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Etablissement Max

Goudenleeuwplein 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 97 31
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible21%
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“belgian waffles” (11 reviews)
“beignets” (4 reviews)
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Belgian, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
Goudenleeuwplein 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Old style cafe with a good choice of pancakes and great waffles. Pots of tea, no problem, coffee is small and strong, as the hot chocolate. View on to the main square, places for groups but also plently of space for just 2 or 3...More

Thank Bonglabongla
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

~200 year old tradition makes these waffles -they don't get any more authentic than this. Wide variety, especially nice interior in the place, it's not worth to miss it. A bit pricey, though, however it's one of a kind.

Thank ibenny87
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We shared waffles here as we saw how big they were before we ordered, but they were so light that we could definitely have had one each!! The chocolate sauce that the waffles were served with really good. It was quite expensive but lovely as...More

Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Just spent 35 euros on a waffle and an apple frit. Then I decided to go to the restroom to was my hands. They charge 50 cents (regardless if you were a customer or not). I didn't have them so I couldn't even was my...More

Thank GabrieleDamato
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had the best waffles ever at Max. Our bill was quite expensive though. However we saw this as a real treat. Service was good and friendly.

Thank JYBoot
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Gauffres are not even proper Belgian ones Service is poor : only place where you get the bill at your table before your order!! Prices are outrageous!

Thank J9872NJolivierb
Reviewed 28 December 2017

What is supposed to be a familial experience of eating the best waffles turned out into a very frustrating experience - to Neve endure again! The Price versus Quality is horrible - worst Services. It seems that the place has reverse realities - Customers should...More

Thank Lieven L
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We paid 12€ for 2 hot chocolates and had to pay extra to use the toilet. (Arrogant) explanation of the waiter: "If everybody uses the toilet, we have to call the plumber everyday". So first and last time for us.

1  Thank StevenVTH
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The waffle is excellent, it's big and expensive also. No problem it a luxurious tea room ok. But a luxurious tea room, should have fresh mini waffle to go with the coffee and not dried old ones (at 6 euros the drink, it's not too...More

Thank cecilou2015
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Visited twice during our visit for coffee and waffles.Lovely old fashioned tea room vibe that gets very busy,so be prepared to queue.Unlike other reviewers,we had no trouble with the service.Great place to re-fuel.

Thank Mike G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Belgian, Cafe, European
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goudenleeuwplein 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 97 31
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