Waterhuis aan de Bierkant | Gent,
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Waterhuis aan de Bierkant
Excellent based on 130 ratings
Type: Bar

Groentenmarkt 9
Gent, Belgium 9000 [ print map ]
09 225 0680

waterhuisaandebierkant.be | beer menu

Hours: From 11am to 2am

Mayor: PriorL (6) | Taps: 14 | Bottles: 130

Waterhuis aan de Bierkant

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Beer Available At Waterhuis aan de Bierkant (arranged by most recent)
Klokke Roeland 81, Augustijn Donker 78, Delirium Tremens 95, Val-Dieu Triple 92, Augustijn Blond 79, Gandavum Dry Hopping 91, Mammelokker 62, Leffe Blonde 79, Rochefort Trappistes 10 100, Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande Réserve 100, Rodenbach 91, Cantillon Gueuze (Classic/Organic/Bio) 99, Chimay (Red / Rouge / Ale / Première) 98, Girardin Gueuze Black Label 100, Lindemans Faro 77, 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze 100
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130 reviews for Waterhuis aan de Bierkant
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  70%
 Selection  76%
 Food  68%
 Value  73%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
LomYst  (18) Rotterdam, Netherlands | January 13, 2015
Really good beercafe with a relaxed, dark atmosphere, lots of space and people to fill it, fast knowledgable service... beers are mostly belgium but there are some odds one on the menu, also three house-beers ranging from dull to great... restaurant besides it is also great
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
crazyninjaface  (10) North Carolina | January 13, 2015
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Mathieu87  (270) Ganshoren, Belgium | December 28, 2014
I don’t know why a lot of my ratings got deleted or dissapeared. Last visit in 2012 I think. Hope to be back soon.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin  (89) , Belgium | September 28, 2014
One of the most interesting of the Ghent beer pubs, located in a cosy and pretty corner near the Leie river. Great to sit outdoors in summer, but usually very crowded, and service tends to be on the slow side. Staff is not always knowledgeable about beer but most of them are friendly enough. Beer list is quite extensive and new beers feature regularly, but they do seem to focus on the larger breweries, I suspect because they prefer to stay on the safe side - it remains a tourist attraction, after all. Interesting though is that they have several noteworthy house beers which cannot be found elsewhere. (The owner, a well-known figure in Ghent pub life, used to have a shop on the opposite side of the river where they were also sold, but apparently this shop has closed down meanwhile.)
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley  (361) Trois-Rivières, Quebec | September 7, 2014
Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Really nice terasse in super touristy center Ghent, very very pretty surroundings, right by the canal. Food and beer prices were not cheap but decent and the quality was good. Selection of Belgian classics, I just settled for some Orval although their hoppy housebeer is quite alright. Nice place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314  (478) Leiden, Netherlands | September 7, 2014
Great location in the centre of historic, and beautiful, Gent. More than decent beer selection, including 3 house beers. Food was very good and large portions. Service was very slow.
Zupastan  (22) Kortrijk, Belgium | August 16, 2014
Visited this place with my girlfriend as a quick stop to the beerfestival of Ghent. First thoughts: nice to very nice beerlist. We were waiting for 15-20 minutes and saw the waitress passing by several times, without even paying attention to us. After that we went to the bar to order our beers en they said they would bring it. After even another 15-20 minutes we still didn’t receive any beers. So we asked the waitress and she gave a very brutal answer. We were shocked by her aggressive reaction and left the place, without even seeing a single beer in more than 30 minutes. I presume there are far better places to visit in and around Ghent than this one, with maybe a smaller list, but at least with waitresses who treat their customers better than this brutal one. To conclude: great selection, nice location, bad service (slow and brutal). Not a place I would go back to.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Lele  (28) Padova, Italy | August 15, 2014
Bellissimo locale, con ottima scelta di birre, soprattutto in bottiglia. Ogni tanto se ne possono trovare anche di invecchiate. Il personale non mi è sembrato molto disponibile e vi è poca selezione di cibo, ma nel pomeriggio o nel dopo cena è sicuramente un gran posto, da visitare assolutamente.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel  (169) Örebro, Sweden | August 11, 2014
Visited in 2011. As I remember this wasn’t as great as the high rating here might seem. Allot of bottles but not that many that I found interesting. We only stayed for one beer and visited another place instead.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
fkoolen  (23) Maastricht, Netherlands | July 28, 2014
Cosy pub with a good selection of Belgian beers. Regular food (cheese, chorizo’s). Good pricing.

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