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City Guide Ghent Belgium



What better way to celebrate the weekend than at Guesthouse Friday, a charming house in the heart of Ghent, Belgium. This beautifully restored town house is available for up to 8 people and with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms this is the ultimate stay for your girls’ weekend away. Read more about my stay at Friday Ghent.


Food and Drinks in Ghent, Belgium


Alix Table & Jardin D'Amis - Lunch or Brunch in a fairytale garden and stay over for the night at the B&B. This is a secret place in the heart of Ghent. alixtablejardin.be 


The Cobbler Gent - A favourite hotel cocktail bar inside the 1989 The Post Hotel. We went for coffee and cake but you should really visit this stylish and traditional cocktailbar. 1898thepost.com/en/the-cobbler/ 


Cozette - Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, coffee & cake. Or go for an aperitif with a bite on weekend nights. At Cozette, you'll find the most delicious, recognizable and simple dishes, a nice coffee or a homemade cake. Make sure you'll visit this place. cozette.gent/ 


Clouds in my Coffee / Clouds9000 - This place is a Bed & Breakfast where you sleep in a renovated chapel, a coffee and breakfast bar and a gallery all in one. Take me to the clouds above. clouds9000.com 


CRU Gent - A fresh produce market with 10 crafts stands. For the foodies. cru.be/nl 


De Suprette - An easy going neighborhood restaurant for wood-fired pizza and bakery. Be sure to check the opening days and hours. de-superette.be/home 


Full Circle Coffee Bar and Roaster - 100% plant based specialty coffee bar. For the oat milk fan. fullcircleghent.com 


Golden Gai - Saturday Night fun with ramen and cocktails. Japenese inspired with everything being home made from noodle to soda. For the hipsters ;) goldengai.be 


Het Moment - Enjoy the moment for breakfast, coffee, cake or dinner. Sit inside in a beautiful historic building or check out the garden in the summer. genietvanhetmoment.be 


Lepelblad - Lepelblad serves creative, fresh, seasonal, healthy and original food from local producers. The best quality ingredients. Look at the pictures. lepelblad.be 


Jus Gent - A small and cozy restaurant serving French, Belgian cuisine. The two sympathetic owners are running the place. jusgent.be 


Kruidtuin - This European Belgian cuisine restaurant can be found in a stately mansion and has a minimalist interior. Look at the mouthwatering dishes. kruidtuingent.be 


Luv L'oeuf - For the Luv of Oeuf. Are you egg-cited? This is the place to be for waffles, bloody Mary's and your Eggs Benedict. luvloeuf.com 


Stek Gent - for coffee, plants and brunch. Stack them high in this little urban jungle ;) stekgent.be 


Take Five Espressobar - A hipster espressobar for your coffee, tea, breakfast, brunch or lunch routine. take-five-espressobar.be 


Vandekerckhovebar - This family story dates back to 1854. Coffee roaster and coffee bar for your coffee and tea fix. vandekerckhove1854.be/Onze-Koffiebar 


The Best (Vintage) Shops in Ghent, Belgium


Atlas & Zanzibar - What a great travel book store. They do have everything you need for that special trip from detailed travel guides and (topographical) maps. My little dream store.


Billie Rose - A minimalistic fashion store selling beautiful products from fashion and jewelry to children's clothing, crockery and home accessories from young and local designers. There is a small coffee bar too. billierose.be 


Bookstore Limerick and Limerick 2.1 - Two independent book shops next two each other. With Limerick 2.1 being the little sister selling secondhand books and sit down for a coffee.


Depot09 - Housed in a former textile factory building you'll find this large 1000m2 vintage, industrial design and antiques shop named Depot09. depot09.be 


Piet Moodshop - The ultimate gift shop for one of kind items for yourself or your loved ones with stores in Ghent and Antwerp.pietmoodshop.be 


Wunderkammer - Another beautiful second hand furniture and decoration shop with in- and outdoor plants. instagram.com/wunderkammer_gent 


Art Galleries & Museums in Ghent, Belgium


Atelier Ecru Gallery - Art Gallery and showroom for contemporary, brutalist & modern design and furniture. weareatelierecru.com 


Design Museum Gent - Crazy about design? Visit the International Design collection in a beautiful 18th century building. Final call - the museum is getting a new wing and will close from 7th of March until 2024.designmuseumgent.be/en 


Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens - Close to Ghent in a village called Deurle, you'll find this Modern Art Museum with a private collection of mainly Flemish artists. museumdd.be/en


SMAK Gent - A small Contemporary Art museum and is a real must for for all contemporary art lovers. Conveniently located near the train station. smak.be 



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