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Chez Leontine

$$ - $$$, European
Groentenmarkt 10-11, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 92 56
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (20 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
“stew” (10 reviews)
Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Groentenmarkt 10-11, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The positives are: good frites, great range of beers, good locations Negatives: incredibly slow service and main courses lacking in flavour. Overall, a bit disappointing...

Thank Christopher186364
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Food was OK but service very slow , need more staff. However the one member of staff was very friendly

Thank tonyrad
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The food is ok but the waiting times are incredible bad for such a small restaurant. 1 hour waiting for your meal is far to much. You loose a lot of time during the city visit of Gent. Service not friendly. What a disappointing poor...More

Thank Martin20132222
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Chez Leontine is a canal-side restaurant that's run by the same owner as the next door bars. Delicious food - we had mussels and fish inside the intimate restaurant with some local friends and will definitely return.

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This may be a charming place overlooking the river Leie, but after all you visit a restaurant to enjoy good food and this is where Chez Leontine didn't live up to our expectations. Service was sluggish to put it mildly and the leathery entrecôte as...More

Thank Brock53
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived to an empty restaurant and waited 10 minutes for a menu. Five minutes later the order was taken and we were served the worst food I have ever know. It took 45 minutes for the food to be served and it was not worth...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is the first time we tried Belgium food. We order the waterzooi van kip and a stew pork with beer. They are very delicious and in big portion, served with delicious fries. We arrived at 12nn and the food is served quick and staff...More

Thank Miki M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by a waitress working at the Ghent Marriott Hotel. It was packed but we eventually got a table and the food coming out looked good. With a drink, we waited patiently for our order (half an hour by now) but...More

2  Thank Topmerc
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. Huge portions! We had the 2 local dishes, beef strong and fries, meat was tender, sauce was rich, juicy and flavoursome. And the waterzoo with chicken, highly recomend both. Lovely restaurant. Lovely service. Good wine.

Thank greensocks36
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We ate here last week. Our first time in Belgium. We had a couple beers next door & then got in here in time for a late lunch. Most of us tried the waterzooi. Awesome! Really tasted like a home cooked stew. My friend had...More

Thank rachelj5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groentenmarkt 10-11, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 92 56
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