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All 549 Bruges Restaurants

Bistro De Schaar

Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
050335979
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Ranked #91 of 549 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $36
Hours:
Fri - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Belgian, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Cosy restaurant in typical Bruges hous dating from 1614, grilling on open fire in the restaurant, chef owner, in summer beautiful terras near the canal with vew on small harbour, seasonal cooking
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Northwest UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Honestly, some of the best food that we have ever had the pleasure of sampling. Charismatic and warm interior but found the waitress service a little on the frosty side.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We visited the restaurant with friends and sat just inside the door to the right. The restaurant is not large but happily the number of tables is right for the space available. New to us was he fact that the Chef, Nico, cooked the meats and fish at what I can only describe as a very posh indoor built in... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Was recommended by our hotel and the food didn't disappoint. The menu was varied and the food was cooked to perfection. All three courses took a while to come as there was only one server upstairs serving about 14 tables. This shouldn't detract from the quality of the food and would not stop me from returning.

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Dunmow, Essex
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We visited as a family for a surprise Birthday for our Son. He was in Bruges for the weekend with his girlfriend to celebrate a significant milestone, and we rocked up as a surprise. The owners of the restaurant were wonderful, and joined in the fun, enjoying the surprise along with us. We'd brought a home make cake and they... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I made a last minute reservation for dinner on Saturday at De Schaar. De Schaar is situated in an 'unknown' corner of Bruges, a little distance from the typical touristic places. We were seated upstairs, in a very cosy environment. Service was swift and waitresses very friendly. For starters we had the fishsoup (best soup I've had... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The is a "must try" restaurant in Brugge. This is the first time I ever had Rack of Lamb and would highly recommend it. We were two couples travelling together and all of us enjoyed our meals. We were in the area for a few day and were sorry we did not return to this restaurant as it was the... More 

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london
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Was recommended by our hotel so checked it out on trip advisor -good reviews and they werent wrong! Great ambience when you walk in, small n cosy Food was excellent I asked for a house sald to start and it was great -my hubby had frogs legs then he hzd duck that was exquisitely cooked with a raspberry sauce and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Attractive ambiance warm and frendly on a stormy night. High quality ingredients. Well prepared and beautifully presented.

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Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews 66 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Scissors are a Rock and Roll band from Chicago Illinois. Apparently 'Schaar' means 'scissors' in English. This is a great place to eat, it looks very genuine and cosy. The restaurant advertises itself as being specialized in grilled meat and fish but I found it all a bit plain. Don't get me wrong, nothing bad to say about the... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had a very long wait for our food - 1 and half hours. Friends had cold duck. Expensive, especially water. There were insufficient staff. We booked but table we were allocated was not good despite there being lots of tables available. There was no apology from staff for the poor service.

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Additional Information about Bistro De Schaar

Address: Hooistraat 2, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 050335979
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 27 - 36
Cuisine: Belgian, French

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