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Tom's Diner

West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 33 82
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Ranked #33 of 537 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisines: International, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Spending a weekend with my sister family before I heading back.I was first time for food here and exciting about it what will happen next as my sister keep talking about this place before from skype to me. Okay, I am in Brugge and we have family lunch on last Saturday before I leaving. Outdoor look! if you not a... More

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Bend, Oregon
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

This was mentioned in Rick Steves and had our hotel make a reservation as it was a Saturday night and we didn't want to walk there and be turned away. They were gracious to let us eat at an earlier time if we could be gone within two hours. We sat by the door and saw many a customer be... More

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

We loved Tom's Diner. It's small and quaint and the food and service are terrific! You must have reservations for dinner so plan ahead or go for lunch.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Rick Steves convinced us to try this place, and despite no reservation we were able to sit upstairs after a short wait. It's a very nice room, very cozy, with exposed wood beams in an old, charming building. The food was very good, though my dish, a shrimp pasta dish, was on the rich side. The service was fine; unlike... More

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Wolverhampton.UK
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106 reviews 106 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were recommended this by our hotel and it was a good choice. The food and everything else was first rate and pretty reasonably priced. Beware however that if you go in a party of more that 4 you can only choose 4 different main dishes, apparently to manage the pressure on the kitchen who prepare everything fresh. That said... More

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We read about Tom's in Rick Steve's and realized it was not far from our hotel so we wNt there for dinner...no reservation...completely booked. We asked the hotel manager to see if eps he could get us a reservation for the next evening. She was doubtful, because it is always booked, but she called and was able to get us... More

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

On a recent 4 day trip to Bruges we visited this restaurant twice. Very very good on both occasions. My wife had the meat loaf on the first occasion and I had a chicken dish. Both very good On the second occasion I had the cod done with cheese and my wife had the double portion of tapas mussels which... More

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Barrow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Often in establishments that serve such food, the environment can be uncomfortable and ostentatious; bordering on snobbery. Tom's Diner absolutely is not this. A very chilled out vibe in the seemingly small restaurant (additional seating upstairs), where you could go just for a drink and some nibbles. A modern interior mixed with the cottage-feel of the low ceilings would be... More

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Ontario
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very busy hopping place, service was great until the end when we waited forever for the bill. The food was very dissapointing Tough tasteless steak and a cod dish that was sandwiched between grilled cheese and a wad of bacon to give it flavour. The ocean is only 20k away whats wrong with fresh fish or just putting bread between... More

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Mount Kisco, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

But this place is quite popular, complicated by its intimate scale. We lucked into a table and had a fabulous meal.

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