De Cam Volkscafe | Gooik,
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De Cam Volkscafe
Excellent based on 25 ratings
Type: Bar

Dorpsstraat 67
Gooik, Belgium 1755 [ print map ]
(0)2 532 21 32

Hours: Opens daily 10 a.m.

Taps: 2 | Bottles: 36

De Cam Volkscafe

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25 reviews for De Cam Volkscafe
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  78%
 Selection  76%
 Food  79%
 Value  80%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  87%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdamChandler  (260) Enfield, New Hampshire | March 10, 2015
Had Lunch here on Sunday. they have Draught Oude Kriek and Oude Gueuze from De Cam, Stew was 14 Euro, delicious ice cream and lambic. Staff was helpful and I really do look forward to returning.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
JulienHuxley  (361) Trois-RiviŤres, Quebec | February 1, 2015
Visited on a Sunday afternoon. Quite a large place, quite vintage feel, lots of old artisanal furniture, farmhouse atmosphere. They have a nice menu of slow cooked food, the stew was quite nice. Service was excellent, very nice friendly staff. Prices are great. The beer list has some nice Belgian beers on it and beers from the de Cam blendery across the parking lot. Really nice place, will return.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
gEUS  (83) Linden, Belgium | October 4, 2014
Nice local beer inspired brasserie, next to De Cam.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje  (355) Enghien, Belgium | August 17, 2014
Good beer place in the center of Gooik. Nice atmosphere that could pass for an old farm and friendly service. 3 De Cam beers available with a nice selection of other Belgian beers. Hearty menu of typical Belgian flair, very decent prices. Possibility to visit the museum upstairs; one on local musical instruments, and the other, well the door was locked. Would definitely go back, especially since I live about 15 min away.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40  (248) Beder, Aarhus, Denmark | July 24, 2014
Cozy cafe/restaurant with a local crowd. Good selection of lambic. They do samplers. The food looked good, but we didnít eat.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
JefVerstraete  (119) Ghent, Belgium | February 5, 2014
Very nice place to visit. You can taste a lot of Geuzestekerij De Cam. Food is also very good. Friendly staff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor  (390) Odense, Denmark | December 30, 2013
Small cafe With the most Common de Camís avaliable. If by car itís a must stop when you are in the area around Liedekercke, dworp and such..
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1512) Do Not Resuscitate, California | November 19, 2013
Visited October 2012.

We stopped on the way into Brussels coming from Westvleteren and it took quite a while to get here. This was just after tourist season so all the roads were being worked on and out in the country there arenít as many easily available detours. It was pretty ridiculous really just how many streets were closed. Once we arrived in Gooik though it was a quaint little town with some charm, but as it turns out is also kind of hill billy. This is the West Virginia of Belgium. Parking in the middle of the day was no problem at all.

Inside the cafe is an interesting scene. Lots of decorations everywhere. There is also a museum upstairs. There was one customer just leaving when we showed up but aside from that we were the only ones besides the (what I think were) husband and wife team that do the cooking and serving. Between the three of us we got a glass of each of the three beers offered. The gueuze is always nice, the kriek was a bit cough syrup-like but still good, and the young lambic was not very pleasant at all. Iíd love to be able to get a case of the gueuze whenever I wanted but alas my memories of this place will have to do. They also sell verticals and vintages of the gueuze but we didnít do that. I think all three of us ordered the same thing, which was the beef stew that was pretty good.

Iíd definitely stop in again to load up on some bottles or maybe just to explore the country side again. The service was friendly and the prices were pretty reasonable.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Mathieu87  (270) Ganshoren, Belgium | September 13, 2013
Visited on a wednesday afternoon. Was a little crowded when we came in around 4 PM, but after half an hour the place was almost empty. Friendly waitress. Small selection of beers. A few local ones. Some gueuze and kriek. De Cam Geuze wasnít available... How wrong is that?
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 14/20
fiammanghilla  (93) Genova, Italy | April 29, 2013
Locale annesso al birrificio... Buona scelta di lambic. Caratteristico...

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