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“Food not up to previous standards.”
Review of Allegro Moderato

Allegro Moderato
Ranked #6 of 939 Restaurants in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile



We have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions and always really enjoyed it. The interior of the restaurant is nothing short of beautiful. The service is as elegant as the interior decor. On previous occasions the food has been very good. On this occasion however the food was well below par. Also much of what had previously been a very extensive wine list was crossed out. We hope that this was a one off unfortunate occasion.
We will probably try again at lunch when the fixed priced menu offers excellent value. On a pleasant day the outside seating area is in an excellent position.

1  Thank LauraDaveJames
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Tastefull and fabulous dishes, nice atmosphere with great service.
We can recommend this restaurant that also nicely situated on 'the Golden River, the Leie'.

Fam.Kapel-Sabandar, The Netherlands

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Reviewed 25 June 2014

My colleague and I were in Gent to collaborate with some academic colleagues. Because most of our evenings were to ourselves, and both of us are adventurous foodies, we decided to explore local favorite restaurants. We knew to stay away from the bars and bistros at the main squares, but were open to all possibilities. After noting that the House of Elliot was closed on Tuesdays and Wednesday, as are many local favorites, the recommendation of the hotel clerk (Hotel Gravensteen, Excellent!) was to try Allegro Moderato, a restaurant about a block from the hotel. What an amazing treat! We are both vegetarian and the wait staff took great care to ensure that our dishes were prepared to veggie friendly standards. The food was delightfully presented, each dish unique. Paired with our Clivus Pinot Grigio, from appetizer to dessert the food was excellent, well worth it. Our wait staff were so attentive, gregarious and knowledgeable,-a first rate crew. Wish I lived in Gent so that I could dine at this restaurant often.

1  Thank Jorge G
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Visited this restaurant as part of a group of 25 following the recommendation of colleagues. The experience was a big disappointment. Food was edible but not to the standard we were expecting. Presentation was poor with the whole group receiving the same food but presented very differently from plate to plate. We had duck and the conclusion from most was that the chef had failed in most to make the skin crispy; a novices mistake. Service was very, very, very slow and rude. This could have easily been so much better. If you are in a group chose an alternative. Lucky to get one star.

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Have eaten at this restaurant twice now and the menu always looks appealing. The wine list is also quite broad and tailored to the food.

The staff are well versed on the menu and always on hand/attentative. Never had a bad experience and would highly recommend this restaurant.

The decor is lush and quite a refreshing experience.

1  Thank DC_Solihull
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