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Gent Nightlife, Belgium

Gent is also the Flemish centre of good eating and drinking, of fun and good nightlife. Gent nightlife may offer you the perfect way to rest, relax or have the time of your life.

There are some nice hotels in the centre of the town, good and attractive places for those who happen to spend at least a night in Ghent.

Gent Nightlife - The Main Festivals

The local authorities organize each year the Pole Festival and the Gentse Feesten that gather a lot of people interested in live music of good quality or in great shows of fireworks at night, things meant to entertain everybody.

Gent Nightlife - Shopping at Night

If visitors feel the need to shop at night, there is no better place than the night market with plenty of goods that leave your pockets out of money. At least you will not pay for a part of the public transport as night buses provide free transportation through the night.

Gent Nightlife - Bars and Restaurants

If you are hungry and thirsty at 1 o’clock a.m. several bars, pubs or restaurants take care of your stomach. You should not hesitate to look for: “Waterhuis aan de bierkant”, “De Galgenhuis”, “’t Dreupelkot”, or “Overpoortstraat”.

When talking about restaurants and bars in Gent, Marriot Hotel must be definitely put at the top of the list having a nice restaurant “Korenhuis” where the best Flemish dishes and wine are served by a friendly and welcoming staff. Its lobby lounge and the modern bar owing a 300 year old cellar make this place complete in terms of atmosphere. Cookin, Tartuffe Orientale, Cha Cha, restaurant Tar-Tard represent charming locations of night interest too.

Having one of the largest universities in Belgium, the city is young and eager to party late at night. No wonder the streets are crowded and lined up with many bars and pubs. Such an exclusive music bar is considered “Club 69”. The bar list continues with one of the most fancy one in Gent called “Charlatan” where nightlife is at its best with free night performances.

Culture Club” contributes to the idea of having fun as it is declared the most popular and the best club in the whole country.

If you like beer and you want to try as many types as you can, there is the perfect place for you called “Dullet Griet” which offers 250 types of beer, but you need to have: money, time and alcoholic resistance to enjoy so much drinking. There are plenty of other bars that serve mainly beer, but no one compares to “Dullet Griet”.

In conclusion all bars in Ghent offer different types of beer, for which Belgium is world known.

Without them Gent nightlife would not be as it is today, meaning close to perfection.

For extended nightlife hop to Amsterdam, it's only 8 miles away, or if you have less time check out Lille Nightlife

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