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Tom's Diner

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International, Fusion
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West-Gistelhof 23, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 33 82
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Today
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 222
    Excellent
  • 108
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 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
Contemporary with a touch of class

One of the better places we have visited for dinner in the past 2 weeks. Busy place so be patient, it's worth the wait. Great to sit up at the bar and watch the open kitchen at work. Food is fresh, tasty and well seasoned. The chefs take good care of the produce at didn't over extend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Jason H
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

One of the better places we have visited for dinner in the past 2 weeks. Busy place so be patient, it's worth the wait. Great to sit up at the bar and watch the open kitchen at work. Food is fresh, tasty and well seasoned. The chefs take good care of the produce at didn't over extend themselves. Happily suggest... More 

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The 2 dishes recommended were absolutely supperb - Meat loaf / Cod and worthy of a fine dining restaurant. Unbeleiveable food experience for the price. Happy 16th Anniversary Tom!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a really great modern casual dining experience. It is the sort of place that has proliferated through many British cities in recent years. Having said that, the food was excellent - we had the meatloaf and the cod - and the prices were very reasonable. We managed to fulfill our desire for something authentically Flemish after dinner, when... More 

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London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is not really a Diner - it feels (as has been said by another reviewer) more like a Bistro. The Diner is located in a building which has probably been in existence for several hundred years.The place comprises two floors and the layout of both is wood top tables and chairs. Very informal and cosy. It was pretty crowded... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I based my dining choice on other traveller's recommendations and had the meatloaf and it was fantastic on a cold and rainy evening. Delicious.

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United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Tom's Diners was recommended to us by our hotel. This is not what we would call a diner, more of a bistro. This is very popular so booking is recommended. We were more than happy that this place was recommended to us. We enjoyed a lovely meal, in a lovely surrounding. The staff were courteous and helpful. Would definately recommend,... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had the steak and fries special for 15 euros total and it was good. The service was very good! I also had a couple Appitizers which were decent. If I'm ever in Bruge again I'd come back.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Have been coming here for many years. Off the main square but easy to find. Very nice décor. This restaurant gets very busy so you must book. Had the fillet which was very succulent. I've previously had the cod in cheese sauce...superb

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I booked Tom's Diner having read read rave reviews online. With just one night in Bruges I wanted to eat somewhere really good. Unfortunately Tom's Diner did not deliver. Firstly the food- we ordered the rib-eye medium rare, we actually received a Fillet Mignon which needed to be cooked rare/ the result was a piece of meat as tough as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We have visited this restaurant following a local's recommendation. We have called earlier in the day to book and the place was fully booked for the evening (Saturday) so we only managed to get a place at the bar. Tucked away in the back streets of Bruges, the restaurant was a little hard to find but it is definitely worth... More 

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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: International, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, 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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