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Restaurant Couvert

) #65 of 573 Restaurants in Bruges ₹₹₹₹ French, , European
Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 37 87
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea snails” (4 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommend this tiny beautifully appointment little restaurant. We had no expectations and my husband and picked a prix fix menu. The restaurant is run by a husband and wife team. They started us with a spicy cold gazpacho soup. Then they brought a...More

Thank Tania J
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We ate here after a recommendation from Hotel van Cleef and the food was excellent. The menu selection isn't extensive but what we had was very tasty and the service was good. It isn't a large restaurant so booking is probably essential, and from the...More

Thank tourist198299
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Couvert is just very nice. A boutique restaurant which obviously locals like for their fine food and very nice service. There is simply nothing to fault. Rates a BIB Gourmand from Michelin and deserves it. May never get a star but who cares, it is...More

Thank Grey C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is an average Belgian restaurant with limited wine selections and a very limited, rigid menu. In general the meals are well made with an acceptable level but nothing extra-ordinary.

Thank Utku67
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had a table booked by the hotel van cleef management. The food was more than we expected and cheaper than expected too. This restaurant is small and must be booked to ensure you can enjoy its quality.

Thank craiglynn
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Recommended by concierge in Van Cleef Hotel. An absolutely delightful intimate local restaurant. Wonderful service, good set menu with good wines. Very enjoyable

Thank nigel g
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Lunch with friends here, very nice atmosphere & good service. English speaking & helpful waitress. White aperagus starter followed by Dourade- a sea bream fish in a bed of fresh, diced tomatoes. Perfectly cooked. Dessert was strawberries & ice cream on a small meringue, very...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The steak was perfectly prepared. The fish soup was outstanding. Fish main course was also beautifully prepared. We had a lovely evening. Best not to go there unless you expect to spend the whole evening there but it was worth it.

Thank Christy W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful evening. The restaurant had a lovely relaxed feel, and the food was delicious. Everything from the amuse bouche, to the sea bass, salad,.Dessert.. our best dinner in Bruges.

Thank Bonpetitcafe
Reviewed 25 March 2017

From the lovely owner to the food to the wine, an extraordinary dinner! Quaint setting with the perfect level of service. Will return before we leave Bruges in a couple of days! No question - Couvert is worth return trips to dine!

Thank Jan L
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28 December 2015|
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Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
My wife is extremely lactose intolerant (even before it became fashionable) and because they cook to order they were able to accommodate her. As suggested above, in case you are just left with a plate of Dauphinoise potato... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 37 87
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