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Vooruit Arts Centre

Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 267 28 28
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Fresh and delicious

Happened upon this place while strolling the neighbourhood. A great cafe with a cool terrace and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
via mobile
Lovely terrace, simple food

Went for a quick dinner on the lovel terrace before going to an event in the Vooruit. Since it was... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Leuven, Belgium
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Vooruit is a vibrant live performing arts center located in a 100 years old monument in the heart of Ghent. Since 1982, we have been offering countless cultural events like concerts, podium performances, parties, book presentations, debates... Vooruit is a significant meeting place for a very diverse public. Contributing to this is our popular Cafe with patio, where anyone can come enjoy a (vegetarian) meal or drink, meet for a chat, or catch up on some work.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 267 28 28

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened upon this place while strolling the neighbourhood. A great cafe with a cool terrace and looks like a great music venue. Yummy and fresh made sandwiches - I had the ricotta/Parmesan/olive while my husband had the guacamole focaccia. Both came with a tasty and...More

Thank peculiah
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Went for a quick dinner on the lovel terrace before going to an event in the Vooruit. Since it was gorgeous summer weather lots of people had the same idea. It was quite crowded on the terrace, but we managed to find a table. The...More

Thank CarolienBAC
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I didn't get to see a show, but I did stop for a beer at the bar. They have a great patio. It was almost too sunny to spend out on it when I was there, but there is some shade too.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Ended up spending a lot of time here! It became our base. It works at all times of day and night and is constantly busy with people of all ages having coffee, beers, reading papers or on their laptops. A proper community hub, which is...More

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This wasn't on my list of things to see but I passed it when visiting elsewhere. It does not look the same as the photos on here as the two side steeples don't seem to be as high as in the photo. As a building...More

1  Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 14 February 2017

An old building very well renovated in the typical art deco style of the end of the 19th century....

1  Thank PietDS
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Always interesting events going on! Good atmosphere, everyone is friendly, clean venue. Adds historic value to the city, even when there are no events happening that day. The cafe is always buzzing too.

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The perfect place for escape . But an summer more ideal place for work. Specially terrace . Beers , wine, coffee , and thee. Everything for everyone

Thank zain r
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to go see concerts. Very nice architecture and very cosy place to be. Nice café as well. Historical place.

1  Thank Rafael J
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you ask most Ghentians they will recommend De Vooruit. It's a place where you will find a lot of the locals: artists, intellectuals, workers and especially students. If you are here in the summer, I would really recommend their open air cafe. It is...More

1  Thank Jounski
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