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Discover Bruges's restaurants and flavors

Bruges is a beautiful Belgian city with a rich history and romantic canals. Besides its historical charm, Bruges also has a great culinary scene. Whether you like seafood, quaint bistros or sophisticated dining options, Bruges has something for everyone. Below, we take you on a culinary journey of discovery through the city and share some of the best restaurants and dining establishments in Bruges. Eet smakelijk!

Seafood restaurants in Bruges: taste the catch of the day

Located near the coast, Bruges offers a great selection of seafood restaurants where you can enjoy fresh fish and seafood. Both Den Gouden Karpel and Lobster Pot are loved by seafood enthusiasts. These restaurants serve tasty and resh seafood dishes prepared in both traditional and innovative ways. While enjoying a delicious seafood meal, you can experience the maritime atmosphere of Bruges.

Den Gouden Karpel

Den Gouden Karpel is a charming seafood restaurant in the heart of Bruges. The menu is filled with delicious and freshly caught fish, prepared with skill and an eye for detail. From succulent grilled fish fillets to flavoursome seafood dishes .
Address: Langestraat 12

Lobster Pot

At Lobster Pot, congeniality and good food take centre stage. Here you can experience the best lobster and seafood dining in Bruges. The menu is simple, the food always fresh and the service excellent. Enjoy the delicious palette of flavours the sea has to offer.
Address: Sint-Salvatorskerkhof 14

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Pleasant and affordable restaurants in Bruges

Bruges also has several nice and affordable restaurants where you can eat good food at a reasonable price. We give you two examples of dining establishments known for their friendly atmosphere and tasty meals at reasonable prices.

Bistro 't Zwart Huis

't Zwart Huis is a historic restaurant known for its friendly atmosphere and excellent dishes. They offer a diverse menu with both Belgian classics and international dishes. The restaurant is located in a beautiful, old building that dates from 1482. A couple of times a month there are also concerts held here.
Address: Kuipersstraat 23

De Stoepa Café

De Stoepa is located near the railway station and the city centre. It is a cozy dining café with an original menu: tasty and affordable. The menu offers a variety of dishes such as curries, burgers and wraps. In both summer and winter, you can enjoy the outdoor terrace.
Address: Oostmeers 124

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Italian restaurants and more: international flavours in Bruges

For lovers of Italian cuisine, there are restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Italian dishes. From tasty pastas and pizzas to mouth-watering tiramisu. For other international flavours, visit restaurants such as WuaKmole Latin Street Food or Amon Lebanese restaurant.


This restaurant is stylish and has a nice ambiance. The service is friendly and welcoming and the Italian dishes there are delicious. You can go there for bruschetta, pasta, pizza and escalope from Milan. Orfeo is popular, so we advise you make reservations.
Address: Vlamingstraat 53

Mister Spaghetti Brugge

The reviews are glowing! Mister Spaghetti Brugge is a welcoming restaurant, where very friendly staff serve the most delicious spaghetti. Belgian Bolognese, Mister B. Veggie or Cheesy B. An abundance of choice.
Address: Zonnekemeers Parking – Site Oud Sint-Jan

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Restaurants in Bruges' city centre

Brouwerij De Halve Maan

Had a tour of the brewery? Then complete the experience with a meal in the restaurant De Halve Maan. You can enjoy delicious Belgian dishes here, including classics such as mussels and Belgian fries. With an extensive selection of beers, including the local speciality Brugse Zot, De Halve Maan is a popular option.
: Walplein 26

Park Restaurant

Park Restaurant is known for its refined dishes and elegant presentation. They combine first-class ingredients with modern cooking techniques to make delicious culinary creations. You can opt for an 'all-inclusive' menu with matching wines. The food there is delicious and the service is top notch!
: Minderbroedersstraat 1

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Restaurants for a tasty lunch in Bruges

Sanseveria Bagelsalon

A fun little restaurant where you can go for breakfast, lunch and brunch. For breakfast, combine a bagel with a bowl of homemade yoghurt and fresh fruit. The lunch menu has many different bagels, all richly garnished.
Address: Predikherenstraat 11

That’s Toast

This hip restaurant is a great place for breakfast or lunch. The original sandwiches are delicious, the menu is elaborate and the service is fantastic. You cannot make reservations, but it is worth the wait.
Address: Dweersstraat 4

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To Bruges by train

Going to Bruges for a day or weekend? Then travel comfortably by train. You can travel with Eurostar or Intercity Brussels.

  • Taking Intercity Brussels? Then travel to Antwerp. There you can catch the intercity to Gent St. Pieters. In Ghent, change trains to Bruges. Travel time from Amsterdam Centraal is 3.36 hours, the price for a one-way ticket starts at € 32 with the Early Bird rate.
  • When travelling with Eurostar, you can travel the same route. The travel time is 2.44 hours. The price for a one-way ticket starts at € 36.

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    Restaurants in Bruges

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