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Hoogstraat 36, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 235 40 71
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06:30 - 01:00
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Sun 07:00 - 00:00
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Ghent, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely lunch in the garden, with exquisite food, warm service, enchanting music and glorious weather... A memorable birthday lunch. Couldn't be better. Highly recommended.

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Thank weinianhu
Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guide Michelin quote. Fine service, nice interior and live music. Good for Sunday family (br)lunch. Close parkings,

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Thank SachaAK
Middlewich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all enjoyed the three course taster meal and little hors douvre at the start of the meal were both interesting and tasty. The roast duck was perfect and overall the meal was very good. Waiter staff were attentive and friendly.

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Thank 70meandher
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Although one recommended "LOF" as a place to go, we were very surprised by the fine food and splendid dishes they served. Some looked like artworks. Where the eyes surprised, our sense of taste even more. Well balanced tastes and ingredients, perfect food quality. Till next time in Ghent!

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Thank Ger V
Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lof is really a perfect combination of fine kitchen. All ingredients are very fresh, home made and original combination. For me it could easily compete with Michelin star restaurants. The setting is in an ancient majestic building, in the interior they respected the old elements and added great contemporary elements. Highly recommend!

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Thank Tamara666666
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

An amazing restaurant ! Top service, food and ambiance. One of the very best in Ghent. Fine dining - at Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof - loved it!

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Thank LoveToTravel888999
Marc_Lammers, Duty Manager at Restaurant & Bar Lof, responded to this review

Dear sir, madam, Thank you very much for the kind words about your diner in Restaurant 'Lof'. I am glad to read that you enjoyed the service, food and ambiance of our restaurant. Joris Korsten and his team always try to serve the best dishes with great products to make your dinner unbelievable. It is great you loved it! I... More 

Denderleeuw, Belgium
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Went with a group of 5, restaurant was mostly empty. While the food was indeed good, and the meat nicely prepared and cooked, the service was very slow, formal and debilitating at moments. Three different wines were presented before they brought the bottle we ordered. 20 minute wait for 5 coffees? At 100 EUR per person, you can find better... More 

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Thank Philippe S
Marc_Lammers, Duty Manager at Restaurant & Bar Lof, responded to this review

Dear sir/madam, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're sorry to read that we didn't succeed in fulfilling your expectations. The level of service you experienced is definitely not up to our standard. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. We would like to get in contact with you. Would you please... More 

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Wasn't expecting too much for a hotel restaurant but food turned out to be quite good. Opting for the a la carte menu, we were treated to a number of refined dishes. Flavours meshed well. On top of that, we were given complementary nibbles and starters that rounded off tbe experience. Recommended.

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Thank Wanderbar_traveller
Lausanne, Switzerland
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The bar was not at the expected level for this kind of place. But the restaurant was very good, super friendly service, very good food.

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Thank Olivier F
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Booked for Christmas Eve set dinner (24 Dec) and was not disappointed. Welcoming and courteous arrival then serenaded by jazz pianist for an hour while we enjoyed two complimentary amuse-bouches before our 4-course set menu. Delicious fish starter, duck main course, frozen yoghurt dessert, washed down with delicious sparkling and still wines. Great value at €75pp, substantial and filling portions... More 

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Thank Jeannettewimbledon

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 01:00
Thursday
06:30 - 01:00
Friday
06:30 - 01:00
Saturday
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 36, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 235 40 71
Description
Restaurant Lof will pleasantly surprise you! As soon as you step into the restaurant and taste the modern cuisine with classical hints, you will know what we mean. The colourful, elegant designs of the restaurant by Christian Lacroix and Designers Guild, in combination with the sublime dishes prepared by Chef Joris Korsten and his team, have awarded the restaurant an enviable reputation.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?