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Schuurkenstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 55 55
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (46 reviews)
“steak” (42 reviews)
“salmon” (14 reviews)
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French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Schuurkenstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to Ghent annually for the World Soundtrack Awards during the Gent Film Fest and I always enjoy the food at Pakhuis. The decor and ambiance are remarkable and the food is delicious. I've only been here during "off hours" meaning they have a...More

Thank taurenlegend
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very special place, in a original house (former 'warehouse') and the food is just great, with so many choices. All good and with quality, with many local tastes and specialities, and very friendly personnel.

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy restaurant (could only get a table at 21:00 on a Monday in November!) in a beautifully restored warehouse. Good food and service. Excellent steak and seafood of the day. Recommend it.

Thank Christopher186364
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique place in Ghent, great atmosphere, the building is exceptional. The staff was good and welcoming. Food was good and of quality and the only reason for the 3 stars is the price/quantity ratio. The butcher's piece for 27.5 euros was in fact 4 little...More

Thank Cedric T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing this review now, the night after my dinner at Pakhuis, because I have some time on my hands. I have some time on my hands, because the outfit my daughter wore to dinner tonight at Pakhuis is in the sink soaking. My...More

Thank GlenEllynDad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Gent and we were looking for Seafood Restaurant for our lunch. My Husband found this place on Tripadviser. Unfortunately we were there after 3 p.m. it was too late for lunch menu. I felt sad because i really want to have some...More

Thank Bensytta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely evening here with friends.Extended a warm welcome coming in from the pouring rain.The food was excellent,both fish and meat mains,and decent bottle of white.We were so busy chatting we didn't really notice that the food did take some time to arrive,but...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We loved the building and the atmosphere - the menu was inviting and the food when we got it was delicious, our only complaint would be the time it took for our food to get to us.

Thank Veryan W
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We visited around 3pm on a Saturday to be told we had just missed the lunch service but whilst having a cheeky cocktail and taking in the ambience. The waiter then offered to book us an early evening meal so we returned at 6.30 and...More

Thank nuttallacpw
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Just the right creativity and a perfect dinner. Everything was just the right "right",.... delicious! !

Thank Idglm
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Response from Hugo C | Reviewed this property |
on the bridge in the middle or by the oyster bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 52
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 12:00 am
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schuurkenstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 55 55
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Via an atmospheric alleyway between the towers of Ghent, you enter the distinctive Brasserie Pakhuis. You will immediately be overwhelmed by the enormous space, which exudes the atmosphere of the former warehouse. Portuguese architect Pinto has given the premises a new lease of life. A unique combination of a 600 m² storage space with specially designed interior elements. You can admire the architecture from any angle, and experience the culinary highlights. In other words: gastronomy in a spectacular setting.
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