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Books & Brunch

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 70 90 79
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a late start getting into the city center, and looking for breakfast open past 10am, we found Books and Brunch. What an amazing find! Walking in, it has a really cool vibe with bookcases along the wall, full of books (in Dutch) to...More

Thank techdavis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice brunch in a so cute atmosphere, surrounded by books! Vegan brunch with hummus, granola, and soymilk to name a few, was very good. Staff very nice Remember to book a table :)

Thank scarlett0777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place in terms of decor, warm and clean however the service was desperately slow! We waited 50 minutes for our lunch and it was a very basic toasted sandwich with some side salad. In addition it was expensive, 18 euro for a vegetarian sandwich....More

Thank fifers89
Deroo_Jos, Owner at Books & Brunch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the praise one the decor. I'm sorry you had to wait such a long time but we had severe problems with our cash register which refused to print. Since Belgian law now states you can't work without one (so the government can register...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at around 10.45am and wanted to order toasties or 'Mega Toasts' as they were called, but were told that they only serve breakfast food until 12pm. The waiter was happy to serve us them a little early at 11.30, which was kind of...More

Thank riggsyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice simple menu. Reasonably priced and good atmosphere. Could see it getting busy at the weekends. All the menu options were available as gluten free. The orange juice was amazing!

1  Thank William H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for brunch Saturday morning and luckily got a table. The menu is quite simple and you can get a bread basket, teas, coffees, eggs and bacon and there are also vegetarian and vegan options. The food was good quality and the bread was...More

Thank dusuz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked our host for the best place to have breakfast and he pointed us to Books & Brunch. Food is awesome and the place is a dream site for readers. It was indeed the perfect place!

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful little cafe with delicious freshly prepared food and drink. The mega toast is a huge toasted sandwich accompanied by salad. Pumpkin soup was delicious, as was the selection of open sandwiches. Bookshelves line the walls making it an ideal spot to wile away some...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Small but nice and friendly. Really nice gluten free bread with bacon and eggs, jam butter and chocolate spread. Worth a visit.

1  Thank masonvb
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

What a cosy fun setting Amazing place like having coffee/lunch in a library Friendly staff Very comfortable Love ut

Thank Mike A
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11 May 2015|
Response from Deroo_Jos | Property representative |
We do accept card (Visa, Mastercard & Maestro).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garenmarkt 30, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 70 90 79
  • E-mail
The combination of different kinds of breakfasts, light lunches (salads, sandwiches and seasonal specials) and our used-book store create a relaxing atmospere.We like to surprise with tasty, healthy food. Organic and vegetarian options are always available. As for drinks : freshly ground coffee, latte, capuccino, fresh tea, homemade limonade and ice-tea....The books are a mix of all genres of non-fiction and fiction. English and French books are available too. We also supply free WIFI and charging points for your laptop, phone and tablet.See you in Books & Brunch !
We're open from Monday to Friday, 9-17 h. Closed during Belgian school holdiays.
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