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Tom's Diner

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French, International, Spanish, Fusion
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West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 33 82
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 292
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    Very good
  • 23
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  • 16
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cozy restaurant

I found this restaurant from Tripadvisor. It is cozy and well decorated. It is not packed with tourists like the ones in the center squares. Reservation is a must; there are not many tables available and I've seen some people turned down from the door. The food is delicious with some unique twists... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Cem A
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found this restaurant from Tripadvisor. It is cozy and well decorated. It is not packed with tourists like the ones in the center squares. Reservation is a must; there are not many tables available and I've seen some people turned down from the door. The food is delicious with some unique twists in taste. Our waiter was clever and... More 

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Thank Cem A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was recommended by our Airbnb host when myself and a friend visited the city. We rocked up early eve on a Friday with no reservation and the staff were very accommodating. The interior of the restaurant is beautiful, Staff well presented and extremely friendly and the food was simply amazing, it totally blew me away. Pricing was very... More 

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Thank Adddyboy
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of 9, food very good quality and portion size excellent. A couple of points to note for larger parties, we were only allowed to order a maximum of 4 different starters and 4 different mains as we were told it would take too long to cook more choices. When we came to pay we wanted to evenly split the... More 

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Thank Peter M
Hertford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With many places closed, this was one of a small number recommended by our hotel. Swayed by TA reviews and pleased that we went for it. Booked ahead but I think we might have been squeezed in on a Tuesday but can see why at busier times booking essential. Food good and reasonably priced as was the beer/wine. Only complaint... More 

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Thank robinhbishop
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, a rainy Friday night in Brugge and no booking but that does not mean that some local knowledge can't help. Our landlady in the Air BnB that we were using gave them a call & we got squeezed in. Worth the trip, and eating slightly later than usual, as we tried some local favourites for dinner and were not... More 

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Thank Killian O
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Called in on the off chance after a recommendation by our daughter. All tables were reserved but one was not required for a couple of hours asked if we could finish by the time it was required. Service was good, food was even better (very tasty)and the price was reasonable.

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Thank John D
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This restaurant has a very high quality menu and standard of food, a real must if in Brugges and looking for something away from the main square. Amazing food and wine, and excellent service. would recommend advance booking.

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Thank sp012015
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

A short maybe 15min walk from the centre of town, through Bruges' picturesque streets, you'll find a heavy door. Inside (for lunch) you'll get three courses and a beer for less than €30 and when you compare that to the prices through the rest of the town you should be jumping for joy. The decor is clean and subtly characterized... More 

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Thank Melissa H
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

A really lovely friendly restaurant, superb food and knowledgeable when it came to my gluten free diet. Highly recommended!

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Thank Gogopolly
Laguna Beach, California
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Read the positive TA reviews and just had to try the recommended signature dish --- meatloaf and was not disappointed. My husband was also pleased with the spring chicken dish he ordered. Nice rustic ambience and accommodating staff. Easy walk to get away from the congested center of Bruges.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 33 82

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, International, Spanish, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?