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Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 92 26
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“menus” (3 reviews)
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11:45 AM - 2:15 PM Hours
European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This is a very trustworthy Greek restaurant. Serving real food, not too expensive, Greek staff. Don’t expect the finest dishes because that’s not what this place is about. Has never disappointed.

2  Thank EricPLB
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Athene is an OK restaurant. I really wanted to like it. The waiters are very personable and friendly. They were also attentive at first but then ignored us after our main course was delivered and they were very good at avoiding all attempts to get...More

Thank Smrties
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We visited during the Gent festival and so everywhere was busy but the Athene fitted us in without a reservation. The waiters were friendly and had good English, and English menus which really helped as my Dutch (and Greek) is very, very basic. We shared...More

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is welcoming, personnel friendly and dynamic. The Greek food we ordered was normally good, portions are fair and the Retsina wine added a little Greek touch to the package. A place to go to when in wish of a change to the daily food,...More

Thank b737bbj2016
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered Meze advertised as for 2 people. They brought 1 Meze and 1 main dish together. Meze was very standard, calamares were hard like rubber. We explained the correct order, so they brought us a second Meze and returned the, main dish to the kitchen...More

Thank MrDavy666
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food: mediocre at best. Appetizer consisted of olives (black ones really nice, green ones way too salty), radishes and feta (flavourless, not original feta). Starters (spanakopita and calamares) were served with a simple salad (no onion, olives or feta). Spanakopita was excellent, but the...More

Thank armand s
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Matching the 'taverna experience' outside Greece is a real challenge. Many Belgian Greek restaurants do not quite catch the atmosphere or serve the 'proper' delicacies. The Athene's ambiance is rewarding though. I am even a fan of having Greek radio through the speakers instead of...More

Thank LucJMB
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very friendly service , near to town .We ate a mixed grill , to expensive for what it was; As entree we took the metze , that was ok .

Thank lovendegemtraveler
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Six of us were in Ghent on a trip looking for something to eat an found this place. It was busy but they had no trouble finding us a table out the back. Service was excellent, very friendly and efficient which made for a great...More

Thank Stuart N
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Typical Greek restaurant, with very tasty dishes. Also very important; real friendly waiters! I really enjoyed the food, this is a place that most definitly deserves your visit.

Thank Philippe B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 92 26
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