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ABA-JOUR

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Belgian, Bar, European
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Oudburg 20, Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 234 07 29
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12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My and myself was recommended this place by 2 different locals gor Flemish stew. We found it ok. Nothing special and seemed full of locals so thought good food at good price. Beer good. Service good. Food good. But price extortionate. It eas out first meal in Gent so had nothing to gauge it to. Nut €23.50 each for stew.???... More 

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Thank 93blade
Copenhagen
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I used to go there in the early 90's when it was just a bar. Now you can eat there as well and the food is delicious. It doesn't look like that when you pass by on the street but it's worth a visit. Service is friendly and relaxed. And they have rabbit on the menu!

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Thank luc f
Westerlo, Belgium
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Everyone who loves local food in a nice atmosphere has to visit this place. Large choice of national and international beers, local dishes on the menu and this in a nice place.

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Thank Gert3107
Utrecht
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

had a delicious dinner, nice place without a lot of tourists. Great place with all kind of beers on the tap. They give good advice what beer to drink with your dinner

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Thank JS88
United Kingdom
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278 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I am still quit confused about what this establishment is trying to be, but we had a pleasant meal there. The reason for my confusion is that it very much looks and feels like a pub inside, however when my other half tried ordering only fries to eat we were told in no uncertain terms that it was a restaurant... More 

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Thank Curly_Kale64
Destelbergen, Belgium
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Speciality beers, lots of choice when it comes to food, ever changing special dishes, great service, nice decor. What more can I say. I love this place, and so should you!

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Thank Bert B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,365 reviews
615 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

.. by which I mean that one of us had a pretty dull chicken (which was supposed to be in a vol-au-vent but wasn't) and the other a great beef stew. As others have said, it is a but pricey but the service -even though they were busy - was excellent. Very good beer list too.

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Thank david n
Chestnut Hill
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We are always looking for places that will accommodate my vegetarian daughter and meat-loving son. This was a hit with all! Beer selection was good and sitting by the river made it a special lunch.

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Thank DianneMuendel
Brussels
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Try to get a table at the canal! Good food and a very friendly staff (father and his very professional son!). Prices a bit high, but we definitely enjoyed our meal.

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Thank Mar G
Brussels
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418 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We found café restaurant Aba-Jour, following a pleasant tow path between Zuivelbrug and Krommewalbrug. As it was a sunny day and there were some tables outside, we decided to have a drink. The location, under a tree and directly over the water of the Leie river, is very pleasant. We watched the tourist boats go by and, over the railing,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$28 - US$34
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudburg 20, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 234 07 29

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