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Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 92 26
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food: mediocre at best. Appetizer consisted of olives (black ones really nice, green ones way too salty), radishes and feta (flavourless, not original feta). Starters (spanakopita and calamares) were served with a simple salad (no onion, olives or feta). Spanakopita was excellent, but the calameres were poor. It seemed like the were fried a decade ago and were kept... More 

Thank armand s
Ghent, Belgium
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Matching the 'taverna experience' outside Greece is a real challenge. Many Belgian Greek restaurants do not quite catch the atmosphere or serve the 'proper' delicacies. The Athene's ambiance is rewarding though. I am even a fan of having Greek radio through the speakers instead of the ubiqitous Zorba melodies! The food: good quality (as confirmed by our Greek guest recently),... More 

Thank Luc1961
Ghent, Belgium
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very friendly service , near to town .We ate a mixed grill , to expensive for what it was; As entree we took the metze , that was ok .

Thank lovendegemtraveler
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Six of us were in Ghent on a trip looking for something to eat an found this place. It was busy but they had no trouble finding us a table out the back. Service was excellent, very friendly and efficient which made for a great atmosphere. The food was also brilliant. To start we got a mixed mezze to share... More 

Thank Stuart N
Ledegem, Belgium
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Typical Greek restaurant, with very tasty dishes. Also very important; real friendly waiters! I really enjoyed the food, this is a place that most definitly deserves your visit.

Thank Philippe B
Evergem, Belgium
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478 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Big differences in the reviews so wanted to try myself. The restaurant is nice, good atmosphere and not to big. The staff is very friendly, there were two men serving the food and they were talking and laughing to the visitors. Food was tasty, maybe need a bit more spices but thats a personal taste. Starter, main dish, drinks...everything was... More 

Thank HugoColle
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived Ghent very late and been walking around and tried to find place where we can eat. We just look on TripAdvisor and then a lot of places were shut, and we spot this Greek restaurant. Waters invited us and were really friendly and so got a seat for four of us. We got some beers, but they having... More 

Thank akrasnovskis
Castleford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Tasty meal served by very pleasant staff. Lamb shank was very good. Enjoyed the complimentary lemoncello Well worth a visit.

Thank Alan R
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100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

First of all, this feels like an authentic Greek restaurant and while I'm not saying only the Greeks know how to cook Greek food, let's assume they probably have a better shot at it. The music was Greek too, and that helps to set the atmosphere. The "KAA Gent" supporter gear on a greek statue did not on the other... More 

Thank PurplishCat
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Best option for a late dinner in Gent. Service is professional but also friendly and the Zalm was an excellent suggestion.

Thank Miguel F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 92 26

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