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Ham 39, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 330 04 86
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“by the glass” (7 reviews)
“la carte” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:30 Hours
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ham 39, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing menu great service I went to Publiek for a lunch for two people, we arrived at 1pm and had made a reservation. The menu was superb with salad and mussel dish to start, unwrapped pork ravioli for main and a flan for desert. The...More

Thank Julz A
Reviewed 28 January 2018

A brilliant dining experience at Publiek. Each course was delicious, with our favourite being a carrot based dish that was both tasty and surprising. If you like high quality food, but in a relatively relaxed atmosphere, then I'd recommend that you try Publiek. I'd certainly...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Located at walking distance of the city center. Delicious and surprising courses. Friendly staff, quick service.

Thank Marie-Claire W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The restaurant Publiek have a policy that the last 20% of the tables can only be reserved on the day itself and only by phone. Luckily, we were among the 20% that succeed in getting a table. There is a nice open set up and...More

Thank Jeffrey_2609
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My husband and I went to Publiek recently for our three year wedding anniversary dinner while traveling throughout Belgium, and it did not disappoint. Every course was imaginative, fun, and delicious. The wine was perfect, the staff was friendly and prompt, and the space is...More

Thank Alisse G
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had a good experience here. The food was very very good and really a Michelin experience. A vegetarion variation on the menu was absolutely no problem and it was exquisite. Two downsides: the service is a little too informal for a restaurant with a...More

Thank bollekesamsonne
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Maybe not the absolute top but certainly a good restaurant. Nice atmosphere, food for foodies, original interior and casual but professional service. We still like it a lot after four visits. Is there room for improvement, yes (e.g. main course form menu wasn't the best...More

Thank markhebbelinck
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, when you are in Ghent a visit to this restaurant is a must. This restaurant is innovative and has great hip service, very friendly and relaxed.

Thank ken v
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Second time. Amazing food served by lovely enthusiastic people. Great wine list too. One of the best places to eat in Ghent.

Thank toggx
Reviewed 30 March 2017

When arriving you are greeted by the complete staff, even chef and cooks. Everybody was super helpful and friendly, we immediately felt at ease. I had the feeling they knew their products really well. The food an wine were superb. I can definitely recommend this...More

Thank Yf S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ham 39, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 330 04 86
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