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Le Homard Rouge

$$ - $$$French, , Seafood
Ketelvest 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 475 37 88 38
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
28 Sep 2016
“Hidden gem in Ghent”
28 Jul 2016
“Cosy place with excellent food”
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French, Belgian, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
Ketelvest 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 28 September 2016

I can't thank the owner enough for our experience at Easter. Myself and my girlfriend did not speak much French or Dutch but the owner really did go out of her way to make us feel welcome and explain the menu to us as well...More

1  Thank johndim88
Reviewed 29 July 2016

As soon as you are seated in this cosy restaurant, you feel 'at home'. We were lucky to be able to eat outside on the terrace, but the restaurant itself also looks very nice. Most important thing to mention here: the king crab that they...More

2  Thank Caroline026
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Some of the previous reviews slate the restaurant for having a limited menu, we were informed from the outset that the menu was solely lobster and were under no illusions going in. What fantastic lobster it was! In fairness, not a lobster connoisseur, but we...More

1  Thank Slowy_13
Reviewed 26 December 2015

For the people who like fine cuisine and lobster,the place to be! Small but cozy restaurant in cellar,with in summer nice terrace to sit at the border of the river. Few times we had lunch and dinner. Perfect! Owners are very nice polite and attend...More

1  Thank Marc B
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The decor was suitably tasteful, and luckily the colour green really gets me in the mood for some lobster time. Staff were encouragingly discreet and only visible when called upon for more butter, which they were all too happy to provide by the literal bucket...More

8  Thank Arnold G
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We went there yesterday. We got a nice table overlooking the " Ketelvest". We had a wonderful starter (potato mash wrapped in smoked salmon - delicious) followed by an incredibly tasteful grilled lobster. With this lobster came a very mineral Austrian white wine. It was...More

Thank Acacia9051
Reviewed 25 January 2015

First of all, I go to lots of restaurant, it's part of my job, I have been literally to 1000 restaurant. This is the worst experience by far. I never actually write bad reviews because most of the restaurant try hard and it's a though...More

8  Thank zhxu
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The menu is quite limited, but the lobster is well prepared. So if you are a fan of lobster, this is your place.

1  Thank T0urist_il_
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We went to the restaurant on a saturday evening and it was fully booked so were lucky to have a made a reservation. The choice on the menu is limited, so if you do not like lobster you should go to another restaurant. Sevice was...More

Thank dd220786
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We had a lovely meal in this tiny restaurant but there was not much else other than lobster - the clue is in the name! There is no choice of puddings - just the one house pudding. It was all delicious though and a real...More

1  Thank Minkette_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ketelvest 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 475 37 88 38
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