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Al Castello

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Geldmunt 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 89 01
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Tue 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to share a pizza and a bottle of wine but we were given a hard time by a rude waiter. He said normally guests don't share a pizza. I said we only want half a pizza each and he still was reluctant. Pizza and wine were good but waiter was bloody awfull

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Thank David T
Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here you have the real Italian honest food without the new "flavours" and "hip" stuff, this is the genuin no nonsence best flavour. Forget the TV/Hipster-stuff; The best best Italian in Gent and there are lots of them and I tried them all/most.

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Thank Filip V
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We struggled to get a meal on a Sat night in Ghent but got tge last table here Food was good and Service good Not cheap but worth it

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Thank Droopydrawrs52
Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our hotel recommended this Italian restaurant facing the castle and they made a reservation for us. Good thing, because it was packed. The food was good, but the service was kind of rushed and less than friendly.

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Thank voyageur08
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is right opposite the entrance to the castle. It was a simple pizzeria but the food was delicious. The service was excellent and a massive thumbs up for the pasta dish my son had (hates pizza) who said it was the best tagliatelle dish he had ever had. Simple but delicious food.

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Thank Peter T
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I was only here for the pizza, and it was better that many places in italy.... Really good. Service was just ok..... But we order pizza right away and didnt need much help.

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Thank AleSarria
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I can only confirm, waiters are rude. I'm a local, went there several times, since food is ok, but once you make a remark, they snitch. Restaurant is full and popular enough, so they clearly don't care.

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Thank Thierry V
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Went in here on a very rainy Monday night when many other restaurants were closed. they managed to find us a table at the back. We have calzone E13.50 and sea food pizza E15.00 , there was some problem with my clazone being cold in centre, but it was sorted out. They sell a variety of wine and we had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Of my 3-day stay in Ghent, I visited this restaurant twice. The food was simply that good. The pasta was cooked perfectly, the sauces, vegetables and everything were just indulgent, and all very reasonable prices. We chose this restaurant after seeing it quite close to our hotel, after having a stroll around the history quarter and was only let down... More 

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Ostend, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

When arriving it appeared they wrote down our reservation for the wrong hour. Nothing welcomes you more than a waiter who sighs audibly :-) Dishes weren't clean, when the we told the waiter we had time (so to hold a dish for a while, so we could talk a bit) he looked at us like we were talking in some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 80
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geldmunt 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 89 01

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