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Ghent
Cafés


  • Café Den Turk
  • The oldest, traditional brown-café in Ghent, well-known for pulling the best pints in town. You'll also get lively hits of jazz and blues to complement their fine shots of spirits.
  • Address:
    • Botermarkt 3
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 233 01 97
  • De Dulle Griet
  • De Dulle Griet is a time-worn old-school pub, with a wonderful medieval interior. The selection of beers is impressive too, at more than 250 brews, both local & international.
  • Address:
    • Vrijdagmarkt 50
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 224 24 55
  • Vooruit Café
  • A great cultural talking shop, Vooruit Café also has an impressive art-deco interior, and serves up some great food: mainly organic, fair trade products and veggie dishes.
  • Address:
    • Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 267 28 28
  • Waterhuis aan de Bierkant
  • Very popular among local beer-lovers and tourists alike, this brown pub serves 160 beers, including 3 house beers: Gandavum, Klokke Roeland and Mammelokker.
  • Address:
    • Groentenmarkt 9
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 225 06 80
  • In den Hemel
  • In den Hemel (In Heaven) is a legendary brown cafe, near the Kinepolis cinema complex. Housed in the oldest building in Gent, come here for the best in talk, music – and beer.
  • Address:
    • Muinkkaai 120
    • 9000
    • Gent
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  • 't Dreupelkot
  • 't Dreupelkot is a small atmospheric jenever-bar located in one of the most beautiful parts of the city. Of their 200 varieties of shnapps, 50 are homemade.
  • Address:
    • Groentenmarkt 12
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 224 21 20
  • Jan van Gent
  • A cozy brown cafe with a ton of ambiance – and a pool table to boot. Its summer terrace seats 50 - 60 people, but it's best-known for organising bizarre events.
  • Address:
    • Annonciadenstraat 1
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 256 02 03
  • Speakers Corner
  • Speakers Corner is a stylish café with an Irish-themed décor & (naturally) a wide selection of exclusive whiskeys. Also serves traditional Belgian beers & classic drinks.
  • Address:
    • Hofbouwlaan 1
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 487 20 07 38
  • Het Trappistenhuis
  • Het Trappistenhuis is a brown beer pub run by an expert in all things Belgian and beer, serving over a 170 speciality beers, from Monday to Saturday.
  • Address:
    • Brabantdam 164
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 22 42 937

Ghent, Belgium for café lovers! Discover café culture in Ghent with our listings of some of the best cafés to visit, including some must see Ghent 'brown' and specialist beer cafés. Most cafés in Ghent have terraces outside them from Easter to early autumn so, weather permitting, you too can join in one of the most popular Ghent pastimes, watching the world pass by, with your drink of choice of course..

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