If you are looking for the perfect place to eat, drink and enjoy life during the famous Gentse Feesten, look no further than Carlos Quinto. 

ther than Carlos Quinto. Smack in the middle of the festivities in the centre of the city, Carlos Quinto offers sumptuous surroundings in a historic setting. “We have a flexible arrangement of six different rooms as well as a beautiful courtyard which our guests can enjoy,” says owner and manager Pieter van Mullem. “Carlos Quinto comprises three individual houses which are all interconnected. This means we can accommodate large groups as well as individual guests, without compromising their dining experience and enjoyment.”

The restaurant offers lunch and dinner as well as an opportunity to enjoy a full English high tea with scones and Devonshire cream, and a mouth-watering selection of delicious finger sandwiches. “Our lunch and dinner menus are based on traditional French-Belgian cuisine, with fine flavours and the use of fresh, seasonal products,” Pieter explains. “But even more importantly, we will always try to accommodate our guests every which way we can. Hospitality and service with a smile are our main assets.”

Gentse Feesten

During the Gentse Feesten, the famous ten day Ghent Festival in July, Carlos Quinto will open a second outdoor seating area in front of the restaurant, where guests can enjoy aperitifs, cocktails, drinks and a selection of tapas. “The whole street will be buzzing with festivities,” says Pieter. “So what could be more enjoyable than resting your tired feet and refreshing yourself with a drink and a bite to eat while watching all this activity from the comfort of your seat?”

With parking only 50 metres away and a choice of rooms in different sizes, Carlos Quinto are also perfectly suited to host your party, wedding or business conference. “Our ballroom seats around 250 people and we can meet all our guests’ needs in terms of catering, music and video screening facilities,” Pieter is keen to point out. “We are known for our flexibility. Whatever our customers wish for, given enough time to plan in advance, we will not disappoint them.”