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Faim Fatale

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, European, French
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Zuidstationstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 269 04 48
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Ghent, Belgium
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have known this restaurant for a while now. It is a sure value. If you want non-complicated food in a cosy atmosphere, that's your choice. The food is honest, not thrilling, but I thought the quality/price ratio was ok. We went for the surprise menu, but pitched our own bottle of red wine. Last time when we did the... More 

Thank Belgianrunner
Reading, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

unlikely-looking restaurant from the outside, with entrance more like a 1950s office, but worth negotiating as the food, service and atmosphere is excellent. we had a business dinner here, on recommendation from the hotel, and were all delighted. we asked for chef's choice to save time and avoid the extra time, but were treated to superb 5 course dinner...mostly fresh... More 

Thank doug s
Temse, Belgium
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had a dinner with colleagues in this small character restaurant behind the Capitole. It was recommended by friends and it confirmed fully! we took teh "surprise menu" and the chef did a great job. Fine cuisine; top top. The starter was already perfect with sea bass, artichokes and ponzu. Delicious. The main couse was cod with an excellent combination... More 

Thank GUy S
Ghent, Belgium
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

The food in this place is delicious. The service on the other hand... We didn't really feel welcome. The wine didn't match the menu (as promised) and when we politely said something about it, we got the answer that our remark was "inconvenient". Ordered dessert wine, but we never got it. Waited half an hour for coffee and another half... More 

1 Thank Koen V
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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153 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Away from the normal tourist places Faim Fatale offers more than the most critical dinners will expect. To call the food excellent does not do it justice. It is phenomenal to say the least. From the moment you walk in until you walk out, begrudgingly, your senses are treated to wonderful tantilizing smells and tastes. All prepared and served by... More 

Thank sach70
Bruges, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We went on a saturday-evening. As this restaurant is a bit out of the tourist area, you can really sit down and relax all evening. The surprise menu of the chef really pleased us including the wines.

1 Thank Lieve S
Victoria, Canada
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234 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Make a reservation because if they are not expecting you, the kitchen may close. The food was very very good. I had eaten here a couple of years ago and returned and was not disappointed in the least. I had sweetbreads which are not to be found on many menus, and require some expertise to prepare. Theirs were the best... More 

Thank eridotto
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Ghent seems to be making a habit of this sort of venue, privately owned, well trained chefs and carefully chosen and well balanced menus The croquettes which is a simple starter but easy to get wrong were perfect, I would have had them as a main course, but the steak was temtping and again, cooked to perfection Limited menu, personal... More 

Thank Glenterrier
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216 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We went to Faim Fatale for the 2nd time yesterday. And again the chef and his team surprised us. Food so delicious, atmosphere fantastic and a super friendly waiter ! The wines going with the surprise diner were also a big surprise. Very good quality, defenitely no headache wines ! They also check with the surprise diner wether you have... More 

Thank Yirra
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216 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I never knew that in Gent you would find such a refined and amazing restaurant. We had the surprise diner and I can recommend it to everyone with a fine taste for food. The surprise menu was a surprise from the beginning to the end. Fine, fresh food, excellent service, with a smile and a joke every now and then.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zuidstationstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 269 04 48

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