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Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs

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Address: Sint-Jakobsstraat 60, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 494 46 61 46
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Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Typical oldfashioned Bruges neighbourhood bar with beers from oldest...

Typical oldfashioned Bruges neighbourhood bar with beers from oldest brewery in Belgium. musicstyle : local music, oldies and evergreens. open from 11 AM untill 9 PM ( 11 pm on friday and saturday ). This bar is still visited by many (mainly older) locals. very friendly service and familiar atmosphere.

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Fun local bar!

We loved this place so much we went every day of our trip. A locals bar, slightly off the tourist track. We were made feel very welcome by Tom the owner. The music in here is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Emma O
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Donegal Town, Ireland
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Donegal Town, Ireland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved this place so much we went every day of our trip. A locals bar, slightly off the tourist track. We were made feel very welcome by Tom the owner. The music in here is fantastic, 60's,70's and 80's hits, you'll be singing along.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place frequented by tourists & locals alike. Tom, who runs the place, is very friendly and also very knowledgeable on beer styles so can make good suggestions. Food is limited to snacks but they are good value. Very well-recommended.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Girls over night stay to celebrate a friends 50th birthday. We came across this place purely by accident We could not have envisaged what a fantastic night it would turn into Tom the owner and his staff member were so friendly. The music was great and requests were soon provided. We ended up dancing the night away and managed to... More 

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Thank Laura W
Aylesford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say apart from BRILLIANT? myself and 3 girlfriends had been out for a meal in Bruges and were looking for a little bar for a few drinks and we came across this gem..the retro 70s music..the lovely barmaid and the owner made us so welcome..we were VERY merry and within half an hour were singing and... More 

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Thank Lisa C
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Tom runs this great little friendly bar, nothing fancy, just old fashioned service with some great beers !

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Thank neiljm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

As soon as I heard that Tom had opened his own bar I couldnt wait wait to get there,and I was not disappointed.Small cosy and very friendly,a good range of beers and the best coffee in Bruges.Well done Tom,its a gem.

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Thank George H
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A lovely friendly bar off the beaten track and used mostly by locals, this bar has good beers, great coffee and enjoyable retro music.

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Thank Christina H
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice bar with great soundtrack in the background. Good prices and lovely staff! They sent us over a complementary drink and were helpful with the beer choices.

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Thank Clare1988bham
Guildford,Surrey,England.
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I am one of these fortunate people who visit Bruges five or six times a year. Though Tom closes his bar on Thursdays I always try to pay him a visit at least two or three times each trip. This is such a happy place, I never leave it with out a smile on my face. Tom will make you... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

First ever review here. This place is fantastic and very welcoming. Owners are the friendliest out of all the places we've visited so far. The service was outstanding and we've received help with the menu, as we could not understand some of the stuff on it. The atmosphere was great and energetic. The music was uplifting and cheerful. The customers... More 

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