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Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , European
Groentenmarkt 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 06 80
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Groentenmarkt 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

Huge selection of superb beers including several on draft served in a charismatic canalside bar. Perfect. Food/snacks are also available.

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beerhouse is great, it's usually busy so we always head upstairs. Huge choice of beers, and tasty cheese, go easy on the local golden dragon though, it's strong but great. Quieter upstairs, and you can order food from a good restaurant next door :)

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely old beer house with a good selection of beers.We felt quite happy to linger over a few beers later in the evening. Service a little slow and indifferent though.

Thank Sammy2285
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Good for beer and a chat. Lovely relaxed atmosphere bar staff freindly and helpful. Worth a stop in gent pub crawl.

Thank peterdevonshire
Reviewed 26 November 2017

With well over 400 beers, this is a one stop for Belgium's selected alcohol when visiting Gent. When you do visit, you must also try their own specialty beer, Klokke Roeland, which supposedly is so strong they will serve on two a day to any...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Superb selection of beers in a well located bar that has great views over the river. The Klokke Roeland beer is the signature beer and so strong they won't serve you more than 3! You'll probably have fallen over by then anyway!!

Thank Andy M P
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Just stopped by for beer after hotel concierge recommened Bierhuis for drinks. Very cosy place and helpful service staff to help with the right beer selection. Amazing beer menu!

Thank NG1970
Reviewed 16 October 2017

After taking a boat tour, we checked out this beer bar. We had Klock Roeland, which contains 11% of alcohol! This bar does not betray your expectation for Belgium :) If hungry, you can have a meal from the neighboring restaurant (and you can play...More

Thank pusapusa
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A really nice place next to the canal with a ridiculously large selection of beers. The staff were very helpful with recommendations and very friendly. I didn't care for the choice of music though.

Thank Laurel F
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Certainly one of the more eclectic or maybe quirky places we stopped at as we made the rounds of Ghent. The beer is great and it has a wonderful location overlooking the river leie. In the bar/pub area there is much in the way of...More

Thank Marc G
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Sam A
24 November 2015|
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Response from Walb0 | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge I believe you can book a table because there is an upstairs area and a restaurant to the side owned by the same people it' a great place to have drinks. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groentenmarkt 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 06 80
Mainly a beer heaven with some food to help it down, alongside the canal
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