt. Would be a lovely spot to watch summer sun go down. Thanks for the friendly refuge from...More

Thank hotcookin
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

It may look like a tourist trap but two visits over Christmas proved it isn’t, this is one of the few places over Christmas that allowed you to sit outside and just have a drink and a snack rather than a full blown meal. I’ll...More

Thank Woodabell
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Despite the online publicity, nothing much happens in Ghent on new year's eve. However we found a table by a heater in De Zwarte Zee by the canal . There was a good choice of drinks both hot and cold, but the highlight was a...More

Thank apGriff
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graslei 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
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