the cobbler

Open in August 2017 on the Graslei, The Cobbler is making the centre of Ghent vibrate with its unique atmosphere and ambiance!

Whether you are looking for the perfect after-work place, a central meeting point for friends, a magical and stylishly romantic end of evening cocoon… whatever it is, The Cobbler will satisfy your desires in a wee shake of the cocktail mixer. And better still, nowhere in town will you feel more at home while absorbing the exceptional atmosphere of this exceptionally cool and hip location.

Imaginative cocktails that explode in your mouth The cocktail menu will guide and seduce you with a surprising and innovative selection. It is all in the glass: our bartender has taken the traditional cocktail, decomposed its ingredients and reconstructed them with a touch of ancestral alchemy to create a whole new range of tastes and subtle flavours, mixing top quality spirits with fruit juices, spices and other house secrets that cannot be revealed!

Whether you are in the bar or relaxing in a comfortable armchair, you can enjoy the spectacle of your cocktail being prepared to create an incomparable sight. Our bartender will guide you through the menu or Signature cocktails and will adapt to any particular desire: Cobblers (house 2 cocktails); Aperitives (Refreshing, Fruit & Tropical, Savoury & Experimental, Short & Strong); Dessert Cocktails (after-dinner cocktails, liquid dessert menu); Hot Cocktails… And, it goes without saying that each and every one can be made in a non-alcoholic version!

If you are a little peckish that is not a problem: you can order tapas and other finger foods to delightfully compliment your cocktail. The Cobbler: nothing better to shake up your habits

Beside the Lys River, on the Graslei Street, The Terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a craft beer, a hot drink or a glass of wine. Bar bites are also on offer. The Terrace is open when weather condition permit.

The Cobbler operates a no reservations policy. We work pretty fast and will get you a table or a seat as soon as possible. Exceptionally, we may take group large reservations but please note we can not accommodate parties of 7 or more without prior notice.

Opening Hours


Monday to Friday, 7am to 11am
Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 11am

Afternoon tea

Friday to Sunday, 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm

Bar The Cobbler

Sunday to Thursday, 5pm to midnight – last call at 11pm

Friday to Saturday, 5pm to 1am – last call at midnight

Group Enquiries