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Cafe Den Turk

Botermarkt 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 01 97
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Traditional Bar

Popped in here in the late morning for a quick Konnick while others went shopping. A very good... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Phil H
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Great Beers, neat atmosphere

Stopped in to get a few beers before dinner next door and it was totally worth the time. The beer... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
NicoNicoNicoNi
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Denver, Colorado
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Oldest Café in Ghent - °1228
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“oldest cafe” (4 reviews)
“nice bar” (3 reviews)
“small pub” (2 reviews)
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Botermarkt 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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+32 9 233 01 97
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Popped in here in the late morning for a quick Konnick while others went shopping. A very good traditional bar that also hosts jazz. Good range of bottled and draft beers. Food is also available.

Thank Phil H
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cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks !

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Stopped in to get a few beers before dinner next door and it was totally worth the time. The beer selection wasn't expansive, but what they had was solid and very representative of Belgium. The staff was super busy, but efficient and got us our...More

Thank NicoNicoNicoNi
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cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you and hope to see and serve you again !

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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Went to this bar as there was a trip advisor logo on the door. Kinda wish we’d just walked on by! The staff were way to busy chatting to acknowledge our existence and the atmosphere was lacking.. Had a quick half and moved on, would...More

Thank Derek S
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cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Derek, Sorry to hear your comment... I sincerely hope we can make this up to you one day... As you can read in our reviews, we try to excell in costumer experience & service and let everyone enjoy the typical and traditional bar experience...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Old fashioned bar with friendly staff serving excellent beers, creates a great atmosphere, thoroughly recommended.

Thank Andy M P
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

During our visit to Ghent, our friend took us to this place and we loved it so much that we came back the next three days and drank our beers here. The best part is that this is the oldest bar in ghent since 1228...!!!!...More

Thank Nitish V
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Small, friendly bar, serves a tremendous choice of Belgian beers. I enjoyed the Hommel, which is made from four different types of hops. Great with a plate of cheese and their fresh cut ham. The ham is superb. Very close to St. Baaf's Katherdral, very...More

Thank Barolo2004
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cafedenturk, Manager at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Thanks for stopping by & enjoying the café ! Always welcome.

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

During the day, or until the wee small hours of the morning... this local Cafe offers many different drinks, with good service, and with a terrace. Most beautiful by night, looking at all the great buildings around, with a drink of course.

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

After a walking tour of the city my husband an I were in need of refreshments and noticed this cafe as it was very old and packed with locals which I took as a good sign. I believe it is the oldest cafe in Gent...More

Thank holidayfanBelgium
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cafedenturk, Owner at Cafe Den Turk, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you & see you soon at 'Den Turk' !

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Older, eclectic and central. Was nice place to stop and rest our feet for a drink and small bites. Good service.

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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Centrally located and wide selection of local beers. Well worth a visit. Had Gentse Strop (the local brown beer) and it was very smooth and had a reasonably high alcohol content. Place has inside and outside seating -- but the inside is well worth seeing.

Thank Mastachiw
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