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Huize Colette

#3 of 14 Dessert in Ghent
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Belfortstraat 6, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 478 90 64 73
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Brussels, Belgium
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630 reviews
514 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant cafe on two levels just outside the central touristy bit of Ghent. It's quiet - no canned music :) - and has lots of interesting books. A place for relaxing, with no pressure to move on. Excellent coffee and scones. A hipster feel but not to the extent non-hipsters made to feel unwelcome. Friendly service and good wifi.

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Thank higvin
Belgium
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

An authentic brunch spot hidden away from Ghent's touristic center. Love the vintage-inspired interior, ideal to sit back and relax with a hot cocoa and a great book. Do make sure to make a reservation: we've been sent away before because they were fully booked.

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Thank Maxime L
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy, welcoming, and quaint eateries. Went here for lunch, drawn by the name. The soup and bread that I ordered were lovely, and my partners cheese/ham platter vanished in no time. A welcome retreat from the rain, and a book lovers' haven!

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Thank Colette M
Nicosia, Cyprus
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Just opposite NH Belfort Ghent, Brussels, a cosy little shop with a welcoming hostess. Just before our walking tour of the city, a simple but delicious breakfast, with an aromatic cappuccino and fresh scones with marmalade and cream. A warm atmosphere with bookcases behind us, a xmas tree stocked and shaped by a thousand books. Enjoyable background music, a couple... More 

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Thank geosavv
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have been there more than once.. nice place, friendly personnel, perfect hot chocolate. Also good for breakfast on Sunday morning (but better reserve before, is always full!)

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Thank Helen229
Trondheim, Norway
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141 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Got there around noon, a few people inside, but it was fairly quiet. Atmosphere is more "homey" and relaxing. Ordered bread with hummus, both very tasty, an egg each (also came with some bread) and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Afterwards we both had a hot chocolate (bitter kind - recommended) while we sat reading books we brought, though they have a... More 

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Thank plmhns
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Only had 24hrs in Ghent and wanted a taste for a good Belgium Hot Chocolate. Saw the reviews on trip advisor and to our suprise this cute cafe was only a minute away. Tucked away in the quieter side this cafe is not too be missed! The menu was exciting with lots of options and varieties of drinks and chocolate... More 

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Thank Rebekah W
athina
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

we went a sunny day and desided to seat outside!Very friendly waitress regular prices! I propose hot maltesers chocolate and homade lemonade!

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Thank ilelcta
Ghent, Belgium
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

As a local resident, finding a good place for coffee is always on my quest list. I was pleasantly surprised to find great service and a friendly atmosphere. There's an excellent range of coffee's and teas plus all things chocolate plus scones. The perfect spot to meet friends or go it alone with your laptop. It's become one of my... More 

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Thank MichelleinBelgium
Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I come here as often as possible when i'm in Ghent, the chocolate is simply delicious. The tables are small, and you have to order and pay at the desk, but they come and bring your meal (those cakes! those scones! mmm) to your table You have some books to read if you like - the chocolate house doubles as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belfortstraat 6, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 478 90 64 73

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