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Volkscafe Sint-Jakobs

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Local pub ... a true gen

Volkscafe was a much needed departure from all the tourist heavy cafes and pubs in Brugge. It’s not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Brilliant traditional pub

Visited 1 and 2 December. Brilliant place for a drink. The bar staff are truly amazing and they... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Typical authentic Bruges neighbourhood bar ( DAY BAR!) with beers from oldest brewery in Belgium. musicstyle : 60's, 70's and 80's pop + local music . Open from 10:00 AM until 7:30 pm and open until 09:30 pm on friday and saturday ( last orders...more
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Sint-Jakobsstraat 60, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 494 46 61 46
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Volkscafe was a much needed departure from all the tourist heavy cafes and pubs in Brugge. It’s not open too late (closes around 7pm), is full of locals and the owner makes you feel right at home. The beer selection is top notch or stop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Visited 1 and 2 December. Brilliant place for a drink. The bar staff are truly amazing and they make it a lovely place to relax and have a drink off the extensive menu. I always visit here when I am in Brugge and it gets...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rick_Travel_Views
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Visited on Friday (23/11) and Sat (24/11) great atmosphere, eclectic choice of music and quality beers....Tom and staff were all great (even to the point of asking about 'number 4' on the Saturday morning when one of our group had gone missing for an hour!)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

I don't normally drink beer cause I don't like this bitter taste even though I'm from London. I always have my spirits and cocktails. I came in with a group of 12 people and I was skeptical when it's empty but the scenery is very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place on our way to dinner and were so surprised - it's small and rustic but perfectly formed. The staff were incredibly warm and friendly and the beer was delicious. Unfortunately we couldn't stay long as we had a reservation to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LucyB3156
Reviewed 7 November 2018

There is a warmth, an atmosphere of friendship that is extended to all who visit this place be they locals or visitors. It may be a little off the tourist route but it is so well worth a visit. I find it a nice place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank the-wandering-fool
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Found this place by accident even though it had been mentioned to me by a friend. Such a lovely place, great music playing, vinyl all over the walls and if you’re not sure what beer to have just have a chat with Tom behind the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank craigskennedy
Reviewed 20 October 2018

On a weekend trip to Bruges my Wife and I found this Cafe bar by accident and we're glad that we did. It is only a short walk from the city centre and claims to have beer from the oldest Belgium Brewery Anno 1545, which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank caroline0199sky
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Would recommend to any beer lovers, Tom is super helpful with recommendations and different types of beers. Everyone is also very friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matt T
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this bar after reading the reviews on here and it was well worth it. The bar is very welcoming and Tom and his team really do make you feel as if you have been there lots of times before (even though we hadn’t)....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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