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Hoogstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 391 66 11
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (44 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
Steakhouse, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Hoogstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

More tham great food, the best steaks ever. Hospitallity surpasses what i have ever experienced. Chatted to waiter who appeared to be the son if the owner. He opened a bottle of his best south african wine from his cellars and had a glass himself....More

Thank GJvdG
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I went to Gillis during a solo trip and had. Wonderful experience. I had a cozy table and wonderful experience. All of my food was delicious and my waiter actually recommended a smaller steak that was more inexpensive so that I would not get too...More

Thank jenw96
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I booked this restaurant as a birthday surprise for my boyfriend. Seeing how it's an upmarket steakhouse I knew it was going to be well received but this really did exceed all expectations! Fabulous interior, warm but buzzing atmosphere, extensive wine menu, high quality meat...More

Thank 42Roxy13
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Came here with some co workers. Started with the Spanish jambon and that was unbelievable!! Also had the marrow as a starter. Wine was fantastic. ordered the dish so we all could have four samples of four different steaks. Great choice. Will be back again.

Thank PennStateTim_24
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Being tired of the day and not wanting to go far away to eat, we decided to go in Gillis's which was just in front of our hotel. What a great choice! We were warmly received and seated outside. They have many choices of beef,...More

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Next time we will eat here again, absolutely great meat, good service, wine recommendation was excellent

Thank anho1234
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We completely enjoyed our dinner here - don't miss the Chianina carpaccio, perhaps the best i have ever had. We got the Aberdeen beef filet - perfectly prepared, and loved the 3 sauces that were provided. A 5 minute walk from our hotel, Gillis was...More

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We went here for a dinner for two. Very well received on arrival. Service very calm, not rushed or too slow. Exactly what you'd expect from an owner-managed business, in that the attention to detail and genuine care for good customer service was there throughout....More

Thank Travelvic114
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I had the best meat ever. You can choose the meat from the type of cow you want. They show the meat before they cook it to your liking. Served sliced. Very tasty. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. If you are a meat lover this...More

Thank Janhel2014
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended to me by a local who described it as really good for meat eaters if a little expensive. A local recommendation can rarely be ignored and naturally enough I didn't ignore this one. Quite unassuming from the outside the restaurant has...More

Thank John B
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Judy Q
10 December 2017|
Response from Gillis G | Property representative |
DEAR? It's best that you reserve on our website. kind regards, the GILLIS TEAM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 391 66 11
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GILLIS restaurant is a high-class eatery with pure meat in the heart of Ghent, on the High Street 23. With matured beef GILLIS positions itself as first choice meat restaurant in and around Ghent.
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