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De Gouden Klok

Seafood, French, Belgian, European
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Koning Albertlaan 31, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 222 99 00
Tue - Sat 00:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, good eating. Very expensive for what you get . When I asked the Turkish waitress the wife of the Italian chef , why is so expensive? She answered very bad and started jelling to me in an strange language .

Thank Sarah V
Ghent, Belgium
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went for dinner at this place knowing its classic, unique and expensive. So we were not really going to eat & pay anything average. The interior is an ultimate classic. The chairs, tables, the huge piano in the back. It was a Saturday night but for the entire evening we were the only two customers inside - never a... More 

1 Thank Vjosa M
Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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179 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

a beautiful house, built a century ago where an Italian chef prepares delicious food of top quality according to the classical rules of French and Italian cuisine. A limited menu but completed with a large choice of possibilities depending on the market and the season. Very nice choice of wines

Thank dierik
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I am so pleased I didn't really research De Gouden Klok before going. I've had the privilege to dine in some special places in Ghent (Flemish cuisine is a well-kept secret!) yet everything about this place was surprising. Quirky yet without gimmicks - a perfect showcase for what the chef does best. Outstanding wine list too. I cannot wait to... More 

Thank AllegraLondon
Antwerp, Belgium
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

One of the table guests told us "you can really surprise a natural born Ghent-inhabitant with this restaurant". That summarizes this excellent restaurant. Run by an Italian chef, you do not look at you menu card, you just ask the chef what he recommends. Agree with his suggestions and you will be overloaded with magnificent courses. His specialty is duck... More 

Thank Dimitri381
Deinze, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2015

An amazing restaurant, with an ideal location easy to reach nearby Gent sint-Pieters station, has its own parking, and a breath taking Garding. The food the service will add to your memory an unforgetable experience, that is the reason that I keep comming to the Gouden Klok often.

Thank Waeil B
Ghent, Belgium
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400 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2012

One of the last old fashioned classical restaurants in Ghent.

2 Thank markhebbelinck
Nova Scotia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2011

Even if the food without the great food, this restaurant would be worth the trip.The food is well prepared and beautifully presented and the service excellent. The menu includes seafood such as salmon and lobster. The inside of the building is extraordinary, with hand painted tile walls, white linens, dark wood and soft lighting. There is also a quiet garden... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$74 - US$147
Seafood, French, Belgian, European
Restaurant features
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koning Albertlaan 31, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 222 99 00

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