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Gent - Korenlei Many cooking experts claim that national cuisine of Gent is very similar to French cuisine. Among the dishes that are loved by citizens the majority is made of seafood. The menus of local restaurants offer a wide selection of vegetable dishes, as well as widest choice of alcoholic beverages. Local restaurants are a true gift from heaven for vegetarians. Each institution offers guests to try Brussels sprouts, which is prepared in various ways. Cabbage can be simply seasoned with olive oil, or baked in pastry with onion and herbs.
B³ Bed & Breakfast Boat remains one of the most creative hotels in Ghent. The hotel is open in a very unusual place – on an old barge, where travelers will find two posh cabins with … Open
Meat lovers should definitely try Flemish chop, in the preparation of which are also used numerous types of vegetables and spices. The dish is usually served with crispy fresh bread. An omelet with mushrooms is one of the favorite dishes of the locals. This meal is a great start of a day. Mushrooms are also widely used in local cooking. They can be added literally to all dishes - meat, vegetables, salads and pastries. For lunch you should definitely order a soup with mushrooms, which is also one of the favorite dishes of the locals. As for dessert, the choice here is really huge. Sweet tooth visitors will enjoy high quality chocolate, cakes, and traditional European desserts - ice cream and fruit salads.
Keizershof restaurant is a great place to try the national cuisine in its classic version. The restaurant’s hall is decorated with beautiful wooden furniture and old paintings. In warmer months of a year the tables are served on the terrace. Auberge de Fonteyne is a prestigious institution and a restaurant. In addition to the national cuisine you will find here some interesting dishes made of seafood, as well as the original author's cuisine. Fish stew is especially popular among the guests of this place. The dish is served with spicy sauces and vegetable garnish. Brasserie Pakhuis restaurant is located in one of the most beautiful historic buildings of the city. It also offers traditional cuisine and an excellent wine list, which will please even a connoisseur of this beverage. Copyright
Hotel Onderbergen is located in the very center of Ghent. This is an attractive designer hotel with an unparalleled historical atmosphere. Guests will find charming rooms with high ceilings … Open
Waterzooi is one of the main national dishes in Ghent. It is a stew that is cooked on the basis of fish or meat broth. It is safe to say that each of the local restaurants has its own recipe for cooking this dish. Only one thing always remains unchanged – the stew always has cream that makes the broth exceptionally thick, hearty, and nutritious. The dish is served hot.
Het Graslei, Gent Fans of meat dishes are recommended to try Hutsepot – stewed meat with vegetables. It can be cooked from different meat types. Potato and carrots are an essential part of the dish. The meat is cooked for quite a long time on the slow fire, so it becomes very soft and tender. Amadeus restaurant is one of the best dining venues to try various national meat dishes. It is important to mention that this restaurant works only in the evening. It is a great venue to try not only popular national dishes but also gorgeous ribs cooked on the open fire and best sorts of Belgian beer.
NH Gent Belfort is one of the most famous and prestigious hotels in Ghent. The high-class hotel is located close to the old town hall. NH Gent Belfort is open in a stylish historic building, … Open
Even savvy travelers will be able to try various national specialties in Ghent. As a rule, savvy tourists enjoy visiting Soup'R café that offers many popular national dishes at very affordable prices. Visitors will be pleased with a rich choice of fish and meat soups. The café is also famous for a broad range of sandwiches and signature desserts.
Oak Restaurant is considered one of the most prestigious restaurants in the city. This restaurant is small and can simultaneously serve only up to 20 guests. All dishes at Oak are cooked in strict accordance with classical national recipes. Only locally sourced products from nearby farms are used to cook food. Despite its high status, Oak is a welcoming place with charming, home-like atmosphere.
The historical Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof has become a true city attraction. The opening of this magnificent hotel took place yet in the 18th century. Besides all other advantages, Sandton … Open
In order to try some of the best desserts in the city, head to New Maximiliaan. This is a modern restaurant that also specializes in the national cuisine. Fragrant Belgian waffles have become a true calling card of this dining venue. Local chefs create true gastronomic masterpieces with waffles, decorating them with whipped cream, various sauces, fresh berries, and fruit.
waterfront gent Leonidas is a charming café that never ceases to attract fans of chocolate and fragrant coffee. The café is perfectly suitable for everyone who wants to try the most popular Belgian desserts that are mostly cooked on the basis of chocolate. Leonidas also offers fragrant coffee that tastes and is brewed in a way similar to the classy Vienna coffee. The café also sells take-away popular desserts and chocolate. It is famous for a great selection of locally manufactured candies.
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♥   Restaurant 'Pakhuis' Gent. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Amatsu' Gent. Type - Japanese. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Vrijmoed' Gent. Type - Creative|Modern cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Domestica' Gent. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cafe Theatre' Gent. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Naturell' Gent. Type - Market cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bodo' Gent. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Baan Thaï' Gent. Type - Thai. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'De 3 Biggetjes' Gent. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'OAK' Gent. Type - Creative French. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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