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Fabula rasa

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Ferdinand Lousbergskaai 134, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 63 30
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
29 Sep 2017
“Try somewhere else”
7 May 2017
“Fabulous local food”
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Belgian, Bar, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ferdinand Lousbergskaai 134, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

I have eaten at Fabula rasa twice because a local friend of mine recommended it. The restaurant has a laid back atmosphere and Belgian favorites on the menu which of course is what I was looking for. On my first visit with a party of...More

Thank Josh G
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous local food, and friendly staff. We ate twice there - for lunch and dinner. For lunch had a lovely special of the day, which was soup, then steak, chips and salad, and 1 of us had a lovely fish goulash. For dinner we had...More

Thank Jenners13
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We were staying on a houseboat near Keizerpark and our host recommended this restaurant. It was excellent - great food, very local feel but very friendly, decent prices, good drinks, great service. They do traditional Belgian food as well as great vegetarian dishes. The salad...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed November 14, 2016

A little on the outskirts of the city center, Fabula rasa is always busy and lively. There is a nice selection of beers. The food is mostly "Vlaamse kost", copious portions of decent Belgian food, not refined but good. The owner is a bit short...More

Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to go to this little eatery by a local and well done for his advice. They squeezed us in with no reservation but served us well and swiftly. The atmosphere was buzzing and it was full of locals. I had the large...More

1  Thank happytravellady
Reviewed February 9, 2016

This bistro/café has an extensive menu and dayly suggestions, all at excellent prices! If you make a reservation, make sure you're in the front part. This is the actual café (you can have your meal there too) and has more atmosphere. Great place to hang...More

Thank Ekvin
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Friendly local restaurant /bar, visited one evening, menu looked interesting, serving local cuisine but also variety of meals. We had couple of local beers and cheese and salami. Next time I would definitely go for a full meal. I liked the informal atmosphere.

Thank aljsha
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great time over there, very nice atmosphere, easy for families, toys and books for babies, very good food, daily meal (always around 14 euro!) also on Saturdays. Recommended. Fresh and tasty cakes as well, try the homemade tiramisu.

Thank paolocz
Reviewed October 13, 2015

I loved this place. The food was great, staff very very friendly and helpful and the vibe was cozy and laid back. It's a bit like a trendy pub with food, but then the food was so good.. Funny detail: owner made some dolls, coming...More

Thank Sannew1
Reviewed August 27, 2015

My family had two fantastic meals at Fabula Rasa over the past week while visiting Ghent. They welcomed our 5-week over daughter with open arms when we arrived late both evenings in the pouring rain. There was a great atmosphere Fabula Rasa, which is mostly...More

Thank Mhenr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$34
Belgian, Bar, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferdinand Lousbergskaai 134, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 63 30
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