Reviews (5)

First Review by WimWille

great lunch place - Edit

Prices are really reasonable, a lot of vegan options available. Super healthy and delicious even if it's not super fancy. Perfect for locals on their lunch break I would say :)

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Like home ? - Edit

Good food with local ingredients. Menu is daily différent. Small but cosy place. Go there!

Pros: Yummy, Good prices, Local

Cons: Small

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Healthy Vegan meal - Edit

First time there, and left happy. Limited menu, but interesting choices, and obviously fresh ingredients used. Went for the gratin which was an interesting mix of vegetables and rice with soft flavors. Like a good home-cooked meal but with those extra touches you usually don't get around to adding at home.

Dish size/portion is satisfying. Not too small, not too big ( healthy)

Very friendly service. Prices surprisingly low,

I like that they had an active facebook page, allowed us to have a look into the place beforehand. ( https://www.facebook.com/LokaalGent/?fref=nf )

Pros: Healthy, Price, Chill place.

Cons: Small interior, limited seats available -> may wan

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Lovely vegetarian (but mostly vegan) spot - Edit

Went here with two friends and was pleasantly surprised by this fairly recent addition to the vegetarian scene in Ghent. All ingredients are locally produced, before they're creatively turned into a selection of different dishes. It speaks for Lokaal, I think, such vastly different dishes are created with the same selection of ingredients - a quiche, soup, salad, gratin,... The (vegan!) cocoa-apple cake was delicious, too.

The atmosphere of the place is lovely, with plants and original light bulbs hanging from the ceiling, and music from a record player next to the kitchen. I noticed they take reservations, which might come in useful as there aren't too many tables. The owner was very friendly and accommodating, too. When my friend mentioned she is allergic to nuts, he was happy to cater to her and made sure her dish did not come into contact with any nuts whatsoever.


Portion sizes were fairly small but very decently priced. I'd say it's the perfect place for a healthy, delicious and ethical lunch. I'll definitely come back to try some of their tea!

Pros: Cosy interior, Locally produced food, Inexpensive

Cons: Fairly small portion sizes, Not so many tables

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Tasty fresh organic food in unique location - Edit

Lokaal is located in a tiny spot at the beginning of 'The Glass Street', better known as the red light district. The area is a mix of hip and fancy shops/restaurants with shabby spots, always lively.
The little restaurant is decorated with self-made and second hand stuff, very cozy.
The owner spins vinyl records.
There's a lot of attention given to sustainability.

The food is fresh and tasty, with local ingrediënts from Gent. The menu doensn't offer that much choice but each item changes regularly. The prices are really cheap.

No Lipton here, but lovely cups of fresh herbal tea. I recommend the Serenité.

Pros: Very cheap, Great atmosphere and unique location, Tasty food

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