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Wollestraat 22, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 33 30
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Decent Italian restaurant

Went with the lady and a Belgian friend on a Monday night. Avoiding the over expensive tourist traps. Good Italian food and house red. Very good Pizza Calzone and friendly service. The only minus is, we had to pay 15 Eurocent for the deposit of the water bottle we took with us.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
Baron2013
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Went with the lady and a Belgian friend on a Monday night. Avoiding the over expensive tourist traps. Good Italian food and house red. Very good Pizza Calzone and friendly service. The only minus is, we had to pay 15 Eurocent for the deposit of the water bottle we took with us.

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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This was our first night in Brugge. Wandering around a little lost looking for food. Seeing Italian made us feel at home. But on eating in riva del sole we were not made to feel welcome to Brugge. Rude, unsmiling and unhelpfull staff. I think the lady who served us was managerial/owner- she took no pride in her work. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Having looked at many Italian restaurants menus and tripadvisor reviews we chose this Italian as it was opposite our hotel and very close the main city centre. The menu looked appealing and on arrival we thought we may have made the wrong choice. The service was less than impressive, as we found the staff very unapproachable. Once we ordered our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Superb food (we both had the Lasagne) which was exactly what we needed after a busy day wandering around Bruges. Restaurant is a bit dated and the waiter was down right miserable and unapproachable. The restaurant wasn't even busy, so no excuse really. BUT the food made up for it and it was very reasonably priced.

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London, United Kingdom
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84 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

A great place to find some of the best Italian food I have had outside of Italy. Staff are excellent, and the atmosphere is relaxed. The pizza and pasta selection is superb and all the dishes we had finished off with happy faces and empty plates. A good night out was had.

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a great, authentic Italian restaurant which is located in the centre of Brugges. It's been established 32 years and was extremely reasonably priced amongst the high prices of most other restaurants. Although dated inside it added to the charm of the place. We had a great seat on the first night right in the window watching the world... More 

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Hampshire
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15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We went here for a cheeky lunch, as I am a massive pizza fan. When you first go I they say no room, they do this everywhere, we figured you have to then say a time frame not just accept that, this is A Bruge thing. I had a pizza with pepperoni and garlic and omg it was soooo tasty.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great service, great food & good price!! Very good pasta & wine! We are certainly coming back! Charlotte

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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77 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were hungry and looking for places that were still open and serving food. We decided to have a pizza. We went in and asked whether we could take away and they said yes so we ordered for four cheese pizza. After a little wait we got the pizza and went to sit next to the water down the road... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Decided to try this restaurant on our 2nd night in Bruges. We were taken to our tables and after about 15 mins we still had not ordered drinks so had to go and ask someone. When ordering the food my husband asked for Carbonara with penne pasta rather than spaghetti as he finds it easier to eat!! It seemed to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wollestraat 22, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 34 33 30

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 24
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European

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