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Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 484 56 76 77
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (15 reviews)
“green tea” (3 reviews)
“main course” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

It had been a few years since we've last visited Amatsu. The food is still great; very fresh and jummy, the staff friendly,... Amatsu is still the best Japanese restaurant in Gent!

Thank Uponthehill_14
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Sushi is not the best or the cheapest thing to eat in Belgium, but if you are inclined, go here! This sushi restaurant, to me, has a bit more authenticity than the other sushi restaurants in Gent. The serving staff and chefs were friendly, food...More

1  Thank Sebastian K
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

So called japanese business run by a hong kong couple with holland education. Serving staff were a dutch guy and a handsome helpfull croation guy not knowing flemish. A bottle of water. Took 20 min to serve. Sashimi menu was ok but my bowels proved...More

Thank Jannim1966
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Some of the best Japanese I've had outside of Japan. I especially liked the sushi and tempura shrimp.

1  Thank BeachWanderers
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful evening out with the family, cozy atmosphere, courteous staff, and literally the best sushi of my life!

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My family went to Amatsu, expecting that we could eat a genuine Japanese food in Ghent. We ordered a Sushi nigiri and a salmon teishoku, which totaled to be around 50 Euro, but the quality wasn't that great and the quantity was also rather less.

Thank MMKThomas2017
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Definitely make a reservation, but Amatsu won't disappoint. We made rez's a few days out, & once we arrived were promptly seated in the back courtyard. It was so lovely, calm, quiet & peaceful back there - a perfect setting for our meal. Excellent, attentive...More

1  Thank HelenB1100
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The staff is very friendly and the restaurant oozes a nice cozy and stylish atmosphere. We ordered some starters: sea weed salad and miso soup. Simple and good. For the main course we ordered nigiri: the eel was fabulous. For desert we had ice cream...More

Thank Marco B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Atmosphere is ok. Waiters are professional. But for me food quality and taste makes the review, so: we took a sushi menu (the one with nigiri). the nigiri themselves were ok, not spectacularly fresh but at least with some less banal kinds of fish (though...More

Thank Manfredo d
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This time we had the 'traditional' set menu: small appetizer came before wakamé and nimono. The chicken gyoza were succulent. mains were a perfect salmon teriaky and good soft shell crab. Dessert was a green tea ice cream. We had 0.5l of the portuguese red...More

1  Thank michel l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$157
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogpoort 29, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 484 56 76 77
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