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Allegro Moderato

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Korenlei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 23 32
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was very slow (saturday night) and our waiter was inexperienced and untrained - fish dishes (when they arrived) were excellent however meat dishes were not enjoyed. Expensive and should be much better. Not recommended.

Thank Jack1355
Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my girl went for WE in wonderful Ghent, marvellous city btw. We decided to hit Allegro Moderato, this was (by far) the worst part of the trip. Basic cooking, poor materials, food shaped to looked special but really basic and poor quality ingredients. Really BAD service and 2:30 for the 1st, 2nd and dessert to be served. We... More 

Thank Pabsss7
The Hague, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Allegro on a Friday night and took a la carte choices. Service was extremely slow. We received our entrees after an hour and our main 1h45 after we arrived. The food itself was alright, but nothing great and definitely not worth the price tag.

Thank neauneauz
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals and experiences I've had in a long time! The venue is gorgeous and the service was outstanding. My friend and I spoiled ourselves with the 5-course set menu with wine pairing. Chef Hicham Balafrej (we asked to meet him) whipped out creative, delicious, and inspiring dishes. Our waiter (Max) and the owner (Eddy Pycke) were... More 

2 Thank kikilight1
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I visited here with a friend on a whim on our first night in Ghent. The restaurant is lush and beautiful with a really romantic vibe (lucky we're good friends!). The service from owner Eddy and max was exceptional. Very attentive, friendly and Max had a wonderful knowledge of the wine we had paired with our meal. Would definitely return,... More 

4 Thank Irene S
Ghent, Belgium
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

I went here the first time for lunch and for 25 euro, I ate a three course meal like a queen. I went the second time for dinner on my birthday - and was treated to samples, and wine, and after dinner drinks, too. The staff is professional and charming. The ambience is elegant. The food is superb! It's not... More 

2 Thank maegreenwald
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I had dinner in this nice restaurant. Nothing to say about the location, forniture and style. Everything very accurate. But I thing the food, according to the price, was not special. The menu does is quite poor with not so many choices. We didn't take starters we had the main dish only and we were not satisfied. I had the... More 

Thank DenisN
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I took a large group for dinner here and everything was FABULOUS. The weather was nice so we started our evening by the river, relaxing sipping aperitif's while enjoying the beautiful view and special small dishes. We then moved into the front dining room for dinner. The room was stunning, the service was excellent and the food was beautifully presented... More 

3 Thank Paula O
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Sat outside along the river, service was very good, food was excellent. The menu offers a small but varied selection, prices are on the plus side but what do expect from such a restaurant and in my opinion the food was delicious, they made a simple Caesar salad taste amazing! The decor and ambiance of inside certainly attracts to make... More 

3 Thank Carrie R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Everything was Excellent this evening! Staf were very friendly and the food was delicious! If i've time to come back to Ghent I will defenitily visit this restaurant again!

2 Thank Toby K

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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
French, Belgian, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Korenlei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 233 23 32

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?