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Villa Bardon

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Sluizeken 10, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 336 17 13
18:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Mon 18:00 - 22:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This charming, family-run place offers a genuine, homely taste of the Mediterranean (I'm from there, so I know) and, what's more, with a Maltese twist - now that's unique to Belgium, isn't it? Martin is tucked away in the semi-open kitchen, and pops out for a chat when possible, whilst Anna, his wife, welcomes and tends to customers endearingly. A... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We found Villa Bardon after reading local reviews and double checking on Trip Advisor. Everything on the small menu sounded delicious. Our food was lovely; a sharing platter for 2 which comfortably fed 4 followed by sea bass and saltimbocca. Service was excellent and friendly and the food beautifully cooked.

Ghent, Belgium
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is Italian dining at it's best. Simple food prepared with love. The menu is limited to 5 entrees and 5 or 6 main dishes all freshly made. Entrees are 10 to 15 euro, main dishes 15 to 25 euro.

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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We were in the street for the Uncle's Bean's, next door. But the place was crowded and we were lucky to occupy the last table in the Villa Bardon. Very cozy place, very nice decor and floor. But most amazing, the food and service. This place got a very good cook, that's for sure. Staff was very friendly and we... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

A while ago, I vistited Villa Bardon with 2 friends, after wanting to go there for a while. I had a mediterranean roasted cockerel, with vegetables and oven-baked potatoes. I also had the chocolate mousse which was deliciously spicy, and a home made Limoncello. To be really honest, the food was heavenly, there was a great selection of wine, and... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

To our surprise, the place didn't turn out to be as magnificent as it is presented. The food is very specific, not bad actually but definitely far from divine or unsurpassed, it is really not that case. The bill was too high for the impression that we got: when everything is perfect, you don't mind paying more than u were... More 

Saginaw, Michigan, United States
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

We found Villa Bardon by looking at the map. Very glad we stumbled onto this restaurant. Excellent service, staff translated and explained the menu for us. We both had the special (pappardelle with wild boar ragout) which was excellent. Finished with dessert (chili chocolate mousse and creme brûlée). Very reasonably priced and food was very flavorful. We intend to go... More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We honeymooned in Ghent in April, and Villa Bardon was recommended to us by our B&B host. We saved it for our last night and it was sublime (search my reviews to see what I had to say about it.) After a week in Berlin, we were driving back to the UK and decided to stop in Ghent for a... More 

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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

The menu isn't vast, though I suspect the specials change daily. Good, flavoursome and well handled ingredients. Everything tasted just right making for an enjoyable evening.

Winnipeg, Canada
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Enjoyed a very nice dinner at this lovely restaurant. The service was both welcoming and excellent. I chose a house special of bison pasta but unfortunately didn't care for the flavour. But my son liked his lsteak dinner. Appetizer was delicious. A bit pricey but worth the visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Mediterranean, European, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, 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: Sluizeken 10, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 336 17 13
‘Sharing’ is the central theme at villa bardon. Whether it is a choice of antipasti, our famous dips or oven-roasted vegetables, they are served at your table for you to enjoy with your friends, family or colleagues.We prepare delicious mediterranean food; homemade, fresh and seasonal. You will not find exotic combinations or artificial tastes, only genuine cooking in a charming atmosphere.Villa bardon, named after the lady of the house, anna vella bardon, is located in the heart of ghent, in the cosy square at sluizeken. When mediterranean weather prevails, you are most welcome to sit outside on our front terrace.

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