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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, Seating, Waitstaff

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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
Delicious!

Excellent freshest cod, ambrosia turbot a bit spicy. Strongly recommended cozy place for locals and everybody in search for perfection!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
kuk z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent freshest cod, ambrosia turbot a bit spicy. Strongly recommended cozy place for locals and everybody in search for perfection!

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Thank kuk z
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We were pleased to book this for the night of our arrival, and it was just like being in the family front room, with the children of the house drawing on one of the tables, and the friendly hostess welcoming us. We felt very much at home, and enjoyed the food, which was excellent. The restaurant had been recommended by... More 

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1 Thank Peter L L
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

A spectacular meal in a cozy and authentic setting. It is amazing what this husband and wife team create from this tiny restaurant. A real find. Thank you to our hotel for the recommendation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

As part of a roadtrip, we visited Bruges. Randomly we saw this restaurant and immediately liked the atmopshere. I had the bread aubergine caviar, the hare with apple and a chocolate mousse dessert. The bread with aubergine is probably One of the most memorable dishes i have ever eaten!!! Every ingredient blended in perfectly and together they made an extremely... More 

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Thank Laurentius N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I arrived mid afternoon on Friday with no reservation and by luck our hotel was able to secure an early table for my wife, 1 year old daughter and I. The lady that served us (the owner) was super and her children came out to say hello to our little one. The food was fabulous and the... More 

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Thank Simon H
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants in Bruges. I had a super north sea bouillebaise and my wife had lamb and she raved about it. Loved the art work on the ledge of the mantle. A budding young artist from Bruges.

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Thank Ben L
Southampton, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Hands down our Absolute favorite meal and dining experience while traveling last week. I had the Chef's Tasting menu which was a scallop appetizer, yummy, a pheasant dish with cabbage and lardons, This was the most amazing dish I have ever had, ever. then I actually can't even remember dessert!!! My boy friend had Lobster appetizer that was really good... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We visited Le Couvert upon recommendation from the hotel. It's a small restaurant with a handful of tables (seating probably 15-20 people at most) run by a husband and wife. The food, from starters/appetisers through to dessert was delicious and the hostess was very friendly and translated the menu into English for us. Unfortunately the filet steak was closer to... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We ate here on our last night of 7 days in Bruges. What a divine find. The restaurant is conviently located near the canals but on a quiet side street. Let's just start with the Winkles, which are tiny sea snails. They were served right along with the bread and olives, like an amuse buche, only better. The food was... More 

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New Jersey
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130 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Our concierge sent us to Couvert as it was close to our hotel. It is a charming intimate restaurant with a homey feel. The food is lovingly prepared and the service is excellent.

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic

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