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“Great location, decent food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Du Progres

Du Progres
Ranked #6 of 851 Restaurants in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$22 - US$29
Cuisines: French, Belgian, Dutch, European
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great location, decent food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Went to Du Progres based on numerous positive reviews on tripadvisor, and wasn't disappointed.
As it is located on the main square and It was lovely sunny midsummer's evening when I went, the outside area was very busy and made for a great setting.

Considering how busy it was, service was not too slow, and the staff were pleasant enough.
The food was decent, portion sizes were very reasonable, and prices seemed in line with other similar venues in the area.

  • Visited July 2014
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Kapolei, Hawaii
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143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Wonderful - Highly Recommend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Four of us went here for lunch during the Ghent Music Festival. No reservations, but we were able to get a nice table inside. The service was wonderful. Friendly welcoming staff who paid attention to our needs and provided great service. We all had the Flemish Stew with a combo of beer and wine for drinks. The house wine was pretty good. The Flemish Stew was incredible. Also has a starter of flemish carpaccio - very good, even though I wasn't sure what to expect. At the time of this posting, Du Progres was rated as #4 in Ghent. Well deserved ranking and could go higher, but haven't been to #1-#3 yet! Highly recommend this place.

  • Visited July 2014
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Odder, Denmark
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Location, Great Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

We were two couples, went there for dinner (booked in advance, which is recommended). Some earlier reviews have mentioned poor service - we experienced nothing of that kind, rather the opposite: friendly and helpful. Servings are generous and the meat is well-cooked. Can fully recommend this restaurant. Total bill for 4 (main courses, desserts and drinks) around EUR 150 - considered reasonable.

  • Visited July 2014
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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“Good steak, great sauce.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

I've been to Du Progres a couple of times. Their steak "James Bond" is lean, well-prepared beef accompanied by a complex, flavorful sauce - cream, tarragon, peppercorns, and more. Superb. Their croquettes are very good, too.

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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“Enjoyable steak meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

We were keen to visit Du Progres after reading the Tripadvisor reviews and booked a table on-line a fortnight before our trip to Ghent as we were worried that Easter Holidays would have been busier than normal.
Our table was booked for 9pm and the restaurant was busy but not full when we arrived. We took the advice of the waiter who recommended a Tripel Karmeleit beer to drink with our meal.
We ordered a Chateaubriand Steak for 2 persons. The waiter looked horrified when we ordered it well-done and shook his head in despair, but we stuck to our guns and it was absolutely perfect. The french fries were mouthwatering and the vegetables delicious.
I thought it rather expensive, but situated on a main square we weren't too surprised.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Anne D
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