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Allegro Moderato

Korenlei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 233 23 32
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 25 min
All hours
French, Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Korenlei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent all around,we are spoiled well travelled New Yorker's. Peter the proprietor and his staff were attentive,warm,charming and humerous. The food highly creative and exceptionally delicious. Gorgeous setting in an old guild house.

1  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On business in a city that is new to me. Unusually hot weather and alfresco eating rewarded by fabulous cuisine and attentive service. Set chefs menu with wonderful white asparagus, red perch in Thai sauce and lovely cheese . I only wish I had had...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Restaurant looks good from outside. Chrystal lights, classic decor, facing river. Atmosphere is really nice and intimate. However, at closer look you see that each corner has spider nets and in some places paint falls off. Service was really slow, 40 min wait between starter...More

Thank FamilyOf2PlusOne
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A very impressive looking restaurant in a prime location. We decided to go for the 5 course menu which was really good value for money. We waited about 45mins/1hr for the main course (which considering the a la carte menu consists of the same plates...More

Thank ATravellerAbroad17
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Old-fashioned restaurant with classic interior. For the amount of food they serve, it's definitely overpriced: 60-70 euro for 5 courses dinner, every course is really small. The food is enjoyable but not fantastic. It's very stuffy inside due to a lot of candles and poor...More

Thank Nikolay K
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is our fifth visit and once more we were treated to an imaginative and delicious lunch in a beautiful setting, all served by a witty and attentive host.

1  Thank sarah s
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Quite expensive place (75€/p without drinks) Location Cosy with candle lights Service very slow Food modern research but quite disappointing

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Loved this place and have been the for years. Good food, a great location and an exceptioneel environment. Recommeded for people in love :)

2  Thank Samoise
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We previously had dinner in the "sister" restaurant "Allegro ma non troppo" in Aalst. And although we enjoyed that dinner we were pleasantly surprised. This restaurant offers a very relax setting: art nouveau decoration, enough space and the music we like ( some people call...More

1  Thank Hilde-Claude
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I am shocked at the previous reviews. We popped in on Wednesday 28th Dec to book for New years Eve. We were treated in a courteous & friendly manner. Which continued on 31st Dec. The food was exceptional, the service prompt & friendly, the evening...More

2  Thank Janet M
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Is there dress code for dinner?
12 April 2016|
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Response from AstridWashere | Reviewed this property |
No. Just go and enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Korenlei 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 233 23 32
  • E-mail