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Vlaanderenstraat 83, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 223 92 26
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11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
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Oosterzele, Belgium
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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, and a "Mediterranean" treat. Finally, when you are lucky enough to know the responsible person,... More 

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Thank b737bbj2016
Ghent, Belgium
1 review
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 (octopus). 30 mins after we finished our starter it was time for the main course....... More 

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Thank MrDavy666
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 calameres were poor. It seemed like the were fried a decade ago and were kept... More 

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Thank armand s
Ghent, Belgium
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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 the ubiqitous Zorba melodies! The food: good quality (as confirmed by our Greek guest recently),... More 

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Thank Luc1961
Ghent, Belgium
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 .

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Thank lovendegemtraveler
1 review
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 atmosphere. The food was also brilliant. To start we got a mixed mezze to share... More 

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Thank Stuart N
Ledegem, Belgium
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Philippe B
Evergem, Belgium
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522 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Big differences in the reviews so wanted to try myself. The restaurant is nice, good atmosphere and not to big. The staff is very friendly, there were two men serving the food and they were talking and laughing to the visitors. Food was tasty, maybe need a bit more spices but thats a personal taste. Starter, main dish, drinks...everything was... More 

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Thank HugoColle
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived Ghent very late and been walking around and tried to find place where we can eat. We just look on TripAdvisor and then a lot of places were shut, and we spot this Greek restaurant. Waters invited us and were really friendly and so got a seat for four of us. We got some beers, but they having... More 

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Thank akrasnovskis
Castleford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Tasty meal served by very pleasant staff. Lamb shank was very good. Enjoyed the complimentary lemoncello Well worth a visit.

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Thank Alan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?