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Tom's Diner

) #35 of 572 Restaurants in Bruges ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, International
West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 33 82
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (109 reviews)
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Belgian, European, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a bit nervous about going to Tom's Diner after seeing some of the comments about poor, surly service. Well the reality could not have been more different. All the staff, especially Maxine were excellent and looked after us really well even though the...More

Thank 533howardb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this place most highly and arrived with great anticipation. The waitresss seemed very abrupt. We were the only customers at the time and we're surprised by this as we'd been told we should book. However the food was very nice despite the...More

Thank MeribelBoorowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 20 pre-booked before we arrived for a 50th birthday celebration. We were greeted by an incredibly rude woman (sorry I can't remember her name but she appeared to be in charge) who barked that we could have only 2 options...More

Thank Tinacostello
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a booking via email and just as well, the place was buzzing. Fabulous food, very generous portions so was unable to delve into the desserts. Good choice of wine and my favourite, gins. Staff were attentive and I enjoyed watching the kitchen. There was...More

Thank hellywelly99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked the food, and whilst it's expensive it's not out of line with other places in Bruges. However, the service was poor. There was one waitress serving several tables, and she seemed to be overstretched. Her stock answer to any request was an almost...More

Thank GDB2222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was suggested to us by our AirBnB host. Reservation was suggested but we went early without one. The pretty hostess gave us a table on the condition that we would leave before 9. The restaurant is frequented by Brugge locals. Unlike us, All entered...More

Thank Akhil B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's do the math, with a couple hundred good to top cafes and restaurants in Bruges, and our eating out for lunch and dinner over 10 days, we returned to Tom's twice for the best meals we had during our trip. We enjoyed lamb shank,...More

Thank Ivan B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We have just revisited Bruges after 5 years and made a point of returning to Tom's Diner. On our original trip, we enjoyed Tom's so much, we visited two consecutive nights. The restaurant is still very busy....so be sure to make a reservation. Also...there is...More

1  Thank goenywhereonce
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Busy restaurant and booking advised, although did manage to do this on the day. Helpful staff and good selection of dishes including vegetarian options. Nice open plan kitchen which was a nice touch.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding among the tourist dross that is all too common in Bruges . Good music playing at a reasonable level tells you on entry that this might be different! Simple food prepared very well. I had the pasta dish and my husband had the meatloaf....More

Thank Anne W
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5 December 2016|
Response from WvD2013 | Reviewed this property |
Might be best to call them for a reservation. +32 50 33 33 82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 33 82
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