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A Food Affair

Hoogstraat 58, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 224 18 05
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef salad” (3 reviews)
“green curry” (2 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
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Vietnamese, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hoogstraat 58, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a restaurant we visit two/three times a year, most of the time for special occasions. this is a must do eating place in Ghent, absolute top, friendly service, top food. A mix of Asian and European flavors, fresh and very tasty.

Thank Belgian2013
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Made our first stop to A Food Affair for a holiday dinner and glad we did. Delicious salads, creative Thai filet mignon and curry dishes, and desserts in just the right amount. Quaint setting, friendly hosts, nice evening.

Thank JOHN W
laurentlocquet, Manager at A Food Affair, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thx for the nice words! Hope to welcome you again in the future.Greetings

Reviewed 31 August 2017

A excellent mix of Belgian and Asian food in the centre of the old city. Recomendabel, very friendly staff

1  Thank Marina D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Tasty food, some kind of mix between asian cuisine with european. The portions are indeed small but if you get their menu it will be more than enough in the end ( except you are a heavy eater with a big stomach)....I just loved the...More

1  Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I want to express my gratitude for the excellent service by the team of this restaurant led by a friendly and kind lady. The choices on the menu are limited but sufficient. The food is prepared with care and i especially liked the beef salad....More

Thank JNJtripper
Reviewed 3 June 2017

It's a little bit out of the center of Ghent (10 minutes walk) but bus 3 stops almost in front of the restaurant. So it can't be a problem to visit this restaurant!

Thank 642krish
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Everything was outstanding and perfect. Loved the juicy small mussels, the beef salad and adored the sea bass curry.

2  Thank bev
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The food affair has a mix of Western food but with big influences from the Far East. The combination works extreamly well and in fact my wife and I thought it was fantastic. There is no good place for food in Ghent that is cheap...More

1  Thank Eddie E
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I didn't reserve and had dinner at the bar since the small restaurant was fully booked. I choose the red curry with beef. It was good but too much beef, not enough vegetables. Sounds as heaven to carnivours of course. It was reasonably spicy. Not...More

1  Thank Hans Thomas H
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A bit hidden small restaurant with Asian food in combination with Western touches. You need to make reservations ahead because it is always booked. The host and cook always given you a big smile and loud laughter, which gives that little extra. Very nice dishes...More

1  Thank karelblonde
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$49 - US$98
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 58, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 224 18 05
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