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Restaurant Couvert

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Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
050.33.37.87
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A sophisticated haven

Stylish small restaurant with amazing food and attentive but discreet service. Small touches like the bowl of cooked winkles served as an appetiser with the drinks before the meal were a surprise and much appreciated . The quality of the main courses and desserts was first class. We had the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Max186361
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Stylish small restaurant with amazing food and attentive but discreet service. Small touches like the bowl of cooked winkles served as an appetiser with the drinks before the meal were a surprise and much appreciated . The quality of the main courses and desserts was first class. We had the fixed price menu with wine which we felt was well... More 

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Beautiful setting, excellent service, great food. I cannot fault it. Avoid other touristy traps especially Refer. If you need good accommodation try Cotecanal.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening here. The food was delicious and I personally think the Set menu in particular is very good value for money. The wines were fantastic and we couldn't fault the service. So pleased we discovered this restaurant and can't wait to return.

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Haugesund, Norway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The food, the location and especially the service was just superb. And the price? A little bit higher than in the tourist restaurants, but no doubt - it was worth it

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Pett, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had two great meals in Bruges, Bistro De Eetkamer and Restaurant Couvert, both recommended by our Hotel. In our opinion Restaurant Couvert is outstanding in all ways , fantastic setting, food and service, if i had to choose then Restaurant Couvert would get my vote, well worth booking as i do not believe you will be disappointed.

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mandevillle
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We booked for a Saturday night based on the advice of our hotel. The menu is brief but certainly that's because it is based on whatever is fresh which we prefer. I had the sweetbreads which were excellently cooked. My wife had the fish which she enjoyed thoroughly. I believe it translated as brill. The atmosphere was great as was... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Elegant setting, excellent cuisine and very friendly service from this family run restaurant. Highly recommended.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Booking is just about essential at this small but just about perfect restaurant - every night we saw it full with locals who know a good thing when they see it. There are only about 20 covers and the menu is very short - even the a la carte only runs to two or three items each course; and for... More 

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Birmingham
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was a bit sad not to see this place full to bursting. We were the only couple in there at first, then another joined. This was actually our most memorable meal during our trip to Bruges and Ghent - and we ate really well. Presentation isn't the most polished - a bit rustic, really - but the taste was... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of the concierge and are so pleased we did! It is a small restaurant of around 20 covers in a converted townhouse in a quiet side street in Bruges. The house has been converted beautifully with exposed brickwork an open upper level and small bar. We dined as a family but would be a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eekhoutstraat 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: 050.33.37.87

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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