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Al Castello

Geldmunt 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 89 01
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
“great pizza” (3 reviews)
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Italian, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Geldmunt 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had just visited the castle opposite (Gravensteen) and were looking for a simple place to eat. There are three really nice bistro facing the castle, but they are all a little pricey if you are with children. Instead directly facing the castle gate is...More

Thank Sal P
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Ate as a couple and sat outside we 3 other couple (not withus). All ok to start with. But after our started all other 3 couples received and finished thier dinners before we even got ours?. When we did recieve i had to ask for...More

Thank kezibean
Reviewed 16 August 2017

After reading about the restaurants in Ghent I was not struck by anyone in particular. Walking around we read several menus but thought them expensive and not very interesting. By chance I spotted Al Castillo near the castle. As it was early we were lucky...More

Thank aussiedee
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

As noted below servers are surely and you can not split a pizza with someone. Business must be so good they can afford the bad reviews. What makes things all the worse is the food is not bad and they do have a great central...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

First time ever in my life that i wasn't allowed to eat just a pizza. All we wanted was a pizza and the bartender claimed we couldn't order just a pizza, that we had to order a side food too... horrible experience we had to...More

1  Thank Aitor A
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Delicious, honest home-made Italian dishes and best pizzas of Ghent and surrounding. Sympathetice and charming service. Maybe a little wait but definitely worth it!

Thank Marleen V
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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.

Thank Filip V
Reviewed 30 October 2016 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

Thank Droopydrawrs52
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.

Thank voyageur08
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Average prices
USD 88
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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