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Cafe Den Turk

Botermarkt 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 01 97
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Great Cafe in great location. Must visit.

After a walking tour of the city my husband an I were in need of refreshments and noticed this cafe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
holidayfanBelgium
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Belgium
Great Brown Cafe

Older, eclectic and central. Was nice place to stop and rest our feet for a drink and small bites... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
lvanclief
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Oldest Café in Ghent - °1228
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice bar” (3 reviews)
“brown cafe” (2 reviews)
“small pub” (2 reviews)
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Botermarkt 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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+32 9 233 01 97
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a walking tour of the city my husband an I were in need of refreshments and noticed this cafe as it was very old and packed with locals which I took as a good sign. I believe it is the oldest cafe in Gent...More

Thank holidayfanBelgium
cafedenturk, Owner at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you & see you soon at 'Den Turk' !

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Older, eclectic and central. Was nice place to stop and rest our feet for a drink and small bites. Good service.

Thank lvanclief
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Centrally located and wide selection of local beers. Well worth a visit. Had Gentse Strop (the local brown beer) and it was very smooth and had a reasonably high alcohol content. Place has inside and outside seating -- but the inside is well worth seeing.

Thank Mastachiw
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Welcoming staff and a good choice of beers. Seemed to be popular with the locals which is always a good sign. Nice for a pre dinner and/or after dinner drink !

1  Thank 240zoe
cafedenturk, Owner at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for visiting Ghent & it's oldest bar ! Cheers !

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Was looking for internet access, lunch and beers, and found all three in spades here. The spaghetti was hot and delicious, topped with a pile of cheese. And the beer was delicious. Chatted with the proprietor, Anthony, and got some tips to visit in our...More

Thank monica-colorado
cafedenturk, Owner at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for visiting us! Glad to see you had a great time visiting Ghent & it's oldest bar ! Take care ! Anthony

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Typical brown cafe. not the biggest range of belgian beers but had a couple of my favourites, Ghenste strop and Omer. Don't be put off by the bar being at the front, walk round the bar and you see the real Brown Cafe. service is...More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

As my title says, great range of beers, good food, good views of sitting outside, great service and a good place to rest after a walk around the centre. Impressed as it was highly recommended.

Thank AnselmColom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice old pub close to the Belfort and Stadshal. Good selection of beer (as you would expect), friendly service - what more would you want? We made it our local for our 3 night stay.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 5 February 2017

In the centre of Ghent this is a lovely, relaxed small pub to enjoy the plethora of local Belgium beers. The walls are filled with beautiful black & white photos of local scenes. Basic food menu (looks like via microwave) of soups & spaghetti available....More

Thank phil y
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Popped in here to get out of the rain and realised that it was populated by lots of locals sitting around the bar. We ordered a chouffe beer which was delicious . We got talking to the bar man and a off duty chef from...More

Thank chillledout
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