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De Gekroonde Hoofden

€€ - €€€, Barbecue, European
Burgstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 37 74
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“spare ribs” (28 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
“spareribs” (8 reviews)
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Belgian, Barbecue, European
€€ - €€€
Burgstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Made a reservation on-line a month in advance for 6:30 PM. Arrived on time, seated at a small table for two in the back room. Table was set with a small salad (mostly lettuce), a plate with 3 sauces, a herb butter and a bowl...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Belgian restaurant with unlimited ribs in 3 different options - original, spicy, sweet and sour. Nice, tender racks accompanied by garlic potatoes, a huge portion of artisan bread, a large salad bowl. Very nice ambience, friendly staff and great service. Big selection of Belgian...More

Thank PKHex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best ribs in town... superfriendly staff... shout out to the strong black man ... top!! We love to come back... thanx for gorbatsjov

Thank Kurt V
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I liked my ribs, honey glazed. I ordered another half proportion to go along. Staff was friendly and let us sit and chat late into the evening. Price moderate for the city centre in Ghent.

Thank GregorRon
Reviewed 3 March 2018

De Gekroonde Hoofden serves the best ribs ever! Although You have only 4 different styles You will never forget this amazing taste! Crew there is excellent as well. Tell them one of Your friends have birthday - they will know what to do! ;)

Thank Piotr T
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My mom and I ordered the spiced rib's from the chef, at first it tasted good, but it was too spiced that I had to stop eating at one point, because I couldn't even taste the meat anymore. The ribs with honey were also a...More

1  Thank PaulineH1995
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Food was nothing special, and customer service was pretty bad. Waiters were extremely rude. Never experienced something like this and would never return to this place again.

Thank Eveline121
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The ribs here are uniformly excellent and the accompaniments top notch. They are not fall-off-the-bone tender like an American smoked rib, but nicely toothsome and full of flavor. Try them with a Westmalle Dubel.

Thank Barnaby N
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We came across this restaurant by chance after a long day. Staff were friendly from the outset and we felt welcome. The fare of the day is ribs and more ribs so we opted for RIBS of course two ways. Pricey enough but compared to...More

Thank rockville41
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Returning customers, for those loving spare ribs it is the place to be... 😀. Very friendly service...

Thank Pas B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Barbecue, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 233 37 74
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