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Den Gouden Karpel

) #82 of 574 Restaurants in Bruges ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Seafood, European
Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 34 94
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (19 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (22 reviews)
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
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Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviews (401)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shrimp croquette starter -- something I ate every day -- wasn't nearly as good as it was at other restaurants. My sole in lobster sauce was okay, nothing to rave about. My companion's grilled sole was fresh and was nicely cooked. Service was friendly...More

Thank Watsson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner, due to the quality of the food, the service, and the lovely outdoor seating. My husband had the bouillabaisse and I had the Dover sole. Both were amazing, as was the service - there when you needed it but not...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our hotel recommended Den Gouden Karpel for our one night out in Bruges and I'm so glad they did! Our meal was absolutely delicious. Creative dishes, beautifully presented and very reasonably priced.

Thank Harveyecho
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Booked for 7pm and arrived on time and taken to table. After a while they asked if we would like a drink so ordered a bottle of white wine. 5 people drinking. Drank wine and conversation for about 20 mins when asked if we would...More

Thank Maurice H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I've been there guided by tripadvisor and I found it is in a wonderful square near the center of Bruges. Fresh fish and good food. I can recommend it. Only a little bit small so many people couldn't eat.

Thank daphne77hd
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and great service, the fish was beautifully fresh bed cooked to perfection and the two ladies in front of house utterly charming. We shared an orange brûlée which combine the sweetness of the brûlée with the blood orange exactly as it should be....More

Thank exjuggie
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Truly amazing experience! Very attentive and friendly staff, matched by a great quality and delicious food... Perfect ending to a perfect weekend in amazing Brugge! <3

1  Thank Tatia M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I always try to offer a balanced review of places that we visit and after mulling over our particular visit I will offer my observations. The interior's design is unadorned with frivolous furnishings and is tastefully furnished none the less. The female wait staff were...More

1  Thank john k
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We visited twice and ate a number of satisflactory fish dishes. The food is presented in a modern fashion but does not always hit the top flavour notes. Portions are large and the service friendly and quick by Bruges standards. I had a bland bouillabaisse...More

1  Thank stupormundis
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Realy cosy and friendly. Huge portions. Hand rolled salmon GORGEOUS. Spider crab pasta friend loved. My sole was beautifully presented just a bit heavy for me, wife had dover sole grilled four fillets! Lovely

Thank Will R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huidenvettersplein 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 34 94
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