The name indicates that this bar has two important aspects: it is situated by the water - the Leie or river Lys - and you can come here to have a beer. They offer 170 different kinds of beer, 14 of which on draught. Moreover, you can come to this beer house to have a Breughel (=traditional) snack or read a newspaper. The café is rather small but cosy. Weather permitting, visitors can make use of a big terrace. Finally, the Waterhuis aan de Bierkant also has a private room available for 60 people.
Various beers, including the popular house beer for which you have to offer up a shoe as a deposit on a beer tankard, can be savored here. De Dulle Griet attracts a number of avid patrons who congregate here to sample their wide range of drinks. Imbued with rustic nuances in keeping with its Flemish interior, the pub is one of the most popular in the city.
This is the perfect bar for adventurers and globetrotters. You can enjoy a wide range of domestic and foreign meals and drinks in an attractive setting - you might even think that you are in Barcelona. Furthermore, you will never get bored here. If you will be staying in Ghent for several days, you may enrol for one of the numerous activities, such as a canoe trip. Your visit to the bar will not be boring either: at the back of there is a travel library where you can find travel guides, maps, articles and photo books. Conclusion: this bar is, to coin a phrase, the place to be for anyone who likes traveling.
This bar belongs to the Sphinx cinema, and can be described as quiet and cosy. Even if you have not visited the cinema, you can come here for a drink and enjoy the beautiful view of the Korenmarkt, since the bar is located on the first floor. There is a wide selection of beers and wines at hand, and the bar's specialities are coffee and cocktails. In the autumn and winter you can get freshly made soup every day.
Step inside and you're in a different world. Poco Loco is a large cocktail bar that is decorated so as to give you the feeling you were on Hawaïi. You should definitely try one of their cocktails, more expensive than a beer but much better! And you'll be happy, that's a promise. The music played here is pure party music. Most of the time you won't hear house or techno, but evergreens and singalongs. You know what I mean: YMCA etc. The public is often very young, but don't be afraid to step inside when you're older than twenty!
De Planck is moored right across the Decascoop, which makes it the perfect spot to wash down the emotions borne in the cinema. Get served in an interior where wood predominates, and feel free to browse through the old books that have found their final resting place here. There is a terrace on deck, where it is nice to sit during the summer. During the winter it is heated - the perfect setting to enjoy a delicious pancake.
A popular spot among students for more than two decades, Cafe Pick is a bustling place in the heart of the city. From theme nights to live DJs, game nights to happy hours and more, this is the place to be if you want to have fun whether single or with friends. Nosh on delicious pancakes or tipple on Blondes and Trappists.
Set in 't Zwart Huis, a historic 15th-century building, Under D Ground is among the few establishments in this structure. Tucked away inside the bistro's basement, this club has DJs playing jazz, funk, disco, blues and soul to an eclectic crowd. Besides that, you will also get to hear live performances by talented musicians. So if you love jazz or blues, you know where you need to head.
Enjoy a chilled glass of beer at Duvelorium after exploring the Historium Brugge. It claims to be the only Duvel cafe in the world. One can taste a number of in-house beers which are made at the brewery. It has a gift shop where one can buy various souvenirs. The interiors are well decorated with stained glass design placed as the concave ceiling. It has an expansive terrace area where one can enjoy the city view while enjoying a glass of chilled Belgian beer.
Quatre Mains with its elegant lighting, wooden furnishings and classy ambiance serves one of the best tapas style fare in the city. With a great wine and quick bites menu to complement, this restaurant is known for their quality European cuisine. Steak Tartar, Burrata, Lomo, hot dogs, etc are some of the specialties from their wide menu. They also offer sharing bites and desserts like lava cake and crumble to go with the fare. Their presentation techniques are enticing, and it is an ideal place to go on a romantic dinner.
A tapas and wine bar that is always brimming with patrons, Foodbar Vino Vino sure knows to draw in the crowd. Quirky posters and cozy ambiance add to the character of this place. Delight yourself in their tapas presentation of over 25 dishes that are reasonably priced. Their bar stocks about 35 gins, a wide selection of wine as well as other spirits. Don't miss their beer cocktails if you want to try out something different. Enjoy 5the blues music playing in the background at this lively place.
De Plaats is one of the best vegetarian restaurants in town. The restaurant offers delectable vegan fare and they are generous with their servings. Some of the most sought out items from their menu include Seasonal Vegetarian Burger, Quinoa Burger, Hazel- Burger, etc, and they also have a great choice of beverages like the Antwerp Beer to complement the food. Customers can choose from a wide array of desserts like the dairy free chocolate cake and Chocolate mousse. With wooden furnishings and a modern ambiance the restaurant is a good place to relish on some healthy vegetarian fare.