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Cafe Au Lait

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe, European
Noordzandstraat 28, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 472 17 00 65
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“waffles” (77 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
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Belgian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Noordzandstraat 28, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place for Breakfast, a nice clean bright and fresh place to visit and enjoy breakfast, our hotel just round the corner so was ideal. Very efficient service and moderately priced, and well decorated, with nice staff, suitable for afternoon tea we ordered Caesar salad...More

Thank Alwaleed A
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This place has a great fancy vibe as soon as you walk in. Which is reflective of the price. It seems to be frequented by locals though which adds authenticity. Service was excellent, which is what brought the stars up. There was an issue with...More

Thank lilxmo
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This is not your typical tourist 'waffle trap'. The waffles are 'non-greasy' as mentioned by a previous reviewer and I definitely got the impression that it was a place frequented by locals. The staff were quietly attentive and courteous. A wonderful place to sit in...More

Thank Denise S
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

First of all it is nice to come in and receive a gentle welcome combined with a friendly service. I went in early for a delightful coffee, during lunch time decided to come back and go for the lunch. Again it tasted really good and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Terrible service. Croquette with smelly shrimps. Returned immediately, but still got it in the bill. Was told it’s the taste of fresh Belgium shrimps and in Belgium you ordered you pay. Tried to explain customers could return their food and was told to shut up....More

Thank JW C
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Visited Bruges just before Christmas, and was recommended to go here by a number of people. It didn't let us down, in fact we had to come back the day after as we enjoyed it so much! The waffles were fantastic, light and fresh, with...More

1  Thank t0mquick
sofiedegrande, Eigenaar at Cafe Au Lait, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Recommendation came from concierge at Monsieur Ernest. Orders the classic lemon and sugar, it was very tasty.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

As my title says, the waffles were excellent. Light and crisp, perfectly cooked, with a nice selection of toppings available. Good value for Bruges, and good coffee. My only negative was that the tables are the service a little rushed, but a nice setting and...More

1  Thank TarnMark81
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Busy cafe in a good location. Staff were attentive but not overly friendly. Food was average - had soup and a cheese and ham toasty - suggest the double for an adult. Overall good experience.

1  Thank kirsty_louise_83
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this Cafe au Lait after a recommendation from our bed & breakfast owner. It was busy, but the staff works very efficiently and tables were cleaned quickly. We both ordered waffles and both were delicious! It was definitely worth it!

2  Thank Jeaniq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Noordzandstraat 28, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 472 17 00 65
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