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Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 16 60
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Madison, WI
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner here on an early Sunday evening and it was not too busy at all. The server was nice and efficient but we were not rushed. Loved the dark wood and old-lounge feel - plus it was fun to eat where a scene from In Bruges was filmed :-) My husband got the Beef Stew and said it... More 

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Albany, New York
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Met one of the owners a couple of weeks ago as we were staying next door. After a bit of chatting we both learned that we worked for the same corporation although a generation or two apart. We ate there two nights, the first being very pleasant with good food and a non rushed pace. Upon returning on Thursday his... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant. Service very good. Staff attentive and helpful. Menu is varied. Food very tasty and good quality. Variety of drinks very good.

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely lovely food and beer, lovely relaxed atmosphere and great staff. Owner very dedicated to his restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend had lunch on Sunday. We took a vegetarian lasagna and a beef stew. Everything was good.Nice and cosy ambient!

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Sussex
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great snacks, drinks and Service. Food and menu looked good but we didn't have time to try them. Close to main squares but better service and value than the others

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England, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a warm welcome here. We loved the atmosphere - so cosy! The service was friendly and efficient. The portion sizes were very generous and we couldn't finish our dishes! My husband had the Flemish beef stew with apple sauce, salad and fries and really enjoyed it. I had the vol au vent with chicken, meatballs, mushrooms; this was... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited this restaurant due to its location, style and ambience. It isn't large (30 / 40 covers) so book ahead. Menu is typical of Bruge and quality and service are both excellent. Wouldn't hesitate to go back. Within easy walking distance of all historic sights

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had dinner here one evening. I had a huge bowl of mussels "Diligence" with wine, cream and pastis and frites, of course. It was excellent. Friendly staff and a pleasant interior, and yes, it did feature in "In Bruges"

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Orlando, Florida
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We loved the dark-wood decor, and the food was very good. Large portions of everything. The owner was very friendly and helpful with the menu. No rush at all, and we were a big group.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 5, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 16 60

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?