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“good food for a good price!”
Review of JAN BORLUUT

JAN BORLUUT
Ranked #676 of 869 Restaurants in Ghent
Price range: US$28 - US$34
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Ghent, Belgium
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“good food for a good price!”
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We went to this restaurant several times!
We always choose the lasagna because it is the best lasagna ever!
The 'kir' (drink) is also very good and we had tried the soup of the day and the cheese croquets. Both have never disappoint us.
The staff changes regularly but we just had one bad experience.
Its a good place in this neighborhood!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Elien B
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Worcester, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Proper Bo, I Tell Thee”
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Right in the middle of the main square, this restaurant serves good basic Belgian food. Our waitress laughed when my son spoke to her in German and was very pleasant throughout. The meal was fine: I had the ribs and my son had the steak. The bill came to 45 Euros including two drinks each.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank tmg513
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Bucharest, Romania
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1,315 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 504 helpful votes
“Good choice”
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Situated in Korenmarkt,right in the middle of the old city,Borluut restaurant is a good choice if you want to try some local specialities.
The staff speak english,they are fast and helpful.The food is tasty and nice looking.
You should try "waterzooi van vis" ,a local soup made with three kind of fish or "gentse stoverij" a meat dish cooked in brown beer.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank zuv
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frederick, maryland
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669 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 549 helpful votes
“Great service, not such great food”
Reviewed 24 May 2013 via mobile

We went here with a large group and were treated very well by Amir, a very hard working and diligent server who seemed to be the only server for this whole restaurant. He was funny and informative but could not make up for the cook. We had a number of different dishes including Waterzooi, with the traditional fish (three different kinds of fish which tasted good but fresh fish should not have smelled fishy) and with chicken. The starter salad with a pâté-like meat slice was rather basic. The beer recommendations were very good.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank fred200099
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Never again”
Reviewed 5 January 2013

We had some bad experiences here:

- We (the two of us) chose a 4-persons table but were (not very kindly) moved to a smaller 2-persons table, despite the fact that it was already quite late and half of the tables were empty.
- The only vegetarian dish on the menu (lasagna) was horrible, no seasoning at all. I only took a few bites. The waiter saw it and said, well I'm not vegetarian...
- The staff was very bored, not friendly at all, no smile, and they were constantly arguing with each other about some fries that were not served to the right table.
- The fries were served about 10 minutes after the rest of the meal.
- My friend ordered pepper sauce with his meat (it was even asked twice when ordering!), but got mushroom sauce instead.

The only positive thing was the meat (it was served well-done as requested) and the fries were OK too.

We would never visit this place again.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank FJ_NL
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