Trollekelder

Bij St-Jacobs 17
Gent, Belgium 9000
bar  4.3/5.0 51 reviews
Mon-Thurs 17-02; Fri, Sat 16-03; Sun 16-02

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Mayor: JefVerstraete (2) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 150
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40  (312) Beder, Aarhus, Denmark | March 17, 2017
This place is clearly better than Waterhuis aan de Bierkant. The staff is attentive and friendly, which is always a good start. The place itself spreads over three floors, so there is space available. They have a good selection of beers with some nice lambics on the card, though none of them were new to me, and lots of other Belgian beers - classics as well as newer ones. If I ever to back to Gent I will revisit this place.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
rikstar  (129) , Netherlands | March 10, 2017| Updated March 13, 2017
Speels ingedeeld over drie verdiepingen daardoor groter dan je in eerste instantie door hebt. Royale bierkaart welke wel zo goed als geheel gereserveerd is voor Belgische brouwers. Wel voldoende diversiteit met.ook een aantal porters en ipas en zure bieren. Prijzen redelijk en gemoedelijke bediening
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
BladeRunnerb  (70) , Italy | November 9, 2016
Posto bellissimo tutto in legno con differenti stanze di varie dimensioni.. bella selezione sia spina e bottiglia , personale gentile e con buona conoscenza dei prodotti, l’orario di apertura fino a tardi è un ulteriore punto in più !
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
poolstar  (26) , England | October 14, 2016
bar staff are very helpful, bar looks amazing near dulle griet as well which helps
78
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta  (267) Hagen, Germany | September 18, 2016
Quite large and cozy bar with lots of wood and a good, classic pub ambiance. Was quite lively on a Monday Evening, mostly young people but also a few older people enjoyed their beer. Very interesting beer menu with not only, but lots of Belgian classics, accompanied by a dozen of new wave Belgian beers from BBP, Troubadour and others. Prices were still okay although not cheap, staff was very friendly and attentive. Nice place, enjoyed it quite a lot!
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
mysland  (65) , Germany | June 13, 2016
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Mathieu87  (313) Brussels, Belgium | December 2, 2015
Touristy place with a decent selection of beers. Nice to go out with some friends. Update: it has been quite a while since I visited. Stopped by on the way back from Uncle Babe’s for a nightcap. Tilquin à l’Ancienne² on the bottle list! Really decent selection (best in Ghent??).
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete  (137) Oosterzele, Belgium | October 26, 2015
Nice bar in the centre of Ghent. Large beer list with lots of common Belgian beers but also rare ones. Rather pricy. Some beers are very pricy. But nice atmosphere and friendly owners.
78
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666  (253) Edinburgh, Scotland | September 1, 2015
Interesting place with weird trolls everywhere, quick service. A good bottle list with some more unusual beers I hadn’t seen anywhere else.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Alengrin  (123) , Belgium | June 8, 2015| Updated January 26, 2017
Been here many times in the past when I started venturing into the beer world. The original pub was one of classical music and most of the Huyghe beers, including less common ones. In its current form, the range has expanded a bit towards some of the newer micro breweries (3 Fourquets, De La Senne and others) and seems to be more actively engaged in the ever changing beer culture. Used to be owned by the same guy that started Dulle Griet but with the new owner (Maarten), this has become a somewhat more vibrant place, with very friendly staff and an interesting focus on new local beers from the Ghent area. Ever since this is the case, I’ve begun to visit the place more and more often and I find a new tick there almost every time... Ghent, one of my most beloved cities in Belgium, unfortunately still falls a bit short when it comes to absorbing the international beer scene, but in that context I would count Trollekelder among the three most interesting Ghent pubs. Prices can be on the steep side, but still recommended if you’re in town.

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