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De Gekroonde Hoofden

Burgstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 37 74
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“spare ribs” (28 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
“spareribs” (8 reviews)
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Belgian, Barbecue, European
$$ - $$$
Burgstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked my ribs, honey glazed. I ordered another half proportion to go along. Staff was friendly and let us sit and chat late into the evening. Price moderate for the city centre in Ghent.

Thank GregorRon
Reviewed 3 March 2018

De Gekroonde Hoofden serves the best ribs ever! Although You have only 4 different styles You will never forget this amazing taste! Crew there is excellent as well. Tell them one of Your friends have birthday - they will know what to do! ;)

Thank Piotr T
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My mom and I ordered the spiced rib's from the chef, at first it tasted good, but it was too spiced that I had to stop eating at one point, because I couldn't even taste the meat anymore. The ribs with honey were also a...More

1  Thank PaulineH1995
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Food was nothing special, and customer service was pretty bad. Waiters were extremely rude. Never experienced something like this and would never return to this place again.

Thank Eveline121
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The ribs here are uniformly excellent and the accompaniments top notch. They are not fall-off-the-bone tender like an American smoked rib, but nicely toothsome and full of flavor. Try them with a Westmalle Dubel.

Thank Barnaby N
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We came across this restaurant by chance after a long day. Staff were friendly from the outset and we felt welcome. The fare of the day is ribs and more ribs so we opted for RIBS of course two ways. Pricey enough but compared to...More

Thank rockville41
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Returning customers, for those loving spare ribs it is the place to be... 😀. Very friendly service...

Thank Pas B
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent ribs, in a very awsome place. Service very nice And , as a tourist, i love to have dinner where the locals go!

Thank Maria José A
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Several colleagues suggested to try it .. big disappointed.. salade had sand in it and was not well washed .. come on guys thats the basic of cooking .. the spare ribs were really bad marinated.. just grilled spareribs with some spice on it .....More

1  Thank alip7
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Restaurant always packed so be sure to make a reservation. Friendly staff, restaurant is crowded and a little noisy, so not very romantic, you come here to stuff your face anyway. Unlimited fresh turkish bread and garlic butter and sauces, fresh salad. Personally i love...More

Thank Natasha V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Barbecue, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burgstraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 233 37 74
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